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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 109 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 19 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.47% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 3
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £68,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -5.10%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
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
1956 1713 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.79% 96.34% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1543 1248
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 28 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 18 (52.94%) Information Security
4 13 (38.24%) CISSP
5 12 (35.29%) CISM
6 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
7 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
10 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
11 6 (17.65%) Windows
11 6 (17.65%) LAN
11 6 (17.65%) WAN
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco
12 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (11.76%) PKI
13 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
13 4 (11.76%) CISA
13 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
13 4 (11.76%) Finance
13 4 (11.76%) PRINCE
13 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
13 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
13 4 (11.76%) Threat Analysis
13 4 (11.76%) Presales
13 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
13 4 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 3 (8.82%) Wireless
2 3 (8.82%) Wireless Security
3 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 4 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (52.94%) Information Security
3 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 4 (11.76%) Presales
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
6 4 (11.76%) Threat Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 3 (8.82%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.88%) Information Assurance
9 1 (2.94%) Data Management
9 1 (2.94%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (2.94%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) CISSP
3 12 (35.29%) CISM
4 4 (11.76%) CISA
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (8.82%) HP ASE
5 3 (8.82%) HPE ATP
6 2 (5.88%) CLAS
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
2 3 (8.82%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Huawei
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
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