The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 82 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 5 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.46% 0.18% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.19% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 13
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +56.97%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
Security Consultant
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Essex region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Essex

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (71.43%) SIEM
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) Progress
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) CISM
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) CSSLP
5 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) CEH
5 2 (28.57%) WebInspect
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM
6 1 (14.29%) QADirector
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) VMware

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QADirector
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WebInspect
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Progress
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware