Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 > Kent
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 - 113
Rank change year-on-year - +113 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.73% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 9
Kent median annual salary £70,000 - £30,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +27.27% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 930 1,060 1,333
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 95.67% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 794 895 1,158
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,200 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Kent

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Kent

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 Kent region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Transformation

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 7 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP