The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Security Consultant
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 183 212
Rank change year-on-year -19 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 25 55 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.89% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.92% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 17
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +32.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £97,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00%  

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 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the West Midlands

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in the West Midlands

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in the West Midlands

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 Security Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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 -10 16 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £55,000 -
Coventry -7 2 £75,000 +47.05% 2
Shropshire +9 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 24 (50.00%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) CISSP
3 15 (31.25%) Presales
4 14 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (25.00%) Firewall
6 11 (22.92%) CISM
6 11 (22.92%) Cisco
6 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.92%) Security Architecture
6 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
7 10 (20.83%) PCI DSS
7 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 9 (18.75%) Sourcefire
8 9 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (16.67%) Palo Alto
9 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 7 (14.58%) F5
10 7 (14.58%) Metasploit
10 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
10 7 (14.58%) Business Development
10 7 (14.58%) Snort
10 7 (14.58%) Nessus
10 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
10 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
10 7 (14.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 7 (14.58%) Threat Detection
11 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.50%) Windows
11 6 (12.50%) CISA

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:

Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.08%) Burp Suite
General
1 4 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) CESG
3 2 (4.17%) Blog
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Information Security
2 15 (31.25%) Presales
3 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (22.92%) Security Architecture
5 7 (14.58%) Business Development
5 7 (14.58%) Threat Detection
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.42%) Information Assurance
7 5 (10.42%) Information Security Management
7 5 (10.42%) Internal Audit
7 5 (10.42%) ISMS
7 5 (10.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) Security Management
7 5 (10.42%) Security Operations
7 5 (10.42%) SIEM
8 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) CISSP
2 11 (22.92%) CISM
2 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (12.50%) CISA
5 6 (12.50%) Degree
6 5 (10.42%) CCNA
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.42%) CLAS
6 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (8.33%) CREST Certified
7 4 (8.33%) CRISC
7 4 (8.33%) MCSA
7 4 (8.33%) MCSE
8 2 (4.17%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.08%) CCSA
9 1 (2.08%) GSNA
9 1 (2.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 9 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.08%) GDPR
4 1 (2.08%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Snort
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Nessus
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.17%) QRadar
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Sourcefire
3 8 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
4 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.58%) F5
4 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
5 5 (10.42%) Aruba
5 5 (10.42%) Forcepoint
5 5 (10.42%) Imperva
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Twitter
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £52,250 - £57,750
Posted: 10 days ago