Period
to 30 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 425 517 443
Rank change year-on-year +92 -74 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 200 255 443
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.44% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 152 208 413
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £99,125 £88,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 35,326 55,255 66,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 95.38% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28,757 45,096 54,295
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in London

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Consultant in London.

Salary trend for Security Consultant in London

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Consultant in London over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 6 months to 30 May 2020. 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 +74 63 £70,000 +7.69%
West London +34 4 £70,000 -
East London +8 1 £62,500 - 1
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 141 (70.50%) Cybersecurity
2 73 (36.50%) Information Security
3 66 (33.00%) CISSP
4 47 (23.50%) CISM
5 46 (23.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 45 (22.50%) Azure
7 41 (20.50%) Finance
8 36 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (17.00%) Security Architecture
10 31 (15.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 31 (15.50%) Presales
11 30 (15.00%) AWS
11 30 (15.00%) Data Protection
12 29 (14.50%) Network Security
12 29 (14.50%) Risk Assessment
13 26 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (13.00%) Management Information System
14 25 (12.50%) Risk Management
14 25 (12.50%) SIEM
14 25 (12.50%) GDPR
15 24 (12.00%) Microsoft
16 23 (11.50%) Firewall
16 23 (11.50%) PCI DSS
16 23 (11.50%) NIST
17 22 (11.00%) DevOps
18 21 (10.50%) Thought Leadership
19 20 (10.00%) Degree
20 19 (9.50%) Penetration Testing
20 19 (9.50%) Threat Intelligence
20 19 (9.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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 14 (7.00%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (22.50%) Azure
2 30 (15.00%) AWS
3 18 (9.00%) Office 365
4 13 (6.50%) GCP
5 11 (5.50%) IaaS
5 11 (5.50%) PaaS
6 9 (4.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.00%) SaaS
8 4 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.50%) Network Security
2 23 (11.50%) Firewall
3 6 (3.00%) WAN
3 6 (3.00%) Wireless
4 4 (2.00%) DMZ
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.00%) DHCP
5 2 (1.00%) LAN
6 1 (0.50%) DNS
6 1 (0.50%) SSL
6 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 41 (20.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.00%) Law
3 11 (5.50%) Legal
3 11 (5.50%) Retail
4 8 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.00%) Games
6 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.50%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Greek Language
9 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.50%) Military
9 1 (0.50%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.00%) OAuth
1 2 (1.00%) OpenID
1 2 (1.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.00%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.50%) Cyberthreat
4 10 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.00%) Cyberattack
6 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.00%) CESG
7 4 (2.00%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.50%) SCADA
9 2 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.00%) Life Science
9 2 (1.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.00%) Windows
2 11 (5.50%) Linux
3 8 (4.00%) Unix
4 6 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.50%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (70.50%) Cybersecurity
2 73 (36.50%) Information Security
3 34 (17.00%) Security Architecture
4 31 (15.50%) Presales
4 31 (15.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 30 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 29 (14.50%) Risk Assessment
7 26 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 25 (12.50%) SIEM
9 22 (11.00%) DevOps
10 21 (10.50%) Thought Leadership
11 19 (9.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 19 (9.50%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (9.50%) Security Operations
11 19 (9.50%) Threat Intelligence
12 17 (8.50%) Customer Requirements
12 17 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
13 16 (8.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.50%) PowerShell
1 9 (4.50%) Python
2 4 (2.00%) C
3 3 (1.50%) Ruby
4 1 (0.50%) C#
4 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (33.00%) CISSP
2 47 (23.50%) CISM
3 36 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (10.00%) Degree
5 16 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.50%) SC Cleared
7 14 (7.00%) IISP
8 13 (6.50%) CCIE
9 12 (6.00%) CCNA
10 11 (5.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 11 (5.50%) CISA
11 10 (5.00%) CCSP
11 10 (5.00%) OSCE
12 9 (4.50%) CRISC
12 9 (4.50%) OSCP
13 8 (4.00%) CCIE Security
13 8 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (4.00%) GSEC
14 7 (3.50%) CCNP
14 7 (3.50%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (12.50%) GDPR
3 23 (11.50%) NIST
3 23 (11.50%) PCI DSS
4 10 (5.00%) COBIT
5 7 (3.50%) NCSC
5 7 (3.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.50%) SLA
7 2 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.00%) PSD2
7 2 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.00%) Docker
3 3 (1.50%) Snort
3 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.50%) XenApp
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.50%) Ansible
1 9 (4.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (3.50%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.00%) Terraform
4 5 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.00%) Nessus
5 4 (2.00%) Puppet
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.50%) EnCase
6 1 (0.50%) FTK
6 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.50%) SCCM
6 1 (0.50%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 24 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.50%) Cisco
3 8 (4.00%) ArcSight
3 8 (4.00%) CyberArk
3 8 (4.00%) Meraki
3 8 (4.00%) Splunk
4 6 (3.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.50%) Google
6 4 (2.00%) Carbon Black
6 4 (2.00%) Gemalto
7 3 (1.50%) Arista
7 3 (1.50%) Darktrace
7 3 (1.50%) Forcepoint
7 3 (1.50%) McAfee
7 3 (1.50%) Qualys
7 3 (1.50%) Rapid7
7 3 (1.50%) Riverbed
7 3 (1.50%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.50%) VMware