Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 246 238
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 19 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 33
West Yorkshire median annual salary £62,500 £46,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.14% -28.85% +15.04%
10th Percentile £52,475 £37,200 £43,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £54,625 £71,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £62,500 £46,250 £63,750
% change year-on-year +35.14% -27.45% +15.91%

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 6,009 6,781 7,893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 97.57% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,069 5,750 6,627
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 +16 18 £62,500 +38.89%
Security Consultant
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) Information Security
2 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 14 (73.68%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) Risk Management
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (57.89%) DevOps
4 11 (57.89%) IaaS
4 11 (57.89%) Identity Access Management
4 11 (57.89%) SaaS
4 11 (57.89%) PaaS
4 11 (57.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (52.63%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) CISA
7 3 (15.79%) CISM
7 3 (15.79%) Office 365
8 2 (10.53%) Social Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (10.53%) SDLC
8 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Nessus

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (57.89%) IaaS
2 11 (57.89%) PaaS
2 11 (57.89%) SaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) DWDM
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) VPLS
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Information Security
2 14 (73.68%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (68.42%) Risk Management
4 11 (57.89%) DevOps
4 11 (57.89%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (15.79%) Security Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.53%) Social Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.26%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
7 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) CISA
3 3 (15.79%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.26%) CRISC
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) GSLC
4 1 (5.26%) GSNA
4 1 (5.26%) IRCA
4 1 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
4 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) COBIT
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (5.26%) COSO
3 1 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Juniper
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Qualys
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy
1 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec