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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 805 800 802
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 79 88 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.082% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.087% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 44
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,875 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +25 45 £52,500 -4.54% 2
North West +12 11 £50,000 - 1
South East -15 9 £56,250 +50.00%
West Midlands - 8 £57,500 -
South West -22 5 £46,000 +22.66% 4
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 88 (61.54%) CISSP
2 62 (43.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (37.76%) Degree
4 49 (34.27%) Information Security
5 46 (32.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 43 (30.07%) Security Architecture
7 41 (28.67%) PCI DSS
8 40 (27.97%) Windows
9 39 (27.27%) Finance
9 39 (27.27%) Data Centre
10 38 (26.57%) CISM
11 36 (25.17%) Firewall
12 34 (23.78%) Penetration Testing
13 30 (20.98%) IIS
13 30 (20.98%) Performance Management
13 30 (20.98%) Splunk
13 30 (20.98%) Portfolio Management
14 28 (19.58%) Project Management
15 25 (17.48%) Law
15 25 (17.48%) Network Security
16 24 (16.78%) ArcSight
17 23 (16.08%) Test Strategy
17 23 (16.08%) Cyber Security
18 22 (15.38%) SIEM
19 21 (14.69%) ITIL
20 20 (13.99%) Linux
20 20 (13.99%) Data Protection
21 17 (11.89%) Active Directory
21 17 (11.89%) Banking
22 16 (11.19%) Management Information System

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (20.98%) IIS
2 8 (5.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.17%) Firewall
2 25 (17.48%) Network Security
3 15 (10.49%) Internet
4 14 (9.79%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.29%) VPN
6 5 (3.50%) DNS
6 5 (3.50%) LAN
6 5 (3.50%) WAN
6 5 (3.50%) DHCP
7 3 (2.10%) Wireless
7 3 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.10%) SAN
7 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.40%) Big Data
2 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Metasploit
General
1 39 (27.27%) Finance
2 25 (17.48%) Law
3 17 (11.89%) Banking
4 7 (4.90%) Retail
5 6 (4.20%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.10%) Marketing
8 2 (1.40%) Advertising
8 2 (1.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.70%) Electronics
9 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Ajax
2 8 (5.59%) HTML
3 4 (2.80%) .NET
4 2 (1.40%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.19%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.29%) PKI
5 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.20%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (4.20%) Online Banking
6 6 (4.20%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.80%) Blog
8 2 (1.40%) CESG
9 1 (0.70%) DTV
9 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.70%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.97%) Windows
2 20 (13.99%) Linux
3 12 (8.39%) UNIX
4 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.90%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.50%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) Information Security
2 46 (32.17%) Vulnerability Management
3 43 (30.07%) Security Architecture
4 34 (23.78%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (20.98%) Performance Management
5 30 (20.98%) Portfolio Management
6 28 (19.58%) Project Management
7 23 (16.08%) Test Strategy
7 23 (16.08%) Cyber Security
8 22 (15.38%) SIEM
9 21 (14.69%) ITIL
10 20 (13.99%) Data Protection
11 15 (10.49%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (9.79%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (9.79%) SDLC
13 12 (8.39%) Identity Management
13 12 (8.39%) OWASP
14 10 (6.99%) Incident Management
14 10 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 9 (6.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.49%) Java
2 11 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
3 4 (2.80%) PHP
3 4 (2.80%) C
3 4 (2.80%) C#
3 4 (2.80%) C++
4 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.70%) Python
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (61.54%) CISSP
2 54 (37.76%) Degree
3 38 (26.57%) CISM
4 15 (10.49%) CISA
5 13 (9.09%) SSCP
6 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.20%) OSCP
7 6 (4.20%) OSCE
7 6 (4.20%) CISMP
7 6 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.10%) CEH
9 2 (1.40%) ACCA
9 2 (1.40%) ICAEW
9 2 (1.40%) CCSE
9 2 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.40%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.70%) MCSE
10 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (43.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (28.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.40%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.70%) Nessus
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (20.98%) Splunk
2 24 (16.78%) ArcSight
3 14 (9.79%) Oracle
3 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco
5 7 (4.90%) McAfee
6 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.80%) Juniper
7 4 (2.80%) VMware
8 3 (2.10%) CA
9 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.40%) Symantec
9 2 (1.40%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.40%) Websense
9 2 (1.40%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.40%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.40%) F5
10 1 (0.70%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.70%) FireEye
10 1 (0.70%) Sourcefire
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