The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 583 587 638
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 48 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.063% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.068% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 9
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +52.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £44,050
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
IT Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42915 41433 47928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.34% 93.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35822 34773 41558
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in London

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in London

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
City of London - 7 £52,750 - 3
Bromley -9 6 £52,250 -30.33%
IT Security Consultant
England

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 30 (51.72%) Information Security
2 21 (36.21%) Firewall
3 18 (31.03%) CISSP
4 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (24.14%) Windows
6 14 (24.14%) SIEM
7 13 (22.41%) CISM
8 12 (20.69%) CISA
8 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
9 11 (18.97%) F5
10 10 (17.24%) Juniper
10 10 (17.24%) ITIL
10 10 (17.24%) Finance
11 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
11 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
11 8 (13.79%) Security Architecture
12 7 (12.07%) CRISC
12 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.07%) Games
12 7 (12.07%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (12.07%) Banking
12 7 (12.07%) Retail
12 7 (12.07%) TOGAF
13 6 (10.34%) Blue Coat
13 6 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (10.34%) Fortinet
13 6 (10.34%) Degree
13 6 (10.34%) Active Directory

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) Network Security
3 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) DMZ
4 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.72%) IGRP
4 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.07%) Games
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.90%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) CESG
3 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Information Security
2 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.14%) SIEM
4 10 (17.24%) ITIL
5 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.79%) Security Architecture
6 7 (12.07%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (12.07%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Security Management
8 5 (8.62%) Identity Management
9 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.17%) IT Governance
10 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C++
1 1 (1.72%) Java
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) CISSP
2 13 (22.41%) CISM
3 12 (20.69%) CISA
4 7 (12.07%) CRISC
5 6 (10.34%) Degree
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.17%) CCNA
9 2 (3.45%) GIAC
9 2 (3.45%) Postgraduate
9 2 (3.45%) CCNP
9 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.45%) GSEC
10 1 (1.72%) GCIH
10 1 (1.72%) CCSE
10 1 (1.72%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.72%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.72%) GCIA
10 1 (1.72%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.45%) COBIT
4 1 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Samba
3 1 (1.72%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
2 11 (18.97%) F5
3 10 (17.24%) Juniper
4 6 (10.34%) Websense
4 6 (10.34%) Blue Coat
4 6 (10.34%) Fortinet
4 6 (10.34%) Dell
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) McAfee
6 3 (5.17%) Sophos
7 2 (3.45%) VMware
7 2 (3.45%) Trustwave
8 1 (1.72%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.72%) Novell
8 1 (1.72%) Lotus
8 1 (1.72%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.72%) Aruba
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £54000 - £64000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago