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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 112 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 18 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 0.11% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.12% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
Average salary £55,000 £62,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +34.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £62,000 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) CISSP
3 12 (46.15%) PCI DSS
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 11 (42.31%) Firewall
5 8 (30.77%) CCNP
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (30.77%) Network Security
5 8 (30.77%) PCI QSA
6 7 (26.92%) CISM
6 7 (26.92%) Sourcefire
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
8 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (19.23%) CISA
8 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
8 5 (19.23%) Games
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Retail
8 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
8 5 (19.23%) Business Development
8 5 (19.23%) SIEM
8 5 (19.23%) CRISC
8 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) Network Security
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (23.08%) VPN
5 4 (15.38%) MPLS
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) SSL
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
7 2 (7.69%) IKE
7 2 (7.69%) IPX
7 2 (7.69%) IPX/SPX
7 2 (7.69%) PPP
7 2 (7.69%) RIP
7 2 (7.69%) SNMP
7 2 (7.69%) POP3
7 2 (7.69%) SMTP
7 2 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
1 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 5 (19.23%) Business Development
3 5 (19.23%) SIEM
3 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security Management
5 3 (11.54%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) People Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNP
2 8 (30.77%) PCI QSA
3 7 (26.92%) CISM
4 5 (19.23%) CISA
4 5 (19.23%) CRISC
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 3 (11.54%) CCDP
6 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) CCSE
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (7.69%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Snort
1 2 (7.69%) Squid
2 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Sourcefire
3 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.69%) Websense
6 2 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) HP
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