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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 484 489 504
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 474 399 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 362 316 352
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-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
100676 94267 105178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.30% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79096 90290
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 30 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +22 222 £60,000 -6.97% 29
South East +4 131 £52,500 - 13
South West -18 26 £54,000 -10.00% 2
North West -9 20 £60,000 - 7
Yorkshire -49 18 £43,750 -22.56% 4
East of England -9 16 £50,000 +2.56% 1
West Midlands -10 9 £42,500 -26.08%
Midlands +16 2 £50,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -19 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 528 (54.89%) Information Security
2 319 (33.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 290 (30.15%) CISSP
4 219 (22.77%) Firewall
5 214 (22.25%) Security Cleared
6 186 (19.33%) Finance
7 172 (17.88%) PCI DSS
8 167 (17.36%) CheckPoint
9 154 (16.01%) Cyber Security
10 152 (15.80%) CISM
11 150 (15.59%) SC Cleared
12 145 (15.07%) Risk Management
13 142 (14.76%) Penetration Testing
14 139 (14.45%) Network Security
15 135 (14.03%) Degree
16 134 (13.93%) SIEM
17 120 (12.47%) Windows
18 114 (11.85%) Security Architecture
19 111 (11.54%) Cisco
20 100 (10.40%) Juniper
21 90 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
22 88 (9.15%) Management Information System
23 85 (8.84%) CISA
23 85 (8.84%) Linux
24 84 (8.73%) F5
25 83 (8.63%) ITIL
26 82 (8.52%) Business Development
27 81 (8.42%) RMADS
28 76 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
29 74 (7.69%) Risk Assessment

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 17 (1.77%) IIS
2 10 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.31%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.21%) Apache
5 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.52%) MS Project
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (3.95%) SAP GRC
2 7 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.21%) RMDS
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.18%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) PaaS
2 2 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 219 (22.77%) Firewall
2 139 (14.45%) Network Security
3 68 (7.07%) Internet
4 54 (5.61%) TCP/IP
5 51 (5.30%) VPN
6 44 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (4.26%) WAN
8 40 (4.16%) LAN
9 36 (3.74%) OSPF
9 36 (3.74%) BGP
10 34 (3.53%) MPLS
11 30 (3.12%) DNS
12 23 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (2.18%) SSL
15 17 (1.77%) DHCP
15 17 (1.77%) EIGRP
16 16 (1.66%) SNMP
16 16 (1.66%) IPsec
17 14 (1.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 9 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (0.73%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.31%) Big Data
5 3 (0.31%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.21%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.10%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Visual Studio
1 6 (0.62%) Eclipse
1 6 (0.62%) Bugzilla
1 6 (0.62%) CruiseControl
1 6 (0.62%) JIRA
1 6 (0.62%) Hudson
1 6 (0.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.10%) QADirector
General
1 186 (19.33%) Finance
2 65 (6.76%) Banking
3 49 (5.09%) Retail
4 46 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 41 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 38 (3.95%) Games
7 25 (2.60%) Marketing
7 25 (2.60%) Law
8 17 (1.77%) Advertising
9 12 (1.25%) Local Government
9 12 (1.25%) Legal
10 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.21%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.21%) Publishing
12 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.33%) Web Services
2 20 (2.08%) SAML
3 17 (1.77%) .NET
4 11 (1.14%) HTML
5 10 (1.04%) Spring
5 10 (1.04%) Ajax
5 10 (1.04%) Java SE
5 10 (1.04%) JMS
6 8 (0.83%) SailPoint
6 8 (0.83%) OAuth
6 8 (0.83%) OpenID
7 7 (0.73%) HTML5
7 7 (0.73%) Flash
8 5 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 3 (0.31%) REST
