The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 184 221
Rank change year-on-year -30 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 17 57 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 1.09% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.11% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 19
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +26.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £58,500 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00%  

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 5136 5114 5837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.96% 97.63% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4337 4923
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 -48 6 £57,500 -11.53% 2
Gloucestershire -3 4 £56,250 -29.68% 1
Wiltshire -12 1 £30,000 -53.84%
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (71.05%) Information Security
1 27 (71.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (42.11%) CISSP
4 15 (39.47%) Risk Management
4 15 (39.47%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.95%) Security Management
7 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (23.68%) Degree
7 9 (23.68%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (21.05%) Business Development
8 8 (21.05%) JSP 440
8 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
8 8 (21.05%) CESG
8 8 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (21.05%) CISM
8 8 (21.05%) C
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) Digital Forensics
9 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
9 7 (18.42%) ISMS
9 7 (18.42%) Regulatory Compliance
9 7 (18.42%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (18.42%) CHECK Team Member
10 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
10 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (15.79%) Firewall
10 6 (15.79%) Security Auditing
11 5 (13.16%) Wireless

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Wireless
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Advertising
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) CESG
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) HPUX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Information Security
2 17 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (39.47%) Risk Management
4 11 (28.95%) Security Management
5 9 (23.68%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (21.05%) Business Development
6 8 (21.05%) Information Assurance
6 8 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (18.42%) Digital Forensics
7 7 (18.42%) ISMS
7 7 (18.42%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (18.42%) Regulatory Compliance
7 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
8 6 (15.79%) Business Continuity
8 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (15.79%) Security Auditing
9 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (10.53%) Project Management
11 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Security Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) CISSP
3 15 (39.47%) CESG Certified Professional
4 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) Degree
6 8 (21.05%) CISM
7 7 (18.42%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (13.16%) CLAS
9 4 (10.53%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
11 2 (5.26%) IISP
12 1 (2.63%) ACCA
12 1 (2.63%) CIMA
12 1 (2.63%) CISA
12 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (2.63%) CRISC
12 1 (2.63%) GCIA
12 1 (2.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.05%) JSP 440
3 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
4 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Epicor
2 1 (2.63%) Infor
2 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.63%) Sage
2 1 (2.63%) Splunk
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, 12% pension, fexi-working
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive salaries dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago