The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 93 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 53 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.15% 0.60% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 0.61% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 53 9 5
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,700 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £53,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
2341 1791 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.05% 97.39% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1461 1515
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 63 (94.03%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (65.67%) SC Cleared
2 44 (65.67%) Security Cleared
3 36 (53.73%) Information Security
4 32 (47.76%) Security Architecture
5 26 (38.81%) Data Protection
5 26 (38.81%) Identity Management
5 26 (38.81%) Fraud Detection
6 22 (32.84%) PKI
6 22 (32.84%) Security Operations
6 22 (32.84%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (32.84%) Threat Analysis
7 21 (31.34%) Finance
8 20 (29.85%) CISSP
9 17 (25.37%) CISM
10 13 (19.40%) CISA
11 7 (10.45%) ITIL
11 7 (10.45%) Windows
11 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (8.96%) ArcSight
12 6 (8.96%) SIEM
13 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (5.97%) Malware Analysis
13 4 (5.97%) Cyber Attack
13 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
13 4 (5.97%) COBIT
13 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
13 4 (5.97%) LAN
13 4 (5.97%) WAN
13 4 (5.97%) Cisco

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (1.49%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) LAN
1 4 (5.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) PKI
1 22 (32.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.49%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (94.03%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (53.73%) Information Security
3 32 (47.76%) Security Architecture
4 26 (38.81%) Data Protection
4 26 (38.81%) Fraud Detection
4 26 (38.81%) Identity Management
5 22 (32.84%) Security Operations
5 22 (32.84%) Threat Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL
7 6 (8.96%) SIEM
8 4 (5.97%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.48%) Business Development
10 2 (2.99%) Presales
11 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.49%) Information Assurance
11 1 (1.49%) SABSA
11 1 (1.49%) TOGAF
11 1 (1.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (65.67%) SC Cleared
1 44 (65.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) CISSP
3 17 (25.37%) CISM
4 13 (19.40%) CISA
5 2 (2.99%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CISMP
6 1 (1.49%) CLAS
6 1 (1.49%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.97%) COBIT
2 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) ArcSight
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago