The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had IT Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 786 834 839
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 28 70 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.075% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.077% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 26 65 81
Median salary £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% -3.04%

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
75039 90450 94640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.51% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 62772 76682 79246
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured IT Security Consultant in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +37 12 £47,500 -20.83% 1
South East +54 5 £65,000 +16.59%
London +37 5 £61,250 +13.95% 1
South West +20 2 £52,500 -16.00% 1
East of England +19 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands +5 1 £57,500 -11.53% 1
North West -25 1 - - 2
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 56 (52.83%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (39.62%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (35.85%) Information Security
4 37 (34.91%) SIEM
5 36 (33.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (33.02%) Finance
7 26 (24.53%) Firewall
8 23 (21.70%) PCI DSS
9 22 (20.75%) Presales
10 21 (19.81%) Security Architecture
11 20 (18.87%) Windows
11 20 (18.87%) CISSP
12 19 (17.92%) CEH
13 18 (16.98%) Data Protection
13 18 (16.98%) CREST Certified
14 17 (16.04%) Degree
15 16 (15.09%) OSCP
16 15 (14.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
16 15 (14.15%) PKI
17 14 (13.21%) System Testing
17 14 (13.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 14 (13.21%) Secure Coding
18 13 (12.26%) Security Management
19 12 (11.32%) SANS
19 12 (11.32%) Security Auditing
20 11 (10.38%) Linux
20 11 (10.38%) Time Management
20 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
20 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
21 10 (9.43%) CISM

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.53%) Firewall
2 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.83%) Network Security
2 3 (2.83%) Wireless
3 2 (1.89%) LAN
3 2 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) VLAN
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Big Data
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Burp Suite
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Publishing
3 4 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) PKI
2 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.77%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.94%) iPad
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.94%) Physics
5 1 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.83%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (39.62%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (35.85%) Information Security
4 37 (34.91%) SIEM
5 22 (20.75%) Presales
6 21 (19.81%) Security Architecture
7 18 (16.98%) Data Protection
8 15 (14.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 14 (13.21%) Secure Coding
9 14 (13.21%) System Testing
9 14 (13.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (12.26%) Security Management
11 12 (11.32%) Security Auditing
12 11 (10.38%) Time Management
13 8 (7.55%) ITIL
13 8 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
14 7 (6.60%) Asset Management
14 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (6.60%) OWASP
15 6 (5.66%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) C
3 1 (0.94%) Perl
3 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) CISSP
2 19 (17.92%) CEH
3 18 (16.98%) CREST Certified
4 17 (16.04%) Degree
5 16 (15.09%) OSCP
6 12 (11.32%) SANS
7 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
8 10 (9.43%) CISM
9 8 (7.55%) CISA
10 5 (4.72%) OSCE
11 4 (3.77%) CRISC
12 3 (2.83%) CISMP
12 3 (2.83%) SSCP
13 2 (1.89%) EC-Council LPT
14 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.94%) CHECK Team Member
14 1 (0.94%) CLAS
14 1 (0.94%) ECSA
14 1 (0.94%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (33.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (21.70%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.60%) ISO22301
3 7 (6.60%) ISO27002
3 7 (6.60%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Sophos
2 7 (6.60%) Palo Alto
2 7 (6.60%) Qualys
3 6 (5.66%) Forcepoint
3 6 (5.66%) Intel Security
4 3 (2.83%) Cognizant
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.83%) Splunk
5 2 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) Citrix
6 1 (0.94%) F5
6 1 (0.94%) FireEye
6 1 (0.94%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.94%) Symantec
6 1 (0.94%) VMware
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