The median annual salary for a Technical Security Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 914 975
Rank change year-on-year +55 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 15 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.020% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 8
Median salary £67,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.39% +4.54%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Security Consultant in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Top 14 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 26 June 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 +37 15 £67,500 +10.20% 2
South East +56 7 £67,500 +17.39% 1
London +29 6 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Hampshire - 4 £67,500 -
Berkshire +13 2 £43,750 -39.65% 1
Reading +17 1 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +9 1 £37,500 -48.27%
Knutsford - 1 £70,000 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
North West - 1 £70,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 17 (44.74%) Presales
2 16 (42.11%) Network Security
3 15 (39.47%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (39.47%) CISSP
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco
6 11 (28.95%) CCSE
6 11 (28.95%) CCIE
6 11 (28.95%) Juniper
6 11 (28.95%) Palo Alto
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (26.32%) IronPort
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (26.32%) CSSLP
7 10 (26.32%) Tufin
7 10 (26.32%) Splunk
7 10 (26.32%) Fortinet
7 10 (26.32%) 802.1X
7 10 (26.32%) Big Data
7 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (26.32%) Cognos Impromptu
7 10 (26.32%) NetScreen
7 10 (26.32%) CISA
7 10 (26.32%) Blue Coat
7 10 (26.32%) JNCIS
7 10 (26.32%) JNCIE
7 10 (26.32%) CCIE Security
8 8 (21.05%) Firewall

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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Network Security
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (26.32%) NetScreen
4 8 (21.05%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
7 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Big Data
1 10 (26.32%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
1 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) CESG
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Cybercrime
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Presales
2 15 (39.47%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (18.42%) Information Security
4 4 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (7.89%) Business Development
5 3 (7.89%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Management
5 3 (7.89%) SIEM
6 2 (5.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Generation
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) CISSP
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (28.95%) CCIE
3 11 (28.95%) CCSE
4 10 (26.32%) CCIE Security
4 10 (26.32%) CISA
4 10 (26.32%) CSSLP
4 10 (26.32%) JNCIE
4 10 (26.32%) JNCIS
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (5.26%) CCNP
6 2 (5.26%) CEH
6 2 (5.26%) CISM
6 2 (5.26%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.63%) CCSA
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.63%) GCIH
7 1 (2.63%) GREM
7 1 (2.63%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) Juniper
3 11 (28.95%) Palo Alto
4 10 (26.32%) Blue Coat
4 10 (26.32%) Fortinet
4 10 (26.32%) IronPort
4 10 (26.32%) Splunk
4 10 (26.32%) Tufin
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.63%) McAfee
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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