Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

Security Consultant
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 221 223
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 43 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.85% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.61% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 42
Surrey median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -11.54% +13.04%
10th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £69,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -1.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 4,821 5,712 6,713
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.73% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,078 4,666 5,674
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Surrey

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Surrey

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Surrey

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Guildford +8 23 £61,250 +2.08% 3
Godalming - 4 £58,750 -
Dorking - 1 £67,500 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 29 (67.44%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (62.79%) CISSP
3 26 (60.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (58.14%) CISM
5 23 (53.49%) Firewall
6 22 (51.16%) Security Monitoring
7 20 (46.51%) Degree
8 19 (44.19%) PKI
8 19 (44.19%) TOGAF
8 19 (44.19%) ITIL
8 19 (44.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 19 (44.19%) CREST Certified
9 17 (39.53%) TOGAF Certification
9 17 (39.53%) CESG Certified Professional
9 17 (39.53%) SABSA
9 17 (39.53%) SIEM
9 17 (39.53%) Information Assurance
10 16 (37.21%) Risk Management
10 16 (37.21%) Business Analysis
11 15 (34.88%) Cryptography
11 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (34.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (34.88%) Security Testing
11 15 (34.88%) Identity Management
11 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
11 15 (34.88%) Service Delivery
11 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (34.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (34.88%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (34.88%) Master's Degree

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) IPsec
2 8 (18.60%) Network Security
3 7 (16.28%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) SSL
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) PKI
2 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
2 15 (34.88%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (11.63%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.98%) NHS
5 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (51.16%) Security Monitoring
3 19 (44.19%) ITIL
3 19 (44.19%) TOGAF
4 17 (39.53%) Information Assurance
4 17 (39.53%) SABSA
4 17 (39.53%) SIEM
5 16 (37.21%) Business Analysis
5 16 (37.21%) Risk Management
6 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) Cryptography
6 15 (34.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (34.88%) Identity Management
6 15 (34.88%) Security Testing
6 15 (34.88%) Service Delivery
6 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 15 (34.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (20.93%) Security Architecture
8 7 (16.28%) Information Security
9 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) CISSP
2 25 (58.14%) CISM
3 20 (46.51%) Degree
4 19 (44.19%) CREST Certified
5 17 (39.53%) CESG Certified Professional
5 17 (39.53%) TOGAF Certification
6 15 (34.88%) Master's Degree
7 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.95%) CISA
9 3 (6.98%) CCNP
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
10 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.33%) CISMP
11 1 (2.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (60.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (44.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (16.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (11.63%) GDPR
5 3 (6.98%) FISMA
6 2 (4.65%) COBIT
6 2 (4.65%) GPG13
7 1 (2.33%) BS7799
7 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.33%) Nessus
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) Juniper
2 3 (6.98%) McAfee
2 3 (6.98%) Sophos
2 3 (6.98%) Symantec
2 3 (6.98%) Trend Micro
3 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.33%) VMware