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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 481 542 485
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 446 344 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 357 271 340
Average salary £57,500 £57,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.87% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +67 178 £65,000 +13.04% 18
South East +36 144 £57,500 - 10
North West +9 33 £52,500 -7.89% 5
South West +2 30 £55,000 +22.22% 5
West Midlands +10 22 £57,500 -7.25% 1
East of England -17 17 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Yorkshire -19 13 £65,000 +67.74% 2
North East - 3 £60,000 -
Midlands -5 2 £61,250 -2.00%
East Midlands +7 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 482 (51.94%) Information Security
2 325 (35.02%) CISSP
3 308 (33.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 219 (23.60%) Firewall
5 183 (19.72%) PCI DSS
6 180 (19.40%) Security Cleared
6 180 (19.40%) Network Security
7 171 (18.43%) CheckPoint
8 169 (18.21%) Penetration Testing
9 166 (17.89%) Finance
10 154 (16.59%) Cisco
11 153 (16.49%) Security Architecture
12 151 (16.27%) SIEM
13 150 (16.16%) CISM
14 140 (15.09%) SC Cleared
14 140 (15.09%) Risk Management
15 127 (13.69%) Windows
16 122 (13.15%) Juniper
17 113 (12.18%) Cyber Security
18 107 (11.53%) Degree
19 106 (11.42%) Linux
20 102 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
21 101 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
22 99 (10.67%) CISA
23 97 (10.45%) ITIL
24 95 (10.24%) PCI QSA
25 94 (10.13%) F5
26 79 (8.51%) Management Information System
27 77 (8.30%) Banking
28 76 (8.19%) PRINCE2

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (1.29%) IIS
2 9 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.22%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.22%) Apache
6 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.11%) SAS
6 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.08%) MS Office
4 7 (0.75%) AutoCAD
4 7 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (2.59%) SAP GRC
2 6 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.32%) RMDS
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.05%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) PaaS
2 1 (0.11%) IaaS
2 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 219 (23.60%) Firewall
2 180 (19.40%) Network Security
3 67 (7.22%) VPN
4 59 (6.36%) TCP/IP
5 56 (6.03%) LAN
6 54 (5.82%) WAN
7 49 (5.28%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (4.63%) OSPF
8 43 (4.63%) BGP
9 42 (4.53%) MPLS
9 42 (4.53%) DNS
10 31 (3.34%) Wireless
11 30 (3.23%) Internet
11 30 (3.23%) DHCP
12 29 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
13 28 (3.02%) SSL
14 27 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (2.48%) IPsec
16 18 (1.94%) SNMP
17 16 (1.72%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.16%) Relational Database
2 18 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (0.86%) Big Data
6 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio
1 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
1 7 (0.75%) Bugzilla
1 7 (0.75%) CruiseControl
1 7 (0.75%) JIRA
1 7 (0.75%) Hudson
1 7 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 166 (17.89%) Finance
2 77 (8.30%) Banking
3 58 (6.25%) Retail
4 49 (5.28%) Games
5 44 (4.74%) Manufacturing
6 43 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 29 (3.13%) Marketing
8 17 (1.83%) Law
9 14 (1.51%) Advertising
10 10 (1.08%) Legal
11 8 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.75%) Local Government
13 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.32%) Military
15 2 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.22%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.83%) Web Services
2 14 (1.51%) .NET
2 14 (1.51%) SAML
3 9 (0.97%) JMS
3 9 (0.97%) Ajax
3 9 (0.97%) Java SE
3 9 (0.97%) Spring
4 6 (0.65%) OAuth
4 6 (0.65%) OpenID
4 6 (0.65%) REST
4 6 (0.65%) Regular Expression
4 6 (0.65%) WSDL
4 6 (0.65%) JSP
4 6 (0.65%) Middleware
5 5 (0.54%) HTML
