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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 128 133 186
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 89 79 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.78% 1.45% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.55% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 32
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £27,500 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £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
4676 5082 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.61% 93.04% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3656 4071
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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
(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 -1 42 £66,250 +15.21%
Bracknell +19 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Slough -5 4 £57,750 -3.75%
Newbury -3 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 64 (43.54%) Information Security
2 58 (39.46%) Firewall
3 57 (38.78%) Juniper
4 53 (36.05%) CISSP
5 49 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 41 (27.89%) Cisco
7 35 (23.81%) Fortinet
7 35 (23.81%) Security Cleared
8 32 (21.77%) Security Architecture
8 32 (21.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 32 (21.77%) Blue Coat
8 32 (21.77%) CISM
9 29 (19.73%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (19.73%) SC Cleared
10 28 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (18.37%) NetScreen
11 27 (18.37%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (17.69%) IronPort
12 26 (17.69%) Cisco ISE
12 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (16.33%) CCIE
13 24 (16.33%) Cyber Security
13 24 (16.33%) Tufin
14 23 (15.65%) Network Security
14 23 (15.65%) CCSE
15 21 (14.29%) Data Protection
16 20 (13.61%) JNCIS
17 18 (12.24%) Windows
17 18 (12.24%) PCI DSS
17 18 (12.24%) SIEM

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (4.08%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (39.46%) Firewall
2 29 (19.73%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (18.37%) NetScreen
3 27 (18.37%) Cisco PIX
4 26 (17.69%) Cisco ISE
5 23 (15.65%) Network Security
6 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.40%) MPLS
7 5 (3.40%) OSPF
7 5 (3.40%) BGP
8 4 (2.72%) Internet
9 3 (2.04%) Wireless
10 2 (1.36%) Junos
10 2 (1.36%) LAN
10 2 (1.36%) WAN
10 2 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.68%) VPN
11 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.68%) FWSM
11 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
General
1 11 (7.48%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.44%) Marketing
3 6 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Law
5 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.36%) JSP
3 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) RMADS
2 11 (7.48%) PKI
3 7 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.72%) CESG
6 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.36%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.36%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.36%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.68%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.24%) Windows
2 8 (5.44%) Linux
3 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
4 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.36%) UNIX
6 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.54%) Information Security
2 32 (21.77%) Security Architecture
3 26 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.33%) Cyber Security
5 21 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 18 (12.24%) SIEM
7 16 (10.88%) Information Assurance
8 15 (10.20%) Network Design
9 14 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 12 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (6.12%) Business Continuity
11 9 (6.12%) Security Management
12 8 (5.44%) ITIL
12 8 (5.44%) Project Management
12 8 (5.44%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (5.44%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (4.76%) Resource Management
13 7 (4.76%) Product Marketing
14 6 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.72%) Java
2 3 (2.04%) Python
2 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.36%) SQL
4 1 (0.68%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 53 (36.05%) CISSP
2 35 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 32 (21.77%) CISM
4 29 (19.73%) SC Cleared
5 28 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (16.33%) CCIE
7 23 (15.65%) CCSE
8 20 (13.61%) JNCIS
9 16 (10.88%) Degree
10 15 (10.20%) CISA
11 10 (6.80%) PCI QSA
12 8 (5.44%) DV Cleared
13 5 (3.40%) CCNP
14 3 (2.04%) MCSE
14 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (2.04%) CEH
14 3 (2.04%) CRISC
15 2 (1.36%) ISACA
15 2 (1.36%) GCED
15 2 (1.36%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (12.24%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.44%) BS25999
4 3 (2.04%) COBIT
4 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.36%) BS7799
5 2 (1.36%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.72%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.68%) Nessus
3 1 (0.68%) Nmap
Vendors
1 57 (38.78%) Juniper
2 49 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 41 (27.89%) Cisco
4 35 (23.81%) Fortinet
5 32 (21.77%) Blue Coat
6 26 (17.69%) IronPort
7 24 (16.33%) Tufin
8 17 (11.56%) F5
9 13 (8.84%) Websense
10 9 (6.12%) McAfee
11 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
12 7 (4.76%) Sourcefire
13 5 (3.40%) MobileIron
14 4 (2.72%) Huawei
14 4 (2.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 3 (2.04%) Splunk
15 3 (2.04%) ArcSight
16 1 (0.68%) Aruba
16 1 (0.68%) Clearswift
16 1 (0.68%) Symantec