The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 402 511 447
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 241 161 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 176 103 149
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £42,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
41866 46477 42712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.87% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35331 38373 36053
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in London

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in London

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 Security Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 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 +35 54 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Docklands, London - 2 £66,250 -
Hayes - 2 £44,250 -
Canary Wharf +6 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 187 (46.98%) Information Security
2 116 (29.15%) CISSP
3 113 (28.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (26.88%) Cyber Security
5 95 (23.87%) Finance
6 90 (22.61%) Network Security
7 89 (22.36%) Cisco
8 77 (19.35%) Firewall
9 73 (18.34%) CheckPoint
10 72 (18.09%) Juniper
11 70 (17.59%) Security Cleared
12 65 (16.33%) CISM
13 60 (15.08%) Degree
13 60 (15.08%) Security Architecture
14 57 (14.32%) Management Information System
15 53 (13.32%) Cisco Certification
16 50 (12.56%) Risk Management
17 49 (12.31%) Penetration Testing
18 48 (12.06%) Fortinet
18 48 (12.06%) PCI DSS
19 44 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
20 42 (10.55%) Windows
21 41 (10.30%) SC Cleared
22 40 (10.05%) Blue Coat
23 39 (9.80%) Security Management
24 38 (9.55%) Linux
25 37 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
26 35 (8.79%) Cisco PIX
27 33 (8.29%) CCSE
28 31 (7.79%) ITIL

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (1.01%) NetWeaver
2 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.25%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) Apache
3 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (3.52%) MS Office
2 12 (3.02%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) SAP GRC
2 4 (1.01%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.76%) SaaS
2 4 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (22.61%) Network Security
2 77 (19.35%) Firewall
3 44 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (8.79%) Cisco PIX
5 29 (7.29%) NetScreen
6 26 (6.53%) Cisco ISE
7 25 (6.28%) Wireless
8 22 (5.53%) VPN
9 17 (4.27%) DNS
9 17 (4.27%) LAN
10 16 (4.02%) WAN
11 12 (3.02%) DHCP
11 12 (3.02%) TCP/IP
12 11 (2.76%) MPLS
13 7 (1.76%) IPsec
13 7 (1.76%) Internet
13 7 (1.76%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.76%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.50%) Big Data
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
General
1 95 (23.87%) Finance
2 26 (6.53%) Banking
3 20 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.77%) Law
4 19 (4.77%) Retail
5 14 (3.52%) Marketing
6 8 (2.01%) Advertising
7 7 (1.76%) Games
8 6 (1.51%) Legal
9 5 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.75%) German Language
11 3 (0.75%) Local Government
11 3 (0.75%) Electronics
11 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.27%) Ajax
2 12 (3.02%) HTML
3 7 (1.76%) .NET
4 4 (1.01%) OAuth
4 4 (1.01%) SAML
4 4 (1.01%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.75%) OpenID
5 3 (0.75%) Web Services
6 2 (0.50%) REST
6 2 (0.50%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.50%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) WSDL
7 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.32%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.52%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.51%) CCTV
6 9 (2.26%) CESG
6 9 (2.26%) SCADA
7 8 (2.01%) PKI
7 8 (2.01%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.76%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.01%) BYOD
11 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.75%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.75%) RMADS
12 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.55%) Windows
2 38 (9.55%) Linux
3 23 (5.78%) UNIX
4 3 (0.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (46.98%) Information Security
2 107 (26.88%) Cyber Security
3 60 (15.08%) Security Architecture
4 50 (12.56%) Risk Management
5 49 (12.31%) Penetration Testing
6 39 (9.80%) Security Management
7 37 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
8 31 (7.79%) ITIL
8 31 (7.79%) SIEM
9 25 (6.28%) Security Testing
10 23 (5.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (5.53%) Project Management
11 22 (5.53%) Identity Management
12 21 (5.28%) Service Delivery
13 20 (5.03%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (4.77%) Business Development
15 18 (4.52%) OWASP
16 16 (4.02%) SABSA
17 15 (3.77%) Risk Analysis
17 15 (3.77%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.03%) Java
2 11 (2.76%) SQL
3 8 (2.01%) C
3 8 (2.01%) C#
4 4 (1.01%) C++
4 4 (1.01%) Perl
4 4 (1.01%) Python
5 3 (0.75%) PHP
5 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.25%) Tcl
7 1 (0.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 116 (29.15%) CISSP
2 70 (17.59%) Security Cleared
3 65 (16.33%) CISM
4 60 (15.08%) Degree
5 53 (13.32%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (10.30%) SC Cleared
7 33 (8.29%) CCSE
8 31 (7.79%) CCIE
9 29 (7.29%) CCNP
10 25 (6.28%) CISA
11 17 (4.27%) GIAC
12 16 (4.02%) JNCIS
13 14 (3.52%) CRISC
14 11 (2.76%) PCI QSA
15 10 (2.51%) JNCIP
15 10 (2.51%) CEH
16 8 (2.01%) OSCP
16 8 (2.01%) OSCE
17 7 (1.76%) DV Cleared
17 7 (1.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (28.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (12.06%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.27%) QA
4 6 (1.51%) COBIT
5 4 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.50%) BS25999
6 2 (0.50%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.25%) GPG13
7 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.25%) GxP
7 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.76%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.76%) Snort
5 3 (0.75%) XenServer
6 1 (0.25%) Squid
6 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.75%) logstash
3 2 (0.50%) SELinux
3 2 (0.50%) Nessus
3 2 (0.50%) Nmap
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (22.36%) Cisco
2 73 (18.34%) CheckPoint
3 72 (18.09%) Juniper
4 48 (12.06%) Fortinet
5 40 (10.05%) Blue Coat
6 27 (6.78%) IronPort
6 27 (6.78%) Tufin
7 22 (5.53%) F5
7 22 (5.53%) Microsoft
8 18 (4.52%) VMware
9 14 (3.52%) Citrix
10 13 (3.27%) Oracle
11 11 (2.76%) McAfee
12 9 (2.26%) Sourcefire
13 8 (2.01%) Splunk
13 8 (2.01%) SonicWALL
14 7 (1.76%) Symantec
14 7 (1.76%) SAP
15 6 (1.51%) HP
16 5 (1.26%) Qualys
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Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum good bonus and benefits offered
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 Per Annum Exceptional benefits (Details on r
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £60,000-£85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
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ComputAppoint
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + £7,200 Travel Allowance + 15% Bonus + Bens
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