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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 65 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 35 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.48% - 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% - 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35 0 11
Average salary £37,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
978 1086 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.22% 97.93% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 816 933 711
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Kent

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(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
Folkestone - 7 £34,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £52,500 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 36 (83.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 36 (83.72%) PCI DSS
2 34 (79.07%) Information Security
3 27 (62.79%) SIEM
4 26 (60.47%) CheckPoint
5 24 (55.81%) Firewall
6 23 (53.49%) Management Information System
7 21 (48.84%) E-Commerce
8 20 (46.51%) Internet
8 20 (46.51%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (34.88%) Tripwire
10 14 (32.56%) Websense
11 13 (30.23%) IBM
11 13 (30.23%) Degree
11 13 (30.23%) Proofpoint
12 12 (27.91%) SQL
12 12 (27.91%) Windows
12 12 (27.91%) AIX
12 12 (27.91%) Linux
13 11 (25.58%) CISSP
13 11 (25.58%) Cisco
14 10 (23.26%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (20.93%) System Testing
15 9 (20.93%) Finance
15 9 (20.93%) Apple
15 9 (20.93%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (20.93%) Oracle
16 5 (11.63%) LogRhythm
17 4 (9.30%) Network Security
17 4 (9.30%) CISA

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Firewall
2 20 (46.51%) Internet
3 10 (23.26%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
1 12 (27.91%) AIX
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Information Security
2 27 (62.79%) SIEM
3 21 (48.84%) E-Commerce
4 20 (46.51%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (20.93%) System Testing
6 3 (6.98%) OWASP
6 3 (6.98%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.33%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 11 (25.58%) CISSP
3 4 (9.30%) SSCP
3 4 (9.30%) CISA
4 3 (6.98%) CEH
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (83.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 36 (83.72%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) CheckPoint
2 15 (34.88%) Tripwire
3 14 (32.56%) Websense
4 13 (30.23%) Proofpoint
4 13 (30.23%) IBM
5 11 (25.58%) Cisco
6 9 (20.93%) Oracle
6 9 (20.93%) Apple
7 5 (11.63%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.65%) Juniper