Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Security Consultant
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 198 218
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 38 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.85% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 6
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +31.46% +21.02%
10th Percentile £53,750 £46,250 £41,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +29.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4,321 4,285 4,902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 97.43% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,679 3,575 4,067
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Hertfordshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Hertfordshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Hertfordshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Hemel Hempstead - 16 £65,000 -
Watford +13 14 £62,500 +31.58% 1
Hatfield +1 6 £65,000 - 3
Royston - 1 - -
Security Consultant
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (57.89%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (50.00%) Network Security
3 19 (50.00%) Juniper
3 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 19 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (36.84%) PMO
6 12 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 12 (31.58%) Cryptography
6 12 (31.58%) Firewall
6 12 (31.58%) LAN
7 11 (28.95%) CISSP
7 11 (28.95%) CCNA
8 10 (26.32%) CISM
9 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
9 9 (23.68%) GDPR
10 8 (21.05%) Security Auditing
10 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (21.05%) CCNP
11 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
11 7 (18.42%) Information Security
11 7 (18.42%) Presales
12 6 (15.79%) Security Architecture
12 6 (15.79%) Sourcefire
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco IOS

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Network Security
2 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.53%) DHCP
5 4 (10.53%) DNS
5 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 4 (10.53%) VLAN
5 4 (10.53%) VoIP
5 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
1 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
1 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Cryptography
2 12 (31.58%) Data Protection
3 8 (21.05%) Security Auditing
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security
4 7 (18.42%) Presales
4 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.79%) Security Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Change Control
6 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.16%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.53%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (7.89%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
1 4 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCNA
2 11 (28.95%) CISSP
3 10 (26.32%) CISM
4 8 (21.05%) CCNP
5 2 (5.26%) CISA
6 1 (2.63%) CCAA
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (36.84%) PMO
3 9 (23.68%) GDPR
3 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
4 5 (13.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (13.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (5.26%) COBIT
7 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (50.00%) Juniper
2 19 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 6 (15.79%) Sourcefire
4 5 (13.16%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) McAfee
4 5 (13.16%) Symantec
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) IronPort
7 1 (2.63%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL