Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Security Consultant was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

IT Security Consultant
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 521 520 616
Rank change year-on-year -1 +96 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 22 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.071% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.11% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 29
South East median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £55,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -19.28% +6.19%
10th Percentile £39,625 £37,350 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,989 30,824 39,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.86% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25,035 25,585 33,568
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in the South East

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in the South East

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Security Consultant in the South East

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Berkshire +27 10 £45,000 -32.08%
Thames Valley +18 10 £45,000 -40.00%
Kent +7 7 £60,000 +33.33%
Surrey -1 5 £60,000 - 1
IT Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT 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 South East region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 16 (72.73%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) Project Management
4 14 (63.64%) Presales
5 13 (59.09%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Degree
7 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
8 8 (36.36%) Cisco
8 8 (36.36%) SMTP
8 8 (36.36%) HTTP
8 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
8 8 (36.36%) Solaris
8 8 (36.36%) CISSP
8 8 (36.36%) Middleware
8 8 (36.36%) QA
8 8 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (36.36%) iSeries
8 8 (36.36%) Wireless
8 8 (36.36%) VMware
8 8 (36.36%) Content Management
8 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (36.36%) SDLC
8 8 (36.36%) Cryptanalysis
8 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (36.36%) Social Engineering
9 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (27.27%) CISM
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) WAN

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (36.36%) HTTP
3 8 (36.36%) SMTP
3 8 (36.36%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) IPsec
5 3 (13.64%) SSL
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) iSeries
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (13.64%) NHS
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
3 14 (63.64%) Presales
4 13 (59.09%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Content Management
5 8 (36.36%) Cryptanalysis
5 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 8 (36.36%) SDLC
5 8 (36.36%) Social Engineering
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) Change Control
7 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) CISSP
3 6 (27.27%) CISM
4 5 (22.73%) CISA
5 2 (9.09%) CEH
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (13.64%) GDPR
4 1 (4.55%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) F5
2 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
2 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft