The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
England / South West
Rank 208 172 205
Rank change year-on-year -36 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 21 80 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 1.37% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.42% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 67 32
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £47,304 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4848 5643 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.69% 96.73% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4042 4659 4875
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 the South West

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -30 9 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Gloucestershire -7 5 £40,000 -33.33%
Avon - 4 - -
Somerset - 3 £24,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 33 (80.49%) Information Security
2 28 (68.29%) Security Cleared
3 22 (53.66%) CISSP
4 18 (43.90%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (34.15%) CISM
5 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
7 12 (29.27%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (26.83%) Degree
8 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
9 10 (24.39%) Security Management
9 10 (24.39%) Information Assurance
9 10 (24.39%) Matrix Organization
10 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
10 9 (21.95%) C
10 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (19.51%) CESG
11 8 (19.51%) JSP 440
11 8 (19.51%) CHECK Team Leader
11 8 (19.51%) CHECK Team Member
12 7 (17.07%) Digital Forensics
12 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (17.07%) Business Development
13 6 (14.63%) ISMS
13 6 (14.63%) Firewall
13 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
14 5 (12.20%) Security Auditing
14 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
14 5 (12.20%) Protective Monitoring
14 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Wireless
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
General
1 4 (9.76%) Advertising
1 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.51%) CESG
3 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Information Security
2 14 (34.15%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (29.27%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
5 10 (24.39%) Information Assurance
5 10 (24.39%) Matrix Organization
5 10 (24.39%) Security Management
6 7 (17.07%) Business Development
6 7 (17.07%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (14.63%) ISMS
7 6 (14.63%) Security Architecture
8 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
8 5 (12.20%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (12.20%) Security Auditing
9 4 (9.76%) Information Security Governance
9 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (9.76%) Security Operations
9 4 (9.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C
2 4 (9.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (53.66%) CISSP
3 18 (43.90%) CESG Certified Professional
4 14 (34.15%) CISM
5 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
6 11 (26.83%) Degree
7 8 (19.51%) CHECK Team Leader
7 8 (19.51%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (12.20%) CCIE
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (9.76%) CCNA
9 4 (9.76%) CISA
10 3 (7.32%) IISP
11 2 (4.88%) CRISC
12 1 (2.44%) CEH
12 1 (2.44%) CISMP
12 1 (2.44%) CLAS
12 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
12 1 (2.44%) GIAC
12 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (19.51%) JSP 440
3 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (4.88%) RMADS
5 1 (2.44%) COBIT
5 1 (2.44%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (2.44%) ISO22301
5 1 (2.44%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.44%) ISO27005
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco
1 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
1 1 (2.44%) SAP
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