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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 141 133 176
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 75 79 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 1.41% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.51% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 33
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
4692 5231 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 93.18% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3738 4072
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 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 27 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
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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 -10 35 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Bracknell +19 3 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Slough -11 2 £67,500 +17.39%
Newbury -12 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 - 1
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 67 (45.27%) Information Security
2 57 (38.51%) Juniper
3 53 (35.81%) Firewall
4 51 (34.46%) CISSP
5 48 (32.43%) CheckPoint
6 39 (26.35%) Cisco
7 37 (25.00%) Fortinet
8 34 (22.97%) Security Cleared
9 33 (22.30%) Blue Coat
10 32 (21.62%) CISM
11 30 (20.27%) Security Architecture
11 30 (20.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 29 (19.59%) SC Cleared
13 28 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (18.24%) Cyber Security
14 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (17.57%) NetScreen
15 26 (17.57%) Cisco ISE
15 26 (17.57%) IronPort
15 26 (17.57%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (16.22%) Data Protection
16 24 (16.22%) Tufin
17 23 (15.54%) CCIE
18 22 (14.86%) CCSE
19 20 (13.51%) JNCIS
20 19 (12.84%) Network Security
21 18 (12.16%) PCI DSS
21 18 (12.16%) F5
22 16 (10.81%) SIEM

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (4.05%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (35.81%) Firewall
2 28 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (17.57%) Cisco PIX
3 26 (17.57%) Cisco ISE
3 26 (17.57%) NetScreen
4 19 (12.84%) Network Security
5 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.70%) Internet
6 4 (2.70%) MPLS
6 4 (2.70%) OSPF
6 4 (2.70%) BGP
7 2 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.35%) Junos
8 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.68%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.68%) Big Data
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.41%) Marketing
3 7 (4.73%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.03%) Law
5 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.35%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.35%) JSP
3 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) RMADS
2 13 (8.78%) PKI
3 7 (4.73%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.70%) CESG
6 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.35%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.68%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.46%) Windows
2 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
3 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (45.27%) Information Security
2 30 (20.27%) Security Architecture
3 27 (18.24%) Cyber Security
3 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.22%) Data Protection
5 16 (10.81%) SIEM
6 15 (10.14%) Information Assurance
7 14 (9.46%) Network Design
8 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
9 10 (6.76%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (6.08%) Business Continuity
10 9 (6.08%) Identity Management
10 9 (6.08%) Security Management
11 8 (5.41%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (4.73%) Project Management
12 7 (4.73%) Resource Management
12 7 (4.73%) Product Marketing
12 7 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (4.05%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.38%) Java
2 2 (1.35%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) Python
2 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.35%) C
3 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (34.46%) CISSP
2 34 (22.97%) Security Cleared
3 32 (21.62%) CISM
4 29 (19.59%) SC Cleared
5 27 (18.24%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (15.54%) CCIE
7 22 (14.86%) CCSE
8 20 (13.51%) JNCIS
9 16 (10.81%) Degree
10 10 (6.76%) CISA
11 8 (5.41%) PCI QSA
11 8 (5.41%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.70%) CCNP
13 3 (2.03%) CEH
14 2 (1.35%) CRISC
14 2 (1.35%) ISACA
14 2 (1.35%) GCED
14 2 (1.35%) OSCP
14 2 (1.35%) OSCE
14 2 (1.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (12.16%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.41%) BS25999
4 2 (1.35%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.35%) BS7799
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.68%) Nessus
3 1 (0.68%) Nmap
Vendors
1 57 (38.51%) Juniper
2 48 (32.43%) CheckPoint
3 39 (26.35%) Cisco
4 37 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 33 (22.30%) Blue Coat
6 26 (17.57%) IronPort
7 24 (16.22%) Tufin
8 18 (12.16%) F5
9 14 (9.46%) Websense
10 9 (6.08%) McAfee
11 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
11 8 (5.41%) Sourcefire
12 5 (3.38%) MobileIron
13 4 (2.70%) Huawei
13 4 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 3 (2.03%) Splunk
14 3 (2.03%) ArcSight
15 1 (0.68%) Aruba
15 1 (0.68%) Clearswift
15 1 (0.68%) Symantec
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