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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 103 104 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.19% 0.090% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.095% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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 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
1022 1057 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.63% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 923 915 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (60.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Network Security
4 7 (35.00%) Security Management
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) SIEM
7 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.00%) CISSP
8 2 (10.00%) Juniper
8 2 (10.00%) Apple
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) AIX
8 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.00%) Legal
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (5.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Network Security
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) AIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Security Management
3 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (5.00%) CCSE
3 1 (5.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper
2 2 (10.00%) Apple
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Palantir
3 1 (5.00%) Websense