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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 467 492 421
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 167 131 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.31% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 139 114 180
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +39 39 £62,500 -8.75% 3
Canary Wharf +28 3 £67,500 -25.00%
Bromley +9 1 £45,000 -40.00%
Hounslow -13 1 £42,500 -39.28%
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 225 (57.69%) Information Security
2 118 (30.26%) CISSP
3 117 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 93 (23.85%) Firewall
5 78 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
7 73 (18.72%) SIEM
8 72 (18.46%) CheckPoint
8 72 (18.46%) Finance
9 71 (18.21%) Juniper
10 65 (16.67%) F5
11 62 (15.90%) CISM
12 58 (14.87%) PCI DSS
13 57 (14.62%) Cisco
13 57 (14.62%) Security Architecture
14 54 (13.85%) Risk Management
15 52 (13.33%) Network Security
16 51 (13.08%) Degree
16 51 (13.08%) Cyber Security
17 46 (11.79%) Security Cleared
18 45 (11.54%) Banking
19 42 (10.77%) CISA
20 41 (10.51%) Windows
21 40 (10.26%) Retail
22 39 (10.00%) Fortinet
23 38 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
23 38 (9.74%) Blue Coat
24 37 (9.49%) Games
25 33 (8.46%) ITIL
25 33 (8.46%) Linux

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (1.54%) IIS
3 4 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.79%) AutoCAD
3 7 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) RMDS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) PaaS
2 1 (0.26%) IaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 93 (23.85%) Firewall
2 52 (13.33%) Network Security
3 16 (4.10%) VPN
4 14 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (3.08%) DNS
6 11 (2.82%) MPLS
6 11 (2.82%) OSPF
6 11 (2.82%) BGP
6 11 (2.82%) WAN
7 10 (2.56%) DHCP
8 9 (2.31%) LAN
8 9 (2.31%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.79%) IPsec
9 7 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (1.54%) Wireless
11 5 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.28%) Internet
12 4 (1.03%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.05%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 7 (1.79%) Eclipse
1 7 (1.79%) Bugzilla
1 7 (1.79%) CruiseControl
1 7 (1.79%) JIRA
1 7 (1.79%) Hudson
1 7 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
General
1 72 (18.46%) Finance
2 45 (11.54%) Banking
3 40 (10.26%) Retail
4 37 (9.49%) Games
5 33 (8.46%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.85%) Marketing
7 14 (3.59%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.79%) Law
9 5 (1.28%) Advertising
10 4 (1.03%) Local Government
11 2 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.51%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.59%) SAML
2 12 (3.08%) .NET
2 12 (3.08%) Web Services
3 8 (2.05%) JMS
3 8 (2.05%) Spring
3 8 (2.05%) Ajax
3 8 (2.05%) Java SE
4 6 (1.54%) OAuth
4 6 (1.54%) WSDL
4 6 (1.54%) OpenID
4 6 (1.54%) REST
4 6 (1.54%) Middleware
5 2 (0.51%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 1 (0.26%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.08%) CESG
4 10 (2.56%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.31%) Cryptography
6 8 (2.05%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.79%) RMADS
7 7 (1.79%) SCADA
7 7 (1.79%) CCTV
8 5 (1.28%) PKI
9 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.26%) Blog
10 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.26%) Open Source
10 1 (0.26%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.51%) Windows
2 33 (8.46%) Linux
3 12 (3.08%) UNIX
4 7 (1.79%) Debian
4 7 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 7 (1.79%) CentOS
5 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.77%) Solaris
6 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (57.69%) Information Security
2 78 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
4 73 (18.72%) SIEM
5 57 (14.62%) Security Architecture
6 54 (13.85%) Risk Management
7 51 (13.08%) Cyber Security
8 33 (8.46%) ITIL
9 30 (7.69%) Security Management
10 25 (6.41%) Resource Management
11 24 (6.15%) Project Planning
11 24 (6.15%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (5.90%) PRINCE2
13 21 (5.38%) Project Management
14 20 (5.13%) TOGAF
14 20 (5.13%) Business Development
15 17 (4.36%) Vulnerability Management
16 16 (4.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 15 (3.85%) Identity Management
17 15 (3.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.13%) Java
2 15 (3.85%) C
3 14 (3.59%) Shell Script
4 11 (2.82%) C++
4 11 (2.82%) SQL
5 9 (2.31%) C#
5 9 (2.31%) PHP
6 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (30.26%) CISSP
2 62 (15.90%) CISM
3 51 (13.08%) Degree
4 46 (11.79%) Security Cleared
5 42 (10.77%) CISA
6 38 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (7.44%) CCIE
8 27 (6.92%) SC Cleared
9 25 (6.41%) CRISC
10 24 (6.15%) PCI QSA
11 19 (4.87%) CCNP
12 13 (3.33%) CEH
13 12 (3.08%) GIAC
14 11 (2.82%) OSCP
14 11 (2.82%) OSCE
15 9 (2.31%) CCNA
16 5 (1.28%) DV Cleared
17 4 (1.03%) CCDP
18 3 (0.77%) GCIH
18 3 (0.77%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (14.87%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.10%) QA
4 6 (1.54%) COBIT
4 6 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.77%) BS25999
6 1 (0.26%) GPG13
6 1 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) BS7799
System Software
1 12 (3.08%) Active Directory
1 12 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.03%) Snort
2 4 (1.03%) Nmap
3 1 (0.26%) Squid
3 1 (0.26%) Samba
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.03%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.77%) WSUS
4 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.51%) Nessus
5 1 (0.26%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 72 (18.46%) CheckPoint
2 71 (18.21%) Juniper
3 65 (16.67%) F5
4 57 (14.62%) Cisco
5 39 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 38 (9.74%) Blue Coat
7 27 (6.92%) Websense
8 18 (4.62%) Microsoft
9 17 (4.36%) Oracle
10 13 (3.33%) VMware
11 11 (2.82%) McAfee
12 9 (2.31%) Dell
13 8 (2.05%) ArcSight
14 7 (1.79%) Symantec
14 7 (1.79%) Qualys
15 6 (1.54%) Citrix
15 6 (1.54%) SAP
15 6 (1.54%) IBM
15 6 (1.54%) CA
15 6 (1.54%) Splunk
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