The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 17 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.90% 2.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.45%
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 Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90 194 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 85.71% 91.94% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 146 160
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in the Midlands

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) POP3
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) IKE
3 1 (33.33%) IPX
3 1 (33.33%) IPX/SPX
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) IGRP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) POP3
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort
2 1 (33.33%) TippingPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5