The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 102 97 124
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 9 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.72% 2.26% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 2.41% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 19
Median salary £60,000 £58,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.12% +80.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Reading

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Reading

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Reading

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Reading region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (93.55%) Information Security
2 21 (67.74%) Blue Coat
2 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) F5
3 20 (64.52%) HTTP
3 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
3 20 (64.52%) SSL
3 20 (64.52%) Risk Management
3 20 (64.52%) Unix
4 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (16.13%) HTML
5 5 (16.13%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) OWASP
6 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) Python
6 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
6 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby
6 4 (12.90%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) iPad
8 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 20 (64.52%) HTTP
1 20 (64.52%) SSL
1 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.23%) Billing
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
1 1 (3.23%) Swedish Language
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) Flash
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 20 (64.52%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Information Security
2 20 (64.52%) Risk Management
3 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (16.13%) OWASP
5 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
5 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Presales
6 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Analytics
7 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.23%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.23%) SIEM
7 1 (3.23%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.90%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) PHP
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) IISP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) COSO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Core Impact
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Blue Coat
1 21 (67.74%) F5
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
2 1 (3.23%) Juniper
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago