Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 786 816
Rank change year-on-year -39 +30 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 15 64 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.088% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 58 82
London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £78,625 £68,750
England median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +12 3 £28,500 -63.23%
IT Security Consultant
England

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

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

1 9 (60.00%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (46.67%) Presales
3 6 (40.00%) CISSP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) iPad
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) CISM
5 4 (26.67%) Data Security
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Security
6 3 (20.00%) SaaS
6 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
7 2 (13.33%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (13.33%) GDPR
7 2 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Splunk
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security

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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) TACACS
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) OAuth
1 1 (6.67%) OpenID
1 1 (6.67%) SailPoint
1 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (46.67%) Presales
3 5 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (26.67%) Data Security
4 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Security
5 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CISMP
5 1 (6.67%) CRISC
5 1 (6.67%) IISP
5 1 (6.67%) SANS
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) GDPR
4 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
1 2 (13.33%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
2 1 (6.67%) Cylance
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Varonis