The median annual salary for a Senior Security Consultant was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Senior Security Consultant
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 124 135
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 7 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.54% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.51% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Median salary £58,000 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +18.51%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +20.37%  

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 1248 1751 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.97% 96.63% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4379 7459 9255
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Consultant in Reading

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Consultant in Reading

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Consultant in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (60.00%) CISM
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (50.00%) Presales
4 5 (50.00%) NetWitness
4 5 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 5 (50.00%) Digital Economy
4 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Use Case
4 5 (50.00%) Qualys
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (50.00%) Splunk
4 5 (50.00%) SIEM
4 5 (50.00%) FWSM
4 5 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 5 (50.00%) IPsec
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (50.00%) Finance

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 5 (50.00%) FWSM
2 5 (50.00%) IPsec
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Economy
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Presales
3 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Use Case
3 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nessus
1 5 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) NetWitness
2 5 (50.00%) Qualys
2 5 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire