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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 254 295 314
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 56 43 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 18
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £75,600 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
9848 11625 11140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.90% 92.57% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9773 9771
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,521
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 36 (41.38%) Information Security
2 31 (35.63%) Cyber Security
3 30 (34.48%) Finance
4 26 (29.89%) CISSP
5 24 (27.59%) Cisco
5 24 (27.59%) Management Information System
6 21 (24.14%) CheckPoint
7 20 (22.99%) Juniper
7 20 (22.99%) Blue Coat
7 20 (22.99%) Network Security
8 18 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (19.54%) Cisco PIX
10 16 (18.39%) Service Delivery
11 15 (17.24%) NetScreen
11 15 (17.24%) Fortinet
11 15 (17.24%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (16.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (16.09%) CISM
13 13 (14.94%) Security Management
14 12 (13.79%) CCSE
14 12 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (13.79%) CCNP
14 12 (13.79%) IronPort
15 11 (12.64%) Degree
15 11 (12.64%) Tufin
15 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
16 10 (11.49%) Marketing
17 9 (10.34%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.15%) Apache
1 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.99%) Network Security
2 18 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (19.54%) Cisco PIX
4 15 (17.24%) Cisco ISE
4 15 (17.24%) NetScreen
5 9 (10.34%) Firewall
6 4 (4.60%) DNS
6 4 (4.60%) SMS
6 4 (4.60%) WAN
7 3 (3.45%) LAN
7 3 (3.45%) Wireless
7 3 (3.45%) OSPF
7 3 (3.45%) BGP
7 3 (3.45%) VPN
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.30%) IPsec
8 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.30%) DHCP
9 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Marketing
3 8 (9.20%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Law
4 3 (3.45%) German Language
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) HTML
1 1 (1.15%) SOAP
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
1 1 (1.15%) SAML
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
1 1 (1.15%) Ajax
1 1 (1.15%) OAuth
1 1 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) CCTV
4 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Java Card
4 1 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
1 6 (6.90%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.38%) Information Security
2 31 (35.63%) Cyber Security
3 16 (18.39%) Service Delivery
4 13 (14.94%) Security Management
5 12 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.34%) Business Development
8 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.05%) Identity Management
9 7 (8.05%) Time Management
9 7 (8.05%) Security Architecture
9 7 (8.05%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.75%) Change Management
11 4 (4.60%) DRM
11 4 (4.60%) Data Management
11 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.60%) Information Assurance
11 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) Java
2 3 (3.45%) SQL
3 2 (2.30%) Perl
3 2 (2.30%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) Tcl
4 1 (1.15%) Ruby
4 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) C++
4 1 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) CISSP
2 18 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (16.09%) CISM
4 12 (13.79%) CCNP
4 12 (13.79%) CCSE
5 11 (12.64%) Degree
6 7 (8.05%) CCIE
6 7 (8.05%) CISA
7 6 (6.90%) JNCIP
8 5 (5.75%) JNCIS
8 5 (5.75%) GIAC
9 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.60%) CRISC
10 2 (2.30%) CISMP
10 2 (2.30%) GCIH
10 2 (2.30%) GCFA
11 1 (1.15%) CCDP
11 1 (1.15%) CEH
11 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) GxP
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) NFS
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.15%) SELinux
2 1 (1.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Cisco
2 21 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 20 (22.99%) Juniper
3 20 (22.99%) Blue Coat
4 15 (17.24%) Fortinet
5 12 (13.79%) IronPort
6 11 (12.64%) Tufin
7 6 (6.90%) Symantec
8 5 (5.75%) McAfee
8 5 (5.75%) Qualys
9 4 (4.60%) Apple
10 3 (3.45%) F5
10 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.45%) HP
11 2 (2.30%) Oracle
12 1 (1.15%) SAP
12 1 (1.15%) IBM
12 1 (1.15%) Citrix
12 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.15%) ProCurve
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