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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 161 183 138
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 64 45 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.80% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.86% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 89
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,050 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 32 £55,000 - 4
Newbury +24 18 £62,500 - 2
Slough - 4 £57,500 -
Maidenhead -11 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (40.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (38.19%) Security Cleared
3 54 (37.50%) Information Security
4 48 (33.33%) CISSP
4 48 (33.33%) Network Security
5 47 (32.64%) Firewall
6 46 (31.94%) SC Cleared
7 37 (25.69%) CheckPoint
8 36 (25.00%) CISM
9 33 (22.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 32 (22.22%) VPN
11 31 (21.53%) Cisco
12 30 (20.83%) RMADS
13 29 (20.14%) PCI QSA
13 29 (20.14%) ITIL
13 29 (20.14%) PRINCE2
13 29 (20.14%) CISA
13 29 (20.14%) Penetration Testing
14 28 (19.44%) Network Design
14 28 (19.44%) COBIT
15 27 (18.75%) DV Cleared
15 27 (18.75%) Windows
15 27 (18.75%) Linux
16 26 (18.06%) TCP/IP
16 26 (18.06%) Finance
16 26 (18.06%) Security Architecture
16 26 (18.06%) F5
17 25 (17.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (17.36%) Telecoms
18 24 (16.67%) Information Assurance

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.33%) Network Security
2 47 (32.64%) Firewall
3 32 (22.22%) VPN
4 26 (18.06%) TCP/IP
5 19 (13.19%) SSL
5 19 (13.19%) OSPF
5 19 (13.19%) BGP
6 18 (12.50%) MPLS
6 18 (12.50%) DNS
7 16 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 14 (9.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (9.72%) SNMP
8 14 (9.72%) LAN
8 14 (9.72%) VoIP
8 14 (9.72%) WAN
8 14 (9.72%) DHCP
8 14 (9.72%) VLAN
8 14 (9.72%) IPv6
8 14 (9.72%) Internet
9 13 (9.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
General
1 26 (18.06%) Finance
2 25 (17.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.86%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) HTML
2 7 (4.86%) Flash
2 7 (4.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) RMADS
2 13 (9.03%) PKI
3 7 (4.86%) Device Driver
3 7 (4.86%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Replication
5 2 (1.39%) SCADA
6 1 (0.69%) SecurID
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.75%) Windows
1 27 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.69%) Debian
3 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.50%) Information Security
2 29 (20.14%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (20.14%) ITIL
2 29 (20.14%) PRINCE2
3 28 (19.44%) Network Design
4 26 (18.06%) Security Architecture
5 25 (17.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 20 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (11.11%) Cyber Security
9 15 (10.42%) Database Security
10 13 (9.03%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (7.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (4.86%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (4.17%) Risk Management
15 5 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
15 5 (3.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.81%) SQL
2 14 (9.72%) C
3 13 (9.03%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.33%) Java
5 5 (3.47%) C#
6 3 (2.08%) C++
6 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.08%) Tcl
6 3 (2.08%) PHP
6 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.39%) PowerHouse
7 2 (1.39%) Ruby
7 2 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (38.19%) Security Cleared
2 48 (33.33%) CISSP
3 46 (31.94%) SC Cleared
4 36 (25.00%) CISM
5 29 (20.14%) CISA
5 29 (20.14%) PCI QSA
6 27 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 14 (9.72%) Degree
8 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.86%) CCNP
10 6 (4.17%) CCSA
10 6 (4.17%) CCSE
10 6 (4.17%) ISACA
11 5 (3.47%) CCNA
12 3 (2.08%) CCIE
13 1 (0.69%) OSCP
13 1 (0.69%) OSCE
13 1 (0.69%) CCDP
13 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (40.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (22.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 28 (19.44%) COBIT
4 22 (15.28%) PCI DSS
5 5 (3.47%) GPG13
6 4 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Snort
2 5 (3.47%) Squid
3 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.78%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.69%) UAG
Vendors
1 37 (25.69%) CheckPoint
2 31 (21.53%) Cisco
3 26 (18.06%) F5
4 17 (11.81%) Blue Coat
5 16 (11.11%) Juniper
6 11 (7.64%) Websense
7 9 (6.25%) Nokia
7 9 (6.25%) Sourcefire
8 6 (4.17%) Fujitsu
9 4 (2.78%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.08%) Citrix
10 3 (2.08%) Imperva
10 3 (2.08%) VMware
11 2 (1.39%) McAfee
11 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.69%) Barracuda Networks
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