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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 96 96 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 38 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 1.73% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.83% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 56
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,250 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £57,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2169 2129 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.65% 94.25% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1706 1776
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 54 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 52 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 39 (48.75%) DV Cleared
4 32 (40.00%) Information Security
5 30 (37.50%) RMADS
6 26 (32.50%) Network Design
6 26 (32.50%) Risk Assessment
7 24 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (25.00%) Firewall
9 19 (23.75%) Finance
10 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
10 17 (21.25%) PKI
10 17 (21.25%) Security Architecture
11 16 (20.00%) Degree
12 15 (18.75%) Information Assurance
12 15 (18.75%) Internet
13 14 (17.50%) Cyber Security
14 13 (16.25%) F5
14 13 (16.25%) Mathematics
15 11 (13.75%) Network Security
16 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
16 10 (12.50%) C
16 10 (12.50%) Java
17 9 (11.25%) HTML
17 9 (11.25%) Flash
17 9 (11.25%) Cisco
17 9 (11.25%) Device Driver
17 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
17 9 (11.25%) HTML5
17 9 (11.25%) Blue Coat

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) Firewall
2 15 (18.75%) Internet
3 11 (13.75%) Network Security
4 8 (10.00%) SSL
4 8 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 7 (8.75%) VPN
6 6 (7.50%) IPv6
6 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.50%) MPLS
6 6 (7.50%) OSPF
6 6 (7.50%) BGP
7 5 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 5 (6.25%) IGRP
7 5 (6.25%) TACACS
7 5 (6.25%) H.323
7 5 (6.25%) VLAN
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (6.25%) Frame Relay
7 5 (6.25%) IPsec
7 5 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) HTML
1 9 (11.25%) Flash
1 9 (11.25%) HTML5
2 1 (1.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.50%) RMADS
2 17 (21.25%) PKI
3 13 (16.25%) Mathematics
4 9 (11.25%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) Information Security
2 26 (32.50%) Network Design
2 26 (32.50%) Risk Assessment
3 17 (21.25%) Security Architecture
4 15 (18.75%) Information Assurance
5 14 (17.50%) Cyber Security
6 9 (11.25%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.00%) SIEM
7 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.50%) Business Development
9 2 (2.50%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.25%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.25%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.25%) ERP
10 1 (1.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.25%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) C
1 10 (12.50%) Java
2 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (67.50%) Security Cleared
2 52 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 39 (48.75%) DV Cleared
4 16 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (7.50%) CISSP
6 5 (6.25%) CCSA
6 5 (6.25%) CCSE
7 3 (3.75%) CISA
7 3 (3.75%) CRISC
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.25%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) CCIE
8 1 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.25%) UAG
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (16.25%) F5
3 9 (11.25%) Blue Coat
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco
4 8 (10.00%) Juniper
5 6 (7.50%) Nokia
6 3 (3.75%) Websense
6 3 (3.75%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
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