Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 196 230
Rank change year-on-year +15 +34 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 32 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.67% 0.62% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.63% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 37
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -25.00% +64.71%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £73,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% -26.79% +55.56%

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 4,653 5,203 6,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 97.82% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,953 4,487 5,406
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Leeds

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Leeds

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Leeds

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

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Leeds

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

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 Leeds region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 25 (78.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (65.63%) Information Security
3 18 (56.25%) CISSP
4 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
4 15 (46.88%) Finance
5 13 (40.63%) CISM
6 12 (37.50%) GDPR
7 10 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
9 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 7 (21.88%) CRAMM
10 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (18.75%) Data Privacy
11 6 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
12 5 (15.63%) Network Security
12 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
12 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (15.63%) Legal
12 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 4 (12.50%) Business Development
13 4 (12.50%) Law
13 4 (12.50%) Firewall
13 4 (12.50%) SAP
13 4 (12.50%) ITIL
13 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
13 4 (12.50%) Windows
13 4 (12.50%) ABAP

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Network Security
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 4 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
3 10 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
5 7 (21.88%) CRAMM
6 6 (18.75%) Data Privacy
6 6 (18.75%) Remediation Plan
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.50%) Business Development
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) OWASP
8 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.50%) SAP Security
8 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Security Auditing
10 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) ABAP
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) CISSP
2 13 (40.63%) CISM
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) CEH
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.38%) PCI QSA
5 2 (6.25%) CCIE
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (78.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (37.50%) GDPR
3 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (9.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (9.38%) NIST 800
6 1 (3.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
2 3 (9.38%) CyberArk
2 3 (9.38%) NetIQ
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle