The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
England / West Midlands
Rank 187 185 204
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 23 52 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.85% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.88% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 51 6
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £65,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

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 4568 5904 4865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.86% 96.34% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4801 4148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 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
Birmingham -18 13 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Warwickshire - 6 £57,500 -
Coventry - 2 £75,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 21 (51.22%) Information Security
2 19 (46.34%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (43.90%) CISSP
4 14 (34.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (29.27%) CISM
5 12 (29.27%) Presales
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco
7 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
8 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
9 8 (19.51%) Firewall
9 8 (19.51%) Security Management
9 8 (19.51%) Finance
9 8 (19.51%) SIEM
10 7 (17.07%) Degree
10 7 (17.07%) ISMS
10 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.07%) Information Security Management
11 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
11 6 (14.63%) F5
11 6 (14.63%) CLAS
12 5 (12.20%) Internal Audit
12 5 (12.20%) Imperva
12 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
12 5 (12.20%) Aruba
12 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
12 5 (12.20%) Forcepoint
12 5 (12.20%) CCNA

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 3 (7.32%) VLAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) FTP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) TACACS
5 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Local Government
2 2 (4.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) OAuth
1 1 (2.44%) OpenID
1 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Blog
2 2 (4.88%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Information Security
2 19 (46.34%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (29.27%) Presales
4 8 (19.51%) Security Management
4 8 (19.51%) SIEM
5 7 (17.07%) Information Security Management
5 7 (17.07%) ISMS
6 5 (12.20%) Internal Audit
6 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.32%) Business Development
8 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (7.32%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.32%) Network Design
8 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Security Operations
9 2 (4.88%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) CISSP
2 12 (29.27%) CISM
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.63%) CLAS
5 5 (12.20%) CCNA
5 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) CCNP
6 4 (9.76%) CISA
6 4 (9.76%) CREST Certified
6 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.32%) CCSA
7 3 (7.32%) CCSE
7 3 (7.32%) CEH
7 3 (7.32%) CIMA
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.88%) CRISC
8 2 (4.88%) MCSA
8 2 (4.88%) MCSE
8 2 (4.88%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.44%) GDPR
4 1 (2.44%) GPG13
4 1 (2.44%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) QRadar
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
4 6 (14.63%) F5
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.20%) Aruba
5 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
5 5 (12.20%) Forcepoint
5 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
5 5 (12.20%) Imperva
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.88%) FireEye
8 1 (2.44%) AlgoSec
8 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.44%) MapR
8 1 (2.44%) Rapid7
8 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, training/certification
Posted: 8 days ago