Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Information Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Senior Information Security Consultant
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1244 1299
Rank change year-on-year +74 +55 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Consultant 23 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.016% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.016% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 29
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £50,000 £44,750 £45,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,750 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -18.52% +22.73% +1.85%

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 170014 195855 213983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.02% 96.50% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 138687 164501 175450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Information Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Information Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Consultant over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Information Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Information Security Consultant
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
England +64 22 £65,000 -3.70%
London +57 17 £66,250 +1.92%
UK excluding London +67 6 £55,000 -18.52% 1
South West +17 3 £55,000 -18.52%
South East +91 2 £75,000 -6.25%
Scotland +8 1 £49,000 +3.16% 1

Senior Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Senior Information 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 Senior Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (91.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (56.52%) CISSP
4 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
5 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
6 8 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (34.78%) CISM
6 8 (34.78%) GDPR
7 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
8 6 (26.09%) Security Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Legal
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (21.74%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (21.74%) SAS 70
9 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (21.74%) OWASP
9 5 (21.74%) SaaS
9 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
10 4 (17.39%) Information Security Governance
10 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
10 4 (17.39%) Network Security
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (17.39%) IT Governance
10 4 (17.39%) COBIT
10 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft

Senior Information 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:

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
General
1 6 (26.09%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
3 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
4 8 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Security Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) OWASP
7 5 (21.74%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
8 4 (17.39%) Information Security Governance
8 4 (17.39%) IT Governance
9 3 (13.04%) Business Development
9 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
9 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) CISM
3 4 (17.39%) CISA
4 3 (13.04%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CLAS
5 2 (8.70%) PCI QSA
6 1 (4.35%) CASP
6 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.35%) GIAC
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (4.35%) SANS
6 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (91.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (34.78%) GDPR
3 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (21.74%) SAS 70
4 4 (17.39%) COBIT
5 3 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (13.04%) ISO 22301
5 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
5 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
6 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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