Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 212 258
Rank change year-on-year 0 +46 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 4 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.081% 0.42% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.43% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 1
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +46.34% +16.31%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £71,000 £44,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £58,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year -23.40% +43.29% +16.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4792 5353 6779
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 97.99% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4053 4617 5461
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in Leeds over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Consultant in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (100.00%) Security Auditing
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Auditing
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CCIE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft