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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 485 490 461
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 454 471 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 356 374 378
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £37,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,400 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +60 231 £60,000 - 36
South East -66 83 £55,000 +4.76% 5
West Midlands +21 36 £57,500 +27.77% 2
South West -22 26 £50,000 - 9
North West +8 24 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Yorkshire +3 19 £70,000 +60.00% 3
East of England 0 16 £50,250 +0.50% 2
East Midlands +4 9 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 488 (49.75%) Information Security
2 407 (41.49%) CISSP
3 317 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 255 (25.99%) Cyber Security
5 235 (23.96%) Firewall
6 226 (23.04%) CISM
7 206 (21.00%) Security Cleared
8 205 (20.90%) PCI DSS
9 203 (20.69%) Finance
10 186 (18.96%) Network Security
11 165 (16.82%) Degree
12 160 (16.31%) Security Architecture
13 159 (16.21%) Cisco
14 157 (16.00%) CheckPoint
15 155 (15.80%) SC Cleared
16 134 (13.66%) Risk Management
17 127 (12.95%) Penetration Testing
17 127 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
18 126 (12.84%) Data Centre
19 117 (11.93%) CISA
20 107 (10.91%) Juniper
21 106 (10.81%) ITIL
22 100 (10.19%) Management Information System
23 90 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
23 90 (9.17%) Windows
24 87 (8.87%) SIEM
25 86 (8.77%) Information Assurance
25 86 (8.77%) Project Management
26 81 (8.26%) Data Protection
26 81 (8.26%) Cisco ASA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (6.01%) IIS
2 10 (1.02%) NetWeaver
3 9 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.71%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.12%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.02%) MS Office
4 6 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.73%) SAP GRC
2 10 (1.02%) SAP HCM
3 8 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.71%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.14%) SaaS
2 15 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
3 13 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.92%) PaaS
6 8 (0.82%) IaaS
7 6 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 235 (23.96%) Firewall
2 186 (18.96%) Network Security
3 81 (8.26%) Cisco ASA
4 63 (6.42%) Cisco PIX
5 62 (6.32%) LAN
6 56 (5.71%) WAN
7 49 (4.99%) Cisco ISE
8 48 (4.89%) NetScreen
9 42 (4.28%) Internet
10 41 (4.18%) TCP/IP
11 35 (3.57%) Wireless
11 35 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 30 (3.06%) OSPF
12 30 (3.06%) BGP
13 26 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 25 (2.55%) VPN
15 17 (1.73%) Wireshark
16 15 (1.53%) Spanning Tree
17 13 (1.33%) Wireless Security
18 12 (1.22%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.24%) Oracle Database
2 9 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.61%) Big Data
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.51%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
General
1 203 (20.69%) Finance
2 48 (4.89%) Banking
3 43 (4.38%) Retail
4 42 (4.28%) Law
5 40 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.67%) Marketing
7 19 (1.94%) Legal
8 13 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.71%) Online Betting
11 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.61%) Advertising
11 6 (0.61%) Games
12 4 (0.41%) German Language
13 3 (0.31%) Automotive
13 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Local Government
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.94%) .NET
2 14 (1.43%) Ajax
3 13 (1.33%) HTML
4 12 (1.22%) SAP Basis
5 9 (0.92%) JSP
5 9 (0.92%) Web Services
5 9 (0.92%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.51%) Middleware
7 3 (0.31%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.20%) JNI
8 2 (0.20%) J2EE
9 1 (0.10%) SAML
9 1 (0.10%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.10%) OAuth
9 1 (0.10%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 126 (12.84%) Data Centre
2 100 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 51 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.85%) CESG
5 28 (2.85%) PKI
6 23 (2.34%) RMADS
7 19 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (1.73%) Mathematics
9 14 (1.43%) Cryptography
10 12 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
10 12 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.22%) Cybercrime
11 11 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (0.92%) SCADA
12 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.82%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 90 (9.17%) Windows
2 53 (5.40%) UNIX
3 52 (5.30%) Linux
4 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.61%) Windows 8
5 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.31%) Android
7 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.10%) GCOS
7 1 (0.10%) Solaris
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (49.75%) Information Security
2 255 (25.99%) Cyber Security
3 160 (16.31%) Security Architecture
4 134 (13.66%) Risk Management
5 127 (12.95%) Penetration Testing
6 106 (10.81%) ITIL
7 90 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
8 87 (8.87%) SIEM
9 86 (8.77%) Information Assurance
9 86 (8.77%) Project Management
10 81 (8.26%) Data Protection
11 73 (7.44%) Security Management
12 68 (6.93%) Vulnerability Management
13 58 (5.91%) Business Continuity
14 57 (5.81%) Business Development
15 52 (5.30%) Security Testing
15 52 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (4.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 46 (4.69%) Risk Analysis
18 43 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 58 (5.91%) C
2 42 (4.28%) Java
3 21 (2.14%) SQL
4 18 (1.83%) C#
5 14 (1.43%) C++
6 12 (1.22%) Perl
6 12 (1.22%) PHP
7 10 (1.02%) VB.NET
7 10 (1.02%) Python
8 7 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.51%) Ruby
10 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.20%) VB
11 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.10%) Tcl
11 1 (0.10%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 407 (41.49%) CISSP
2 226 (23.04%) CISM
3 206 (21.00%) Security Cleared
4 165 (16.82%) Degree
5 155 (15.80%) SC Cleared
6 127 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
7 117 (11.93%) CISA
8 74 (7.54%) CCSE
9 63 (6.42%) CCNP
10 62 (6.32%) CRISC
11 61 (6.22%) PCI QSA
12 60 (6.12%) CCIE
13 40 (4.08%) JNCIS
14 39 (3.98%) DV Cleared
15 32 (3.26%) CEH
16 24 (2.45%) GIAC
17 21 (2.14%) SSCP
17 21 (2.14%) CCDP
18 20 (2.04%) CCSA
19 19 (1.94%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 205 (20.90%) PCI DSS
3 28 (2.85%) COBIT
3 28 (2.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (2.14%) BS25999
5 17 (1.73%) HIPAA
6 14 (1.43%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.61%) QA
7 6 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.31%) BS7799
8 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.31%) GPG13
9 1 (0.10%) GxP
System Software
1 29 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.51%) Snort
5 3 (0.31%) RACF
6 1 (0.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (1.43%) Nessus
2 10 (1.02%) Nmap
2 10 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (0.41%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.31%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.20%) SELinux
6 2 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 159 (16.21%) Cisco
2 157 (16.00%) CheckPoint
3 107 (10.91%) Juniper
4 73 (7.44%) Fortinet
5 64 (6.52%) Blue Coat
5 64 (6.52%) F5
6 59 (6.01%) IronPort
7 52 (5.30%) Oracle
8 45 (4.59%) Tufin
9 44 (4.49%) Splunk
10 43 (4.38%) ArcSight
11 38 (3.87%) Microsoft
12 31 (3.16%) HP
13 29 (2.96%) SAP
14 25 (2.55%) Sourcefire
15 23 (2.34%) McAfee
16 22 (2.24%) Symantec
17 20 (2.04%) Trustwave
18 16 (1.63%) Websense
19 15 (1.53%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £62000 - £73500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago