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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 267 317 322
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 50 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 23 16
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £79,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
10451 11344 11110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.82% 93.11% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9105 9745 10127
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014, 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 (47.73%) Information Security
2 37 (42.05%) CISSP
3 23 (26.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (21.59%) Cyber Security
5 18 (20.45%) Cisco
6 17 (19.32%) Finance
7 16 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 16 (18.18%) Degree
8 15 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (15.91%) CCIE
10 13 (14.77%) SAML
10 13 (14.77%) CISM
10 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
11 12 (13.64%) Network Security
11 12 (13.64%) Firewall
11 12 (13.64%) Java
11 12 (13.64%) C
11 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
12 11 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (12.50%) SIEM
12 11 (12.50%) Business Development
12 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
13 10 (11.36%) PCI DSS
13 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
13 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
13 10 (11.36%) Project Management
14 9 (10.23%) Security Management
15 8 (9.09%) C#
15 8 (9.09%) C++
15 8 (9.09%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (2.27%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) Firewall
1 12 (13.64%) Network Security
2 5 (5.68%) Internet
3 4 (4.55%) OSPF
3 4 (4.55%) BGP
3 4 (4.55%) VPN
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (3.41%) WAN
4 3 (3.41%) MPLS
4 3 (3.41%) IPsec
5 2 (2.27%) LAN
5 2 (2.27%) VoIP
5 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.14%) ISDN
6 1 (1.14%) DNS
6 1 (1.14%) SSL
6 1 (1.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
1 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
1 7 (7.95%) Bugzilla
1 7 (7.95%) CruiseControl
1 7 (7.95%) JIRA
1 7 (7.95%) Hudson
1 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Law
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.27%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.14%) Local Government
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) SAML
2 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) WSDL
3 2 (2.27%) Middleware
3 2 (2.27%) OAuth
3 2 (2.27%) OpenID
3 2 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) SCADA
5 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.27%) CESG
6 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.14%) Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.14%) Blog
7 1 (1.14%) RMADS
7 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) UNIX
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) Information Security
2 19 (21.59%) Cyber Security
3 16 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 11 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (12.50%) Business Development
4 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 11 (12.50%) SIEM
5 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 10 (11.36%) Project Management
6 9 (10.23%) Security Management
7 8 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 8 (9.09%) Time Management
8 7 (7.95%) OWASP
9 6 (6.82%) ISMS
9 6 (6.82%) Information Security Management
9 6 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (5.68%) SAP Security
10 5 (5.68%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.55%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) Java
1 12 (13.64%) C
2 8 (9.09%) C#
2 8 (9.09%) C++
2 8 (9.09%) PHP
3 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.27%) SQL
5 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) CISSP
2 16 (18.18%) Degree
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (15.91%) CCIE
5 13 (14.77%) CISM
6 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.95%) CISA
8 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.68%) GIAC
10 4 (4.55%) CCNP
11 3 (3.41%) CRISC
11 3 (3.41%) CCDP
12 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.27%) CCNA
12 2 (2.27%) CCSP
12 2 (2.27%) CCSA
12 2 (2.27%) GCIH
12 2 (2.27%) GCFA
12 2 (2.27%) CEH
13 1 (1.14%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.55%) QA
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) COBIT
4 1 (1.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Cisco
2 7 (7.95%) VMware
3 5 (5.68%) SAP
3 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
4 4 (4.55%) McAfee
4 4 (4.55%) F5
4 4 (4.55%) Juniper
4 4 (4.55%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.41%) Splunk
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.27%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) Symantec
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle
6 2 (2.27%) Qualys
7 1 (1.14%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.14%) Aruba
7 1 (1.14%) Brocade
7 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
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