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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 146 173 178
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 83 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 0.97% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.04% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 30
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £63,875
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
5469 5505 5127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.10% 93.34% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3846 4029 4257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 27 £55,000 - 4
Newbury +14 12 £62,500 +18.48%
Bracknell - 7 £67,500 - 2
Maidenhead +9 6 £57,500 -6.12%
Slough -14 1 £65,000 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 84 (57.14%) CISSP
2 76 (51.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (42.18%) Information Security
4 60 (40.82%) CISM
5 58 (39.46%) Security Cleared
6 53 (36.05%) SC Cleared
7 44 (29.93%) Firewall
8 41 (27.89%) Network Security
9 40 (27.21%) CISA
10 37 (25.17%) PCI QSA
10 37 (25.17%) Security Architecture
11 36 (24.49%) PCI DSS
11 36 (24.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 33 (22.45%) ITIL
12 33 (22.45%) PRINCE2
13 32 (21.77%) Windows
14 31 (21.09%) Linux
14 31 (21.09%) VPN
15 27 (18.37%) SIEM
16 26 (17.69%) TOGAF
16 26 (17.69%) Cisco
16 26 (17.69%) COBIT
17 25 (17.01%) Penetration Testing
18 24 (16.33%) Cyber Security
19 22 (14.97%) Risk Management
20 20 (13.61%) Banking
21 19 (12.93%) SQL
22 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
22 18 (12.24%) CheckPoint
23 17 (11.56%) SABSA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (29.93%) Firewall
2 41 (27.89%) Network Security
3 31 (21.09%) VPN
4 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
5 15 (10.20%) LAN
5 15 (10.20%) WAN
6 14 (9.52%) DNS
7 13 (8.84%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (7.48%) SSL
8 11 (7.48%) MPLS
9 8 (5.44%) OSPF
9 8 (5.44%) BGP
10 7 (4.76%) VoIP
10 7 (4.76%) IPsec
11 6 (4.08%) VLAN
11 6 (4.08%) WLAN
11 6 (4.08%) H.323
11 6 (4.08%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (4.08%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (13.61%) Banking
2 17 (11.56%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.56%) Finance
3 14 (9.52%) Retail
4 9 (6.12%) Games
5 8 (5.44%) Marketing
5 8 (5.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.40%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) RMADS
2 8 (5.44%) CESG
3 7 (4.76%) PKI
4 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.40%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.72%) SCADA
7 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.36%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.36%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) Windows
2 31 (21.09%) Linux
3 7 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (0.68%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Debian
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.18%) Information Security
2 37 (25.17%) Security Architecture
3 33 (22.45%) ITIL
3 33 (22.45%) PRINCE2
4 27 (18.37%) SIEM
5 26 (17.69%) TOGAF
6 25 (17.01%) Penetration Testing
7 24 (16.33%) Cyber Security
8 22 (14.97%) Risk Management
9 17 (11.56%) SABSA
10 16 (10.88%) Information Assurance
10 16 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (8.84%) Database Security
12 13 (8.84%) Network Design
13 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.12%) Project Management
14 9 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
15 7 (4.76%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.93%) SQL
2 10 (6.80%) C
3 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.76%) C#
4 7 (4.76%) Java
5 5 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.40%) C++
5 5 (3.40%) Tcl
5 5 (3.40%) PHP
5 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.36%) Ruby
7 2 (1.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (57.14%) CISSP
2 60 (40.82%) CISM
3 58 (39.46%) Security Cleared
4 53 (36.05%) SC Cleared
5 40 (27.21%) CISA
6 37 (25.17%) PCI QSA
7 16 (10.88%) Degree
8 14 (9.52%) CRISC
9 10 (6.80%) DV Cleared
10 9 (6.12%) CCNP
10 9 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (4.08%) CCIE
12 5 (3.40%) MCSE
12 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.72%) MCDBA
13 4 (2.72%) CCNA
13 4 (2.72%) CCDP
13 4 (2.72%) GIAC
14 2 (1.36%) CCSA
15 1 (0.68%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (51.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (24.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 36 (24.49%) PCI DSS
3 26 (17.69%) COBIT
4 5 (3.40%) GPG13
5 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.68%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) Snort
3 3 (2.04%) Squid
4 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (17.69%) Cisco
2 18 (12.24%) CheckPoint
3 16 (10.88%) F5
4 12 (8.16%) Juniper
5 9 (6.12%) Sourcefire
6 6 (4.08%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.40%) Websense
7 5 (3.40%) Imperva
8 4 (2.72%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.36%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.36%) Nokia
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.68%) McAfee
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