The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 98 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 25 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 0.99% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.03% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 25
Median salary £53,750 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
Security Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1608 2130 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.77% 95.52% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1742 1614
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 50 (60.24%) Information Security
2 40 (48.19%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (32.53%) PKI
3 27 (32.53%) Finance
4 25 (30.12%) Data Protection
5 24 (28.92%) SIEM
6 23 (27.71%) Firewall
7 22 (26.51%) Fraud Detection
8 19 (22.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 18 (21.69%) Identity Management
9 18 (21.69%) Threat Analysis
10 16 (19.28%) Security Architecture
11 15 (18.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (18.07%) CISSP
12 14 (16.87%) Blue Coat
12 14 (16.87%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (16.87%) F5
12 14 (16.87%) Presales
13 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (15.66%) Risk Management
14 12 (14.46%) CheckPoint
14 12 (14.46%) Palo Alto
14 12 (14.46%) Security Operations
15 11 (13.25%) CISM
16 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
16 10 (12.05%) Security Operations Centre
17 9 (10.84%) Regulatory Compliance
17 9 (10.84%) Driving Licence
17 9 (10.84%) ArcSight
17 9 (10.84%) Risk Assessment

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.41%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.71%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.02%) Network Security
4 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.61%) HTTP
5 3 (3.61%) Internet
5 3 (3.61%) SSL
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (2.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Billing
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) PKI
2 10 (12.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (10.84%) Driving Licence
4 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.82%) Cybercrime
5 4 (4.82%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.61%) Smartcard
7 2 (2.41%) iPad
8 1 (1.20%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.20%) KNOPPIX
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.24%) Information Security
2 40 (48.19%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (30.12%) Data Protection
4 24 (28.92%) SIEM
5 22 (26.51%) Fraud Detection
6 19 (22.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 18 (21.69%) Identity Management
7 18 (21.69%) Threat Analysis
8 16 (19.28%) Security Architecture
9 14 (16.87%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (16.87%) Presales
10 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.66%) Risk Management
11 12 (14.46%) Security Operations
12 9 (10.84%) Regulatory Compliance
12 9 (10.84%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (9.64%) Identity Access Management
13 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.82%) Email Filtering
14 4 (4.82%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) CISSP
2 11 (13.25%) CISM
3 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.64%) CISA
5 7 (8.43%) Degree
6 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) CCNP
7 2 (2.41%) CCSA
7 2 (2.41%) CCSE
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.20%) CCNA
8 1 (1.20%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) COBIT
3 1 (1.20%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.20%) Core Impact
2 1 (1.20%) Nessus
2 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Blue Coat
1 14 (16.87%) F5
2 12 (14.46%) CheckPoint
2 12 (14.46%) Palo Alto
3 9 (10.84%) ArcSight
4 7 (8.43%) Fortinet
5 6 (7.23%) Intel Security
6 4 (4.82%) Cisco
6 4 (4.82%) Juniper
7 2 (2.41%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 1 (1.20%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.20%) Gemalto
8 1 (1.20%) VMware