The median annual salary for a Lead Security Consultant was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Lead Security Consultant
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 928 951
Rank change year-on-year +83 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Security Consultant 7 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.021% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.022% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 3
Median salary £80,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,600
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £95,250 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £67,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year +18.51% +18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Lead Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Security Consultant in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Security Consultant in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Security Consultant in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +63 7 £80,000 +18.51% 1
London +59 4 £77,500 +14.39% 1
West Midlands +28 1 £52,500 -22.22%
Nottingham - 1 £100,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £100,000 -
Bristol - 1 £80,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £100,000 -
South West - 1 £80,000 -

Lead Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Lead 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 featuring Lead Security Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) CISM
2 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Operations
4 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) COBIT
4 4 (36.36%) ISMS
4 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
5 3 (27.27%) PCI QSA
6 2 (18.18%) Presales
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) CEH
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SIEM
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
7 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 1 (9.09%) GIS
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity

Lead Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Operations
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) ISMS
4 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
6 2 (18.18%) Presales
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 1 (9.09%) SIEM
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) CISM
3 3 (27.27%) PCI QSA
4 1 (9.09%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) CLAS
4 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) COBIT
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
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