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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 119 102 114
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 10 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 0.89% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.94% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 4
Average salary £53,750 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £52,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
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
1775 1813 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.26% 94.72% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1602 1366
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 28 May 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (33.33%) OWASP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) Network Security
4 5 (27.78%) CCSE
4 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
4 5 (27.78%) CISSP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 4 (22.22%) CISA
5 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) CRISC
5 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) OSCP
6 3 (16.67%) OSCE
6 3 (16.67%) FWSM
6 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
6 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) FWSM
3 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 3 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Ajax
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) OpenID
2 1 (5.56%) OAuth
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) OWASP
3 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (16.67%) SIEM
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCSE
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) CISA
2 4 (22.22%) CRISC
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) OSCP
3 3 (16.67%) OSCE
3 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
3 3 (16.67%) CEH
3 3 (16.67%) JNCIP
3 3 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) CCSA
5 1 (5.56%) ISACA
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) GIAC
5 1 (5.56%) GCFA
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
1 5 (27.78%) Juniper
1 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago