Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Security Consultant
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 229 288
Rank change year-on-year +6 +59 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 31 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.62% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 41
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -21.43% +55.56%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £73,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% -23.21% +55.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6643 7541 9042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 98.09% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5611 6513 7322
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in West Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in West Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in West Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +6 31 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Security Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Yorkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (83.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (80.65%) CISSP
3 23 (74.19%) Information Security
4 22 (70.97%) Risk Management
5 20 (64.52%) Finance
6 16 (51.61%) CISM
7 15 (48.39%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (38.71%) CRAMM
8 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 8 (25.81%) Remediation Plan
9 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) OWASP
10 7 (22.58%) GDPR
11 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
11 6 (19.35%) CEH
11 6 (19.35%) ITIL
11 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
12 5 (16.13%) Firewall
13 4 (12.90%) Network Security
13 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (12.90%) CCNA
13 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (12.90%) LAN
13 4 (12.90%) Windows
13 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (12.90%) VPN
13 4 (12.90%) Cisco
13 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) Network Security
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Information Security
2 22 (70.97%) Risk Management
3 15 (48.39%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (38.71%) CRAMM
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Remediation Plan
5 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
6 7 (22.58%) OWASP
7 6 (19.35%) Data Protection
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.90%) Data Privacy
8 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Security Auditing
9 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.45%) Business Development
10 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
11 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
11 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) CISSP
2 16 (51.61%) CISM
3 6 (19.35%) CEH
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) CCIE
5 3 (9.68%) CCNP
6 2 (6.45%) CIMA
6 2 (6.45%) CLAS
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) MCSA
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
7 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (83.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (38.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 7 (22.58%) GDPR
4 4 (12.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
6 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
6 1 (3.23%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.23%) NetIQ