Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 186 215
Rank change year-on-year +23 +29 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 51 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.18% 0.87% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.90% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 23
Surrey median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £53,750 £50,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%

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 4,141 4,978 5,187
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.40% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,436 4,192 4,238
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,275 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 -9 29 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Staines - 3 £60,000 - 2
Camberley - 2 £85,000 -
Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 41 (80.39%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (58.82%) Degree
3 29 (56.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (54.90%) Risk Management
4 28 (54.90%) SIEM
5 27 (52.94%) Information Assurance
5 27 (52.94%) SABSA
5 27 (52.94%) TOGAF
5 27 (52.94%) Cryptography
5 27 (52.94%) Firewall
6 26 (50.98%) ITIL
6 26 (50.98%) Security Cleared
7 25 (49.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 25 (49.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 25 (49.02%) Identity Management
7 25 (49.02%) Service Delivery
7 25 (49.02%) PKI
7 25 (49.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 24 (47.06%) Master's Degree
9 23 (45.10%) CISSP
10 22 (43.14%) CISM
11 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
12 12 (23.53%) Security Architecture
13 11 (21.57%) CREST Certified
13 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
14 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (19.61%) CESG Certified Professional
14 10 (19.61%) Security Testing
14 10 (19.61%) Security Monitoring
14 10 (19.61%) TOGAF Certification

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (52.94%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) Network Security
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.88%) IPv6
4 2 (3.92%) BGP
4 2 (3.92%) MPLS
4 2 (3.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
5 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) SMTP
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) WLAN
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) PKI
2 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.65%) NHS
3 9 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (54.90%) Risk Management
2 28 (54.90%) SIEM
3 27 (52.94%) Cryptography
3 27 (52.94%) Information Assurance
3 27 (52.94%) SABSA
3 27 (52.94%) TOGAF
4 26 (50.98%) ITIL
5 25 (49.02%) Enterprise Architecture
5 25 (49.02%) Identity Management
5 25 (49.02%) Service Delivery
5 25 (49.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (23.53%) Security Architecture
7 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.61%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (19.61%) Security Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 9 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (15.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.96%) Python
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Degree
2 26 (50.98%) Security Cleared
3 24 (47.06%) Master's Degree
4 23 (45.10%) CISSP
5 22 (43.14%) CISM
6 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 11 (21.57%) CREST Certified
8 10 (19.61%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (19.61%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (7.84%) CCIE
11 3 (5.88%) CCNP
12 2 (3.92%) CCIE Data Center
12 2 (3.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 2 (3.92%) CCIE Security
12 2 (3.92%) CCIE Service Provider
12 2 (3.92%) CISA
12 2 (3.92%) CRISC
12 2 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (1.96%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (56.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (49.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (5.88%) NIST
4 2 (3.92%) GDPR
4 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
2 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.92%) F5
2 2 (3.92%) Juniper
2 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.96%) Huawei
3 1 (1.96%) Splunk