Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a SOC Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 828 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +905
Permanent jobs requiring a SOC Consultant 17 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.023% 0.005% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.006% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 0
London median annual salary £67,500 £80,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.63% - -
England median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 70242 71361 84113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.97% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55678 61386 71748
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SOC Consultant in London

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, SOC 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 SOC Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (94.12%) Security Operations
3 14 (82.35%) Analytics
4 13 (76.47%) Big Data
4 13 (76.47%) Big Data Analytics
4 13 (76.47%) Data Analytics
4 13 (76.47%) Threat Management
4 13 (76.47%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (76.47%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (52.94%) SIEM
6 4 (23.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Splunk
9 1 (5.88%) GCED
9 1 (5.88%) Presales
9 1 (5.88%) Fintech
9 1 (5.88%) Malware Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL
9 1 (5.88%) Intel
9 1 (5.88%) CISSP
9 1 (5.88%) Service Management
9 1 (5.88%) CISM
9 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management

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 13 (76.47%) Big Data
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (94.12%) Security Operations
3 14 (82.35%) Analytics
4 13 (76.47%) Big Data Analytics
4 13 (76.47%) Data Analytics
4 13 (76.47%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (76.47%) Threat Management
5 9 (52.94%) SIEM
6 4 (23.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (5.88%) Behavioural Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.88%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Presales
8 1 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
2 1 (5.88%) GCED
2 1 (5.88%) GCFA
2 1 (5.88%) GCIA
2 1 (5.88%) GCIH
2 1 (5.88%) GIAC
2 1 (5.88%) GSEC
2 1 (5.88%) SANS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Intel