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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 791 853 798
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -55
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 63 36 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.033% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.035% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 44
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +68 28 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South East +4 14 £55,000 +32.53% 1
East of England - 11 £46,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -2 3 £52,500 -2.77%
North West +1 2 £57,500 -
IT Security Consultant
UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (50.39%) CISSP
2 59 (46.46%) Information Security
3 54 (42.52%) Windows
4 40 (31.50%) Firewall
5 39 (30.71%) Linux
6 37 (29.13%) Penetration Testing
7 33 (25.98%) Finance
8 29 (22.83%) CISM
8 29 (22.83%) Security Architecture
9 28 (22.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 28 (22.05%) Degree
10 27 (21.26%) Cyber Security
11 19 (14.96%) OSCP
11 19 (14.96%) OSCE
11 19 (14.96%) Network Security
12 18 (14.17%) ITIL
13 16 (12.60%) UNIX
13 16 (12.60%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (11.81%) Ajax
14 15 (11.81%) Java
14 15 (11.81%) PCI DSS
14 15 (11.81%) OWASP
15 14 (11.02%) Security Testing
15 14 (11.02%) Static Code Analysis
15 14 (11.02%) HTML
16 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
16 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
17 12 (9.45%) Data Protection
17 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
17 12 (9.45%) Identity Management

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (3.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.50%) Firewall
2 19 (14.96%) Network Security
3 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.94%) LAN
5 4 (3.15%) Internet
5 4 (3.15%) WAN
5 4 (3.15%) DNS
6 3 (2.36%) DHCP
6 3 (2.36%) Wireless
7 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.79%) HTTP
8 1 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Law
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) Ajax
2 14 (11.02%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.51%) PKI
3 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Online Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.57%) SCADA
5 2 (1.57%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.57%) BYOD
5 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.52%) Windows
2 39 (30.71%) Linux
3 16 (12.60%) UNIX
4 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) Information Security
2 37 (29.13%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (22.83%) Security Architecture
4 27 (21.26%) Cyber Security
5 18 (14.17%) ITIL
6 16 (12.60%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (11.81%) OWASP
8 14 (11.02%) Security Testing
8 14 (11.02%) Static Code Analysis
9 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.45%) Data Protection
10 12 (9.45%) Identity Management
10 12 (9.45%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.09%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (7.09%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (6.30%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (6.30%) SIEM
13 5 (3.94%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (3.94%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) Java
2 6 (4.72%) SQL
3 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (50.39%) CISSP
2 29 (22.83%) CISM
3 28 (22.05%) Degree
4 19 (14.96%) OSCP
4 19 (14.96%) OSCE
5 11 (8.66%) SSCP
6 9 (7.09%) CISA
6 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.15%) CISMP
7 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.57%) CEH
9 2 (1.57%) ICAEW
9 2 (1.57%) ACCA
9 2 (1.57%) MCSE
9 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.57%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.57%) CRISC
10 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle
3 10 (7.87%) CheckPoint
4 7 (5.51%) Cisco
5 5 (3.94%) Juniper
5 5 (3.94%) McAfee
6 4 (3.15%) Fortinet
6 4 (3.15%) F5
6 4 (3.15%) Splunk
7 3 (2.36%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.36%) Symantec
7 3 (2.36%) Websense
7 3 (2.36%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.57%) IronPort
8 2 (1.57%) Qualys
8 2 (1.57%) CA
9 1 (0.79%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.79%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.79%) Citrix
9 1 (0.79%) VMware
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