The median annual salary for a IT Security Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

IT Security Consultant
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 171 185
Rank change year-on-year +14 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.039% 0.24% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.25% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +23.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.16% +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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2522 3197 3655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2622 2943
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in Leeds

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in Leeds

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT 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 Leeds region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
1 6 (54.55%) Presales
1 6 (54.55%) Security Auditing
2 4 (36.36%) ISO27002
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) ISO22301
2 4 (36.36%) ISO27005
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security

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

Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Protection
1 6 (54.55%) Presales
1 6 (54.55%) Security Auditing
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO22301
1 4 (36.36%) ISO27002
1 4 (36.36%) ISO27005
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS