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 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 283 290 296
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 20 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 19
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £46,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 42 (66.67%) Information Security
2 30 (47.62%) Cyber Security
3 28 (44.44%) CISSP
4 18 (28.57%) Degree
5 17 (26.98%) Management Information System
6 16 (25.40%) CISM
7 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (20.63%) Finance
8 13 (20.63%) Network Security
9 12 (19.05%) Cisco
10 11 (17.46%) Security Architecture
11 10 (15.87%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (15.87%) Identity Management
12 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (12.70%) Juniper
13 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
13 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
13 8 (12.70%) Firewall
13 8 (12.70%) Fortinet
14 7 (11.11%) Banking
14 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (11.11%) Security Management
14 7 (11.11%) CISA
14 7 (11.11%) Marketing
14 7 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
14 7 (11.11%) CRISC
15 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
15 6 (9.52%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Network Security
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (12.70%) Firewall
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (6.35%) NetScreen
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (3.17%) LDAP
5 2 (3.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) MPLS
6 1 (1.59%) OSPF
6 1 (1.59%) BGP
6 1 (1.59%) LAN
6 1 (1.59%) IPsec
6 1 (1.59%) VLAN
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
2 7 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) German Language
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) DTV
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.59%) RMADS
5 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Information Security
2 30 (47.62%) Cyber Security
3 11 (17.46%) Security Architecture
4 10 (15.87%) Identity Management
4 10 (15.87%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.11%) Security Management
6 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.35%) Information Assurance
9 4 (6.35%) Business Development
9 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) SIEM
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management
10 3 (4.76%) ITIL
10 3 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) ABAP
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) Tcl
2 1 (1.59%) Ruby
2 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.59%) C++
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) CISSP
2 18 (28.57%) Degree
3 16 (25.40%) CISM
4 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (11.11%) CISA
5 7 (11.11%) CRISC
6 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.52%) CCNP
7 5 (7.94%) GIAC
8 4 (6.35%) CCSE
8 4 (6.35%) CCNA
8 4 (6.35%) CCIE
8 4 (6.35%) JNCIS
8 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.17%) JNCIE
9 2 (3.17%) CEH
10 1 (1.59%) CISMP
10 1 (1.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) GxP
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.59%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Cisco
2 8 (12.70%) Juniper
2 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
2 8 (12.70%) Fortinet
3 5 (7.94%) IronPort
3 5 (7.94%) Blue Coat
4 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 4 (6.35%) Tufin
5 3 (4.76%) F5
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) McAfee
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) CA
6 2 (3.17%) New Relic
6 2 (3.17%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.59%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
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