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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 146 156 193
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 77 70 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 1.28% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.33% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 29
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £28,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
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
4835 5244 5186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.69% 95.82% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3948 3896 3785
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +18 41 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Bracknell 0 2 £53,750 -20.37% 2
Maidenhead -7 2 £62,500 +4.16%
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 55 (42.97%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 37 (28.91%) SC Cleared
4 36 (28.13%) CISSP
5 34 (26.56%) Information Security
6 30 (23.44%) Security Architecture
7 27 (21.09%) Finance
8 22 (17.19%) Presales
9 21 (16.41%) Data Protection
9 21 (16.41%) Juniper
9 21 (16.41%) CISM
10 20 (15.63%) Network Security
11 19 (14.84%) F5
11 19 (14.84%) Firewall
12 18 (14.06%) CheckPoint
13 17 (13.28%) Threat Analysis
14 16 (12.50%) Palo Alto
14 16 (12.50%) Security Operations
15 15 (11.72%) SIEM
15 15 (11.72%) PKI
15 15 (11.72%) Identity Management
16 14 (10.94%) Wireless
16 14 (10.94%) Cisco
16 14 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 13 (10.16%) Fortinet
17 13 (10.16%) Security Operations Centre
18 12 (9.38%) Blue Coat
18 12 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
18 12 (9.38%) Sourcefire
19 11 (8.59%) CISA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.78%) JBoss
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) IaaS
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.63%) Network Security
2 19 (14.84%) Firewall
3 14 (10.94%) Wireless
4 10 (7.81%) SAN
5 8 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (4.69%) BGP
6 6 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (4.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (4.69%) FCoE
6 6 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (4.69%) LAN
6 6 (4.69%) OSPF
6 6 (4.69%) SSL
7 4 (3.13%) Internet
7 4 (3.13%) Multicast
7 4 (3.13%) Wireless Security
8 3 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) SAP BI
2 3 (2.34%) Big Data
2 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Banking
2 4 (3.13%) Legal
2 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.56%) Billing
4 2 (1.56%) Electronics
4 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.56%) Military
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) Flash
1 2 (1.56%) HTML
1 2 (1.56%) HTML5
1 2 (1.56%) XMPP
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) PKI
2 13 (10.16%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (4.69%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.34%) iPad
6 2 (1.56%) CESG
6 2 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.56%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.97%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (26.56%) Information Security
3 30 (23.44%) Security Architecture
4 22 (17.19%) Presales
5 21 (16.41%) Data Protection
6 17 (13.28%) Threat Analysis
7 16 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 15 (11.72%) Identity Management
8 15 (11.72%) SIEM
9 12 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (8.59%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (5.47%) Business Continuity
11 7 (5.47%) Information Assurance
11 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.47%) Security Management
12 6 (4.69%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (4.69%) Security Testing
12 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.47%) C
2 4 (3.13%) SQL
3 3 (2.34%) Perl
3 3 (2.34%) Python
3 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.56%) C++
4 2 (1.56%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 37 (28.91%) SC Cleared
3 36 (28.13%) CISSP
4 21 (16.41%) CISM
5 11 (8.59%) CISA
5 11 (8.59%) CLAS
6 10 (7.81%) CCNP
6 10 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (7.03%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (6.25%) CCIE
9 6 (4.69%) IISP
9 6 (4.69%) SANS
10 5 (3.91%) CREST Certified
10 5 (3.91%) GIAC
11 3 (2.34%) CCSA
11 3 (2.34%) CCSE
12 2 (1.56%) CEH
12 2 (1.56%) CRISC
12 2 (1.56%) Degree
13 1 (0.78%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.91%) RMADS
4 4 (3.13%) COBIT
4 4 (3.13%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.78%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.78%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.78%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (0.78%) Nessus
2 1 (0.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) Juniper
2 19 (14.84%) F5
3 18 (14.06%) CheckPoint
4 16 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 14 (10.94%) Cisco
6 13 (10.16%) Fortinet
7 12 (9.38%) Blue Coat
7 12 (9.38%) Sourcefire
8 8 (6.25%) Forcepoint
9 6 (4.69%) 3Com
9 6 (4.69%) Aruba
9 6 (4.69%) HP
9 6 (4.69%) IronPort
9 6 (4.69%) Meraki
9 6 (4.69%) ProCurve
10 5 (3.91%) ArcSight
10 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.91%) SAP
11 4 (3.13%) VMware
12 3 (2.34%) Qualys
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