The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 100 104 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 37 34 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.46% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.55% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 64
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £59,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
2305 2189 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.61% 94.11% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1741 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 51 (61.45%) Security Cleared
2 48 (57.83%) SC Cleared
3 33 (39.76%) DV Cleared
4 27 (32.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (32.53%) RMADS
5 26 (31.33%) Information Security
6 25 (30.12%) Network Design
7 24 (28.92%) Risk Assessment
8 22 (26.51%) Firewall
9 21 (25.30%) CheckPoint
10 20 (24.10%) Finance
11 16 (19.28%) Degree
11 16 (19.28%) PKI
11 16 (19.28%) Security Architecture
11 16 (19.28%) F5
11 16 (19.28%) Network Security
12 15 (18.07%) Information Assurance
12 15 (18.07%) Internet
13 14 (16.87%) Cisco
14 13 (15.66%) Cyber Security
15 12 (14.46%) NetScaler
15 12 (14.46%) SSL
16 11 (13.25%) Shell Script
16 11 (13.25%) C
16 11 (13.25%) Java
17 10 (12.05%) IPv6
17 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
17 10 (12.05%) VPN
17 10 (12.05%) MPLS
17 10 (12.05%) OSPF

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) Firewall
2 16 (19.28%) Network Security
3 15 (18.07%) Internet
4 12 (14.46%) NetScaler
4 12 (14.46%) SSL
5 10 (12.05%) IPv6
5 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.05%) VPN
5 10 (12.05%) MPLS
5 10 (12.05%) OSPF
5 10 (12.05%) BGP
6 9 (10.84%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (10.84%) VLAN
6 9 (10.84%) EIGRP
6 9 (10.84%) IGRP
6 9 (10.84%) TACACS
6 9 (10.84%) H.323
6 9 (10.84%) Frame Relay
6 9 (10.84%) IPsec
6 9 (10.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Flash
1 8 (9.64%) HTML
1 8 (9.64%) HTML5
2 1 (1.20%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) RMADS
2 16 (19.28%) PKI
3 10 (12.05%) Mathematics
4 8 (9.64%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.41%) SCADA
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.20%) Debian
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.20%) CentOS
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Information Security
2 25 (30.12%) Network Design
3 24 (28.92%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (19.28%) Security Architecture
5 15 (18.07%) Information Assurance
6 13 (15.66%) Cyber Security
7 9 (10.84%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (9.64%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Change Control
10 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.61%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
12 2 (2.41%) Business Development
12 2 (2.41%) SIEM
12 2 (2.41%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (2.41%) Identity Management
13 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2
13 1 (1.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) Shell Script
1 11 (13.25%) C
1 11 (13.25%) Java
2 2 (2.41%) Ruby
2 2 (2.41%) Perl
2 2 (2.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (61.45%) Security Cleared
2 48 (57.83%) SC Cleared
3 33 (39.76%) DV Cleared
4 16 (19.28%) Degree
5 5 (6.02%) CISSP
5 5 (6.02%) CCSE
5 5 (6.02%) CCSA
6 1 (1.20%) CISA
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCIE
6 1 (1.20%) CCNP
6 1 (1.20%) CEH
6 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.20%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.20%) CRISC
6 1 (1.20%) OSCP
6 1 (1.20%) OSCE
6 1 (1.20%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) ProxySG
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.20%) UAG
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) CheckPoint
2 16 (19.28%) F5
3 14 (16.87%) Cisco
4 10 (12.05%) Blue Coat
5 8 (9.64%) Nokia
6 7 (8.43%) Juniper
7 4 (4.82%) Websense
8 3 (3.61%) Citrix
9 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.41%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.20%) McAfee
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
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