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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 126 124 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.14% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.15% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 19
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
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
2187 2013 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.23% 93.67% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1818 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 12 (46.15%) Business Development
3 11 (42.31%) Cyber Security
4 6 (23.08%) Advertising
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (11.54%) Juniper
7 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
7 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
8 2 (7.69%) GPG13
8 2 (7.69%) Squid
8 2 (7.69%) Snort
8 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.69%) Websense
8 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (7.69%) CCIE
8 2 (7.69%) CCNP
8 2 (7.69%) CCNA
8 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.85%) VPN
9 1 (3.85%) LAN
9 1 (3.85%) WAN
9 1 (3.85%) CISSP
9 1 (3.85%) DWDM
9 1 (3.85%) MPLS

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) DWDM
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 6 (23.08%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 12 (46.15%) Business Development
3 11 (42.31%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.85%) ISMS
4 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCIE
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) GPG13
2 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Snort
1 2 (7.69%) Squid
2 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Juniper
2 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
2 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
3 2 (7.69%) Websense
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) F5