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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 794 773 821
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 88 57 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.056% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.060% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 76 45 64
Average salary £42,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £85,000 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
South East +5 39 £37,500 -16.66% 1
London -9 32 £55,000 -35.29% 3
South West -4 5 £37,500 -42.30% 1
East of England - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -36 3 £35,250 -41.25%
North West -7 2 £50,000 +5.26%
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 64 (51.20%) Information Security
2 58 (46.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (41.60%) CISSP
4 47 (37.60%) Firewall
5 45 (36.00%) Windows
6 40 (32.00%) PCI DSS
7 35 (28.00%) SIEM
8 34 (27.20%) Linux
9 32 (25.60%) Finance
10 28 (22.40%) CISA
10 28 (22.40%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (20.80%) CISM
12 24 (19.20%) Management Information System
12 24 (19.20%) Degree
13 23 (18.40%) CheckPoint
14 21 (16.80%) Network Security
15 20 (16.00%) ITIL
16 18 (14.40%) Cisco
16 18 (14.40%) Internet
16 18 (14.40%) Risk Management
17 17 (13.60%) PRINCE2
17 17 (13.60%) SQL
17 17 (13.60%) COBIT
18 16 (12.80%) PCI QSA
18 16 (12.80%) Kalman Filter
18 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
18 16 (12.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 15 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
20 13 (10.40%) AIX
20 13 (10.40%) LAN

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.40%) IIS
3 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.80%) Apache
4 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Office
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 47 (37.60%) Firewall
2 21 (16.80%) Network Security
3 18 (14.40%) Internet
4 13 (10.40%) LAN
4 13 (10.40%) WAN
5 11 (8.80%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.80%) VPN
6 4 (3.20%) DNS
7 3 (2.40%) OSPF
7 3 (2.40%) BGP
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.80%) VLAN
9 1 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.80%) Wireless
9 1 (0.80%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.80%) IGRP
9 1 (0.80%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
General
1 32 (25.60%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) Law
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) .NET
1 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.20%) PKI
3 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.80%) SCADA
3 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.80%) RMADS
3 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.00%) Windows
2 34 (27.20%) Linux
3 13 (10.40%) AIX
4 8 (6.40%) UNIX
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.20%) Information Security
2 35 (28.00%) SIEM
3 28 (22.40%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (16.00%) ITIL
5 18 (14.40%) Risk Management
6 17 (13.60%) PRINCE2
7 16 (12.80%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.60%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (8.80%) Security Management
11 9 (7.20%) System Testing
12 7 (5.60%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.00%) OWASP
13 5 (4.00%) Security Architecture
14 4 (3.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 4 (3.20%) Service Delivery
14 4 (3.20%) Identity Management
15 3 (2.40%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.60%) SQL
2 1 (0.80%) Python
2 1 (0.80%) C++
2 1 (0.80%) Java
2 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (41.60%) CISSP
2 28 (22.40%) CISA
3 26 (20.80%) CISM
4 24 (19.20%) Degree
5 16 (12.80%) PCI QSA
6 8 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.00%) CEH
8 5 (4.00%) CCNA
9 4 (3.20%) SSCP
9 4 (3.20%) GIAC
9 4 (3.20%) CRISC
10 3 (2.40%) CCNP
11 2 (1.60%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.60%) CCSE
11 2 (1.60%) GSEC
11 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.80%) GCIH
12 1 (0.80%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (46.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (32.00%) PCI DSS
3 17 (13.60%) COBIT
4 16 (12.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.80%) QA
5 1 (0.80%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.40%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.80%) Samba
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.80%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Cryoserver
2 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.80%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.80%) Nessus
2 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) CheckPoint
2 18 (14.40%) Cisco
3 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.80%) Oracle
5 10 (8.00%) McAfee
6 9 (7.20%) Apple
6 9 (7.20%) VMware
7 6 (4.80%) Websense
7 6 (4.80%) LogRhythm
8 5 (4.00%) Dell
9 4 (3.20%) IBM
9 4 (3.20%) Tripwire
9 4 (3.20%) Proofpoint
9 4 (3.20%) Trustwave
10 3 (2.40%) F5
10 3 (2.40%) ScanSafe
10 3 (2.40%) Stonesoft
10 3 (2.40%) PortSys
10 3 (2.40%) IronPort
10 3 (2.40%) MobileIron
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Church International
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago