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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 71 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 24 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.37% - 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% - 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 5
Average salary £52,500 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
970 1120 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.85% 96.30% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 828 993 660
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Maidstone - 3 £47,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £31,250 -
Security Consultant
South East

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 35 (71.43%) Information Security
2 32 (65.31%) PCI DSS
3 31 (63.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (48.98%) SIEM
5 21 (42.86%) Firewall
5 21 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 18 (36.73%) Management Information System
7 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
8 15 (30.61%) Internet
8 15 (30.61%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (26.53%) Finance
9 13 (26.53%) Degree
10 12 (24.49%) CISSP
10 12 (24.49%) SQL
10 12 (24.49%) Windows
10 12 (24.49%) AIX
10 12 (24.49%) Linux
11 11 (22.45%) Cisco
12 10 (20.41%) Tripwire
13 9 (18.37%) System Testing
13 9 (18.37%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (18.37%) Oracle
13 9 (18.37%) Websense
13 9 (18.37%) Apple
14 8 (16.33%) IBM
14 8 (16.33%) Network Security
14 8 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (16.33%) Proofpoint
15 5 (10.20%) LogRhythm
15 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) Internet
3 8 (16.33%) Network Security
4 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
1 12 (24.49%) AIX
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Information Security
2 24 (48.98%) SIEM
3 16 (32.65%) E-Commerce
4 15 (30.61%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (18.37%) System Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Security Management
7 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.12%) OWASP
8 3 (6.12%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.04%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 12 (24.49%) CISSP
3 4 (8.16%) SSCP
3 4 (8.16%) CISA
4 3 (6.12%) CEH
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.04%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (65.31%) PCI DSS
2 31 (63.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco
3 10 (20.41%) Tripwire
4 9 (18.37%) Websense
4 9 (18.37%) Oracle
4 9 (18.37%) Apple
5 8 (16.33%) IBM
5 8 (16.33%) Proofpoint
6 5 (10.20%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Palantir
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