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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 403 463 430
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 231 174 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 192 143 170
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £46,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,000 £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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +7 20 £60,000 +4.34% 6
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
Paddington - 3 £52,500 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 237 (49.38%) Information Security
2 201 (41.88%) CISSP
3 169 (35.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 137 (28.54%) Cyber Security
5 133 (27.71%) Finance
6 113 (23.54%) CISM
7 100 (20.83%) Network Security
8 99 (20.63%) Security Architecture
8 99 (20.63%) Firewall
9 96 (20.00%) PCI DSS
10 86 (17.92%) Degree
10 86 (17.92%) Penetration Testing
11 73 (15.21%) Security Cleared
12 69 (14.38%) Risk Management
13 68 (14.17%) CISA
14 62 (12.92%) Project Management
15 57 (11.88%) Cisco
16 56 (11.67%) SC Cleared
17 54 (11.25%) Data Centre
18 53 (11.04%) Cisco Certification
19 51 (10.63%) Windows
20 49 (10.21%) Risk Assessment
21 47 (9.79%) Management Information System
21 47 (9.79%) SIEM
22 43 (8.96%) Security Management
23 41 (8.54%) CheckPoint
24 39 (8.13%) CRISC
24 39 (8.13%) Cisco ASA
25 36 (7.50%) Data Protection
25 36 (7.50%) Fortinet

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (5.63%) IIS
2 10 (2.08%) NetWeaver
3 8 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.54%) SAP GRC
2 10 (2.08%) SAP HCM
3 7 (1.46%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.33%) SaaS
2 15 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
3 12 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.67%) IaaS
5 7 (1.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (20.83%) Network Security
2 99 (20.63%) Firewall
3 39 (8.13%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (6.88%) Cisco PIX
5 25 (5.21%) Internet
6 22 (4.58%) NetScreen
7 21 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
9 17 (3.54%) VPN
9 17 (3.54%) LAN
10 14 (2.92%) WAN
11 11 (2.29%) TCP/IP
11 11 (2.29%) DNS
12 10 (2.08%) OSPF
12 10 (2.08%) BGP
13 7 (1.46%) DHCP
14 6 (1.25%) MPLS
14 6 (1.25%) Wireless
14 6 (1.25%) IPsec
14 6 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.04%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 133 (27.71%) Finance
2 28 (5.83%) Banking
3 25 (5.21%) Retail
4 24 (5.00%) Law
5 19 (3.96%) Marketing
6 15 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.46%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.25%) Advertising
10 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.63%) German Language
13 2 (0.42%) Games
13 2 (0.42%) Local Government
13 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.21%) Legal
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.21%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.13%) .NET
2 12 (2.50%) SAP Basis
3 11 (2.29%) Ajax
4 10 (2.08%) HTML
5 7 (1.46%) Web Services
6 5 (1.04%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.42%) Middleware
7 2 (0.42%) JSP
8 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 47 (9.79%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.29%) Cybercrime
4 11 (2.29%) Cryptography
5 10 (2.08%) PKI
5 10 (2.08%) CESG
5 10 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.88%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.25%) SCADA
9 5 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.83%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.83%) Blog
11 3 (0.63%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.63%) Windows
2 33 (6.88%) UNIX
3 30 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.21%) GCOS
5 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (49.38%) Information Security
2 137 (28.54%) Cyber Security
3 99 (20.63%) Security Architecture
4 86 (17.92%) Penetration Testing
5 69 (14.38%) Risk Management
6 62 (12.92%) Project Management
7 49 (10.21%) Risk Assessment
8 47 (9.79%) SIEM
9 43 (8.96%) Security Management
10 36 (7.50%) Data Protection
11 33 (6.88%) ITIL
12 32 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
13 31 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (6.46%) Security Testing
14 27 (5.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 26 (5.42%) Business Continuity
16 24 (5.00%) Information Assurance
16 24 (5.00%) ISMS
17 23 (4.79%) SAP Security
18 22 (4.58%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.46%) Java
2 22 (4.58%) C
3 16 (3.33%) C#
4 12 (2.50%) C++
5 11 (2.29%) PHP
6 10 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.67%) Python
7 8 (1.67%) Perl
8 4 (0.83%) Ruby
8 4 (0.83%) SQL
9 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.21%) Tcl
10 1 (0.21%) ABAP
10 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 201 (41.88%) CISSP
2 113 (23.54%) CISM
3 86 (17.92%) Degree
4 73 (15.21%) Security Cleared
5 68 (14.17%) CISA
6 56 (11.67%) SC Cleared
7 53 (11.04%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (8.13%) CRISC
9 33 (6.88%) PCI QSA
10 27 (5.63%) CCIE
11 24 (5.00%) CCNP
12 23 (4.79%) CCSE
13 21 (4.38%) JNCIS
14 20 (4.17%) GIAC
15 17 (3.54%) CEH
16 11 (2.29%) DV Cleared
16 11 (2.29%) OSCP
17 8 (1.67%) CCNA
18 7 (1.46%) CISMP
19 6 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (35.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.54%) HIPAA
4 14 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.71%) BS25999
6 12 (2.50%) COBIT
7 7 (1.46%) JSP 440
8 6 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.83%) QA
10 1 (0.21%) GxP
10 1 (0.21%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.83%) Snort
5 3 (0.63%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.04%) Nessus
3 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.42%) SELinux
4 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 57 (11.88%) Cisco
2 41 (8.54%) CheckPoint
3 36 (7.50%) Fortinet
4 35 (7.29%) Juniper
5 28 (5.83%) SAP
6 26 (5.42%) Blue Coat
7 24 (5.00%) Oracle
7 24 (5.00%) IronPort
8 22 (4.58%) Tufin
8 22 (4.58%) Splunk
9 20 (4.17%) Trustwave
10 15 (3.13%) F5
11 13 (2.71%) VMware
11 13 (2.71%) ArcSight
12 10 (2.08%) Symantec
12 10 (2.08%) Microsoft
13 8 (1.67%) CA
13 8 (1.67%) McAfee
14 5 (1.04%) HP
15 4 (0.83%) Citrix
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £62000 - £73500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago