The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 810 817 805
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 56 47 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.046% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.049% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 54
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £75,000 £66,800
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
IT Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region.

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in England

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in England

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 23 £56,500 -20.70% 2
South East +21 18 £56,250 +23.62% 2
North West +7 14 £57,500 +23.65%
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 96 (60.76%) Information Security
2 67 (42.41%) CISSP
3 62 (39.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (38.61%) Windows
5 56 (35.44%) Linux
6 47 (29.75%) Firewall
6 47 (29.75%) Finance
7 46 (29.11%) PCI DSS
8 42 (26.58%) Penetration Testing
9 40 (25.32%) SIEM
10 30 (18.99%) CheckPoint
11 29 (18.35%) CISM
12 27 (17.09%) Security Architecture
12 27 (17.09%) SQL
13 24 (15.19%) CISA
13 24 (15.19%) Degree
14 21 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (12.66%) Risk Assessment
16 19 (12.03%) Management Information System
17 18 (11.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 18 (11.39%) ITIL
17 18 (11.39%) Juniper
18 15 (9.49%) Cisco
18 15 (9.49%) PRINCE2
18 15 (9.49%) OSCP
18 15 (9.49%) OSCE
18 15 (9.49%) Banking
19 14 (8.86%) E-Commerce
19 14 (8.86%) Security Management
19 14 (8.86%) F5

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.90%) IIS
1 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (29.75%) Firewall
2 13 (8.23%) Network Security
3 11 (6.96%) Internet
4 10 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.70%) DNS
6 8 (5.06%) LAN
6 8 (5.06%) WAN
7 7 (4.43%) VPN
8 5 (3.16%) DHCP
9 3 (1.90%) HTTP
9 3 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
1 9 (5.70%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.90%) Big Data
4 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
General
1 47 (29.75%) Finance
2 15 (9.49%) Banking
3 11 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.06%) Retail
4 8 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.43%) Games
6 4 (2.53%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) JSP
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.53%) PKI
4 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.63%) SCADA
5 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.63%) CESG
5 1 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.61%) Windows
2 56 (35.44%) Linux
3 12 (7.59%) AIX
4 7 (4.43%) UNIX
5 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.76%) Information Security
2 42 (26.58%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (25.32%) SIEM
4 27 (17.09%) Security Architecture
5 21 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.66%) Risk Assessment
7 18 (11.39%) ITIL
8 15 (9.49%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.86%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.86%) Security Management
10 13 (8.23%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (7.59%) Risk Management
12 11 (6.96%) OWASP
12 11 (6.96%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.70%) Identity Management
14 9 (5.70%) System Testing
15 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Architecture
15 7 (4.43%) TOGAF
15 7 (4.43%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.09%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.27%) C++
2 2 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (42.41%) CISSP
2 29 (18.35%) CISM
3 24 (15.19%) Degree
3 24 (15.19%) CISA
4 15 (9.49%) OSCP
4 15 (9.49%) OSCE
5 12 (7.59%) PCI QSA
6 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.43%) CRISC
8 7 (4.43%) CEH
9 5 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.53%) CCNA
10 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.53%) GIAC
11 3 (1.90%) MCSE
11 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.27%) MCDBA
12 2 (1.27%) Postgraduate
12 2 (1.27%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (39.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (29.11%) PCI DSS
3 18 (11.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (6.33%) COBIT
5 3 (1.90%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.27%) GPG13
7 1 (0.63%) QA
7 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Samba
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.63%) Snort
2 1 (0.63%) Nmap
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.63%) Nessus
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (18.99%) CheckPoint
2 18 (11.39%) Juniper
3 15 (9.49%) Cisco
4 14 (8.86%) F5
5 12 (7.59%) Oracle
5 12 (7.59%) Blue Coat
6 10 (6.33%) Fortinet
7 9 (5.70%) Apple
7 9 (5.70%) Websense
7 9 (5.70%) McAfee
8 6 (3.80%) Symantec
8 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.80%) Dell
9 4 (2.53%) Qualys
9 4 (2.53%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.90%) Trustwave
11 2 (1.27%) Sophos
11 2 (1.27%) VMware
12 1 (0.63%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.63%) Novell
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Posted: 3 days ago
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