The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 171 182 142
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 56 51 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 0.89% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.96% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 38 76
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,900 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,100 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £54,250 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.93%
Security Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5400 5303 5167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.29% 93.04% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 4053 4282
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 28 £55,000 - 4
Newbury +21 16 £62,500 - 2
Slough - 2 £53,750 - 1
Maidenhead -13 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title.

1 59 (42.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (40.00%) Information Security
3 53 (37.86%) Security Cleared
4 52 (37.14%) CISSP
5 45 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 44 (31.43%) Network Security
6 44 (31.43%) Firewall
7 40 (28.57%) CISM
8 33 (23.57%) VPN
9 32 (22.86%) ITIL
9 32 (22.86%) PRINCE2
9 32 (22.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 32 (22.86%) CISA
9 32 (22.86%) PCI QSA
10 31 (22.14%) CheckPoint
11 30 (21.43%) RMADS
12 29 (20.71%) COBIT
12 29 (20.71%) Network Design
12 29 (20.71%) Penetration Testing
13 28 (20.00%) Cisco
13 28 (20.00%) Linux
14 27 (19.29%) Security Architecture
15 26 (18.57%) DV Cleared
15 26 (18.57%) Windows
16 25 (17.86%) Information Assurance
17 24 (17.14%) PCI DSS
17 24 (17.14%) F5
17 24 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (16.43%) Telecoms
18 23 (16.43%) Finance

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.43%) Network Security
1 44 (31.43%) Firewall
2 33 (23.57%) VPN
3 23 (16.43%) TCP/IP
4 18 (12.86%) BGP
4 18 (12.86%) OSPF
4 18 (12.86%) DNS
5 17 (12.14%) MPLS
6 16 (11.43%) SSL
7 14 (10.00%) LAN
7 14 (10.00%) WAN
7 14 (10.00%) Internet
8 13 (9.29%) VoIP
8 13 (9.29%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (8.57%) VLAN
9 12 (8.57%) NetScaler
9 12 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (8.57%) DHCP
9 12 (8.57%) SNMP
9 12 (8.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (16.43%) Telecoms
1 23 (16.43%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 6 (4.29%) Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Marketing
5 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) HTML
2 7 (5.00%) HTML5
2 7 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) RMADS
2 11 (7.86%) PKI
3 7 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 6 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.43%) SCADA
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.71%) CESG
7 1 (0.71%) SecurID
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.00%) Linux
2 26 (18.57%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) UNIX
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) CentOS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.00%) Information Security
2 32 (22.86%) ITIL
2 32 (22.86%) PRINCE2
3 29 (20.71%) Network Design
3 29 (20.71%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (19.29%) Security Architecture
5 25 (17.86%) Information Assurance
6 24 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (13.57%) Risk Assessment
8 17 (12.14%) Cyber Security
9 15 (10.71%) Database Security
10 12 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (7.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (7.86%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (4.29%) Risk Management
15 5 (3.57%) Change Control
15 5 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.86%) SQL
2 15 (10.71%) C
3 14 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 13 (9.29%) Java
5 6 (4.29%) C#
6 4 (2.86%) Tcl
6 4 (2.86%) PHP
6 4 (2.86%) C++
6 4 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.43%) Ruby
7 2 (1.43%) PowerHouse
7 2 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (37.86%) Security Cleared
2 52 (37.14%) CISSP
3 45 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 40 (28.57%) CISM
5 32 (22.86%) CISA
5 32 (22.86%) PCI QSA
6 26 (18.57%) DV Cleared
7 13 (9.29%) Degree
8 9 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.71%) CCNP
10 6 (4.29%) CCSA
11 5 (3.57%) ISACA
11 5 (3.57%) CCNA
11 5 (3.57%) CCIE
11 5 (3.57%) CCSE
12 3 (2.14%) CCDP
13 2 (1.43%) CRISC
14 1 (0.71%) OSCP
14 1 (0.71%) OSCE
14 1 (0.71%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (42.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (22.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 29 (20.71%) COBIT
4 24 (17.14%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.86%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.86%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Snort
2 4 (2.86%) Squid
3 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.43%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (22.14%) CheckPoint
2 28 (20.00%) Cisco
3 24 (17.14%) F5
4 14 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 13 (9.29%) Juniper
6 8 (5.71%) Sourcefire
6 8 (5.71%) Websense
7 5 (3.57%) Fujitsu
7 5 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.57%) Nokia
8 4 (2.86%) Imperva
9 3 (2.14%) VMware
10 2 (1.43%) McAfee
11 1 (0.71%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.71%) Citrix
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
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