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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 588 590 599
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 41 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.080% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.086% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 19
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
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
40877 42981 40955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.47% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34929 35901 34378
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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 +34 3 £62,500 +16.27%
IT Security Consultant
England

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 43 (57.33%) CISSP
2 39 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (38.67%) Information Security
4 28 (37.33%) Degree
5 27 (36.00%) Finance
6 24 (32.00%) PCI DSS
6 24 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 23 (30.67%) Security Architecture
8 22 (29.33%) Windows
9 20 (26.67%) Project Management
9 20 (26.67%) Splunk
10 19 (25.33%) Network Security
11 18 (24.00%) Performance Management
11 18 (24.00%) Law
11 18 (24.00%) IIS
11 18 (24.00%) Portfolio Management
11 18 (24.00%) Test Strategy
11 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
12 14 (18.67%) ArcSight
13 13 (17.33%) Cyber Security
13 13 (17.33%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (16.00%) CISM
15 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
15 11 (14.67%) Linux
15 11 (14.67%) Java
16 10 (13.33%) UNIX
16 10 (13.33%) SIEM
17 9 (12.00%) Firewall
18 8 (10.67%) Internet

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (24.00%) IIS
2 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) Network Security
2 9 (12.00%) Firewall
3 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.67%) Internet
4 5 (6.67%) DHCP
4 5 (6.67%) VPN
4 5 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (2.67%) SAN
5 2 (2.67%) LAN
5 2 (2.67%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (36.00%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Law
3 7 (9.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
5 3 (4.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.67%) Advertising
7 1 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Ajax
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.33%) Blog
5 4 (5.33%) PKI
5 4 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.00%) Online Banking
6 3 (4.00%) CESG
6 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.33%) DTV
7 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 10 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Information Security
2 24 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 23 (30.67%) Security Architecture
4 20 (26.67%) Project Management
5 18 (24.00%) Portfolio Management
5 18 (24.00%) Performance Management
5 18 (24.00%) Test Strategy
6 13 (17.33%) Cyber Security
6 13 (17.33%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (13.33%) SIEM
9 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
9 8 (10.67%) SDLC
10 6 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) Change Management
11 5 (6.67%) OWASP
11 5 (6.67%) Security Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) Java
2 4 (5.33%) C
2 4 (5.33%) C#
2 4 (5.33%) C++
2 4 (5.33%) PHP
2 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (57.33%) CISSP
2 28 (37.33%) Degree
3 12 (16.00%) CISM
4 7 (9.33%) CISA
5 6 (8.00%) CISMP
6 3 (4.00%) CEH
6 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.67%) SSCP
8 1 (1.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (32.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Nessus
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Splunk
2 14 (18.67%) ArcSight
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (2.67%) Tripwire
6 2 (2.67%) Rapid7
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.67%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.33%) Websense
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Dell
7 1 (1.33%) Juniper
7 1 (1.33%) CA
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: 2 days ago