The median annual salary for an IT Security Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

IT Security Consultant
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 232 223
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 2 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4990 6014 5559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.93% 96.35% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4731 4633
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured IT Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in the West Midlands

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in the West Midlands

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +11 2 £50,000 -16.66%
IT Security Consultant
England

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT 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 across the West Midlands region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) assyst
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) assyst
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) OSCE
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM