Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Senior Security Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1062 998 1108
Rank change year-on-year -64 +110 +96
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 130 283 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.14% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 94 227 133
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £45,900
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +18.18% -15.38%

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 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
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 Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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 21 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 -49 114 £67,500 - 4
London +45 80 £67,500 - 3
UK excluding London -16 47 £65,000 - 2
South East +71 25 £67,500 -6.90% 1
Scotland +3 8 £65,000 -1.89% 1
South West -1 5 £55,000 -15.38%
Wales - 5 - -
Midlands +3 2 - -
West Midlands -9 2 - -
Channel Islands - 2 £70,000 -
North West -27 1 £70,000 +12.00%
North of England -49 1 £70,000 +7.69%

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Senior 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 65 (50.00%) CISSP
2 61 (46.92%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (45.38%) Information Security
4 48 (36.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (27.69%) CISM
6 35 (26.92%) Security Architecture
7 31 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (23.85%) Cisco
8 29 (22.31%) Juniper
9 27 (20.77%) Risk Management
9 27 (20.77%) Finance
10 26 (20.00%) Palo Alto
10 26 (20.00%) Security Operations
11 25 (19.23%) Presales
11 25 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
11 25 (19.23%) CISA
12 24 (18.46%) CCIE
12 24 (18.46%) Degree
13 23 (17.69%) Network Security
13 23 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (17.69%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (16.92%) Analytics
15 21 (16.15%) Threat Management
16 20 (15.38%) Data Analytics
16 20 (15.38%) Big Data
16 20 (15.38%) Big Data Analytics
17 19 (14.62%) ITIL
17 19 (14.62%) Firewall
17 19 (14.62%) PCI DSS
17 19 (14.62%) Cisco PIX

Senior 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 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.85%) SaaS
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
1 23 (17.69%) Network Security
2 19 (14.62%) Cisco PIX
2 19 (14.62%) Firewall
3 18 (13.85%) Cisco ISE
4 14 (10.77%) NetScreen
5 9 (6.92%) VPN
6 8 (6.15%) Wireless
7 5 (3.85%) DMVPN
7 5 (3.85%) FWSM
7 5 (3.85%) IPsec
7 5 (3.85%) SSL
8 4 (3.08%) BGP
8 4 (3.08%) DNS
8 4 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.08%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (2.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.38%) Big Data
2 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.77%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.77%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Legal
3 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.85%) Digital Economy
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.85%) Web Services
3 4 (3.08%) Middleware
3 4 (3.08%) RESTful
4 1 (0.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.46%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.92%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.85%) CESG
8 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (3.08%) Mainframe
8 4 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.77%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.77%) iPhone
9 1 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.69%) Linux
2 9 (6.92%) Windows
3 8 (6.15%) Unix
4 4 (3.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.92%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (45.38%) Information Security
3 35 (26.92%) Security Architecture
4 27 (20.77%) Risk Management
5 26 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 25 (19.23%) Identity Access Management
6 25 (19.23%) Presales
7 23 (17.69%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (16.92%) Analytics
9 21 (16.15%) Threat Management
10 20 (15.38%) Big Data Analytics
10 20 (15.38%) Data Analytics
11 19 (14.62%) ITIL
12 18 (13.85%) Project Management
13 17 (13.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 15 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (10.77%) Risk Assessment
16 11 (8.46%) Business Development
16 11 (8.46%) Threat Modelling
17 10 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) C
2 5 (3.85%) Python
3 4 (3.08%) C++
3 4 (3.08%) Java
4 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (50.00%) CISSP
2 36 (27.69%) CISM
3 31 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (19.23%) CISA
5 24 (18.46%) CCIE
5 24 (18.46%) Degree
6 18 (13.85%) Security Cleared
7 15 (11.54%) CCIE Security
8 14 (10.77%) CCSE
8 14 (10.77%) JNCIS
9 10 (7.69%) CSSLP
9 10 (7.69%) JNCIE
10 9 (6.92%) CEH
10 9 (6.92%) PCI QSA
11 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
12 6 (4.62%) GIAC
13 5 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 5 (3.85%) CLAS
14 4 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (3.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (36.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (14.62%) PCI DSS
3 14 (10.77%) GDPR
4 7 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (4.62%) COBIT
6 5 (3.85%) RMADS
6 5 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (3.85%) SAS 70
7 4 (3.08%) ISO 22301
7 4 (3.08%) PMO
8 3 (2.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.54%) BS25999
9 2 (1.54%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.77%) BS7799
10 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) Nessus
1 6 (4.62%) Nmap
2 4 (3.08%) Nagios
2 4 (3.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (23.85%) Cisco
2 29 (22.31%) Juniper
3 26 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 18 (13.85%) Fortinet
5 17 (13.08%) Blue Coat
6 16 (12.31%) CheckPoint
7 14 (10.77%) IronPort
7 14 (10.77%) Tufin
8 8 (6.15%) Arista
8 8 (6.15%) Meraki
8 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.85%) NetWitness
9 5 (3.85%) Qualys
9 5 (3.85%) Splunk
10 4 (3.08%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.31%) F5
11 3 (2.31%) Huawei
11 3 (2.31%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.54%) SunGard
13 1 (0.77%) SAP
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