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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 178 159 190
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 11 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £33,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £70,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
Security Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3641 3126 4038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.29% 96.39% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 2619 3505
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 Hampshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
Southampton +8 4 £55,000 +64.17%
Portsmouth -18 3 - -
Basingstoke -2 2 £55,000 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 21 (77.78%) CISSP
2 13 (48.15%) CESG
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Smartcard
3 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 12 (44.44%) PKI
4 11 (40.74%) X.509
4 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
4 11 (40.74%) CESG CLAS
4 11 (40.74%) Cryptography
5 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
6 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 9 (33.33%) Information Security
7 7 (25.93%) CISM
7 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (25.93%) PCI QSA
8 6 (22.22%) CISA
8 6 (22.22%) Games
8 6 (22.22%) Banking
8 6 (22.22%) Retail
8 6 (22.22%) SIEM
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
9 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
9 5 (18.52%) CRISC

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) X.509
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
General
1 6 (22.22%) Games
1 6 (22.22%) Banking
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) CESG
2 12 (44.44%) Smartcard
2 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 12 (44.44%) PKI
3 11 (40.74%) CESG CLAS
3 11 (40.74%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Debian
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
2 9 (33.33%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) SIEM
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Management
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) CISSP
2 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) PCI QSA
3 7 (25.93%) CISM
4 6 (22.22%) CISA
5 5 (18.52%) CRISC
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.41%) CCIE
7 2 (7.41%) CCNP
7 2 (7.41%) CCDP
8 1 (3.70%) CEH
8 1 (3.70%) OSCP
8 1 (3.70%) OSCE
8 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
2 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL