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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 401 531 431
Rank change year-on-year
+130 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 250 129 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 188 96 127
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
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
41030 45957 40997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.83% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34695 38483 34477
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +55 43 £58,750 -0.42% 5
Canary Wharf +5 4 - -
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £65,000 -
Hayes - 1 £43,500 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 203 (46.67%) Information Security
2 143 (32.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 139 (31.95%) CISSP
4 123 (28.28%) Cyber Security
5 105 (24.14%) Finance
6 96 (22.07%) Firewall
7 86 (19.77%) Network Security
8 85 (19.54%) CISM
9 83 (19.08%) Cisco
10 78 (17.93%) Security Cleared
11 71 (16.32%) CheckPoint
12 69 (15.86%) Juniper
12 69 (15.86%) Security Architecture
13 68 (15.63%) PCI DSS
14 61 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
15 60 (13.79%) Management Information System
16 58 (13.33%) Degree
17 54 (12.41%) Risk Management
18 51 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
19 50 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
20 49 (11.26%) SC Cleared
21 46 (10.57%) Fortinet
21 46 (10.57%) Risk Assessment
22 44 (10.11%) Security Management
22 44 (10.11%) Cisco PIX
23 43 (9.89%) Windows
24 40 (9.20%) Blue Coat
25 38 (8.74%) CCSE
25 38 (8.74%) Linux
26 36 (8.28%) ITIL

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (1.84%) NetWeaver
2 5 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.69%) IIS
3 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (2.76%) MS Office
2 11 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (2.30%) SAP GRC
2 8 (1.84%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.69%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.22%) SaaS
2 8 (1.84%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (22.07%) Firewall
2 86 (19.77%) Network Security
3 51 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
4 44 (10.11%) Cisco PIX
5 33 (7.59%) NetScreen
6 30 (6.90%) Cisco ISE
7 23 (5.29%) Wireless
8 21 (4.83%) LAN
8 21 (4.83%) VPN
9 18 (4.14%) WAN
10 15 (3.45%) DNS
11 13 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (2.53%) MPLS
13 9 (2.07%) Internet
13 9 (2.07%) TCP/IP
13 9 (2.07%) DHCP
14 8 (1.84%) OSPF
14 8 (1.84%) BGP
15 7 (1.61%) Wireshark
15 7 (1.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.69%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 105 (24.14%) Finance
2 26 (5.98%) Banking
3 20 (4.60%) Law
4 19 (4.37%) Retail
5 18 (4.14%) Marketing
5 18 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.61%) Advertising
7 6 (1.38%) Legal
8 5 (1.15%) Games
8 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.69%) Electronics
9 3 (0.69%) German Language
9 3 (0.69%) Local Government
9 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.68%) Ajax
2 15 (3.45%) HTML
3 11 (2.53%) .NET
4 10 (2.30%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.69%) Middleware
5 3 (0.69%) Web Services
6 1 (0.23%) SAML
6 1 (0.23%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.23%) SOAP
6 1 (0.23%) OAuth
6 1 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 34 (7.82%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.76%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.53%) PKI
7 9 (2.07%) Cryptography
8 8 (1.84%) CCTV
9 7 (1.61%) CESG
9 7 (1.61%) SCADA
10 6 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.38%) CESG CLAS
10 6 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.92%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.89%) Windows
2 38 (8.74%) Linux
3 26 (5.98%) UNIX
4 3 (0.69%) Solaris
5 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (46.67%) Information Security
2 123 (28.28%) Cyber Security
3 69 (15.86%) Security Architecture
4 54 (12.41%) Risk Management
5 50 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
6 46 (10.57%) Risk Assessment
7 44 (10.11%) Security Management
8 36 (8.28%) ITIL
9 30 (6.90%) Security Testing
10 29 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 29 (6.67%) Project Management
11 27 (6.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 27 (6.21%) SIEM
12 24 (5.52%) Identity Management
13 23 (5.29%) SDLC
14 22 (5.06%) Service Delivery
14 22 (5.06%) Business Continuity
15 21 (4.83%) ISMS
15 21 (4.83%) SABSA
16 19 (4.37%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.13%) Java
2 13 (2.99%) C
3 12 (2.76%) C#
4 8 (1.84%) C++
4 8 (1.84%) SQL
5 6 (1.38%) PHP
6 5 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.92%) Perl
7 4 (0.92%) Python
8 3 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) Tcl
10 1 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 139 (31.95%) CISSP
2 85 (19.54%) CISM
3 78 (17.93%) Security Cleared
4 61 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (13.33%) Degree
6 49 (11.26%) SC Cleared
7 38 (8.74%) CCSE
8 34 (7.82%) CISA
9 33 (7.59%) CCIE
10 31 (7.13%) CCNP
11 22 (5.06%) CRISC
12 20 (4.60%) JNCIS
13 15 (3.45%) GIAC
13 15 (3.45%) PCI QSA
14 10 (2.30%) JNCIP
15 9 (2.07%) OSCP
16 8 (1.84%) CCNA
17 7 (1.61%) CEH
17 7 (1.61%) OSCE
18 5 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (32.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (15.63%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.22%) QA
4 12 (2.76%) BS25999
5 9 (2.07%) COBIT
6 7 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.38%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.23%) GxP
9 1 (0.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 16 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.61%) Snort
5 3 (0.69%) XenServer
6 1 (0.23%) Squid
6 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.46%) Nessus
2 2 (0.46%) Nmap
2 2 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.46%) SELinux
2 2 (0.46%) logstash
Vendors
1 83 (19.08%) Cisco
2 71 (16.32%) CheckPoint
3 69 (15.86%) Juniper
4 46 (10.57%) Fortinet
5 40 (9.20%) Blue Coat
6 31 (7.13%) IronPort
7 30 (6.90%) Tufin
8 20 (4.60%) Microsoft
9 18 (4.14%) VMware
10 16 (3.68%) SAP
11 14 (3.22%) Oracle
12 13 (2.99%) F5
13 11 (2.53%) Splunk
14 10 (2.30%) Symantec
14 10 (2.30%) Citrix
15 8 (1.84%) SonicWALL
16 7 (1.61%) Sourcefire
16 7 (1.61%) McAfee
17 6 (1.38%) Trustwave
18 4 (0.92%) LogRhythm
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£85,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40 - £60 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS/BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70k basic + £7,200 travel allowance (£77,200 base) + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
PA Consulting
Posted: 21 days ago