The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 300 305 311
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.029% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.031% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -7.76%
IT Security Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9518 9663 9844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.30% 92.74% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8146 8184 8808
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in the City of London

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the City of London

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (25.00%) Qualys
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) Symantec
3 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 3 (18.75%) Law
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) HTML

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Security
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) OWASP
6 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CISMP
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
2 4 (25.00%) Qualys
2 4 (25.00%) Symantec
2 4 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Trustwave
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) IronPort