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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 158 168 190
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 73 59 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.02% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.10% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 33
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,800 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
5125 5364 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.95% 93.13% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 3886 4006
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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 -21 26 £56,250 +7.14% 3
Slough +17 12 £48,000 -23.20% 1
Bracknell +10 9 £48,000 +1.05%
Newbury +11 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Maidenhead -6 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 72 (48.65%) CISSP
2 66 (44.59%) Information Security
3 64 (43.24%) Security Cleared
4 62 (41.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (37.16%) SC Cleared
6 45 (30.41%) Security Architecture
6 45 (30.41%) CISM
6 45 (30.41%) Firewall
7 38 (25.68%) Juniper
8 30 (20.27%) Cisco
8 30 (20.27%) Network Security
9 29 (19.59%) Cyber Security
9 29 (19.59%) Windows
10 26 (17.57%) CheckPoint
10 26 (17.57%) CISA
10 26 (17.57%) SIEM
11 24 (16.22%) PCI DSS
12 22 (14.86%) TOGAF
13 21 (14.19%) Risk Management
14 20 (13.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 20 (13.51%) Linux
14 20 (13.51%) PCI QSA
15 19 (12.84%) Fortinet
15 19 (12.84%) ITIL
16 18 (12.16%) SABSA
17 17 (11.49%) Degree
17 17 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (11.49%) RMADS
17 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (10.81%) Blue Coat

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (30.41%) Firewall
2 30 (20.27%) Network Security
3 17 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (10.14%) NetScreen
4 15 (10.14%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
6 11 (7.43%) LAN
6 11 (7.43%) WAN
7 8 (5.41%) VPN
8 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.38%) Internet
9 5 (3.38%) MPLS
9 5 (3.38%) OSPF
9 5 (3.38%) BGP
10 4 (2.70%) Wireless
11 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.68%) FWSM
11 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.38%) Big Data
4 2 (1.35%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (9.46%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Banking
3 11 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.03%) Law
5 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.03%) Games
6 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.35%) JSP
3 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) RMADS
2 9 (6.08%) PKI
3 8 (5.41%) CESG
4 7 (4.73%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.03%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.35%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.35%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.35%) SCADA
9 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.35%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.59%) Windows
2 20 (13.51%) Linux
3 7 (4.73%) UNIX
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.35%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.59%) Information Security
2 45 (30.41%) Security Architecture
3 29 (19.59%) Cyber Security
4 26 (17.57%) SIEM
5 22 (14.86%) TOGAF
6 21 (14.19%) Risk Management
7 19 (12.84%) ITIL
8 18 (12.16%) SABSA
9 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (10.81%) Information Assurance
11 15 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (10.14%) PRINCE2
12 12 (8.11%) Project Management
12 12 (8.11%) Network Design
13 11 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (6.76%) Security Management
14 10 (6.76%) Data Protection
15 9 (6.08%) Information Security Management
16 8 (5.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.73%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.35%) Java
3 2 (1.35%) Python
3 2 (1.35%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (48.65%) CISSP
2 64 (43.24%) Security Cleared
3 55 (37.16%) SC Cleared
4 45 (30.41%) CISM
5 26 (17.57%) CISA
6 20 (13.51%) PCI QSA
7 17 (11.49%) Degree
8 15 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (9.46%) CCSE
10 13 (8.78%) CCIE
11 11 (7.43%) JNCIS
12 10 (6.76%) DV Cleared
12 10 (6.76%) CRISC
13 8 (5.41%) MCSE
13 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (3.38%) MCDBA
15 4 (2.70%) GIAC
16 3 (2.03%) CEH
16 3 (2.03%) CCNP
17 2 (1.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (41.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (16.22%) PCI DSS
3 20 (13.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (9.46%) COBIT
5 5 (3.38%) BS25999
6 2 (1.35%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.35%) GPG13
6 2 (1.35%) BS7799
7 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Nessus
1 1 (0.68%) Nmap
1 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (25.68%) Juniper
2 30 (20.27%) Cisco
3 26 (17.57%) CheckPoint
4 19 (12.84%) Fortinet
5 16 (10.81%) Blue Coat
6 14 (9.46%) IronPort
7 13 (8.78%) Tufin
8 10 (6.76%) F5
9 9 (6.08%) Websense
10 7 (4.73%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.70%) Huawei
11 4 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (2.03%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.03%) McAfee
12 3 (2.03%) Splunk
12 3 (2.03%) ArcSight
13 2 (1.35%) LogRhythm
14 1 (0.68%) Symantec
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