The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 134 176 141
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 78 47 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 0.86% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.92% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 84
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5161 5117 5658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.84% 93.29% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3689 4070 4765
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Consultant
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 -6 39 £55,000 - 3
Newbury +20 22 £27,500 -57.69%
Slough - 5 £57,500 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 65 (47.45%) Security Cleared
2 57 (41.61%) Information Security
3 56 (40.88%) SC Cleared
4 51 (37.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (30.66%) Firewall
6 39 (28.47%) Network Security
6 39 (28.47%) CISSP
7 38 (27.74%) DV Cleared
8 37 (27.01%) CheckPoint
9 32 (23.36%) RMADS
10 30 (21.90%) Network Design
11 29 (21.17%) Windows
12 28 (20.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 26 (18.98%) Risk Assessment
13 26 (18.98%) CISA
13 26 (18.98%) CISM
13 26 (18.98%) Finance
13 26 (18.98%) Cisco
14 25 (18.25%) VPN
14 25 (18.25%) ITIL
14 25 (18.25%) Telecoms
15 24 (17.52%) PRINCE2
16 23 (16.79%) PCI QSA
16 23 (16.79%) COBIT
16 23 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (16.79%) F5
17 22 (16.06%) Security Architecture
17 22 (16.06%) Penetration Testing
17 22 (16.06%) Linux
18 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (5.11%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.66%) Firewall
2 39 (28.47%) Network Security
3 25 (18.25%) VPN
4 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
5 17 (12.41%) Internet
6 16 (11.68%) BGP
6 16 (11.68%) OSPF
7 13 (9.49%) MPLS
7 13 (9.49%) SSL
7 13 (9.49%) LAN
7 13 (9.49%) WAN
7 13 (9.49%) NetScaler
8 12 (8.76%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (8.76%) VoIP
9 11 (8.03%) DHCP
9 11 (8.03%) DNS
9 11 (8.03%) SNMP
9 11 (8.03%) IPv6
9 11 (8.03%) VLAN
9 11 (8.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
General
1 26 (18.98%) Finance
2 25 (18.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.11%) Retail
4 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) HTML
1 9 (6.57%) Flash
1 9 (6.57%) HTML5
2 1 (0.73%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.36%) RMADS
2 19 (13.87%) PKI
3 13 (9.49%) Mathematics
4 9 (6.57%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) SecurID
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.17%) Windows
2 22 (16.06%) Linux
3 4 (2.92%) UNIX
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.61%) Information Security
2 30 (21.90%) Network Design
3 26 (18.98%) Risk Assessment
4 25 (18.25%) ITIL
5 24 (17.52%) PRINCE2
6 23 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (16.06%) Security Architecture
7 22 (16.06%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (15.33%) Information Assurance
9 17 (12.41%) Cyber Security
10 12 (8.76%) Database Security
11 10 (7.30%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (7.30%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (6.57%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (4.38%) Load Balancing
14 4 (2.92%) SIEM
15 3 (2.19%) Business Development
15 3 (2.19%) ERP
16 2 (1.46%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.76%) SQL
2 10 (7.30%) Java
2 10 (7.30%) C
3 9 (6.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (47.45%) Security Cleared
2 56 (40.88%) SC Cleared
3 39 (28.47%) CISSP
4 38 (27.74%) DV Cleared
5 26 (18.98%) CISA
5 26 (18.98%) CISM
6 23 (16.79%) PCI QSA
7 16 (11.68%) Degree
8 9 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.84%) CCNP
10 7 (5.11%) ISACA
11 6 (4.38%) CCSE
11 6 (4.38%) CCSA
11 6 (4.38%) CCNA
12 3 (2.19%) CCIE
12 3 (2.19%) CRISC
13 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.73%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.73%) CCDP
13 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (37.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (20.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 23 (16.79%) COBIT
4 18 (13.14%) PCI DSS
5 6 (4.38%) GPG13
6 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.38%) Squid
2 6 (4.38%) Snort
3 3 (2.19%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.73%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) CheckPoint
2 26 (18.98%) Cisco
3 23 (16.79%) F5
4 20 (14.60%) Juniper
5 18 (13.14%) Blue Coat
6 11 (8.03%) Websense
7 7 (5.11%) Nokia
7 7 (5.11%) Sourcefire
7 7 (5.11%) Fujitsu
8 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.92%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.19%) VMware
9 3 (2.19%) Citrix
10 2 (1.46%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.73%) Tripwire
11 1 (0.73%) McAfee
11 1 (0.73%) HP
11 1 (0.73%) ArcSight
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 12 days ago