The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Security Consultant
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 118 117
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 12 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.83% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.48% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £56,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1400 1471 1479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.69% 96.65% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1252 1190
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +14.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Oxfordshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Oxfordshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Oxfordshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Oxford -9 4 £75,000 +57.89%
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
3 16 (76.19%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (61.90%) Degree
5 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) Information Security
5 11 (52.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (47.62%) CLAS
6 10 (47.62%) Metasploit
6 10 (47.62%) Nessus
6 10 (47.62%) CISSP
6 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (42.86%) Business Development
7 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (42.86%) Driving Licence
7 9 (42.86%) Presales
8 8 (38.10%) Source Code Analysis
8 8 (38.10%) VxWorks
8 8 (38.10%) Windows
8 8 (38.10%) Python
8 8 (38.10%) C
8 8 (38.10%) C++
8 8 (38.10%) Java
8 8 (38.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
9 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 7 (33.33%) Secure Coding

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Metasploit
2 6 (28.57%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 8 (38.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) VxWorks
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (76.19%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (52.38%) Information Security
4 9 (42.86%) Business Development
4 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Presales
5 8 (38.10%) Source Code Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) Secure Coding
6 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) Marketing Strategy
8 4 (19.05%) OWASP
8 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Social Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Line Management
9 2 (9.52%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C
1 8 (38.10%) C++
1 8 (38.10%) Java
1 8 (38.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) CISSP
4 10 (47.62%) CLAS
5 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) CEH
6 4 (19.05%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (19.05%) CREST Certified
6 4 (19.05%) Cyber Scheme
6 4 (19.05%) OSCP
6 4 (19.05%) Tigerscheme
7 2 (9.52%) MBA
8 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (19.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Nessus
2 6 (28.57%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Codenomicon
2 2 (9.52%) Huawei