Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a SOC Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

Security Operations Centre Consultant
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 796 913
Rank change year-on-year 0 +117 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SOC Consultant 17 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.006% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 2
London median annual salary £67,500 £80,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.63% +68.42% -13.64%
10th Percentile £52,500 £72,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +68.42% -13.64%

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 67,057 66,787 82,145
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.90% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55,406 56,922 70,240
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SOC Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOC Consultant in London

SOC Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SOC Consultant in London

SOC Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOC Consultant in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SOC Consultant in London

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, SOC 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 SOC Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (94.12%) Threat Management
3 12 (70.59%) SIEM
4 11 (64.71%) Security Operations
4 11 (64.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (47.06%) Splunk
5 8 (47.06%) Cyberattack
6 6 (35.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 6 (35.29%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (35.29%) Threat Intelligence
6 6 (35.29%) Analytics
7 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
7 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (29.41%) Big Data
7 5 (29.41%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
7 5 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (29.41%) Compliance Management
7 5 (29.41%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (5.88%) GCIA
8 1 (5.88%) GSEC
8 1 (5.88%) GCIH
8 1 (5.88%) GCFA
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL
8 1 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) GIAC

SOC 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (47.06%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (94.12%) Threat Management
3 12 (70.59%) SIEM
4 11 (64.71%) Security Operations
5 6 (35.29%) Analytics
5 6 (35.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (35.29%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (35.29%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (29.41%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Compliance Management
6 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (29.41%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
6 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.88%) Behavioural Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) Presales
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) GCED
1 1 (5.88%) GCFA
1 1 (5.88%) GCIA
1 1 (5.88%) GCIH
1 1 (5.88%) GIAC
1 1 (5.88%) GSEC
1 1 (5.88%) SANS
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Intel