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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 457 507 518
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 520 438 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 351 307 305
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +101 247 £60,000 - 22
South East -12 120 £53,750 +2.38% 18
Yorkshire +7 40 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England +52 38 £46,000 +8.23% 3
South West -20 32 £53,750 +13.15% 8
North West +26 23 £30,750 -24.53% 5
West Midlands -34 13 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East Midlands +11 2 £58,750 +46.87%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 455 (48.92%) Information Security
2 316 (33.98%) CISSP
3 275 (29.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 217 (23.33%) Network Security
5 213 (22.90%) Firewall
6 209 (22.47%) Cisco
7 202 (21.72%) Security Cleared
8 196 (21.08%) CheckPoint
9 195 (20.97%) Cyber Security
10 185 (19.89%) Finance
11 181 (19.46%) Juniper
12 164 (17.63%) Security Architecture
13 158 (16.99%) CISM
14 148 (15.91%) PCI DSS
15 143 (15.38%) SC Cleared
16 133 (14.30%) Degree
17 127 (13.66%) Cisco Certification
17 127 (13.66%) ITIL
18 119 (12.80%) Management Information System
19 118 (12.69%) Risk Management
20 116 (12.47%) Penetration Testing
21 115 (12.37%) Windows
22 106 (11.40%) CCSE
23 96 (10.32%) Linux
24 93 (10.00%) Blue Coat
25 90 (9.68%) Fortinet
25 90 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
26 87 (9.35%) CISA
27 83 (8.92%) SIEM
28 81 (8.71%) CCNP

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (2.47%) IIS
2 5 (0.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.43%) NetWeaver
3 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (2.58%) MS Visio
2 22 (2.37%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.72%) MS Office
4 11 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.97%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.69%) Oracle Financials
1 25 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
1 25 (2.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (0.75%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.43%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.61%) SaaS
2 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 217 (23.33%) Network Security
2 213 (22.90%) Firewall
3 90 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
4 73 (7.85%) LAN
5 69 (7.42%) Cisco PIX
6 67 (7.20%) WAN
7 57 (6.13%) NetScreen
8 56 (6.02%) Wireless
9 51 (5.48%) TCP/IP
10 48 (5.16%) VPN
10 48 (5.16%) Cisco ISE
11 36 (3.87%) DNS
12 32 (3.44%) OSPF
12 32 (3.44%) BGP
13 30 (3.23%) DHCP
13 30 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (3.12%) Wireshark
15 23 (2.47%) MPLS
16 21 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.19%) Oracle Database
2 14 (1.51%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.75%) Big Data
5 5 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.32%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Ant
1 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 185 (19.89%) Finance
2 48 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 47 (5.05%) Banking
4 44 (4.73%) Retail
5 39 (4.19%) Law
6 28 (3.01%) Marketing
7 16 (1.72%) Games
8 13 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.08%) Advertising
9 10 (1.08%) Legal
10 7 (0.75%) Military
11 6 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.54%) Automotive
13 3 (0.32%) Electronics
13 3 (0.32%) Local Government
13 3 (0.32%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.51%) HTML
1 14 (1.51%) Ajax
2 9 (0.97%) JSP
3 8 (0.86%) OAuth
3 8 (0.86%) SAML
3 8 (0.86%) Regular Expression
4 7 (0.75%) .NET
5 6 (0.65%) OpenID
6 5 (0.54%) Web Services
7 4 (0.43%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.32%) REST
9 2 (0.22%) Middleware
10 1 (0.11%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.11%) Dalvik
10 1 (0.11%) JNI
10 1 (0.11%) Rendezvous
10 1 (0.11%) HTML5
10 1 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.11%) JSON
10 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (12.80%) Management Information System
2 41 (4.41%) RMADS
3 40 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.30%) CESG
4 25 (2.69%) Mathematics
5 24 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.37%) PKI
7 18 (1.94%) SCADA
8 17 (1.83%) CESG CLAS
9 13 (1.40%) Cryptography
10 11 (1.18%) CCTV
10 11 (1.18%) Visualisation
11 9 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.86%) Open Source
13 7 (0.75%) BYOD
13 7 (0.75%) Smartcard
14 6 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
15 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.54%) Online Banking
15 5 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 115 (12.37%) Windows
2 96 (10.32%) Linux
3 55 (5.91%) UNIX
4 5 (0.54%) Solaris
5 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.11%) Android
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (48.92%) Information Security
2 195 (20.97%) Cyber Security
3 164 (17.63%) Security Architecture
4 127 (13.66%) ITIL
5 118 (12.69%) Risk Management
6 116 (12.47%) Penetration Testing
7 83 (8.92%) SIEM
8 71 (7.63%) Security Management
9 68 (7.31%) Business Development
9 68 (7.31%) Information Assurance
10 67 (7.20%) Vulnerability Management
11 66 (7.10%) Risk Assessment
12 63 (6.77%) PRINCE2
13 54 (5.81%) Project Management
14 47 (5.05%) TOGAF
15 46 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 46 (4.95%) Business Continuity
16 45 (4.84%) Service Delivery
17 43 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (4.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.95%) SQL
2 31 (3.33%) C
2 31 (3.33%) Java
3 8 (0.86%) C#
3 8 (0.86%) Python
4 6 (0.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (0.65%) C++
5 5 (0.54%) Perl
6 4 (0.43%) PHP
6 4 (0.43%) Ruby
7 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.22%) ABAP
9 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.11%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.11%) Tcl
9 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 316 (33.98%) CISSP
2 202 (21.72%) Security Cleared
3 158 (16.99%) CISM
4 143 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 133 (14.30%) Degree
6 127 (13.66%) Cisco Certification
7 106 (11.40%) CCSE
8 87 (9.35%) CISA
9 81 (8.71%) CCNP
10 66 (7.10%) CCIE
11 53 (5.70%) PCI QSA
12 43 (4.62%) CRISC
13 37 (3.98%) JNCIP
14 35 (3.76%) JNCIS
14 35 (3.76%) OSCP
14 35 (3.76%) OSCE
15 30 (3.23%) DV Cleared
16 22 (2.37%) GIAC
16 22 (2.37%) CCSA
17 21 (2.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (29.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 148 (15.91%) PCI DSS
3 30 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (2.80%) COBIT
5 18 (1.94%) QA
6 10 (1.08%) BS25999
7 9 (0.97%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.65%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.32%) GPG13
9 3 (0.32%) FISMA
10 2 (0.22%) BS7799
10 2 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) SLA
11 1 (0.11%) WAI
11 1 (0.11%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 26 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.08%) Snort
5 3 (0.32%) XenServer
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) Squid
6 1 (0.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (0.97%) Nessus
1 9 (0.97%) Nmap
2 6 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.32%) logstash
3 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.22%) SELinux
5 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 209 (22.47%) Cisco
2 196 (21.08%) CheckPoint
3 181 (19.46%) Juniper
4 93 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 90 (9.68%) Fortinet
6 73 (7.85%) F5
7 60 (6.45%) Oracle
8 55 (5.91%) IronPort
9 53 (5.70%) Microsoft
10 51 (5.48%) Tufin
11 40 (4.30%) Sourcefire
12 36 (3.87%) ArcSight
13 30 (3.23%) Splunk
14 29 (3.12%) VMware
15 23 (2.47%) HP
15 23 (2.47%) Citrix
16 14 (1.51%) Symantec
16 14 (1.51%) McAfee
17 13 (1.40%) Websense
18 12 (1.29%) LogRhythm
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Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
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Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
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Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
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