Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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

Security Consultant
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 247 238
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 46 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.71% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.46% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 22
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.98% -2.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,875 £45,000 £39,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £67,500 £83,250
South East median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.76% +5.45% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6,325 6,561 6,370
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 96.61% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,123 5,640 5,462
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,905 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.01% +2.26% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -13 20 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Farnborough - 8 £38,750 - 2
Waterlooville - 4 £42,500 - 1
Fleet - 3 £75,000 -
Southampton - 3 £42,500 - 1
Alton - 2 £38,500 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (39.13%) Information Security
2 18 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
4 15 (32.61%) Blue Coat
5 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
6 12 (26.09%) Firewall
6 12 (26.09%) ITIL
6 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
7 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
7 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
8 10 (21.74%) Network Security
8 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (21.74%) LDAP
9 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.57%) SMTP
9 9 (19.57%) VMware
9 9 (19.57%) Change Control
9 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (19.57%) Disk Encryption
10 8 (17.39%) F5
10 8 (17.39%) Fortinet
10 8 (17.39%) Cisco
10 8 (17.39%) CISSP
10 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
10 8 (17.39%) Juniper

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) Network Security
3 9 (19.57%) SMTP
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) Wireless
5 2 (4.35%) WLAN
6 1 (2.17%) BGP
6 1 (2.17%) Broadband
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.17%) IOS XR
6 1 (2.17%) MPLS
6 1 (2.17%) NX-OS
6 1 (2.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) LDAP
2 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Cyberattack
3 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
1 18 (39.13%) Information Security
2 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 13 (28.26%) Risk Management
4 12 (26.09%) ITIL
5 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2
6 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Change Control
7 9 (19.57%) Disk Encryption
8 7 (15.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
10 5 (10.87%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (8.70%) SIEM
11 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (6.52%) Business Development
13 2 (4.35%) DevOps
13 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) CISSP
2 6 (13.04%) CCNP
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.70%) CISM
4 3 (6.52%) CCIE
4 3 (6.52%) CCIE Security
4 3 (6.52%) SSCP
5 2 (4.35%) CCSE
5 2 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (4.35%) CISA
5 2 (4.35%) JNCIE
5 2 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 2 (4.35%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (10.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (10.87%) RMADS
5 2 (4.35%) JSP 440
6 1 (2.17%) BS7799
6 1 (2.17%) GDPR
6 1 (2.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Blue Coat
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) F5
3 8 (17.39%) Fortinet
3 8 (17.39%) Juniper
4 6 (13.04%) FireEye
4 6 (13.04%) ForeScout
4 6 (13.04%) Tufin
5 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec