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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 282 291 308
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 26 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 14
Average salary £58,750 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 44 (53.66%) Information Security
2 34 (41.46%) Cyber Security
3 31 (37.80%) Management Information System
3 31 (37.80%) CISSP
4 26 (31.71%) Finance
5 21 (25.61%) Cisco
6 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (20.73%) Juniper
7 17 (20.73%) CISM
7 17 (20.73%) CheckPoint
7 17 (20.73%) Degree
7 17 (20.73%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (19.51%) Network Security
8 16 (19.51%) Cisco ISE
8 16 (19.51%) Blue Coat
8 16 (19.51%) NetScreen
9 15 (18.29%) Service Delivery
9 15 (18.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (15.85%) Fortinet
11 12 (14.63%) CCSE
11 12 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (14.63%) Identity Management
11 12 (14.63%) CCNP
11 12 (14.63%) IronPort
11 12 (14.63%) Tufin
12 11 (13.41%) Marketing
12 11 (13.41%) 802.1X
12 11 (13.41%) Security Management
13 10 (12.20%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) Cisco PIX
1 17 (20.73%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (19.51%) Network Security
2 16 (19.51%) NetScreen
2 16 (19.51%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (8.54%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) SMS
4 2 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) DMZ
5 1 (1.22%) Internet
5 1 (1.22%) MPLS
5 1 (1.22%) OSPF
5 1 (1.22%) BGP
5 1 (1.22%) IPsec
5 1 (1.22%) VLAN
5 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Marketing
3 10 (12.20%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) German Language
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.80%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.98%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Java Card
5 1 (1.22%) RMADS
5 1 (1.22%) CESG
5 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.22%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.66%) Information Security
2 34 (41.46%) Cyber Security
3 15 (18.29%) Service Delivery
4 12 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (14.63%) Identity Management
5 11 (13.41%) Security Management
6 10 (12.20%) Security Architecture
7 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.88%) Information Assurance
11 4 (4.88%) Business Development
11 4 (4.88%) Data Management
11 4 (4.88%) TOGAF
11 4 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (4.88%) Security Testing
11 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.88%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) C
2 2 (2.44%) C++
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) ABAP
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) Tcl
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (37.80%) CISSP
2 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (20.73%) CISM
3 17 (20.73%) Degree
4 12 (14.63%) CCSE
4 12 (14.63%) CCNP
5 8 (9.76%) CISA
6 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.54%) CRISC
7 6 (7.32%) CCIE
7 6 (7.32%) JNCIS
7 6 (7.32%) JNCIP
8 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.10%) GIAC
9 2 (2.44%) CCNA
9 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.44%) CEH
10 1 (1.22%) CISMP
10 1 (1.22%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) COBIT
3 1 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) GxP
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.22%) Nmap
2 1 (1.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Cisco
2 17 (20.73%) Juniper
2 17 (20.73%) CheckPoint
3 16 (19.51%) Blue Coat
4 13 (15.85%) Fortinet
5 12 (14.63%) IronPort
5 12 (14.63%) Tufin
6 4 (4.88%) SAP
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle
8 2 (2.44%) CA
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.44%) Apple
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.44%) HP
8 2 (2.44%) Symantec
8 2 (2.44%) New Relic
8 2 (2.44%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.22%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.22%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.22%) Gemalto
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £550 - £65000 per annum + BONUS/BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Circa
Posted: 17 days ago