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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 95 123 131
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 29 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 0.45% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.48% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 2
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
1841 2081 2035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.36% 94.12% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1764 1822
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 22 (59.46%) Information Security
2 19 (51.35%) Data Centre
3 15 (40.54%) CISSP
4 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
4 13 (35.14%) Cisco
4 13 (35.14%) Network Security
5 12 (32.43%) LAN
5 12 (32.43%) WAN
5 12 (32.43%) Wireless
6 11 (29.73%) Wireless Security
6 11 (29.73%) Huawei
6 11 (29.73%) HP
6 11 (29.73%) Cyber Security
6 11 (29.73%) HP ASE
7 10 (27.03%) Security Architecture
8 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
9 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
9 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
9 8 (21.62%) CISM
9 8 (21.62%) ITIL
9 8 (21.62%) OWASP
10 7 (18.92%) OSCP
10 7 (18.92%) OSCE
10 7 (18.92%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) Linux
10 7 (18.92%) PRINCE
10 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2 Certification

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 13 (35.14%) Network Security
2 12 (32.43%) Wireless
2 12 (32.43%) LAN
2 12 (32.43%) WAN
3 11 (29.73%) Wireless Security
4 4 (10.81%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) FWSM
6 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Information Security
2 11 (29.73%) Cyber Security
3 10 (27.03%) Security Architecture
4 8 (21.62%) OWASP
4 8 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) PRINCE
5 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (8.11%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.41%) Security Management
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) CISSP
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (29.73%) HP ASE
4 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 8 (21.62%) CISM
4 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (18.92%) OSCP
5 7 (18.92%) OSCE
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) CEH
7 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) SSCP
7 1 (2.70%) CISA
7 1 (2.70%) GIAC
7 1 (2.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Snort
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco
1 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
2 11 (29.73%) HP
2 11 (29.73%) Huawei
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.70%) F5
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