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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 283 320 295
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 43 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 19
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 £55,000 £52,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,400 £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
10296 11095 11113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.67% 93.04% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9016 9532 10096
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 £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 35 (44.87%) CISSP
2 33 (42.31%) Information Security
3 19 (24.36%) Cisco
4 17 (21.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (19.23%) Finance
5 15 (19.23%) Cyber Security
6 14 (17.95%) CCIE
6 14 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 13 (16.67%) Network Security
8 12 (15.38%) CISM
8 12 (15.38%) Firewall
8 12 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 12 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (15.38%) Business Development
8 12 (15.38%) Degree
9 11 (14.10%) C
9 11 (14.10%) Security Architecture
10 10 (12.82%) SAML
10 10 (12.82%) Project Management
10 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
10 10 (12.82%) Time Management
10 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
11 9 (11.54%) Java
12 8 (10.26%) C#
12 8 (10.26%) C++
12 8 (10.26%) PHP
12 8 (10.26%) Security Management
12 8 (10.26%) Security Testing
12 8 (10.26%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (2.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) Network Security
2 12 (15.38%) Firewall
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.41%) OSPF
3 5 (6.41%) BGP
3 5 (6.41%) VPN
4 4 (5.13%) IPsec
4 4 (5.13%) WAN
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (3.85%) MPLS
6 2 (2.56%) LAN
6 2 (2.56%) VoIP
6 2 (2.56%) Internet
6 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.28%) ISDN
7 1 (1.28%) DHCP
7 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
1 7 (8.97%) Hudson
1 7 (8.97%) Bugzilla
1 7 (8.97%) CruiseControl
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
1 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
1 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.56%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) SAML
2 2 (2.56%) WSDL
2 2 (2.56%) Middleware
2 2 (2.56%) REST
2 2 (2.56%) OAuth
2 2 (2.56%) OpenID
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) SCADA
3 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.56%) CESG
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) RMADS
5 1 (1.28%) Blog
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Information Security
2 15 (19.23%) Cyber Security
3 12 (15.38%) Business Development
3 12 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 11 (14.10%) Security Architecture
5 10 (12.82%) Time Management
5 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
5 10 (12.82%) Project Management
6 8 (10.26%) Security Management
6 8 (10.26%) Security Testing
7 7 (8.97%) OWASP
8 6 (7.69%) SIEM
8 6 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (6.41%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (5.13%) Information Security Management
10 4 (5.13%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (5.13%) ISMS
11 3 (3.85%) SAP Security
11 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) C
2 9 (11.54%) Java
3 8 (10.26%) PHP
3 8 (10.26%) C#
3 8 (10.26%) C++
4 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.56%) SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) CISSP
2 14 (17.95%) CCIE
2 14 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.38%) Degree
3 12 (15.38%) CISM
4 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.97%) CISA
5 4 (5.13%) GIAC
6 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) CRISC
6 3 (3.85%) CCNP
6 3 (3.85%) CCDP
7 2 (2.56%) CCSA
7 2 (2.56%) GCIH
7 2 (2.56%) GCFA
7 2 (2.56%) CCSP
7 2 (2.56%) CCNA
7 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.13%) QA
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Cisco
2 7 (8.97%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.41%) McAfee
3 5 (6.41%) Blue Coat
4 4 (5.13%) Juniper
4 4 (5.13%) F5
4 4 (5.13%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.85%) Qualys
5 3 (3.85%) Splunk
5 3 (3.85%) Symantec
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) SAP
6 2 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.28%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.28%) Aruba
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.28%) Brocade
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