Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 360 342
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 41 60 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.27% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 82
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,875 £101,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year - +6.19% +2.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14798 17620 18049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.74% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12224 13951 14876
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the Midlands

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in the Midlands

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in the Midlands

Security Consultant
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
West Midlands -2 33 £48,000 -26.15% 2
East Midlands +43 6 £75,000 +7.14%
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Midlands region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (56.10%) CISSP
2 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (46.34%) Information Security
4 18 (43.90%) CISM
5 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
5 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
6 10 (24.39%) GDPR
7 9 (21.95%) Metasploit
7 9 (21.95%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (21.95%) Threat Detection
7 9 (21.95%) Sourcefire
7 9 (21.95%) Snort
7 9 (21.95%) Nessus
8 8 (19.51%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
9 7 (17.07%) SIEM
9 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
9 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
10 6 (14.63%) Internet
10 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
10 6 (14.63%) ITIL
10 6 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
10 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
11 5 (12.20%) Business Development
11 5 (12.20%) Firewall
12 4 (9.76%) Microsoft

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) IaaS
3 2 (4.88%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) Network Security
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) VPN
5 2 (4.88%) Wireless
5 2 (4.88%) WLAN
6 1 (2.44%) Skype
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (46.34%) Information Security
3 9 (21.95%) Threat Detection
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
4 7 (17.07%) SIEM
5 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
5 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
5 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
5 6 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (12.20%) Business Development
7 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
7 4 (9.76%) SABSA
7 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
8 3 (7.32%) Presales
8 3 (7.32%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) CISSP
2 18 (43.90%) CISM
3 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.95%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (7.32%) CEH
5 3 (7.32%) CISA
5 3 (7.32%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (7.32%) ISSMP
5 3 (7.32%) PCI QSA
5 3 (7.32%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) MCSA
6 2 (4.88%) MCSE
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.44%) CISMP
7 1 (2.44%) CRISC
7 1 (2.44%) GIAC
7 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) GDPR
2 8 (19.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.88%) HIPAA
4 2 (4.88%) NIST 800
4 2 (4.88%) PMO
5 1 (2.44%) COBIT
5 1 (2.44%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Snort
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Nessus
2 3 (7.32%) QRadar
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Sourcefire
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) CyberArk
4 2 (4.88%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp