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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 799 815 778
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 72 75 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.068% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.072% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 55 66 52
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 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £61,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -10.00%
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
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 29 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 29 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 +46 37 £52,500 -5.40% 3
South East -8 13 £52,500 +46.85%
North West +17 9 £70,000 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £57,500 - 2
East of England 0 4 £44,250 -11.50%
South West -18 1 £32,500 -13.33%
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 71 (55.04%) CISSP
2 51 (39.53%) Information Security
3 47 (36.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (31.78%) Degree
5 40 (31.01%) Windows
6 34 (26.36%) CISM
7 32 (24.81%) Firewall
8 31 (24.03%) Finance
9 29 (22.48%) PCI DSS
9 29 (22.48%) Vulnerability Management
9 29 (22.48%) Cyber Security
10 28 (21.71%) Security Architecture
11 27 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (20.16%) Data Centre
13 23 (17.83%) Network Security
14 22 (17.05%) Java
15 21 (16.28%) SDLC
16 20 (15.50%) Data Protection
16 20 (15.50%) ITIL
17 19 (14.73%) IIS
17 19 (14.73%) Linux
17 19 (14.73%) Splunk
17 19 (14.73%) Portfolio Management
17 19 (14.73%) Performance Management
18 18 (13.95%) Security Testing
19 17 (13.18%) OWASP
19 17 (13.18%) Static Code Analysis
19 17 (13.18%) Project Management
19 17 (13.18%) Ajax
20 16 (12.40%) HTML

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 19 (14.73%) IIS
2 6 (4.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.81%) Firewall
2 23 (17.83%) Network Security
3 11 (8.53%) Internet
4 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.65%) LAN
6 5 (3.88%) WAN
7 4 (3.10%) VPN
8 3 (2.33%) DNS
8 3 (2.33%) SAN
8 3 (2.33%) DHCP
8 3 (2.33%) Wireless
8 3 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (24.03%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Law
3 13 (10.08%) Banking
4 7 (5.43%) Retail
5 6 (4.65%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.33%) Marketing
7 2 (1.55%) Advertising
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Local Government
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) Ajax
2 16 (12.40%) HTML
3 4 (3.10%) .NET
4 2 (1.55%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.16%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.20%) PKI
3 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.65%) Online Banking
5 6 (4.65%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (3.88%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.10%) Blog
8 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.78%) DTV
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.01%) Windows
2 19 (14.73%) Linux
3 14 (10.85%) UNIX
4 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.53%) Information Security
2 29 (22.48%) Vulnerability Management
2 29 (22.48%) Cyber Security
3 28 (21.71%) Security Architecture
4 27 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (16.28%) SDLC
6 20 (15.50%) ITIL
6 20 (15.50%) Data Protection
7 19 (14.73%) Performance Management
7 19 (14.73%) Portfolio Management
8 18 (13.95%) Security Testing
9 17 (13.18%) OWASP
9 17 (13.18%) Project Management
9 17 (13.18%) Static Code Analysis
10 15 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (10.08%) SIEM
12 12 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (9.30%) Test Strategy
12 12 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (8.53%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.05%) Java
2 8 (6.20%) SQL
3 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.10%) PHP
3 4 (3.10%) C
3 4 (3.10%) C#
3 4 (3.10%) C++
4 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 71 (55.04%) CISSP
2 41 (31.78%) Degree
3 34 (26.36%) CISM
4 12 (9.30%) CISA
5 11 (8.53%) SSCP
6 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.88%) OSCP
8 5 (3.88%) OSCE
9 4 (3.10%) CISMP
10 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.55%) CRISC
11 2 (1.55%) ICAEW
11 2 (1.55%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.55%) CCSE
11 2 (1.55%) ACCA
12 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (36.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (22.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.78%) GPG13
4 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.78%) Nessus
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) Splunk
2 16 (12.40%) ArcSight
3 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.08%) Oracle
5 8 (6.20%) Cisco
6 7 (5.43%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.65%) McAfee
8 4 (3.10%) VMware
8 4 (3.10%) Juniper
9 3 (2.33%) CA
9 3 (2.33%) F5
10 2 (1.55%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.55%) Symantec
10 2 (1.55%) Websense
11 1 (0.78%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.78%) IBM
11 1 (0.78%) SAP
11 1 (0.78%) HP
11 1 (0.78%) Dell
11 1 (0.78%) Citrix
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