The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 101 127 119
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 42 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.65% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.83% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 16
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2358 2041 2264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.91% 94.40% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1643 1962
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Security Consultant
Berkshire

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 16 April 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 35 (49.30%) SC Cleared
1 35 (49.30%) Security Cleared
2 30 (42.25%) Information Security
3 28 (39.44%) Firewall
4 26 (36.62%) DV Cleared
5 21 (29.58%) Telecoms
5 21 (29.58%) Internet
6 17 (23.94%) Security Architecture
6 17 (23.94%) Cyber Security
7 15 (21.13%) CheckPoint
8 13 (18.31%) RMADS
9 12 (16.90%) F5
9 12 (16.90%) Network Design
9 12 (16.90%) PKI
10 11 (15.49%) Java
10 11 (15.49%) VPN
10 11 (15.49%) CISSP
11 10 (14.08%) Cisco
11 10 (14.08%) HTML
11 10 (14.08%) Flash
11 10 (14.08%) CISA
11 10 (14.08%) Device Driver
11 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
11 10 (14.08%) HTML5
11 10 (14.08%) Network Security
11 10 (14.08%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (14.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (14.08%) Degree
11 10 (14.08%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (12.68%) Mathematics

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (39.44%) Firewall
2 21 (29.58%) Internet
3 11 (15.49%) VPN
4 10 (14.08%) Network Security
5 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (7.04%) OSPF
6 5 (7.04%) BGP
7 4 (5.63%) SSL
7 4 (5.63%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.63%) MPLS
7 4 (5.63%) IPsec
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.63%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.23%) IPv6
9 2 (2.82%) LAN
9 2 (2.82%) VoIP
9 2 (2.82%) WLAN
9 2 (2.82%) WAN
9 2 (2.82%) POP3
General
1 21 (29.58%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) HTML
1 10 (14.08%) Flash
1 10 (14.08%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) RMADS
2 12 (16.90%) PKI
3 10 (14.08%) Device Driver
4 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
5 7 (9.86%) Cryptography
5 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) Replication
7 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Information Security
2 17 (23.94%) Security Architecture
2 17 (23.94%) Cyber Security
3 12 (16.90%) Network Design
4 10 (14.08%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (14.08%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (9.86%) IT Governance
6 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.63%) Information Assurance
7 4 (5.63%) SIEM
8 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.23%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.23%) ERP
9 2 (2.82%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) Java
2 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
3 9 (12.68%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (49.30%) SC Cleared
1 35 (49.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (36.62%) DV Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) CISSP
4 10 (14.08%) CISA
4 10 (14.08%) Degree
5 6 (8.45%) CISM
5 6 (8.45%) GCED
5 6 (8.45%) CSSLP
5 6 (8.45%) GSEC
6 4 (5.63%) CRISC
7 3 (4.23%) CCSA
7 3 (4.23%) CCSE
8 2 (2.82%) CCIE
8 2 (2.82%) CCNP
8 2 (2.82%) CCNA
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.41%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) BS25999
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.41%) UAG
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) CheckPoint
2 12 (16.90%) F5
3 10 (14.08%) Cisco
4 8 (11.27%) Juniper
5 7 (9.86%) Nokia
6 5 (7.04%) Blue Coat
7 4 (5.63%) Websense
8 3 (4.23%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.82%) Citrix
10 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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