Security Consultant Jobs in the South East

Security Consultant
England > South East

The median Security Consultant salary in the South East is £65,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 357 307 456
Rank change year-on-year -50 +149 -108
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 47 70 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.59% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 32
10th Percentile £43,000 £57,500 £55,050
25th Percentile £51,250 - £59,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +11.12%
75th Percentile £72,500 - £76,563
90th Percentile £77,500 £90,750 £83,500
England median annual salary £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% - +7.69%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 17,582 11,899 20,479
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 89.64% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,383 7,812 12,372
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the South East

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Consultant in the South East.

Salary trend for Security Consultant in the South East

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in the South East

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 Security Consultant within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -38 21 £65,000 -7.14% 4
Thames Valley -33 13 £69,000 -1.43%
Berkshire -20 12 £69,000 -1.43%
Surrey - 11 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2024, Security Consultant job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 33 (70.21%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
3 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (40.43%) Risk Management
5 16 (34.04%) CISSP
5 16 (34.04%) Information Security
6 15 (31.91%) Information Assurance
7 14 (29.79%) Management Information System
8 13 (27.66%) NIST
9 12 (25.53%) Public Sector
9 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
10 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (21.28%) SABSA
11 10 (21.28%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (21.28%) Security Management
12 8 (17.02%) Agile
12 8 (17.02%) CISM
12 8 (17.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 8 (17.02%) GRC
13 7 (14.89%) Application Security
13 7 (14.89%) Security Monitoring
13 7 (14.89%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (14.89%) CREST Certified
13 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
13 7 (14.89%) Information Security Management
13 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
13 7 (14.89%) CISMP
13 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (12.77%) SAP

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP GRC
2 2 (4.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Azure
2 5 (10.64%) AWS
2 5 (10.64%) GCP
3 2 (4.26%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) BGP
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.13%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.13%) IPsec
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) OSPF
3 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.53%) Public Sector
2 4 (8.51%) Social Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.89%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Cyber Threat
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Security Posture
5 1 (2.13%) Blog
5 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) YARA
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (40.43%) Risk Management
3 16 (34.04%) Information Security
4 15 (31.91%) Information Assurance
5 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (21.28%) SABSA
6 10 (21.28%) Security Management
7 8 (17.02%) Agile
8 7 (14.89%) Application Security
8 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (14.89%) Information Security Management
8 7 (14.89%) Security Monitoring
8 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
8 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
9 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.64%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (10.64%) ITIL
10 5 (10.64%) Security Operations
11 4 (8.51%) OWASP
11 4 (8.51%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) Kusto Query Language
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) CISSP
3 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (17.02%) CISM
6 7 (14.89%) CISMP
6 7 (14.89%) CREST Certified
7 3 (6.38%) PCI QSA
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) ISACA
9 1 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (2.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.13%) CCNP
9 1 (2.13%) CCSA
9 1 (2.13%) CCSE
9 1 (2.13%) CCSK
9 1 (2.13%) CISA
9 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (27.66%) NIST
3 8 (17.02%) GRC
3 8 (17.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (12.77%) NIST 800
5 5 (10.64%) JSP 440
5 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
5 5 (10.64%) RMADS
6 4 (8.51%) COBIT
6 4 (8.51%) GDPR
7 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (6.38%) NCSC
8 2 (4.26%) ITGC
9 1 (2.13%) Def Stans
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Ariba
2 2 (4.26%) Concur
2 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.26%) Zscaler
3 1 (2.13%) Aruba
3 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) CrowdStrike
3 1 (2.13%) F5
3 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.13%) Juniper
3 1 (2.13%) McAfee
3 1 (2.13%) Netskope
3 1 (2.13%) QinetiQ