The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 137 124 137
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.092% 0.94% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.97% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 0
Average salary £82,500 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2120 1952 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.52% 96.73% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1564 1489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Security Consultant
East of England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Trend Micro
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
4 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) COBIT
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) IronPort
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec
1 1 (16.67%) Trend Micro
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter