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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 159 149 174
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 52 77 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.30% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.40% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 34
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £27,500 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £80,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
4724 5493 5160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 92.58% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 3805 4022
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +2 25 £62,500 +16.27% 1
Maidenhead +13 2 £50,000 -
Newbury -12 2 - -
Bracknell +22 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (43.48%) Information Security
2 52 (37.68%) CISSP
2 52 (37.68%) Firewall
3 48 (34.78%) Juniper
4 44 (31.88%) CheckPoint
5 35 (25.36%) CISM
6 33 (23.91%) Security Cleared
7 31 (22.46%) Cisco
8 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 30 (21.74%) Cyber Security
9 29 (21.01%) Fortinet
10 28 (20.29%) Blue Coat
11 26 (18.84%) Data Protection
11 26 (18.84%) Security Architecture
12 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 23 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (15.94%) Cisco ISE
16 21 (15.22%) NetScreen
16 21 (15.22%) Cisco PIX
17 20 (14.49%) IronPort
18 19 (13.77%) Tufin
18 19 (13.77%) Finance
18 19 (13.77%) F5
19 18 (13.04%) CCIE
19 18 (13.04%) Network Security
20 17 (12.32%) CCSE
21 16 (11.59%) Degree
21 16 (11.59%) JNCIS

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (37.68%) Firewall
2 23 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (15.94%) Cisco ISE
4 21 (15.22%) NetScreen
4 21 (15.22%) Cisco PIX
5 18 (13.04%) Network Security
6 7 (5.07%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.90%) Internet
8 3 (2.17%) MPLS
8 3 (2.17%) OSPF
8 3 (2.17%) BGP
9 2 (1.45%) SS7
9 2 (1.45%) 3G
9 2 (1.45%) Broadband
9 2 (1.45%) LAN
9 2 (1.45%) SMS
9 2 (1.45%) Junos
9 2 (1.45%) 4G
9 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Banking
2 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.80%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) JSP
1 2 (1.45%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) PKI
2 10 (7.25%) RMADS
3 7 (5.07%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.45%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 6 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.48%) Information Security
2 30 (21.74%) Cyber Security
3 26 (18.84%) Data Protection
3 26 (18.84%) Security Architecture
4 25 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.14%) SIEM
6 11 (7.97%) Identity Management
7 10 (7.25%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.25%) Network Design
7 10 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (7.25%) Information Assurance
8 9 (6.52%) Security Management
8 9 (6.52%) Project Planning
9 8 (5.80%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.80%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (5.07%) Product Marketing
10 7 (5.07%) Resource Management
10 7 (5.07%) Malware Analysis
11 6 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (4.35%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.72%) C
3 1 (0.72%) SQL
3 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (37.68%) CISSP
2 35 (25.36%) CISM
3 33 (23.91%) Security Cleared
4 30 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 22 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (13.04%) CCIE
7 17 (12.32%) CCSE
8 16 (11.59%) JNCIS
8 16 (11.59%) Degree
9 9 (6.52%) CISA
10 8 (5.80%) PCI QSA
11 7 (5.07%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.17%) GPEN
12 3 (2.17%) GREM
12 3 (2.17%) CCNP
12 3 (2.17%) EnCE
12 3 (2.17%) GIAC
12 3 (2.17%) GCIH
12 3 (2.17%) GCFA
13 2 (1.45%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (10.87%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.80%) BS25999
4 2 (1.45%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.72%) QA
5 1 (0.72%) BS7799
5 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.90%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 48 (34.78%) Juniper
2 44 (31.88%) CheckPoint
3 31 (22.46%) Cisco
4 29 (21.01%) Fortinet
5 28 (20.29%) Blue Coat
6 20 (14.49%) IronPort
7 19 (13.77%) Tufin
7 19 (13.77%) F5
8 11 (7.97%) Websense
9 8 (5.80%) McAfee
10 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
10 7 (5.07%) Sourcefire
11 5 (3.62%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.17%) Splunk
12 3 (2.17%) ArcSight
13 1 (0.72%) Aruba
13 1 (0.72%) Huawei
13 1 (0.72%) Riverbed
13 1 (0.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 1 (0.72%) Clearswift
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