The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank - 108 76
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 0 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.40% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.42% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Average salary - £27,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -43.15%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -3.80%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
918 1189 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.74% 95.50% 93.62%
Number of salaries quoted 829 957 906
Average salary £38,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Kent

Security Consultant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Nessus
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Palantir
5 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Legal

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Security Management
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Palantir