The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 96 85 91
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 5 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.59% 1.58% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.64% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 1035 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.10% 96.28% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 669 680 808
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Gloucestershire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Gloucestershire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +9 4 £40,000 -40.74%
Security Consultant
South West

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) CHECK Team Leader
2 8 (72.73%) CHECK Team Member
3 6 (54.55%) Information Security
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (36.36%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (18.18%) IISP
6 2 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) CESG
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) CCIE
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CESG
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) CHECK Team Leader
2 8 (72.73%) CHECK Team Member
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) IISP
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto