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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 172 192 191
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 52 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.62% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 23
Average salary £60,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.71% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £42,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
5037 5028 4768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.75% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 3704 3855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
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 5 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 5 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 -18 12 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Newbury +7 9 £61,250 +36.11%
Slough +11 6 £48,000 -
Bracknell -3 6 £51,500 -6.36%
Maidenhead -5 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 75 (56.39%) CISSP
2 62 (46.62%) Security Cleared
3 61 (45.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (42.86%) Information Security
5 53 (39.85%) SC Cleared
6 51 (38.35%) CISM
7 42 (31.58%) Firewall
8 40 (30.08%) Security Architecture
9 32 (24.06%) CISA
10 31 (23.31%) SIEM
11 28 (21.05%) TOGAF
12 27 (20.30%) Network Security
13 26 (19.55%) PCI DSS
13 26 (19.55%) Cyber Security
14 25 (18.80%) Risk Management
14 25 (18.80%) Windows
15 24 (18.05%) PCI QSA
16 23 (17.29%) ITIL
17 22 (16.54%) Cisco
18 21 (15.79%) PRINCE2
18 21 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 20 (15.04%) Linux
20 19 (14.29%) Juniper
20 19 (14.29%) SABSA
21 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (12.78%) Banking
22 15 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
22 15 (11.28%) VPN
22 15 (11.28%) CRISC
22 15 (11.28%) RMADS

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 42 (31.58%) Firewall
2 27 (20.30%) Network Security
3 15 (11.28%) VPN
4 12 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (8.27%) LAN
5 11 (8.27%) WAN
6 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (5.26%) DNS
7 7 (5.26%) MPLS
8 6 (4.51%) NetScreen
8 6 (4.51%) HTTP
9 5 (3.76%) OSPF
9 5 (3.76%) BGP
9 5 (3.76%) SSL
9 5 (3.76%) FTP
10 4 (3.01%) Wireless
10 4 (3.01%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.50%) Internet
12 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.01%) Big Data
4 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
General
1 17 (12.78%) Banking
2 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.77%) Finance
3 13 (9.77%) Retail
4 8 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.02%) Games
5 5 (3.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 5 (3.76%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) JSP
3 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) RMADS
2 11 (8.27%) CESG
3 7 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.51%) PKI
4 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.26%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.50%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.50%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.50%) SCADA
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.80%) Windows
2 20 (15.04%) Linux
3 8 (6.02%) 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 57 (42.86%) Information Security
2 40 (30.08%) Security Architecture
3 31 (23.31%) SIEM
4 28 (21.05%) TOGAF
5 26 (19.55%) Cyber Security
6 25 (18.80%) Risk Management
7 23 (17.29%) ITIL
8 21 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 19 (14.29%) SABSA
10 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (11.28%) Information Assurance
12 11 (8.27%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (8.27%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (7.52%) Network Design
14 9 (6.77%) Project Management
15 8 (6.02%) OWASP
16 7 (5.26%) Security Management
16 7 (5.26%) Information Security Management
17 6 (4.51%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.02%) SQL
2 7 (5.26%) C
3 6 (4.51%) C++
3 6 (4.51%) Java
4 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.76%) PHP
4 5 (3.76%) C#
4 5 (3.76%) Tcl
4 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (56.39%) CISSP
2 62 (46.62%) Security Cleared
3 53 (39.85%) SC Cleared
4 51 (38.35%) CISM
5 32 (24.06%) CISA
6 24 (18.05%) PCI QSA
7 15 (11.28%) CRISC
8 14 (10.53%) Degree
9 11 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (7.52%) CCIE
11 8 (6.02%) DV Cleared
12 7 (5.26%) MCSE
12 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (5.26%) CCSE
13 6 (4.51%) CCNP
14 4 (3.01%) CCDP
14 4 (3.01%) GIAC
14 4 (3.01%) MCDBA
14 4 (3.01%) VCP4
14 4 (3.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (45.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (19.55%) PCI DSS
3 21 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (11.28%) 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 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (16.54%) Cisco
2 19 (14.29%) Juniper
3 13 (9.77%) CheckPoint
4 12 (9.02%) Fortinet
5 10 (7.52%) F5
6 7 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 6 (4.51%) Sourcefire
7 6 (4.51%) IronPort
7 6 (4.51%) Websense
8 5 (3.76%) Imperva
8 5 (3.76%) Tufin
9 3 (2.26%) Huawei
9 3 (2.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.50%) McAfee
10 2 (1.50%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.75%) Symantec
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