9 3 (0.31%) Middleware
9 3 (0.31%) WSDL
10 2 (0.21%) BAPI
10 2 (0.21%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.15%) Management Information System
2 81 (8.42%) RMADS
3 43 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.05%) PKI
5 37 (3.85%) CESG
6 34 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
8 26 (2.70%) Mathematics
9 23 (2.39%) Cryptography
10 13 (1.35%) Smartcard
11 11 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.94%) Physics
12 9 (0.94%) SCADA
12 9 (0.94%) Statistics
13 7 (0.73%) Device Driver
14 5 (0.52%) Open Source
15 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.31%) Mobile App
17 2 (0.21%) Visualisation
17 2 (0.21%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 120 (12.47%) Windows
2 85 (8.84%) Linux
3 17 (1.77%) UNIX
4 14 (1.46%) Solaris
5 13 (1.35%) AIX
6 11 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.94%) CentOS
7 9 (0.94%) Debian
7 9 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (54.89%) Information Security
2 154 (16.01%) Cyber Security
3 145 (15.07%) Risk Management
4 142 (14.76%) Penetration Testing
5 134 (13.93%) SIEM
6 114 (11.85%) Security Architecture
7 90 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (8.63%) ITIL
9 82 (8.52%) Business Development
10 74 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
11 66 (6.86%) PRINCE2
12 63 (6.55%) Information Assurance
13 53 (5.51%) Project Management
14 52 (5.41%) ISMS
15 50 (5.20%) Security Management
16 46 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (4.47%) Vulnerability Management
18 40 (4.16%) SAP Security
18 40 (4.16%) Kalman Filter
19 38 (3.95%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 48 (4.99%) Java
2 40 (4.16%) SQL
3 37 (3.85%) C
4 29 (3.01%) Shell Script
5 21 (2.18%) C#
6 20 (2.08%) C++
7 15 (1.56%) ABAP
8 14 (1.46%) PHP
9 4 (0.42%) Tcl
9 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.42%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.31%) Perl
11 2 (0.21%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.21%) Ruby
12 1 (0.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 290 (30.15%) CISSP
2 214 (22.25%) Security Cleared
3 152 (15.80%) CISM
4 150 (15.59%) SC Cleared
5 135 (14.03%) Degree
6 85 (8.84%) CISA
7 76 (7.90%) Cisco Certification
8 69 (7.17%) PCI QSA
9 52 (5.41%) CCNP
10 44 (4.57%) DV Cleared
11 31 (3.22%) CCIE
11 31 (3.22%) CCSE
12 28 (2.91%) CEH
13 26 (2.70%) CCNA
13 26 (2.70%) CRISC
14 19 (1.98%) CCSA
15 17 (1.77%) SAP Certification
16 12 (1.25%) OSCP
16 12 (1.25%) OSCE
17 10 (1.04%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (33.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 172 (17.88%) PCI DSS
3 51 (5.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 43 (4.47%) COBIT
5 20 (2.08%) JSP 440
6 9 (0.94%) QA
6 9 (0.94%) GPG13
7 6 (0.62%) BS25999
8 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.31%) SLA
9 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.21%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.10%) BS7799
System Software
1 19 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.46%) Snort
4 9 (0.94%) Squid
5 6 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.52%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.42%) Nmap
8 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.21%) UAG
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.10%) XenServer
9 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (1.04%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (0.42%) Nessus
4 3 (0.31%) WSUS
4 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.21%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.21%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.10%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 167 (17.36%) CheckPoint
2 111 (11.54%) Cisco
3 100 (10.40%) Juniper
4 84 (8.73%) F5
5 64 (6.65%) Websense
6 62 (6.44%) Blue Coat
7 52 (5.41%) Microsoft
8 49 (5.09%) Fortinet
9 45 (4.68%) Oracle
10 42 (4.37%) SAP
11 22 (2.29%) McAfee
12 21 (2.18%) Sourcefire
13 19 (1.98%) IBM
13 19 (1.98%) CA
14 18 (1.87%) VMware
15 17 (1.77%) ArcSight
16 14 (1.46%) Symantec
17 13 (1.35%) Tripwire
18 11 (1.14%) Dell
18 11 (1.14%) Proofpoint
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