6 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (0.22%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.22%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.11%) Dalvik
8 1 (0.11%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 53 (5.71%) CESG
3 49 (5.28%) RMADS
4 35 (3.77%) CESG CLAS
5 34 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.69%) PKI
8 23 (2.48%) Cryptography
9 17 (1.83%) SCADA
10 16 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.40%) Smartcard
12 12 (1.29%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.75%) CCTV
15 5 (0.54%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.43%) Open Source
16 4 (0.43%) Smart Meter
17 2 (0.22%) GIS
18 1 (0.11%) W3C
18 1 (0.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 127 (13.69%) Windows
2 106 (11.42%) Linux
3 28 (3.02%) UNIX
4 12 (1.29%) AIX
5 9 (0.97%) Debian
5 9 (0.97%) Ubuntu
5 9 (0.97%) CentOS
6 5 (0.54%) Solaris
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (51.94%) Information Security
2 169 (18.21%) Penetration Testing
3 153 (16.49%) Security Architecture
4 151 (16.27%) SIEM
5 140 (15.09%) Risk Management
6 113 (12.18%) Cyber Security
7 102 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (10.45%) ITIL
9 76 (8.19%) PRINCE2
10 71 (7.65%) Security Management
11 63 (6.79%) Risk Assessment
12 56 (6.03%) Vulnerability Management
13 52 (5.60%) Information Assurance
14 51 (5.50%) TOGAF
15 45 (4.85%) Business Development
15 45 (4.85%) Project Management
16 41 (4.42%) Project Planning
17 39 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (3.66%) Network Design
18 34 (3.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (6.03%) SQL
2 30 (3.23%) C
2 30 (3.23%) Java
3 23 (2.48%) Shell Script
4 18 (1.94%) C#
5 17 (1.83%) C++
6 15 (1.62%) PHP
7 5 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.54%) Tcl
7 5 (0.54%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.43%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.43%) ABAP
9 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.22%) Perl
10 2 (0.22%) Ruby
11 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 325 (35.02%) CISSP
2 180 (19.40%) Security Cleared
3 150 (16.16%) CISM
4 140 (15.09%) SC Cleared
5 107 (11.53%) Degree
6 101 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (10.67%) CISA
8 95 (10.24%) PCI QSA
9 74 (7.97%) CCNP
10 56 (6.03%) CCIE
11 49 (5.28%) CRISC
12 42 (4.53%) CCSE
13 31 (3.34%) CCNA
14 29 (3.13%) OSCP
14 29 (3.13%) OSCE
15 24 (2.59%) DV Cleared
16 23 (2.48%) CEH
17 21 (2.26%) CCSA
18 20 (2.16%) GIAC
19 16 (1.72%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (33.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 183 (19.72%) PCI DSS
3 55 (5.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 37 (3.99%) COBIT
5 16 (1.72%) QA
6 14 (1.51%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.86%) GPG13
8 7 (0.75%) BS25999
9 6 (0.65%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.32%) SLA
10 3 (0.32%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.11%) BS7799
12 1 (0.11%) CESG Infosec
12 1 (0.11%) WAI
12 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 20 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.19%) Snort
4 6 (0.65%) Squid
5 4 (0.43%) Nmap
5 4 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.11%) Samba
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.65%) Tivoli
1 6 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (0.43%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.43%) Nessus
3 3 (0.32%) WSUS
3 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.11%) logstash
4 1 (0.11%) SCCM
4 1 (0.11%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 171 (18.43%) CheckPoint
2 154 (16.59%) Cisco
3 122 (13.15%) Juniper
4 94 (10.13%) F5
5 54 (5.82%) Fortinet
6 53 (5.71%) Blue Coat
7 49 (5.28%) Microsoft
8 43 (4.63%) Oracle
9 37 (3.99%) Websense
10 28 (3.02%) SAP
11 23 (2.48%) Sourcefire
12 22 (2.37%) McAfee
13 21 (2.26%) VMware
14 20 (2.16%) ArcSight
15 16 (1.72%) HP
16 13 (1.40%) Splunk
16 13 (1.40%) LogRhythm
17 11 (1.19%) Brocade
18 10 (1.08%) Symantec
18 10 (1.08%) Citrix
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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