Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 289 333
Rank change year-on-year +20 +44 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 36 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 44
Yorkshire median annual salary £53,750 £53,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.21% +55.56%
10th Percentile £41,750 £42,500 £35,025
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year - +6.19% +2.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9474 10940 12960
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.94% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7940 9244 10631
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire +2 31 £52,500 -6.67% 8
North Yorkshire +14 6 £75,000 +100.00%
South Yorkshire +20 1 £75,000 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (83.33%) CISSP
2 27 (75.00%) Information Security
2 27 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (69.44%) Finance
4 22 (61.11%) Risk Management
5 21 (58.33%) CISM
6 14 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (36.11%) CRAMM
7 13 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (22.22%) OWASP
8 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 8 (22.22%) Network Security
8 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.22%) Windows
9 7 (19.44%) Firewall
9 7 (19.44%) Remediation Plan
10 6 (16.67%) GDPR
10 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 6 (16.67%) CEH
11 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
11 5 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (11.11%) Unix
12 4 (11.11%) Linux
12 4 (11.11%) LAN
12 4 (11.11%) VPN
12 4 (11.11%) Cisco
12 4 (11.11%) CCNA
12 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS

Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Network Security
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 4 (11.11%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 25 (69.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Information Security
2 22 (61.11%) Risk Management
3 14 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (36.11%) CRAMM
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) OWASP
5 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 7 (19.44%) Remediation Plan
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
8 5 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (11.11%) Data Privacy
9 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) Security Auditing
10 3 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
10 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.33%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) CISSP
2 21 (58.33%) CISM
3 6 (16.67%) CEH
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCIE
5 3 (8.33%) CCNP
5 3 (8.33%) CISA
5 3 (8.33%) GSEC
6 2 (5.56%) CIMA
6 2 (5.56%) CLAS
6 2 (5.56%) GIAC
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 6 (16.67%) GDPR
4 4 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.78%) HIPAA
6 1 (2.78%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.78%) NetIQ