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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 814 886 826
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -60
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 58 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.034% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.036% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 38
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £33,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,700 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.01%
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +65 32 £55,000 -17.91% 5
South East +3 11 £55,000 +20.87%
East of England +33 5 £46,000 +48.38% 1
South West - 5 £51,576 -
Yorkshire -1 3 £52,500 -4.54%
West Midlands -13 3 £55,000 -12.00%
North West +8 1 £57,500 -
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 67 (52.34%) Information Security
2 62 (48.44%) CISSP
3 60 (46.88%) Windows
4 49 (38.28%) Linux
5 39 (30.47%) Penetration Testing
6 35 (27.34%) Firewall
7 33 (25.78%) Finance
7 33 (25.78%) Security Architecture
8 26 (20.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 25 (19.53%) OSCP
9 25 (19.53%) OSCE
10 23 (17.97%) Cyber Security
10 23 (17.97%) CISM
11 19 (14.84%) Degree
11 19 (14.84%) PCI DSS
12 18 (14.06%) Risk Assessment
13 16 (12.50%) Risk Management
13 16 (12.50%) Network Security
13 16 (12.50%) UNIX
14 15 (11.72%) OWASP
15 14 (10.94%) Security Testing
16 13 (10.16%) Ajax
16 13 (10.16%) Java
16 13 (10.16%) Active Directory
16 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
16 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
17 12 (9.38%) Static Code Analysis
17 12 (9.38%) ITIL
17 12 (9.38%) SQL
17 12 (9.38%) HTML

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (27.34%) Firewall
2 16 (12.50%) Network Security
3 5 (3.91%) DNS
3 5 (3.91%) Internet
4 4 (3.13%) DHCP
4 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (25.78%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Banking
3 6 (4.69%) Law
4 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.91%) Retail
5 4 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) Ajax
2 12 (9.38%) HTML
3 6 (4.69%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.13%) PKI
3 4 (3.13%) Online Banking
3 4 (3.13%) BYOD
3 4 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.56%) SCADA
4 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.56%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 60 (46.88%) Windows
2 49 (38.28%) Linux
3 16 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (52.34%) Information Security
2 39 (30.47%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (25.78%) Security Architecture
4 23 (17.97%) Cyber Security
5 18 (14.06%) Risk Assessment
6 16 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 15 (11.72%) OWASP
8 14 (10.94%) Security Testing
9 12 (9.38%) ITIL
9 12 (9.38%) Static Code Analysis
10 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.81%) SIEM
12 8 (6.25%) Identity Management
13 7 (5.47%) Data Security
13 7 (5.47%) Project Management
13 7 (5.47%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (4.69%) Data Protection
15 5 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (3.91%) Incident Management
16 4 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.16%) Java
2 12 (9.38%) SQL
3 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (48.44%) CISSP
2 25 (19.53%) OSCP
2 25 (19.53%) OSCE
3 23 (17.97%) CISM
4 19 (14.84%) Degree
5 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.03%) CISA
7 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.91%) SSCP
8 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.91%) MCSE
8 5 (3.91%) PCI QSA
9 4 (3.13%) CISMP
9 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.34%) MCDBA
10 3 (2.34%) CEH
11 2 (1.56%) ICAEW
11 2 (1.56%) ACCA
11 2 (1.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (14.84%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.34%) FISMA
4 3 (2.34%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.56%) GPG13
6 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
1 9 (7.03%) CheckPoint
2 8 (6.25%) Cisco
2 8 (6.25%) Juniper
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle
4 5 (3.91%) Blue Coat
4 5 (3.91%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.13%) Qualys
5 4 (3.13%) F5
5 4 (3.13%) Symantec
5 4 (3.13%) McAfee
6 3 (2.34%) Websense
7 2 (1.56%) CA
8 1 (0.78%) IronPort
8 1 (0.78%) Trustwave
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix
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