The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
South East / Kent
Rank 81 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.49% 0.57% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.58% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Median salary £65,000 £55,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.59% +1.36%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -

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
792 1035 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.54% 97.55% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 631 916 966
Median salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (77.27%) Information Security
4 15 (68.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (68.18%) SIEM
5 14 (63.64%) System Testing
5 14 (63.64%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 14 (63.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 14 (63.64%) Secure Coding
5 14 (63.64%) PCI DSS
6 13 (59.09%) CREST Certified
6 13 (59.09%) CEH
6 13 (59.09%) Finance
7 11 (50.00%) OSCP
7 11 (50.00%) Time Management
7 11 (50.00%) SANS
7 11 (50.00%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) Security Management
10 2 (9.09%) CISSP
10 2 (9.09%) C
11 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
11 1 (4.55%) ITIL

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (77.27%) Information Security
4 15 (68.18%) SIEM
5 14 (63.64%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 14 (63.64%) Secure Coding
5 14 (63.64%) System Testing
5 14 (63.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 11 (50.00%) Time Management
7 4 (18.18%) Security Management
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) CEH
1 13 (59.09%) CREST Certified
2 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) OSCP
2 11 (50.00%) SANS
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (63.64%) PCI DSS