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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 46 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.38% 2.70% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.74% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 4
Average salary £53,750 £38,750 £71,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.70% -45.80%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Security Consultant
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
282 292 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.24% 98.65% 99.00%
Number of salaries quoted 262 246 180
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

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

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Security Consultant
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Cyber Security
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) CISMP
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) CEH
5 2 (28.57%) PCI QSA
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) OWASP
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) CESG
6 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (14.29%) Security Management
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) CISM
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) CRISC
6 1 (14.29%) Business Development
6 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Cyber Security
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) OWASP
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CISMP
4 2 (28.57%) PCI QSA
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CEH
5 1 (14.29%) CRISC
5 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS