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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 498 547 480
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 402 326 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 315 265 359
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +1.44%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 154 £65,000 +18.18% 20
South East +11 107 £57,500 +4.54% 11
North West +9 37 £57,500 +23.65% 9
South West -6 36 £62,500 +38.88% 5
East of England +13 31 £44,000 +41.93% 3
Yorkshire -15 18 £59,000 +18.00% 4
West Midlands +2 17 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Midlands -9 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 451 (50.73%) Information Security
2 308 (34.65%) CISSP
3 252 (28.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 232 (26.10%) Firewall
5 188 (21.15%) Network Security
6 178 (20.02%) CheckPoint
7 166 (18.67%) Security Architecture
8 157 (17.66%) Cisco
9 150 (16.87%) Security Cleared
10 145 (16.31%) Penetration Testing
11 142 (15.97%) CISM
12 141 (15.86%) Juniper
13 140 (15.75%) PCI DSS
14 135 (15.19%) SIEM
15 129 (14.51%) Finance
16 122 (13.72%) Cyber Security
17 117 (13.16%) SC Cleared
18 112 (12.60%) Windows
19 111 (12.49%) Risk Management
20 105 (11.81%) ITIL
20 105 (11.81%) F5
21 102 (11.47%) Linux
22 101 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
23 98 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
24 93 (10.46%) Degree
25 89 (10.01%) CISA
26 86 (9.67%) PCI QSA
27 74 (8.32%) CCNP
27 74 (8.32%) PRINCE2
28 71 (7.99%) Management Information System

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (1.57%) IIS
2 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.22%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.11%) SAS
6 1 (0.11%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.80%) MS Office
4 11 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.01%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (2.25%) SAP GRC
2 17 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.91%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.45%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) PaaS
2 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 232 (26.10%) Firewall
2 188 (21.15%) Network Security
3 64 (7.20%) LAN
4 62 (6.97%) TCP/IP
4 62 (6.97%) VPN
5 59 (6.64%) WAN
6 54 (6.07%) DNS
7 49 (5.51%) Wireless
8 44 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
9 41 (4.61%) DHCP
10 39 (4.39%) BGP
10 39 (4.39%) OSPF
11 35 (3.94%) MPLS
12 30 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 29 (3.26%) SSL
14 28 (3.15%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (2.70%) Wireshark
16 19 (2.14%) IPsec
16 19 (2.14%) Internet
17 17 (1.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.92%) Oracle Database
2 18 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.24%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.90%) Big Data
5 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.56%) CruiseControl
1 5 (0.56%) Bugzilla
1 5 (0.56%) Hudson
1 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 129 (14.51%) Finance
2 66 (7.42%) Banking
3 55 (6.19%) Retail
4 47 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 45 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 43 (4.84%) Games
7 32 (3.60%) Marketing
8 26 (2.92%) Law
9 11 (1.24%) Legal
9 11 (1.24%) Advertising
10 7 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) Military
12 3 (0.34%) Local Government
13 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.22%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.35%) SAML
2 8 (0.90%) .NET
2 8 (0.90%) HTML
2 8 (0.90%) Web Services
3 7 (0.79%) Ajax
3 7 (0.79%) OAuth
3 7 (0.79%) Regular Expression
4 6 (0.67%) OpenID
4 6 (0.67%) REST
4 6 (0.67%) JSP
5 5 (0.56%) WSDL
5 5 (0.56%) Middleware
6 4 (0.45%) Java SE
6 4 (0.45%) Spring
6 4 (0.45%) JMS
7 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (0.22%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.11%) SOAP
8 1 (0.11%) Dalvik
8 1 (0.11%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.99%) Management Information System
2 41 (4.61%) CESG
3 38 (4.27%) RMADS
4 30 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.14%) CESG CLAS
7 17 (1.91%) SCADA
7 17 (1.91%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.91%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.57%) Cryptography
9 13 (1.46%) PKI
10 11 (1.24%) CCTV
11 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.45%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.45%) Open Source
12 4 (0.45%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.34%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.34%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.22%) Embedded Systems
15 1 (0.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.60%) Windows
2 102 (11.47%) Linux
3 32 (3.60%) UNIX
4 3 (0.34%) Debian
4 3 (0.34%) CentOS
4 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.11%) AIX
6 1 (0.11%) Solaris
6 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (50.73%) Information Security
2 166 (18.67%) Security Architecture
3 145 (16.31%) Penetration Testing
4 135 (15.19%) SIEM
5 122 (13.72%) Cyber Security
6 111 (12.49%) Risk Management
7 105 (11.81%) ITIL
8 101 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (8.32%) PRINCE2
10 70 (7.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 68 (7.65%) Security Management
12 60 (6.75%) TOGAF
13 50 (5.62%) Project Management
13 50 (5.62%) Business Development
14 48 (5.40%) Information Assurance
15 45 (5.06%) Risk Assessment
16 40 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (4.39%) Project Planning
18 37 (4.16%) Mentoring
19 35 (3.94%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (6.19%) SQL
2 26 (2.92%) Java
3 25 (2.81%) C
4 15 (1.69%) C#
4 15 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 13 (1.46%) C++
6 11 (1.24%) PHP
7 6 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.56%) Tcl
8 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.56%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.34%) ABAP
9 3 (0.34%) Perl
10 2 (0.22%) Ruby
10 2 (0.22%) Python
11 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 308 (34.65%) CISSP
2 150 (16.87%) Security Cleared
3 142 (15.97%) CISM
4 117 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 98 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
6 93 (10.46%) Degree
7 89 (10.01%) CISA
8 86 (9.67%) PCI QSA
9 74 (8.32%) CCNP
10 53 (5.96%) CRISC
11 52 (5.85%) CCIE
12 51 (5.74%) CCSE
13 34 (3.82%) OSCP
13 34 (3.82%) OSCE
14 25 (2.81%) CCNA
15 24 (2.70%) CCSA
16 23 (2.59%) DV Cleared
17 20 (2.25%) GIAC
17 20 (2.25%) JNCIP
18 19 (2.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (28.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 140 (15.75%) PCI DSS
3 38 (4.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (2.81%) COBIT
5 19 (2.14%) QA
6 9 (1.01%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.79%) BS25999
8 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.45%) GPG13
10 3 (0.34%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.11%) SLA
12 1 (0.11%) BS7799
12 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.11%) CESG Infosec
12 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.24%) Snort
4 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.34%) XenServer
6 2 (0.22%) Squid
6 2 (0.22%) Nmap
6 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (0.45%) Nessus
2 4 (0.45%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.34%) logstash
3 3 (0.34%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.22%) WSUS
4 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
5 1 (0.11%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 178 (20.02%) CheckPoint
2 157 (17.66%) Cisco
3 141 (15.86%) Juniper
4 105 (11.81%) F5
5 61 (6.86%) Fortinet
6 57 (6.41%) Blue Coat
7 56 (6.30%) Microsoft
8 36 (4.05%) Oracle
9 33 (3.71%) Websense
10 27 (3.04%) VMware
11 24 (2.70%) Sourcefire
11 24 (2.70%) ArcSight
12 23 (2.59%) SAP
13 18 (2.02%) Citrix
13 18 (2.02%) HP
13 18 (2.02%) Splunk
14 17 (1.91%) McAfee
15 12 (1.35%) Brocade
16 8 (0.90%) Qualys
16 8 (0.90%) Dell
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7,200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £48,000 to £68,000 per annum + Bens +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum depending on skill set and length of
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + £6,600 Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 85000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Circa £100K total package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + Circa £150K total package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago