The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 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
Security Consultant
Rank 441 513 488
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 526 430 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 352 318 304
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -4.54%
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%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the England region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in England

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in England

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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +130 239 £60,000 - 21
South East -10 136 £52,500 - 12
East of England +50 46 £46,000 -16.36% 2
Yorkshire +6 30 £45,250 -16.20% 2
South West -31 26 £53,750 +4.36% 3
North West 0 20 £35,000 -33.33% 3
West Midlands -8 16 £51,250 -2.38% 4
East Midlands +2 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Security Consultant
UK

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 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 469 (48.91%) Information Security
2 325 (33.89%) CISSP
3 278 (28.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 243 (25.34%) Firewall
5 211 (22.00%) Cyber Security
6 208 (21.69%) Cisco
7 207 (21.58%) CheckPoint
8 202 (21.06%) Finance
8 202 (21.06%) Network Security
9 196 (20.44%) Security Cleared
10 182 (18.98%) Juniper
11 170 (17.73%) CISM
12 156 (16.27%) Security Architecture
13 152 (15.85%) PCI DSS
14 139 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
15 136 (14.18%) Degree
16 133 (13.87%) SC Cleared
17 130 (13.56%) ITIL
18 119 (12.41%) Management Information System
18 119 (12.41%) Risk Management
19 113 (11.78%) Penetration Testing
20 110 (11.47%) CCSE
21 109 (11.37%) Windows
22 106 (11.05%) Cisco ASA
23 103 (10.74%) Blue Coat
24 93 (9.70%) Fortinet
25 91 (9.49%) CISA
26 85 (8.86%) Linux
27 84 (8.76%) Cisco PIX
28 82 (8.55%) CCNP

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 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (2.82%) IIS
2 7 (0.73%) NetWeaver
2 7 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.10%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 21 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.88%) MS Office
4 11 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.83%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 28 (2.92%) Oracle Financials
1 28 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.04%) SAP GRC
3 7 (0.73%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.88%) SaaS
2 7 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.63%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
4 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 243 (25.34%) Firewall
2 202 (21.06%) Network Security
3 106 (11.05%) Cisco ASA
4 84 (8.76%) Cisco PIX
5 74 (7.72%) LAN
6 69 (7.19%) WAN
7 68 (7.09%) NetScreen
8 61 (6.36%) Cisco ISE
9 50 (5.21%) TCP/IP
10 47 (4.90%) Wireless
11 38 (3.96%) VPN
12 34 (3.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (3.23%) Wireshark
13 31 (3.23%) OSPF
13 31 (3.23%) BGP
14 29 (3.02%) DNS
15 24 (2.50%) Internet
15 24 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
16 22 (2.29%) DHCP
17 16 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.48%) Oracle Database
2 9 (0.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.31%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.10%) Big Data
6 1 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.10%) Ant
General
1 202 (21.06%) Finance
2 45 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.48%) Banking
4 41 (4.28%) Law
5 39 (4.07%) Retail
6 35 (3.65%) Marketing
7 12 (1.25%) Games
8 11 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.04%) Legal
10 7 (0.73%) Military
10 7 (0.73%) Advertising
11 5 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.52%) Automotive
11 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.31%) Local Government
12 3 (0.31%) German Language
12 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.98%) HTML
1 19 (1.98%) Ajax
2 11 (1.15%) .NET
3 7 (0.73%) SAP Basis
4 5 (0.52%) OAuth
4 5 (0.52%) SAML
4 5 (0.52%) JSP
4 5 (0.52%) Web Services
5 3 (0.31%) OpenID
5 3 (0.31%) Middleware
6 2 (0.21%) JNI
6 2 (0.21%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.21%) REST
7 1 (0.10%) Dalvik
7 1 (0.10%) HTML5
7 1 (0.10%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.10%) JSON
7 1 (0.10%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.10%) J2EE
7 1 (0.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (12.41%) Management Information System
2 45 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.38%) RMADS
4 34 (3.55%) CESG
5 28 (2.92%) PKI
6 23 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.98%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.88%) CESG CLAS
9 14 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (1.25%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.15%) SCADA
12 10 (1.04%) CCTV
12 10 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
13 9 (0.94%) BYOD
13 9 (0.94%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.94%) Open Source
13 9 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.73%) Smartcard
15 6 (0.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 109 (11.37%) Windows
2 85 (8.86%) Linux
3 58 (6.05%) UNIX
4 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.52%) Solaris
6 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.21%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (48.91%) Information Security
2 211 (22.00%) Cyber Security
3 156 (16.27%) Security Architecture
4 130 (13.56%) ITIL
5 119 (12.41%) Risk Management
6 113 (11.78%) Penetration Testing
7 70 (7.30%) Information Assurance
7 70 (7.30%) Business Development
8 68 (7.09%) Risk Assessment
9 66 (6.88%) SIEM
10 63 (6.57%) Security Management
11 62 (6.47%) Vulnerability Management
12 57 (5.94%) Project Management
13 55 (5.74%) Business Continuity
14 54 (5.63%) Data Protection
15 52 (5.42%) PRINCE2
16 47 (4.90%) Security Testing
17 46 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (4.69%) Service Delivery
19 43 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (4.28%) Java
2 40 (4.17%) SQL
3 39 (4.07%) C
4 12 (1.25%) C#
5 9 (0.94%) C++
6 8 (0.83%) Python
7 6 (0.63%) PHP
8 5 (0.52%) Perl
9 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.42%) Ruby
10 3 (0.31%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.21%) ABAP
11 2 (0.21%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.10%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.10%) Tcl
12 1 (0.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 325 (33.89%) CISSP
2 196 (20.44%) Security Cleared
3 170 (17.73%) CISM
4 139 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
5 136 (14.18%) Degree
6 133 (13.87%) SC Cleared
7 110 (11.47%) CCSE
8 91 (9.49%) CISA
9 82 (8.55%) CCNP
10 70 (7.30%) CCIE
11 47 (4.90%) PCI QSA
12 43 (4.48%) JNCIS
13 41 (4.28%) CRISC
14 31 (3.23%) OSCP
15 29 (3.02%) OSCE
15 29 (3.02%) JNCIP
16 28 (2.92%) DV Cleared
17 26 (2.71%) CCSA
18 21 (2.19%) CEH
19 20 (2.09%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (28.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 152 (15.85%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.82%) COBIT
4 20 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.77%) BS25999
6 16 (1.67%) QA
7 6 (0.63%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.52%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.42%) BS7799
10 2 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.10%) GPG13
11 1 (0.10%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.94%) Snort
5 3 (0.31%) XenServer
6 1 (0.10%) UAG
6 1 (0.10%) Squid
6 1 (0.10%) RACF
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.04%) Nmap
1 10 (1.04%) Nessus
2 8 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.21%) SELinux
5 2 (0.21%) logstash
5 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 208 (21.69%) Cisco
2 207 (21.58%) CheckPoint
3 182 (18.98%) Juniper
4 103 (10.74%) Blue Coat
5 93 (9.70%) Fortinet
6 72 (7.51%) F5
7 70 (7.30%) IronPort
8 67 (6.99%) Oracle
9 61 (6.36%) Tufin
10 59 (6.15%) Microsoft
11 37 (3.86%) ArcSight
12 36 (3.75%) Sourcefire
13 33 (3.44%) Splunk
14 28 (2.92%) VMware
15 21 (2.19%) Citrix
16 19 (1.98%) Symantec
17 18 (1.88%) McAfee
18 16 (1.67%) HP
19 15 (1.56%) Websense
20 14 (1.46%) SAP
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £70k + Car Allowance, Bonus, Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Car Bonus Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70k basic + £7,200 travel allowance (£77,200 base) + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Sterling Manhattan
Salary: + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 Per Annum Exceptional benefits (Details on r
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago