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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 118 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 16 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.49% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.52% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Security Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2081 1925 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.40% 94.64% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1466 1449
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 14 £45,000 -14.28%
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (47.83%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
3 8 (34.78%) CISSP
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) CCSE
5 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (21.74%) CEH
6 5 (21.74%) Legal
6 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
6 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
6 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 4 (17.39%) SSCP
7 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (17.39%) CCNP
8 3 (13.04%) CCIE
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) MS Office
8 3 (13.04%) OSPF

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) Network Security
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (13.04%) tcpdump
4 3 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) OSPF
4 3 (13.04%) BGP
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 5 (21.74%) Legal
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
4 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
4 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) IT Governance
5 3 (13.04%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Network Management
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) CRAMM
7 1 (4.35%) OWASP
7 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CISSP
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCSE
3 5 (21.74%) CEH
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (17.39%) SSCP
5 3 (13.04%) CCIE
6 2 (8.70%) CCDP
6 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) CISM
6 2 (8.70%) CCSA
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.35%) CHFI
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.35%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
1 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.70%) F5
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Intel
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.35%) Brocade