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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 129 148 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 88 72 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.32% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.42% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 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 £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -4.54%
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -21 36 £60,000 +9.09%
Slough +14 11 £49,000 -21.60% 1
Bracknell +14 8 £48,000 +1.05%
Newbury +2 1 - -
Maidenhead -1 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 65 (43.92%) Information Security
2 57 (38.51%) CISSP
3 52 (35.14%) Firewall
4 49 (33.11%) Juniper
5 47 (31.76%) Security Cleared
6 45 (30.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (27.70%) CheckPoint
8 38 (25.68%) Security Architecture
8 38 (25.68%) SC Cleared
9 36 (24.32%) Cisco
9 36 (24.32%) CISM
10 29 (19.59%) Network Security
11 27 (18.24%) Fortinet
12 26 (17.57%) Cyber Security
13 25 (16.89%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (16.89%) Blue Coat
13 25 (16.89%) Windows
14 23 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (14.86%) NetScreen
15 22 (14.86%) Cisco PIX
16 21 (14.19%) IronPort
16 21 (14.19%) Cisco ISE
16 21 (14.19%) CISA
17 19 (12.84%) Tufin
18 18 (12.16%) RMADS
18 18 (12.16%) PCI DSS
18 18 (12.16%) Degree
18 18 (12.16%) CCSE
18 18 (12.16%) CCIE

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (3.38%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.14%) Firewall
2 29 (19.59%) Network Security
3 25 (16.89%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (14.86%) NetScreen
4 22 (14.86%) Cisco PIX
5 21 (14.19%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (5.41%) LAN
6 8 (5.41%) WAN
6 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.38%) Wireless
7 5 (3.38%) Internet
7 5 (3.38%) MPLS
7 5 (3.38%) OSPF
7 5 (3.38%) BGP
7 5 (3.38%) VPN
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.35%) Junos
9 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
General
1 11 (7.43%) Telecoms
1 11 (7.43%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Marketing
3 5 (3.38%) Retail
4 3 (2.03%) Law
5 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) JSP
1 2 (1.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) RMADS
2 11 (7.43%) PKI
3 6 (4.05%) Freedom of Information
3 6 (4.05%) CESG
4 5 (3.38%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.35%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.35%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.35%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) SCADA
8 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.89%) Windows
2 14 (9.46%) Linux
3 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.38%) UNIX
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.35%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (43.92%) Information Security
2 38 (25.68%) Security Architecture
3 26 (17.57%) Cyber Security
4 23 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 16 (10.81%) Data Protection
5 16 (10.81%) SIEM
6 15 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (10.14%) Information Assurance
6 15 (10.14%) Network Design
7 14 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (9.46%) ITIL
8 10 (6.76%) TOGAF
9 9 (6.08%) SABSA
9 9 (6.08%) Security Management
9 9 (6.08%) Business Continuity
9 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (4.73%) Identity Management
11 7 (4.73%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.03%) Java
2 2 (1.35%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) C
2 2 (1.35%) Python
2 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (38.51%) CISSP
2 47 (31.76%) Security Cleared
3 38 (25.68%) SC Cleared
4 36 (24.32%) CISM
5 22 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (14.19%) CISA
7 18 (12.16%) Degree
7 18 (12.16%) CCSE
7 18 (12.16%) CCIE
8 16 (10.81%) PCI QSA
9 15 (10.14%) JNCIS
10 7 (4.73%) DV Cleared
11 6 (4.05%) CRISC
12 5 (3.38%) CCNP
13 3 (2.03%) CEH
13 3 (2.03%) GIAC
13 3 (2.03%) MCSE
13 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.35%) CCNA
14 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (30.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (12.16%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (6.76%) COBIT
5 7 (4.73%) BS25999
6 2 (1.35%) BS7799
6 2 (1.35%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.68%) Nmap
3 1 (0.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 49 (33.11%) Juniper
2 41 (27.70%) CheckPoint
3 36 (24.32%) Cisco
4 27 (18.24%) Fortinet
5 25 (16.89%) Blue Coat
6 21 (14.19%) IronPort
7 19 (12.84%) Tufin
8 16 (10.81%) F5
9 11 (7.43%) Websense
10 7 (4.73%) Sourcefire
11 6 (4.05%) McAfee
12 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (2.70%) Huawei
14 3 (2.03%) Splunk
14 3 (2.03%) ArcSight
15 2 (1.35%) MobileIron
16 1 (0.68%) LogRhythm
16 1 (0.68%) Symantec
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