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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 168 177 188
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 53 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.88% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 28
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -2.85%
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
5107 5239 4908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.36% 93.62% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3852 3927
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -24 11 £50,000 - 1
Slough - 9 £49,000 - 1
Bracknell -4 5 £48,000 -6.34%
Newbury +15 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Maidenhead -5 2 £57,500 -9.80% 1
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 74 (55.64%) CISSP
2 63 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 58 (43.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (40.60%) SC Cleared
4 54 (40.60%) Information Security
5 48 (36.09%) CISM
6 39 (29.32%) Firewall
7 38 (28.57%) Security Architecture
8 31 (23.31%) SIEM
9 30 (22.56%) Network Security
10 29 (21.80%) CISA
11 28 (21.05%) Windows
11 28 (21.05%) Cisco
11 28 (21.05%) Cyber Security
12 27 (20.30%) Juniper
12 27 (20.30%) TOGAF
13 23 (17.29%) ITIL
13 23 (17.29%) PCI DSS
14 22 (16.54%) PCI QSA
15 21 (15.79%) Risk Management
16 20 (15.04%) Linux
16 20 (15.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 19 (14.29%) CheckPoint
17 19 (14.29%) PRINCE2
17 19 (14.29%) SABSA
18 17 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (12.78%) Banking
19 16 (12.03%) Fortinet
20 15 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
20 15 (11.28%) Cisco Certification

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (29.32%) Firewall
2 30 (22.56%) Network Security
3 17 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (9.77%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (9.02%) NetScreen
5 12 (9.02%) VPN
6 11 (8.27%) LAN
6 11 (8.27%) WAN
7 9 (6.77%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.51%) MPLS
10 5 (3.76%) OSPF
10 5 (3.76%) BGP
11 4 (3.01%) Wireless
11 4 (3.01%) Internet
12 2 (1.50%) HTTP
12 2 (1.50%) DNS
13 1 (0.75%) SSL
13 1 (0.75%) FTP
13 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.76%) Big Data
4 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
General
1 17 (12.78%) Banking
2 14 (10.53%) Retail
2 14 (10.53%) Finance
3 13 (9.77%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.26%) Games
5 4 (3.01%) Marketing
6 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.02%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
2 1 (0.75%) JSP
2 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) RMADS
2 10 (7.52%) CESG
3 7 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (4.51%) PKI
4 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.26%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.50%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.50%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.50%) SCADA
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.50%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Windows
2 20 (15.04%) Linux
3 7 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (1.50%) Solaris
4 2 (1.50%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.60%) Information Security
2 38 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 31 (23.31%) SIEM
4 28 (21.05%) Cyber Security
5 27 (20.30%) TOGAF
6 23 (17.29%) ITIL
7 21 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 19 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 19 (14.29%) SABSA
9 15 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (9.77%) Information Assurance
11 11 (8.27%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (8.27%) Network Design
11 11 (8.27%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (6.77%) Project Management
13 7 (5.26%) Information Security Management
13 7 (5.26%) Security Management
14 6 (4.51%) Identity Management
14 6 (4.51%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.26%) C
3 3 (2.26%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) Python
4 2 (1.50%) C++
5 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.75%) Tcl
5 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 74 (55.64%) CISSP
2 63 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 54 (40.60%) SC Cleared
4 48 (36.09%) CISM
5 29 (21.80%) CISA
6 22 (16.54%) PCI QSA
7 15 (11.28%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (10.53%) CRISC
9 13 (9.77%) Degree
9 13 (9.77%) CCIE
10 11 (8.27%) CCSE
11 10 (7.52%) DV Cleared
12 8 (6.02%) JNCIS
12 8 (6.02%) MCSE
12 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (4.51%) CCNP
14 5 (3.76%) MCDBA
15 4 (3.01%) GIAC
16 3 (2.26%) CEH
16 3 (2.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (43.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (17.29%) PCI DSS
3 20 (15.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (10.53%) COBIT
5 2 (1.50%) GPG13
6 1 (0.75%) BS7799
6 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.75%) BS25999
System Software
1 12 (9.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.75%) Nessus
2 1 (0.75%) Nmap
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Cisco
2 27 (20.30%) Juniper
3 19 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 16 (12.03%) Fortinet
5 12 (9.02%) Blue Coat
6 11 (8.27%) IronPort
7 10 (7.52%) Tufin
8 6 (4.51%) F5
8 6 (4.51%) Sourcefire
8 6 (4.51%) Websense
9 3 (2.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (2.26%) Huawei
10 2 (1.50%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.50%) McAfee
11 1 (0.75%) Symantec
11 1 (0.75%) Imperva
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