The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Security Consultant
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 374 451
Rank change year-on-year -25 +77  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 186 307 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.73% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.76% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 163 249 157
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £77,200
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in London

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in London

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in London

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 Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Canary Wharf -16 8 £65,000 -10.34%
City of London -13 3 £62,500 -3.84% 7
Southwark - 2 £27,500 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 163 (45.66%) Information Security
2 142 (39.78%) CISSP
3 141 (39.50%) Cybersecurity
4 108 (30.25%) Finance
5 102 (28.57%) CISM
6 91 (25.49%) CISA
7 87 (24.37%) Degree
8 83 (23.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 83 (23.25%) Security Architecture
9 70 (19.61%) Splunk
10 68 (19.05%) Presales
10 68 (19.05%) Linux
11 66 (18.49%) Cisco Certification
12 62 (17.37%) Risk Management
13 61 (17.09%) Network Security
14 57 (15.97%) Firewall
15 56 (15.69%) Security Monitoring
16 55 (15.41%) Windows
17 51 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
18 49 (13.73%) Risk Assessment
19 46 (12.89%) Security Operations
20 45 (12.61%) CCSP
21 43 (12.04%) Cisco
21 43 (12.04%) ITIL
21 43 (12.04%) Data Centre
21 43 (12.04%) PCI DSS
22 42 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
23 40 (11.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
24 37 (10.36%) CheckPoint
25 33 (9.24%) Management Information System

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 18 (5.04%) IIS
2 4 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.84%) Apache
3 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.56%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.80%) MS Project
3 9 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.12%) MS Office
4 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 26 (7.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (17.09%) Network Security
2 57 (15.97%) Firewall
3 19 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (4.48%) LAN
5 15 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (3.36%) VPN
6 12 (3.36%) WAN
6 12 (3.36%) Wireless
7 11 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (2.80%) HTTP
9 9 (2.52%) FTP
10 8 (2.24%) DNS
10 8 (2.24%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.96%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.96%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (1.68%) tcpdump
13 5 (1.40%) Cisco ISE
14 4 (1.12%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.48%) Big Data
2 9 (2.52%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.96%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (0.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.28%) DB2
5 1 (0.28%) MySQL
5 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (3.08%) Burp Suite
2 8 (2.24%) AppScan
2 8 (2.24%) Paros
2 8 (2.24%) WebScarab
3 6 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 108 (30.25%) Finance
2 17 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (4.20%) Legal
4 14 (3.92%) Military
5 13 (3.64%) Banking
5 13 (3.64%) Retail
6 12 (3.36%) Law
7 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.40%) Marketing
9 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.56%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.48%) HTML
2 6 (1.68%) boto
3 4 (1.12%) .NET
3 4 (1.12%) RESTful
3 4 (1.12%) SailPoint
4 3 (0.84%) Middleware
4 3 (0.84%) Web Services
5 2 (0.56%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.56%) CGI
5 2 (0.56%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) LAMP
6 1 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.28%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.24%) Management Information System
3 26 (7.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.04%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.08%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.68%) CESG
8 6 (1.68%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.68%) PKI
9 5 (1.40%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.12%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.12%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.84%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.05%) Linux
2 55 (15.41%) Windows
3 23 (6.44%) Unix
4 9 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Debian
8 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.28%) HPUX
8 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (45.66%) Information Security
2 141 (39.50%) Cybersecurity
3 83 (23.25%) Security Architecture
4 68 (19.05%) Presales
5 62 (17.37%) Risk Management
6 56 (15.69%) Security Monitoring
7 51 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 49 (13.73%) Risk Assessment
9 46 (12.89%) Security Operations
10 43 (12.04%) ITIL
11 42 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (8.96%) Identity Access Management
13 31 (8.68%) Data Protection
14 30 (8.40%) SIEM
15 28 (7.84%) Project Management
15 28 (7.84%) Security Management
16 26 (7.28%) PRINCE2
16 26 (7.28%) Time Management
17 24 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (5.88%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.72%) Java
2 22 (6.16%) JavaScript
3 19 (5.32%) C#
4 16 (4.48%) SQL
5 10 (2.80%) Perl
5 10 (2.80%) Python
6 9 (2.52%) PHP
7 7 (1.96%) Ruby
8 6 (1.68%) C
8 6 (1.68%) C++
9 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (39.78%) CISSP
2 102 (28.57%) CISM
3 91 (25.49%) CISA
4 87 (24.37%) Degree
5 66 (18.49%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (12.61%) CCSP
7 40 (11.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 30 (8.40%) CEH
9 26 (7.28%) SANS
10 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
11 19 (5.32%) CCNP
12 17 (4.76%) IISP
13 15 (4.20%) GPEN
14 14 (3.92%) CCSE
14 14 (3.92%) GIAC
15 12 (3.36%) CHFI
15 12 (3.36%) CRISC
16 11 (3.08%) GAWN
16 11 (3.08%) GCIA
16 11 (3.08%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (23.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (12.04%) PCI DSS
3 33 (9.24%) COBIT
4 13 (3.64%) GDPR
4 13 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.96%) ISO27002
6 6 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.84%) RMADS
8 1 (0.28%) BS25999
8 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.28%) PMO
8 1 (0.28%) QA
8 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.80%) FortiGate
2 9 (2.52%) Nessus
3 6 (1.68%) Ansible
3 6 (1.68%) Puppet
4 5 (1.40%) QRadar
5 4 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.84%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (0.84%) Nmap
7 2 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.28%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.28%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.28%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 70 (19.61%) Splunk
2 43 (12.04%) Cisco
3 37 (10.36%) CheckPoint
4 33 (9.24%) Oracle
5 32 (8.96%) ArcSight
6 30 (8.40%) Fortinet
7 28 (7.84%) Palo Alto
8 17 (4.76%) Juniper
9 14 (3.92%) F5
9 14 (3.92%) Microsoft
10 13 (3.64%) Blue Coat
10 13 (3.64%) IBM
11 10 (2.80%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.96%) CyberArk
13 6 (1.68%) Aruba
13 6 (1.68%) Cloudera
13 6 (1.68%) Forcepoint
13 6 (1.68%) Hortonworks
13 6 (1.68%) Imperva
14 5 (1.40%) Citrix
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension. Healthcare, Prof Dev
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Up to £80k basic + excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago