The median annual salary for a Technical Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Technical Security Consultant
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 939 929
Rank change year-on-year +105 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 24 15 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.014% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.015% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 24
Median salary £70,000 £62,500 £59,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £62,500 £55,003
% change year-on-year +2.00% +13.63%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Technical Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Security Consultant in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Security Consultant in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Security Consultant in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +109 19 £52,500 -16.00% 5
London +85 12 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Edinburgh - 5 £70,000 -
Scotland - 5 £70,000 -
South East +47 2 £35,000 -44.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 -
Southwark - 2 £27,500 -
East of England +20 1 £45,000 -40.00%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £45,000 -
Woking - 1 £35,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £52,500 -
Warwick - 1 £57,500 -
Leeds - 1 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £38,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £38,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Security Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (63.89%) Presales
2 14 (38.89%) Network Security
2 14 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (27.78%) Splunk
3 10 (27.78%) Big Data
3 10 (27.78%) Cognos Impromptu
3 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (25.00%) Firewall
5 8 (22.22%) CISSP
6 7 (19.44%) CCIE
6 7 (19.44%) Information Security
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco
7 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 6 (16.67%) Marketing
8 5 (13.89%) CCSE
8 5 (13.89%) SIEM
8 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
8 5 (13.89%) CCNA
8 5 (13.89%) VPN
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
9 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 4 (11.11%) Java
9 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
10 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management

Technical 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 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) Network Security
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (5.56%) FTP
6 2 (5.56%) HTTP
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) NetScreen
6 2 (5.56%) SMTP
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) DNS
7 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Big Data
1 10 (27.78%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) CESG
3 2 (5.56%) Cybercrime
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Presales
2 14 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (19.44%) Information Security
4 5 (13.89%) SIEM
5 4 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (8.33%) Business Development
6 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security Governance
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Generation
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Network Management
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.78%) Data Encryption
8 1 (2.78%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CISSP
3 7 (19.44%) CCIE
4 5 (13.89%) CCNA
4 5 (13.89%) CCSE
5 3 (8.33%) CCNP
6 2 (5.56%) CEH
6 2 (5.56%) CISA
6 2 (5.56%) CSSLP
6 2 (5.56%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.56%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CCSA
7 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CISM
7 1 (2.78%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.33%) ISO27002
4 1 (2.78%) COBIT
4 1 (2.78%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Splunk
2 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) F5
3 3 (8.33%) IronPort
3 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro
4 2 (5.56%) Tufin
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
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