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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 104 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.079% - 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% - 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £47,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.47%
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
1216 906 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.60% 95.87% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 958 688 715
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) EMV
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001