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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 146 174 134
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 78 45 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 0.81% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.87% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 91
Average salary £53,750 £54,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.92% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,650 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
5479 5157 5251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.29% 92.94% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3815 4031 4375
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,913 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 36 £55,000 - 1
Newbury +21 23 £27,500 -
Slough - 5 £57,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £45,000 -
Maidenhead -9 1 - -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 57 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (36.05%) Information Security
4 50 (34.01%) SC Cleared
5 49 (33.33%) Network Security
6 48 (32.65%) CISSP
7 47 (31.97%) Firewall
8 40 (27.21%) CheckPoint
9 34 (23.13%) CISM
10 32 (21.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 32 (21.77%) Cisco
10 32 (21.77%) VPN
11 31 (21.09%) Network Design
11 31 (21.09%) RMADS
12 30 (20.41%) DV Cleared
13 29 (19.73%) PCI QSA
13 29 (19.73%) Penetration Testing
13 29 (19.73%) CISA
13 29 (19.73%) ITIL
13 29 (19.73%) PRINCE2
13 29 (19.73%) Windows
14 28 (19.05%) Finance
14 28 (19.05%) COBIT
15 27 (18.37%) Linux
16 26 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (17.01%) TCP/IP
17 25 (17.01%) Security Architecture
17 25 (17.01%) F5
18 24 (16.33%) Telecoms
19 23 (15.65%) Risk Assessment

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (33.33%) Network Security
2 47 (31.97%) Firewall
3 32 (21.77%) VPN
4 25 (17.01%) TCP/IP
5 19 (12.93%) OSPF
5 19 (12.93%) BGP
6 17 (11.56%) MPLS
7 16 (10.88%) SSL
7 16 (10.88%) NetScaler
8 15 (10.20%) DNS
8 15 (10.20%) LAN
8 15 (10.20%) VoIP
8 15 (10.20%) WAN
8 15 (10.20%) Internet
9 14 (9.52%) VLAN
9 14 (9.52%) IPv6
9 14 (9.52%) DHCP
9 14 (9.52%) SNMP
9 14 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (8.84%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
General
1 28 (19.05%) Finance
2 24 (16.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.44%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Marketing
4 3 (2.04%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) HTML
1 7 (4.76%) Flash
1 7 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.09%) RMADS
2 16 (10.88%) PKI
3 8 (5.44%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) Replication
6 2 (1.36%) SecurID
6 2 (1.36%) SCADA
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.73%) Windows
2 27 (18.37%) Linux
3 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.36%) UNIX
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Debian
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.05%) Information Security
2 31 (21.09%) Network Design
3 29 (19.73%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (19.73%) ITIL
3 29 (19.73%) PRINCE2
4 26 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (17.01%) Security Architecture
6 23 (15.65%) Information Assurance
6 23 (15.65%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (11.56%) Cyber Security
8 14 (9.52%) Database Security
9 13 (8.84%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (7.48%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (4.08%) Load Balancing
14 5 (3.40%) Change Control
15 4 (2.72%) Project Management
15 4 (2.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) SQL
2 11 (7.48%) C
3 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.12%) Java
5 2 (1.36%) Perl
5 2 (1.36%) C#
5 2 (1.36%) PowerHouse
5 2 (1.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 50 (34.01%) SC Cleared
3 48 (32.65%) CISSP
4 34 (23.13%) CISM
5 30 (20.41%) DV Cleared
6 29 (19.73%) CISA
6 29 (19.73%) PCI QSA
7 14 (9.52%) Degree
8 8 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.76%) CCNP
9 7 (4.76%) ISACA
10 6 (4.08%) CCSA
10 6 (4.08%) CCSE
11 5 (3.40%) CCNA
12 3 (2.04%) CCIE
13 1 (0.68%) CRISC
13 1 (0.68%) CCDP
13 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.68%) CEH
13 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (21.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 28 (19.05%) COBIT
4 21 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 5 (3.40%) GPG13
6 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Snort
1 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.40%) Squid
3 4 (2.72%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.68%) UAG
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) CheckPoint
2 32 (21.77%) Cisco
3 25 (17.01%) F5
4 19 (12.93%) Juniper
5 18 (12.24%) Blue Coat
6 11 (7.48%) Websense
7 9 (6.12%) Nokia
7 9 (6.12%) Sourcefire
8 7 (4.76%) Fujitsu
9 4 (2.72%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.04%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.04%) Citrix
10 3 (2.04%) VMware
11 2 (1.36%) McAfee
11 2 (1.36%) Barracuda Networks
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