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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 770 794 821
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 102 59 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.059% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.063% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 86 52 59
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -8 50 £55,000 -21.42% 8
South East +16 36 £37,500 -31.81% 2
East of England - 5 £50,000 -
South West -28 4 £37,500 -42.30%
West Midlands -10 2 - -
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -39 1 £40,000 -31.03%
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 83 (56.85%) Information Security
2 65 (44.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (40.41%) CISSP
4 54 (36.99%) Firewall
5 51 (34.93%) Windows
6 42 (28.77%) PCI DSS
6 42 (28.77%) SIEM
7 40 (27.40%) Linux
8 36 (24.66%) Finance
9 35 (23.97%) CISA
10 33 (22.60%) CISM
11 32 (21.92%) Penetration Testing
12 31 (21.23%) CheckPoint
13 26 (17.81%) ITIL
13 26 (17.81%) Management Information System
13 26 (17.81%) Degree
14 23 (15.75%) PRINCE2
15 19 (13.01%) SQL
15 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (12.33%) Risk Management
16 18 (12.33%) Internet
16 18 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 18 (12.33%) Network Security
17 17 (11.64%) COBIT
18 16 (10.96%) PCI QSA
18 16 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
18 16 (10.96%) Kalman Filter
18 16 (10.96%) Cisco
19 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
19 14 (9.59%) Banking

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.05%) IIS
3 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Office
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (36.99%) Firewall
2 18 (12.33%) Network Security
2 18 (12.33%) Internet
3 13 (8.90%) LAN
3 13 (8.90%) WAN
4 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.53%) VPN
5 6 (4.11%) DNS
6 3 (2.05%) DHCP
6 3 (2.05%) OSPF
6 3 (2.05%) BGP
6 3 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.68%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.68%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.16%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
General
1 36 (24.66%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Banking
3 11 (7.53%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.79%) Retail
5 7 (4.79%) Games
6 3 (2.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) .NET
1 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.74%) PKI
4 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.68%) SCADA
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) RMADS
4 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) CESG
4 1 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.93%) Windows
2 40 (27.40%) Linux
3 13 (8.90%) AIX
4 6 (4.11%) UNIX
5 5 (3.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.85%) Information Security
2 42 (28.77%) SIEM
3 32 (21.92%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (17.81%) ITIL
5 23 (15.75%) PRINCE2
6 19 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (12.33%) Risk Management
8 16 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (10.96%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (8.90%) Security Management
9 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (7.53%) Security Architecture
12 9 (6.16%) System Testing
12 9 (6.16%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.48%) TOGAF
14 7 (4.79%) Identity Management
15 6 (4.11%) OWASP
15 6 (4.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.01%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) Python
2 1 (0.68%) C++
2 1 (0.68%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (40.41%) CISSP
2 35 (23.97%) CISA
3 33 (22.60%) CISM
4 26 (17.81%) Degree
5 16 (10.96%) PCI QSA
6 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.85%) CRISC
7 8 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.42%) GIAC
8 5 (3.42%) CCNA
8 5 (3.42%) CEH
9 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.74%) SSCP
10 3 (2.05%) CCNP
11 2 (1.37%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.37%) CCSE
11 2 (1.37%) GSEC
11 2 (1.37%) OSCP
11 2 (1.37%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (44.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (28.77%) PCI DSS
3 18 (12.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (11.64%) COBIT
5 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.68%) Samba
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.68%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.68%) ZENworks
1 1 (0.68%) Nessus
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (21.23%) CheckPoint
2 16 (10.96%) Cisco
3 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.90%) F5
5 12 (8.22%) Juniper
6 11 (7.53%) Oracle
6 11 (7.53%) Websense
7 9 (6.16%) Apple
8 8 (5.48%) McAfee
9 7 (4.79%) VMware
9 7 (4.79%) Blue Coat
9 7 (4.79%) Dell
9 7 (4.79%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.74%) Proofpoint
10 4 (2.74%) Trustwave
10 4 (2.74%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.74%) IBM
10 4 (2.74%) Tripwire
11 3 (2.05%) Sophos
11 3 (2.05%) Symantec
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