Senior Security Consultant Jobs

Senior Security Consultant
UK

The median Senior Security Consultant salary in the UK is £75,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

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

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 754 869 1091
Rank change year-on-year +115 +222 -289
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 68 132 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.13% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 51 92 40
10th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £54,750
25th Percentile £59,625 £62,500 £68,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £91,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £84,875 £109,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% -9.68% +21.09%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,082 103,887 134,218
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.09% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55,664 65,135 83,672
10th Percentile £28,501 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,475 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Senior Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Security Consultant.

Salary trend for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Security Consultant over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +184 52 £70,500 +0.71% 17
Work from Home +114 49 £80,000 +14.29% 11
UK excluding London +88 34 £60,000 -14.29% 8
South West +22 18 £60,000 -14.29% 2
London +139 16 £80,000 +14.29% 8
North of England +103 10 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Yorkshire +112 6 £57,500 +9.52% 2
North West +51 4 £77,500 +10.71% 1
Scotland -31 4 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South East +62 2 £75,000 +3.45% 2
Midlands +58 1 £60,000 -14.29%
East Midlands +11 1 £60,000 -4.00%

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 26 February 2024, Senior Security Consultant job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Security Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (63.24%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (42.65%) Information Security
3 25 (36.76%) NIST
4 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 19 (27.94%) Risk Management
6 17 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
7 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
8 14 (20.59%) CESG
8 14 (20.59%) JSP 440
8 14 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (20.59%) CISMP
8 14 (20.59%) Information Assurance
8 14 (20.59%) Matrix Organization
9 13 (19.12%) CREST Certified
9 13 (19.12%) Creative Thinking
9 13 (19.12%) Finance
9 13 (19.12%) Project Management
9 13 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (17.65%) IIS
10 12 (17.65%) NIST 800
10 12 (17.65%) IISP
10 12 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 11 (16.18%) OSINT
11 11 (16.18%) Cisco
11 11 (16.18%) CCNP
11 11 (16.18%) Aerospace
11 11 (16.18%) RMADS
12 10 (14.71%) Network Security
12 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
12 10 (14.71%) Cisco ISE

Senior Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.65%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SAP GRC
2 4 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) AWS
1 2 (2.94%) Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Azure Sentinel
2 1 (1.47%) GCP
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Cisco Firepower
1 10 (14.71%) Cisco ISE
1 10 (14.71%) Network Security
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.88%) Firewall
4 3 (4.41%) SD-WAN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
4 3 (4.41%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Burp Suite
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Aerospace
3 10 (14.71%) Aviation
3 10 (14.71%) Military
4 7 (10.29%) Social Skills
5 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.88%) Law
6 4 (5.88%) Public Sector
7 3 (4.41%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.47%) Advertising
8 1 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.47%) JWT
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
1 1 (1.47%) OAuth
1 1 (1.47%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
2 14 (20.59%) CESG
3 7 (10.29%) Operational Technology
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.94%) Cyberattack
5 2 (2.94%) Security Posture
6 1 (1.47%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.47%) IoT
6 1 (1.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Robotics
6 1 (1.47%) SCADA
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Android
1 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Cybersecurity
2 29 (42.65%) Information Security
3 19 (27.94%) Risk Management
4 17 (25.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 14 (20.59%) Information Assurance
5 14 (20.59%) Matrix Organization
5 14 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (19.12%) Creative Thinking
6 13 (19.12%) Project Management
7 11 (16.18%) OSINT
8 10 (14.71%) Active Listening
9 7 (10.29%) Business Development
9 7 (10.29%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (8.82%) Application Security
10 6 (8.82%) Migration
11 5 (7.35%) Internal Audit
11 5 (7.35%) SAP Security
11 5 (7.35%) Security Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C#
1 2 (2.94%) Java
1 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) Dart
2 1 (1.47%) Go
2 1 (1.47%) Kotlin
2 1 (1.47%) Kusto Query Language
2 1 (1.47%) Lua
2 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.47%) PHP
2 1 (1.47%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) Ruby
2 1 (1.47%) Rust
2 1 (1.47%) Swift
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) CISMP
3 13 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (19.12%) CREST Certified
4 12 (17.65%) IISP
5 11 (16.18%) CCNP
6 10 (14.71%) Cyber Scheme
6 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (13.24%) CISSP
8 7 (10.29%) CISM
9 6 (8.82%) CRISC
10 5 (7.35%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (5.88%) CCIE
11 4 (5.88%) PCI QSA
12 3 (4.41%) CEH
12 3 (4.41%) CISA
12 3 (4.41%) GPEN
12 3 (4.41%) ISACA
12 3 (4.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 2 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.76%) NIST
2 14 (20.59%) JSP 440
3 12 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (17.65%) NIST 800
4 11 (16.18%) RMADS
5 10 (14.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (10.29%) GRC
6 7 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (7.35%) NCSC
7 5 (7.35%) PCI DSS
8 4 (5.88%) GDPR
9 3 (4.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
10 2 (2.94%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Cisco
2 7 (10.29%) Fortinet
3 5 (7.35%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) Aruba
6 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.47%) F5
6 1 (1.47%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) OneLogin
6 1 (1.47%) QinetiQ
6 1 (1.47%) VMware