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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 119 146 170
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 99 83 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.04% 1.51% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.58% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 49
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £43,300
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
4642 5237 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.27% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3854 3948
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
(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 +36 42 £60,500 +10.00% 3
Maidenhead 0 3 £75,000 +30.43%
Bracknell -9 3 £62,500 +30.20%
Slough -8 2 £67,500 +40.62%
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 95 (53.37%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (39.89%) Information Security
3 49 (27.53%) Finance
4 42 (23.60%) SIEM
4 42 (23.60%) Data Protection
4 42 (23.60%) Security Cleared
5 38 (21.35%) SC Cleared
6 36 (20.22%) Fraud Detection
7 35 (19.66%) Threat Analysis
7 35 (19.66%) CISSP
8 34 (19.10%) Security Architecture
9 33 (18.54%) PKI
9 33 (18.54%) Presales
10 31 (17.42%) Firewall
10 31 (17.42%) Identity Management
11 30 (16.85%) Juniper
12 28 (15.73%) Security Operations
13 26 (14.61%) Network Security
14 25 (14.04%) Security Operations Centre
15 23 (12.92%) Palo Alto
15 23 (12.92%) ArcSight
15 23 (12.92%) CheckPoint
15 23 (12.92%) Cisco
15 23 (12.92%) CISM
16 22 (12.36%) F5
17 19 (10.67%) Fortinet
18 18 (10.11%) C
19 17 (9.55%) Risk Assessment
19 17 (9.55%) Blue Coat
19 17 (9.55%) Wireless

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 5 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.42%) Firewall
2 26 (14.61%) Network Security
3 17 (9.55%) Wireless
4 11 (6.18%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (5.62%) LAN
6 9 (5.06%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (5.06%) SAN
7 8 (4.49%) Internet
8 6 (3.37%) BGP
8 6 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (3.37%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (3.37%) OSPF
8 6 (3.37%) SSL
8 6 (3.37%) WAN
8 6 (3.37%) Wireless Security
9 5 (2.81%) FCoE
9 5 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.25%) Multicast
11 3 (1.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) Big Data
2 6 (3.37%) SAP BI
3 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Metasploit
General
1 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 11 (6.18%) Banking
3 6 (3.37%) Retail
4 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.25%) Billing
5 4 (2.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) Flash
1 5 (2.81%) HTML
1 5 (2.81%) HTML5
2 4 (2.25%) ZeroMQ
3 3 (1.69%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.12%) XMPP
5 1 (0.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.54%) PKI
2 25 (14.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (5.62%) Cyber Attack
3 10 (5.62%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.37%) iPad
6 5 (2.81%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.81%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.12%) CESG
7 2 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.93%) Windows
2 6 (3.37%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.81%) Linux
4 4 (2.25%) CentOS
5 2 (1.12%) KNOPPIX
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (53.37%) Cybersecurity
2 71 (39.89%) Information Security
3 42 (23.60%) Data Protection
3 42 (23.60%) SIEM
4 36 (20.22%) Fraud Detection
5 35 (19.66%) Threat Analysis
6 34 (19.10%) Security Architecture
7 33 (18.54%) Presales
8 31 (17.42%) Identity Management
9 28 (15.73%) Security Operations
10 17 (9.55%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (8.43%) Identity Access Management
13 14 (7.87%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.06%) Security Testing
16 8 (4.49%) Business Continuity
16 8 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (3.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.11%) C
2 7 (3.93%) Python
3 6 (3.37%) SQL
4 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.25%) Perl
6 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.12%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (23.60%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 35 (19.66%) CISSP
4 23 (12.92%) CISM
5 16 (8.99%) CISA
6 12 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (6.18%) CCNP
8 8 (4.49%) CCIE
8 8 (4.49%) CLAS
9 7 (3.93%) SANS
10 6 (3.37%) CREST Certified
11 5 (2.81%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (2.81%) IISP
12 4 (2.25%) Degree
13 3 (1.69%) CEH
14 2 (1.12%) CCSA
14 2 (1.12%) CCSE
14 2 (1.12%) GIAC
14 2 (1.12%) MCSE
14 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.56%) RMADS
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Firmware
3 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.81%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.12%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (1.12%) Nessus
3 2 (1.12%) QRadar
4 1 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Juniper
2 23 (12.92%) ArcSight
2 23 (12.92%) CheckPoint
2 23 (12.92%) Cisco
2 23 (12.92%) Palo Alto
3 22 (12.36%) F5
4 19 (10.67%) Fortinet
5 17 (9.55%) Blue Coat
6 12 (6.74%) Sourcefire
7 9 (5.06%) Forcepoint
8 8 (4.49%) Aruba
8 8 (4.49%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.37%) 3Com
9 6 (3.37%) HP
9 6 (3.37%) SAP
10 5 (2.81%) IronPort
10 5 (2.81%) Meraki
10 5 (2.81%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.25%) Splunk
11 4 (2.25%) VMware
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