Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a SOC Consultant was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 814 877
Rank change year-on-year +5 +63 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a SOC Consultant 16 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.023% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.011% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 4
London median annual salary £82,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% +18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £82,500 £65,000 £56,760
% change year-on-year +26.92% +14.52% +13.52%

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 66,043 65,419 79,176
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.80% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54,124 54,768 68,528
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 £92,500 £88,750 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 16 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (93.75%) Threat Management
3 10 (62.50%) Cyberattack
3 10 (62.50%) Security Operations
3 10 (62.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (62.50%) Splunk
3 10 (62.50%) SIEM
3 10 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (31.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Compliance Management
4 5 (31.25%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 5 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (31.25%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Qualys
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP
6 1 (6.25%) OSCP
6 1 (6.25%) Nessus
6 1 (6.25%) CEH
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) CISA
6 1 (6.25%) CISM
6 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) Attack Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Cyberattack
1 10 (62.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (93.75%) Threat Management
3 10 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 10 (62.50%) Security Operations
3 10 (62.50%) SIEM
4 5 (31.25%) Compliance Management
4 5 (31.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (31.25%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.25%) Attack Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CEH
2 1 (6.25%) CISA
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Qualys