The median annual salary for an IT Security Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 601 642
Rank change year-on-year -4 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 10 31 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.077% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 31
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% +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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in London

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in London

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Consultant in London

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southwark - 2 £28,500 -
City of London +23 1 - - 1
IT Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (60.71%) Splunk
3 14 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 12 (42.86%) Degree
4 12 (42.86%) Project Management
4 12 (42.86%) ArcSight
4 12 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (32.14%) Presales
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
7 5 (17.86%) Cognos Impromptu
7 5 (17.86%) CISSP
7 5 (17.86%) Big Data
7 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (10.71%) Firewall
9 3 (10.71%) Information Security
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
9 3 (10.71%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (10.71%) SIEM
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
10 2 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
10 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
10 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (7.14%) Office 365
10 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) MPLS
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Big Data
1 5 (17.86%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) OAuth
1 1 (3.57%) OpenID
1 1 (3.57%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 12 (42.86%) Project Management
3 12 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
4 9 (32.14%) Presales
5 3 (10.71%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) SIEM
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (7.14%) Network Management
6 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.57%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (3.57%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Telesales
7 1 (3.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.57%) CISA
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) CLAS
4 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (3.57%) PCI QSA
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Splunk
2 12 (42.86%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.57%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.57%) F5
3 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow