The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 434 344 405
Rank change year-on-year -90 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 180 329 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.83% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.87% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 154 261 203
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £45,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00%  

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 34928 37857 42985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.93% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28337 32945 36330
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%  

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 26 June 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 26 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
City of London +17 14 £42,500 -19.04% 11
Canary Wharf -12 6 £65,000 -
Southwark - 2 £28,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £67,500 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 150 (41.78%) Information Security
2 128 (35.65%) CISSP
3 127 (35.38%) Cybersecurity
4 91 (25.35%) Finance
5 90 (25.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 87 (24.23%) CISM
7 80 (22.28%) CISA
8 78 (21.73%) Degree
9 76 (21.17%) Linux
10 72 (20.06%) Presales
11 69 (19.22%) Security Architecture
12 68 (18.94%) Splunk
12 68 (18.94%) Cisco Certification
13 65 (18.11%) Network Security
14 55 (15.32%) Security Monitoring
15 54 (15.04%) Windows
16 53 (14.76%) Cisco
17 50 (13.93%) Risk Management
17 50 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 49 (13.65%) Security Operations
19 48 (13.37%) Firewall
20 45 (12.53%) Penetration Testing
21 44 (12.26%) PCI DSS
22 42 (11.70%) Data Protection
22 42 (11.70%) CCSP
23 40 (11.14%) ITIL
23 40 (11.14%) CheckPoint
24 39 (10.86%) Project Management
25 38 (10.58%) CEH
25 38 (10.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP

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 5 (1.39%) IIS
2 4 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.28%) Apache
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (8.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.39%) SaaS
4 4 (1.11%) IaaS
4 4 (1.11%) Office 365
5 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (18.11%) Network Security
2 48 (13.37%) Firewall
3 25 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (5.01%) LAN
5 16 (4.46%) WAN
6 14 (3.90%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (3.34%) Cisco ISE
7 12 (3.34%) Wireless
8 8 (2.23%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (2.23%) NetScreen
9 5 (1.39%) DNS
9 5 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.84%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.84%) Junos
10 3 (0.84%) MPLS
10 3 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.52%) Big Data
2 10 (2.79%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) DB2
4 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.28%) MySQL
4 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (3.34%) Burp Suite
2 11 (3.06%) AppScan
2 11 (3.06%) Paros
2 11 (3.06%) WebScarab
3 8 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) Metasploit
General
1 91 (25.35%) Finance
2 19 (5.29%) Law
3 17 (4.74%) Legal
4 14 (3.90%) Military
5 8 (2.23%) Retail
6 7 (1.95%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.67%) Marketing
8 4 (1.11%) Banking
8 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.56%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.46%) HTML
2 8 (2.23%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.23%) boto
3 5 (1.39%) Web Services
4 4 (1.11%) .NET
4 4 (1.11%) Middleware
4 4 (1.11%) RESTful
5 2 (0.56%) CGI
5 2 (0.56%) XML
6 1 (0.28%) LAMP
6 1 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.28%) OAuth
6 1 (0.28%) OpenID
6 1 (0.28%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.28%) SAML
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.36%) Data Protection Act
2 25 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.57%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.57%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.01%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.95%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (1.11%) Cybercrime
11 4 (1.11%) PKI
12 3 (0.84%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.56%) CESG
13 2 (0.56%) iPad
13 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.28%) IPTV
14 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.17%) Linux
2 54 (15.04%) Windows
3 15 (4.18%) Unix
4 8 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.56%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Debian
7 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.28%) HPUX
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
1 150 (41.78%) Information Security
2 127 (35.38%) Cybersecurity
3 72 (20.06%) Presales
4 69 (19.22%) Security Architecture
5 55 (15.32%) Security Monitoring
6 50 (13.93%) Risk Management
6 50 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (13.65%) Security Operations
8 45 (12.53%) Penetration Testing
9 42 (11.70%) Data Protection
10 40 (11.14%) ITIL
11 39 (10.86%) Project Management
12 34 (9.47%) Risk Assessment
13 32 (8.91%) PRINCE2
13 32 (8.91%) SIEM
14 30 (8.36%) Identity Access Management
15 29 (8.08%) Analytics
15 29 (8.08%) Security Management
16 28 (7.80%) Time Management
17 22 (6.13%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.85%) Java
1 21 (5.85%) JavaScript
2 19 (5.29%) C#
3 15 (4.18%) SQL
4 13 (3.62%) Python
5 12 (3.34%) Perl
6 8 (2.23%) PHP
6 8 (2.23%) Ruby
7 7 (1.95%) C
8 4 (1.11%) C++
9 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 128 (35.65%) CISSP
2 87 (24.23%) CISM
3 80 (22.28%) CISA
4 78 (21.73%) Degree
5 68 (18.94%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (11.70%) CCSP
7 38 (10.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 38 (10.58%) CEH
8 31 (8.64%) SANS
9 20 (5.57%) CCSE
10 16 (4.46%) CCIE
10 16 (4.46%) Security Cleared
11 13 (3.62%) CCNP
11 13 (3.62%) GPEN
12 12 (3.34%) CHFI
13 11 (3.06%) GAWN
13 11 (3.06%) GCIA
13 11 (3.06%) GCIH
13 11 (3.06%) JNCIS
14 10 (2.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (25.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (12.26%) PCI DSS
3 26 (7.24%) COBIT
4 16 (4.46%) GDPR
5 15 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (2.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.11%) ISO 22301
7 4 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.56%) BS25999
9 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.84%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (3.34%) Nessus
2 9 (2.51%) Puppet
3 8 (2.23%) Ansible
4 7 (1.95%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.84%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.84%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.56%) QRadar
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (18.94%) Splunk
2 53 (14.76%) Cisco
3 40 (11.14%) CheckPoint
4 32 (8.91%) Oracle
5 24 (6.69%) Fortinet
6 22 (6.13%) Juniper
6 22 (6.13%) Palo Alto
7 20 (5.57%) ArcSight
8 16 (4.46%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.18%) Blue Coat
10 13 (3.62%) IBM
11 12 (3.34%) Microsoft
12 10 (2.79%) F5
13 8 (2.23%) Arista
13 8 (2.23%) IronPort
13 8 (2.23%) Meraki
13 8 (2.23%) Tufin
14 6 (1.67%) Aruba
14 6 (1.67%) Forcepoint
14 6 (1.67%) Imperva
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + 30 days holiday and flexible bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £5500 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haysfm
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance, Health Insurance, Life Insuranc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Modis International
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £100,000 + car, bonus, pension, and healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lambeth, London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cloudscope
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NCC Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Lambeth, London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Excellent salaryand benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago