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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 811 847 781
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -66
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 69 58 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.053% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.056% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 53
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,250 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £41,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.60% -13.68%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +55 34 £60,000 +8.10% 3
South East +10 15 £52,500 +50.00% 1
East of England +11 8 £46,000 -8.00%
North West +18 5 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £55,000 - 1
South West -14 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 65 (48.51%) CISSP
2 56 (41.79%) Information Security
3 46 (34.33%) Windows
4 43 (32.09%) Firewall
5 36 (26.87%) Degree
6 34 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (24.63%) Finance
8 32 (23.88%) CISM
8 32 (23.88%) Cyber Security
9 30 (22.39%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (17.91%) Linux
11 22 (16.42%) Java
11 22 (16.42%) Security Architecture
11 22 (16.42%) Network Security
12 21 (15.67%) PCI DSS
13 20 (14.93%) ITIL
14 19 (14.18%) Data Protection
14 19 (14.18%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (14.18%) SDLC
15 18 (13.43%) UNIX
16 17 (12.69%) Ajax
16 17 (12.69%) Security Testing
17 16 (11.94%) Static Code Analysis
17 16 (11.94%) HTML
17 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.19%) Active Directory
18 15 (11.19%) Risk Assessment
18 15 (11.19%) OWASP
19 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
19 14 (10.45%) Mentoring

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (7.46%) IIS
2 3 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (32.09%) Firewall
2 22 (16.42%) Network Security
3 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.72%) Internet
5 6 (4.48%) LAN
6 5 (3.73%) WAN
7 3 (2.24%) DHCP
7 3 (2.24%) VPN
7 3 (2.24%) DNS
7 3 (2.24%) Wireless
7 3 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (24.63%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Banking
3 11 (8.21%) Law
4 6 (4.48%) Retail
5 5 (3.73%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Marketing
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.69%) Ajax
2 16 (11.94%) HTML
3 4 (2.99%) .NET
4 3 (2.24%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.72%) PKI
4 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.73%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.73%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.99%) Blog
7 3 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.49%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.75%) DTV
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.75%) SCADA
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) BYOD
9 1 (0.75%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.33%) Windows
2 24 (17.91%) Linux
3 18 (13.43%) UNIX
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.73%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.79%) Information Security
2 32 (23.88%) Cyber Security
3 30 (22.39%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (16.42%) Security Architecture
5 20 (14.93%) ITIL
6 19 (14.18%) Data Protection
6 19 (14.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (14.18%) SDLC
7 17 (12.69%) Security Testing
8 16 (11.94%) Static Code Analysis
9 15 (11.19%) OWASP
9 15 (11.19%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
11 13 (9.70%) SIEM
11 13 (9.70%) Identity Management
12 12 (8.96%) Risk Management
13 11 (8.21%) Risk Analysis
13 11 (8.21%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (7.46%) Portfolio Management
14 10 (7.46%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) Java
2 6 (4.48%) SQL
3 4 (2.99%) VB.NET
3 4 (2.99%) PHP
3 4 (2.99%) C
3 4 (2.99%) C#
3 4 (2.99%) C++
4 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (48.51%) CISSP
2 36 (26.87%) Degree
3 32 (23.88%) CISM
4 12 (8.96%) CISA
5 11 (8.21%) SSCP
5 11 (8.21%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.22%) OSCP
6 7 (5.22%) OSCE
7 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.99%) CISMP
8 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.49%) CRISC
9 2 (1.49%) ICAEW
9 2 (1.49%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.49%) CCSE
9 2 (1.49%) ACCA
9 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.49%) MCSE
10 1 (0.75%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (15.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.75%) GPG13
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.75%) Nessus
3 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.70%) Oracle
3 11 (8.21%) CheckPoint
4 10 (7.46%) Splunk
5 9 (6.72%) Cisco
6 8 (5.97%) ArcSight
7 6 (4.48%) Juniper
7 6 (4.48%) McAfee
8 5 (3.73%) F5
9 4 (2.99%) Websense
10 3 (2.24%) CA
10 3 (2.24%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.49%) IronPort
11 2 (1.49%) Symantec
11 2 (1.49%) VMware
12 1 (0.75%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.75%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.75%) IBM
12 1 (0.75%) SAP
12 1 (0.75%) HP
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
Posted: 13 days ago