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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 158 176 154
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 59 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.88% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.94% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 61
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,400 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.45%
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
5548 5430 5062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.50% 93.32% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3820 4149 4145
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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 -3 33 £55,000 - 1
Newbury +19 11 £62,500 - 1
Maidenhead -16 1 - -
Slough - 1 £50,000 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 61 (44.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (44.12%) CISSP
3 58 (42.65%) Information Security
4 47 (34.56%) CISM
5 45 (33.09%) Security Cleared
6 43 (31.62%) Firewall
7 40 (29.41%) Network Security
7 40 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 37 (27.21%) PCI QSA
9 35 (25.74%) CISA
9 35 (25.74%) ITIL
9 35 (25.74%) PRINCE2
10 33 (24.26%) VPN
10 33 (24.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 30 (22.06%) PCI DSS
12 29 (21.32%) COBIT
12 29 (21.32%) Penetration Testing
13 28 (20.59%) Linux
14 27 (19.85%) Security Architecture
15 26 (19.12%) RMADS
15 26 (19.12%) Windows
16 25 (18.38%) CheckPoint
16 25 (18.38%) Cisco
16 25 (18.38%) Network Design
17 22 (16.18%) TCP/IP
17 22 (16.18%) Information Assurance
18 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (14.71%) F5
19 20 (14.71%) DV Cleared
20 19 (13.97%) Telecoms

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (31.62%) Firewall
2 40 (29.41%) Network Security
3 33 (24.26%) VPN
4 22 (16.18%) TCP/IP
5 17 (12.50%) DNS
6 15 (11.03%) MPLS
6 15 (11.03%) OSPF
6 15 (11.03%) BGP
7 14 (10.29%) SSL
7 14 (10.29%) WAN
7 14 (10.29%) LAN
8 12 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (8.09%) Internet
9 11 (8.09%) VoIP
10 10 (7.35%) DHCP
10 10 (7.35%) SNMP
10 10 (7.35%) IPsec
10 10 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (7.35%) VLAN
11 9 (6.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (13.97%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.24%) Finance
3 10 (7.35%) Banking
4 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 8 (5.88%) Marketing
5 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) HTML
2 4 (2.94%) Flash
2 4 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.12%) RMADS
2 9 (6.62%) PKI
3 5 (3.68%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.21%) CESG
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.47%) SCADA
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) SecurID
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.59%) Linux
2 26 (19.12%) Windows
3 2 (1.47%) UNIX
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) CentOS
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.65%) Information Security
2 35 (25.74%) ITIL
2 35 (25.74%) PRINCE2
3 29 (21.32%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (19.85%) Security Architecture
5 25 (18.38%) Network Design
6 22 (16.18%) Information Assurance
7 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (11.76%) Database Security
8 16 (11.76%) Cyber Security
9 12 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (8.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (8.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (7.35%) Risk Management
12 9 (6.62%) SIEM
13 6 (4.41%) TOGAF
13 6 (4.41%) Project Planning
14 5 (3.68%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) SQL
2 13 (9.56%) C
3 12 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 11 (8.09%) Java
5 7 (5.15%) C#
6 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.68%) C++
6 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.68%) PHP
6 5 (3.68%) Tcl
7 2 (1.47%) Ruby
7 2 (1.47%) Perl
7 2 (1.47%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 60 (44.12%) CISSP
2 47 (34.56%) CISM
3 45 (33.09%) Security Cleared
4 40 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 37 (27.21%) PCI QSA
6 35 (25.74%) CISA
7 20 (14.71%) DV Cleared
8 12 (8.82%) Degree
9 11 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (7.35%) CCNP
11 7 (5.15%) CCIE
12 5 (3.68%) CRISC
12 5 (3.68%) CCNA
12 5 (3.68%) CCDP
13 4 (2.94%) CCSA
14 3 (2.21%) CCSE
15 2 (1.47%) ISACA
16 1 (0.74%) OSCP
16 1 (0.74%) OSCE
16 1 (0.74%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (44.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (24.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 30 (22.06%) PCI DSS
4 29 (21.32%) COBIT
5 4 (2.94%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.94%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Snort
2 4 (2.94%) Squid
3 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (18.38%) CheckPoint
1 25 (18.38%) Cisco
2 20 (14.71%) F5
3 11 (8.09%) Blue Coat
4 10 (7.35%) Juniper
4 10 (7.35%) Sourcefire
5 8 (5.88%) Websense
6 7 (5.15%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.68%) Imperva
8 3 (2.21%) VMware
9 2 (1.47%) McAfee
9 2 (1.47%) Nokia
9 2 (1.47%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.74%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
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