The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 129 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 11 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.60% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.62% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Average salary £52,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Security Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1798 1761 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.67% 96.33% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1399 1371
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Bristol region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Bristol

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 20 (86.96%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) CISSP
3 13 (56.52%) Risk Management
3 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (56.52%) Cyber Security
4 12 (52.17%) Information Assurance
5 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 11 (47.83%) CISM
6 10 (43.48%) CISA
6 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
8 8 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity
9 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (26.09%) Internet of Things
10 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (26.09%) BYOD
10 6 (26.09%) OWASP
10 6 (26.09%) Benchmarking
10 6 (26.09%) Internet
10 6 (26.09%) COBIT
10 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
10 6 (26.09%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (21.74%) PCI QSA
11 5 (21.74%) CESG
12 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (17.39%) BCP
12 4 (17.39%) Service Management
12 4 (17.39%) ITSM

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (26.09%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) FWSM
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Military
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Internet of Things
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) BYOD
1 6 (26.09%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (21.74%) CESG
3 2 (8.70%) RMADS
3 2 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) Risk Management
2 13 (56.52%) Cyber Security
3 12 (52.17%) Information Assurance
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 8 (34.78%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (30.43%) Business Continuity
6 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (26.09%) OWASP
7 6 (26.09%) Benchmarking
7 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
8 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (17.39%) BCP
8 4 (17.39%) Service Management
8 4 (17.39%) ITSM
8 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
10 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.70%) Project Management
10 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CISSP
2 11 (47.83%) CISM
3 10 (43.48%) CISA
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) PCI QSA
5 4 (17.39%) CRISC
6 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) CCNP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CCSE
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
3 6 (26.09%) COBIT
4 2 (8.70%) BS7799
5 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) F5
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
2 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
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