The median annual salary for a Senior Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 813 875
Rank change year-on-year +4 +62  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 52 149 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.15% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 35 124 60
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% +18.18%  

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 83193 100058 106919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69089 83978 87229
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Consultant in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 17 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 3 months to 26 April 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 +12 46 £70,000 +3.70% 6
London +46 34 £70,000 +1.81% 2
South East +51 9 £72,500 +5.45% 2
Wales - 5 - -
West Wales - 5 - -
Swansea - 5 - -
Reading +21 3 £75,000 +7.14%
Berkshire +11 3 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +8 3 £70,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 - -
South West +8 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Bristol +3 2 £55,000 -18.51%
Birmingham +6 1 - -
West Midlands +1 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
Jersey - 1 £65,000 -
Guernsey - 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 53 (49.53%) CISSP
1 53 (49.53%) Information Security
2 42 (39.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (31.78%) Risk Management
4 31 (28.97%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (25.23%) Degree
6 26 (24.30%) Finance
7 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
7 25 (23.36%) Security Architecture
8 24 (22.43%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (21.50%) Windows
9 23 (21.50%) Network Security
10 22 (20.56%) Management Information System
10 22 (20.56%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (19.63%) Cisco
11 21 (19.63%) CISM
12 20 (18.69%) CISA
13 19 (17.76%) CCIE
14 18 (16.82%) ITIL
14 18 (16.82%) Juniper
15 17 (15.89%) Presales
16 16 (14.95%) Palo Alto
16 16 (14.95%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (14.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 15 (14.02%) Unix
18 14 (13.08%) IT Governance
18 14 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (12.15%) Identity Access Management
19 13 (12.15%) C
19 13 (12.15%) CheckPoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.48%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) Network Security
2 14 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (11.21%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (10.28%) Firewall
5 9 (8.41%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (6.54%) Wireless
7 6 (5.61%) NetScreen
8 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.87%) BGP
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.87%) Frame Relay
9 2 (1.87%) HTTP
9 2 (1.87%) MPLS
9 2 (1.87%) OSPF
9 2 (1.87%) PPP
9 2 (1.87%) SSL
9 2 (1.87%) VLAN
9 2 (1.87%) VPN
9 2 (1.87%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) DB2
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Metasploit
2 6 (5.61%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
General
1 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Legal
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.74%) Middleware
2 4 (3.74%) RESTful
3 2 (1.87%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.35%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (6.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.61%) CESG
5 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.87%) Replication
8 2 (1.87%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.93%) iPhone
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 15 (14.02%) Unix
3 8 (7.48%) VxWorks
4 6 (5.61%) Linux
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.53%) Information Security
2 34 (31.78%) Risk Management
3 31 (28.97%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (23.36%) Security Architecture
5 22 (20.56%) Risk Assessment
6 18 (16.82%) ITIL
7 17 (15.89%) Presales
8 16 (14.95%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (14.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (13.08%) IT Governance
11 13 (12.15%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (12.15%) Project Management
12 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (9.35%) Information Assurance
12 10 (9.35%) Information Security Governance
12 10 (9.35%) SABSA
12 10 (9.35%) SIEM
13 9 (8.41%) Business Continuity
13 9 (8.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 9 (8.41%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) C
2 11 (10.28%) Java
3 9 (8.41%) Python
4 8 (7.48%) C++
5 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (49.53%) CISSP
2 27 (25.23%) Degree
3 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
4 24 (22.43%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (19.63%) CISM
6 20 (18.69%) CISA
7 19 (17.76%) CCIE
8 9 (8.41%) CCSE
9 8 (7.48%) DV Cleared
9 8 (7.48%) IISP
10 7 (6.54%) CLAS
10 7 (6.54%) CSSLP
10 7 (6.54%) JNCIE
10 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
11 6 (5.61%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (5.61%) JNCIS
12 5 (4.67%) CEH
12 5 (4.67%) GIAC
13 4 (3.74%) CCSP
13 4 (3.74%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (39.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (11.21%) COBIT
3 10 (9.35%) GDPR
4 9 (8.41%) PCI DSS
5 7 (6.54%) ISO22301
6 6 (5.61%) ISO27002
7 5 (4.67%) RMADS
7 5 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (3.74%) ISO27005
9 3 (2.80%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
10 2 (1.87%) BS25999
10 2 (1.87%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Nessus
1 6 (5.61%) Nmap
2 4 (3.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.87%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.87%) QRadar
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.93%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Cisco
2 18 (16.82%) Juniper
3 16 (14.95%) Palo Alto
4 13 (12.15%) Blue Coat
4 13 (12.15%) CheckPoint
5 11 (10.28%) Fortinet
5 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
6 9 (8.41%) IronPort
6 9 (8.41%) Tufin
7 7 (6.54%) Arista
7 7 (6.54%) Meraki
8 6 (5.61%) Codenomicon
9 5 (4.67%) F5
9 5 (4.67%) IBM
10 4 (3.74%) CyberArk
11 3 (2.80%) Splunk
12 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.87%) Aveksa
12 2 (1.87%) Huawei
12 2 (1.87%) SunGard
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