Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Security Consultant
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 282 315
Rank change year-on-year -13 +33 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 42 64 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.60% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 35
South West median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +23.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £42,275 £50,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,525 £80,000 £66,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year - +6.19% +2.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10095 10620 11558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.01% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8379 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the South West

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in the South West

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in the South West

Security Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Bristol -27 20 £58,750 -9.62%
Gloucestershire +12 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wiltshire -5 7 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Somerset - 3 £47,500 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South West region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 27 (64.29%) Information Security
2 22 (52.38%) CISSP
3 21 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (42.86%) CISM
5 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 13 (30.95%) Information Assurance
6 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
6 13 (30.95%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
8 9 (21.43%) Degree
8 9 (21.43%) CESG
9 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
9 8 (19.05%) ISMS
10 7 (16.67%) RMADS
10 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 7 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (16.67%) Security Management
10 7 (16.67%) Project Management
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco
11 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
11 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 6 (14.29%) Records Management
11 6 (14.29%) Data Privacy
11 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
12 5 (11.90%) JSP 440
12 5 (11.90%) Protective Monitoring
13 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
13 4 (9.52%) SIEM
13 4 (9.52%) Digital Forensics

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) CESG
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Information Security
2 21 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (30.95%) Information Assurance
4 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 8 (19.05%) ISMS
6 7 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (16.67%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Security Management
7 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) Data Privacy
7 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 6 (14.29%) Records Management
8 5 (11.90%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (9.52%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (9.52%) QMS
9 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
9 4 (9.52%) Security Auditing
9 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
9 4 (9.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) CISSP
2 18 (42.86%) CISM
3 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 13 (30.95%) CESG Certified Professional
4 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) Degree
6 4 (9.52%) CISA
6 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
6 4 (9.52%) SANS
7 3 (7.14%) CCNA
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.76%) CRISC
8 2 (4.76%) ISACA
8 2 (4.76%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.38%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (2.38%) CLAS
9 1 (2.38%) GCIA
9 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.67%) RMADS
3 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 5 (11.90%) JSP 440
5 2 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) EnCase
1 1 (2.38%) FTK
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
2 3 (7.14%) Proofpoint
3 2 (4.76%) Capita
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk