The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 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
Security Consultant
Rank 260 278 291
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 48 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 20
Average salary £62,500 £53,750 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £69,700 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Security Consultant across the City of London region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the City of London

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 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 35 (35.35%) CISSP
2 34 (34.34%) Cisco
3 32 (32.32%) Information Security
4 31 (31.31%) Finance
5 29 (29.29%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (24.24%) Management Information System
7 23 (23.23%) Cyber Security
8 21 (21.21%) Blue Coat
8 21 (21.21%) Juniper
9 20 (20.20%) CheckPoint
10 19 (19.19%) CCIE
10 19 (19.19%) Network Security
10 19 (19.19%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (16.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (15.15%) Service Delivery
13 15 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (14.14%) Firewall
14 14 (14.14%) NetScreen
14 14 (14.14%) Cisco ISE
15 13 (13.13%) Fortinet
15 13 (13.13%) CCNP
16 12 (12.12%) Security Management
16 12 (12.12%) Security Architecture
17 11 (11.11%) Business Development
17 11 (11.11%) IronPort
17 11 (11.11%) CISM
17 11 (11.11%) CCSE
18 10 (10.10%) Project Management
18 10 (10.10%) Java

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 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 (2.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) Network Security
1 19 (19.19%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
3 14 (14.14%) Firewall
3 14 (14.14%) NetScreen
3 14 (14.14%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (5.05%) OSPF
4 5 (5.05%) BGP
4 5 (5.05%) VPN
4 5 (5.05%) WAN
5 4 (4.04%) LAN
5 4 (4.04%) SMS
5 4 (4.04%) IPsec
6 3 (3.03%) Wireless
6 3 (3.03%) MPLS
6 3 (3.03%) DNS
7 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.02%) VoIP
7 2 (2.02%) DHCP
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Hudson
1 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
1 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
1 3 (3.03%) CruiseControl
1 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (31.31%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.05%) Law
4 5 (5.05%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.01%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) SAML
2 3 (3.03%) REST
2 3 (3.03%) OAuth
2 3 (3.03%) Middleware
3 2 (2.02%) WSDL
3 2 (2.02%) OpenID
4 1 (1.01%) Ajax
4 1 (1.01%) SOAP
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.03%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.02%) PKI
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.01%) CCTV
5 1 (1.01%) Blog
5 1 (1.01%) SCADA
5 1 (1.01%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) Java Card
5 1 (1.01%) RMADS
5 1 (1.01%) CESG
5 1 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.01%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) UNIX
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Information Security
2 23 (23.23%) Cyber Security
3 15 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 15 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (12.12%) Security Management
4 12 (12.12%) Security Architecture
5 11 (11.11%) Business Development
6 10 (10.10%) Project Management
6 10 (10.10%) Time Management
6 10 (10.10%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.08%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.05%) Information Assurance
11 5 (5.05%) Security Testing
11 5 (5.05%) Change Management
12 4 (4.04%) Network Design
12 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.04%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.10%) Java
2 7 (7.07%) C
3 5 (5.05%) C++
4 4 (4.04%) C#
4 4 (4.04%) PHP
4 4 (4.04%) SQL
5 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.01%) Python
6 1 (1.01%) Perl
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (35.35%) CISSP
2 29 (29.29%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (19.19%) CCIE
4 13 (13.13%) CCNP
5 11 (11.11%) CISM
5 11 (11.11%) CCSE
6 8 (8.08%) Degree
7 5 (5.05%) JNCIS
7 5 (5.05%) JNCIP
7 5 (5.05%) CISA
8 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.03%) GIAC
9 3 (3.03%) CCDP
10 2 (2.02%) CCNA
10 2 (2.02%) CCSP
10 2 (2.02%) CCSA
10 2 (2.02%) GCIH
10 2 (2.02%) GCFA
10 2 (2.02%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.05%) QA
3 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) Nmap
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Cisco
2 21 (21.21%) Blue Coat
2 21 (21.21%) Juniper
3 20 (20.20%) CheckPoint
4 13 (13.13%) Fortinet
5 11 (11.11%) IronPort
6 10 (10.10%) Tufin
7 5 (5.05%) F5
7 5 (5.05%) Qualys
7 5 (5.05%) McAfee
7 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.04%) Symantec
8 4 (4.04%) Apple
9 3 (3.03%) ArcSight
9 3 (3.03%) VMware
10 2 (2.02%) HP
10 2 (2.02%) Splunk
11 1 (1.01%) Aruba
11 1 (1.01%) Gemalto
11 1 (1.01%) Trustwave
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7,200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £77,200 per annum (£70k basic + £7,200 TA) + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago