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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 34 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.23% 1.65% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.68% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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 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
143 179 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 87.73% 98.35% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 94 133 116
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (75.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (25.00%) POP3
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) IKE
2 1 (25.00%) IPX
2 1 (25.00%) IPX/SPX
2 1 (25.00%) PPP
2 1 (25.00%) RIP
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISMS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint