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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 410 506 399
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -107
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 242 161 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 179 135 169
Average salary £57,750 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +9 26 £58,750 +2.17% 11
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf +5 2 - -
Paddington - 1 £55,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 235 (48.16%) Information Security
2 186 (38.11%) CISSP
3 168 (34.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 144 (29.51%) Cyber Security
5 124 (25.41%) Finance
6 107 (21.93%) CISM
7 99 (20.29%) Firewall
8 89 (18.24%) PCI DSS
9 88 (18.03%) Network Security
10 83 (17.01%) Security Cleared
10 83 (17.01%) Cisco
11 80 (16.39%) Degree
12 77 (15.78%) Security Architecture
13 69 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
14 68 (13.93%) Risk Management
15 63 (12.91%) Penetration Testing
16 62 (12.70%) CISA
17 61 (12.50%) CheckPoint
17 61 (12.50%) Management Information System
18 60 (12.30%) SC Cleared
19 56 (11.48%) Juniper
20 55 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
21 54 (11.07%) Risk Assessment
22 53 (10.86%) Project Management
23 52 (10.66%) Windows
24 51 (10.45%) Cisco PIX
25 49 (10.04%) Fortinet
26 46 (9.43%) Data Centre
27 42 (8.61%) Blue Coat
28 41 (8.40%) Security Management

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (3.48%) IIS
2 10 (2.05%) NetWeaver
3 7 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) MS Office
1 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.07%) SAP GRC
2 10 (2.05%) SAP HCM
3 7 (1.43%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.10%) SaaS
2 13 (2.66%) SuccessFactors
3 11 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.64%) IaaS
5 7 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (20.29%) Firewall
2 88 (18.03%) Network Security
3 55 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (10.45%) Cisco PIX
5 40 (8.20%) NetScreen
6 36 (7.38%) Cisco ISE
7 24 (4.92%) Internet
8 20 (4.10%) LAN
9 17 (3.48%) WAN
9 17 (3.48%) VPN
10 15 (3.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (2.46%) Wireless
12 9 (1.84%) MPLS
12 9 (1.84%) DNS
13 8 (1.64%) TCP/IP
13 8 (1.64%) OSPF
13 8 (1.64%) BGP
14 6 (1.23%) EIGRP
14 6 (1.23%) IPsec
14 6 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.02%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
General
1 124 (25.41%) Finance
2 30 (6.15%) Banking
3 28 (5.74%) Retail
4 25 (5.12%) Marketing
5 19 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.89%) Law
6 8 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.43%) Advertising
7 7 (1.43%) Online Betting
8 4 (0.82%) Legal
8 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.82%) Electronics
8 4 (0.82%) Games
8 4 (0.82%) Local Government
8 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.48%) Ajax
2 16 (3.28%) 802.1X
2 16 (3.28%) HTML
3 15 (3.07%) .NET
4 12 (2.46%) SAP Basis
5 7 (1.43%) Web Services
6 3 (0.61%) Middleware
7 2 (0.41%) JSP
8 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 46 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.46%) PKI
6 11 (2.25%) Cryptography
6 11 (2.25%) Cybercrime
7 10 (2.05%) CESG
7 10 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.43%) SCADA
10 6 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.82%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.82%) Blog
12 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.66%) Windows
2 34 (6.97%) UNIX
3 33 (6.76%) Linux
4 3 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (48.16%) Information Security
2 144 (29.51%) Cyber Security
3 77 (15.78%) Security Architecture
4 68 (13.93%) Risk Management
5 63 (12.91%) Penetration Testing
6 54 (11.07%) Risk Assessment
7 53 (10.86%) Project Management
8 41 (8.40%) Security Management
9 38 (7.79%) Security Testing
9 38 (7.79%) SIEM
10 37 (7.58%) Data Protection
11 33 (6.76%) ITIL
12 28 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (5.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 27 (5.53%) Identity Management
14 26 (5.33%) ISMS
15 25 (5.12%) Business Continuity
16 24 (4.92%) OWASP
16 24 (4.92%) SDLC
17 23 (4.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.38%) Java
2 20 (4.10%) C
3 16 (3.28%) C#
4 13 (2.66%) C++
5 11 (2.25%) PHP
6 10 (2.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.82%) Python
7 4 (0.82%) Perl
8 3 (0.61%) Ruby
8 3 (0.61%) SQL
9 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.20%) ABAP
10 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 186 (38.11%) CISSP
2 107 (21.93%) CISM
3 83 (17.01%) Security Cleared
4 80 (16.39%) Degree
5 69 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (12.70%) CISA
7 60 (12.30%) SC Cleared
8 40 (8.20%) CCSE
9 37 (7.58%) CRISC
10 36 (7.38%) CCIE
11 31 (6.35%) CCNP
12 30 (6.15%) PCI QSA
13 27 (5.53%) JNCIS
14 17 (3.48%) GIAC
15 16 (3.28%) CEH
16 10 (2.05%) DV Cleared
16 10 (2.05%) OSCP
17 9 (1.84%) CCNA
18 8 (1.64%) JNCIP
19 6 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (34.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (18.24%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.48%) HIPAA
4 14 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.46%) BS25999
6 11 (2.25%) COBIT
7 6 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (1.02%) QA
9 4 (0.82%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.20%) GxP
10 1 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.05%) Hyper-V
2 10 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.61%) RACF
3 3 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.61%) Nessus
3 2 (0.41%) Nmap
3 2 (0.41%) SELinux
4 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 83 (17.01%) Cisco
2 61 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 56 (11.48%) Juniper
4 49 (10.04%) Fortinet
5 42 (8.61%) Blue Coat
6 37 (7.58%) IronPort
7 36 (7.38%) Tufin
8 26 (5.33%) SAP
9 25 (5.12%) Oracle
10 20 (4.10%) Trustwave
11 18 (3.69%) Splunk
12 16 (3.28%) VMware
13 12 (2.46%) F5
14 10 (2.05%) Symantec
14 10 (2.05%) Microsoft
15 8 (1.64%) CA
15 8 (1.64%) ArcSight
16 7 (1.43%) McAfee
17 6 (1.23%) Citrix
18 5 (1.02%) SonicWALL
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £550 - £65000 per annum + BONUS/BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago