Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Security Consultant was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Lead Security Consultant
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 844 912
Rank change year-on-year +25 +68 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Security Consultant 25 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.010% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 8
London median annual salary £87,500 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% -6.06%
10th Percentile £62,875 £65,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,625
England median annual salary £87,500 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% +16.98%

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 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Security Consultant in London

Lead Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Lead Security Consultant in London

Lead Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Security Consultant in London

Lead 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 Lead Security Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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 - 5 £80,000 -
East London - 2 £65,000 -
Lead Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Lead 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 Lead Security Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 18 (72.00%) CREST Certified
3 14 (56.00%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Unix
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
4 12 (48.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (48.00%) Android
5 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (44.00%) Tigerscheme
5 11 (44.00%) Cyber Scheme
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) CISSP
7 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
8 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.00%) OSCP
8 4 (16.00%) CHECK Team Leader
8 4 (16.00%) Social Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (16.00%) CISA
8 4 (16.00%) CISM
8 4 (16.00%) Law
8 4 (16.00%) CESG
8 4 (16.00%) Local Government
8 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
9 3 (12.00%) Wireless
9 3 (12.00%) Creative Thinking

Lead 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) GIS
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Law
2 4 (16.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) CESG
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Android
1 12 (48.00%) Apple iOS
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
1 12 (48.00%) Unix
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 14 (56.00%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Social Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (12.00%) Security Auditing
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) ISMS
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.00%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Governance
7 1 (4.00%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (4.00%) Internal Audit
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) CREST Certified
2 11 (44.00%) Cyber Scheme
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Tigerscheme
3 7 (28.00%) CISSP
4 4 (16.00%) CHECK Team Leader
4 4 (16.00%) CISA
4 4 (16.00%) CISM
4 4 (16.00%) OSCP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CEH
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CRISC
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
5 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft