The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
IT Security Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1892 1897 1919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.43% 94.24% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1637 1697
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the Birmingham region.

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

IT Security Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) OWASP
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) OSCP
3 5 (55.56%) OSCE
4 3 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) OWASP
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) OSCP
1 5 (55.56%) OSCE
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