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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 127 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 14 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 1.11% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.20% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 17
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
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
2205 2083 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.20% 92.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1587 1579
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 21 (50.00%) Information Security
1 21 (50.00%) CISSP
2 17 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (38.10%) PCI DSS
4 15 (35.71%) CISA
5 14 (33.33%) Firewall
5 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (33.33%) CRISC
6 13 (30.95%) CISM
7 12 (28.57%) Retail
8 11 (26.19%) PCI QSA
9 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) SIEM
9 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 9 (21.43%) F5
10 9 (21.43%) ITIL
11 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
11 8 (19.05%) Banking
11 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
11 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
11 8 (19.05%) Games
11 8 (19.05%) OWASP
12 7 (16.67%) Cyber Security
12 7 (16.67%) C
13 6 (14.29%) C++
13 6 (14.29%) Java
13 6 (14.29%) CESG
14 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
14 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
14 5 (11.90%) FTP

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) FTP
2 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
General
1 12 (28.57%) Retail
2 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 8 (19.05%) Games
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Marketing
4 4 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) CESG
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) RMADS
4 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (7.14%) PKI
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.76%) SCADA
5 2 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Information Security
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) SIEM
4 9 (21.43%) ITIL
5 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 8 (19.05%) OWASP
6 7 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
7 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
8 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security Management
8 4 (9.52%) Security Management
9 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (7.14%) Time Management
10 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance
10 2 (4.76%) Test Management
10 2 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) C
2 6 (14.29%) C++
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) PHP
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) Tcl
3 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) CISSP
2 15 (35.71%) CISA
3 14 (33.33%) CRISC
4 13 (30.95%) CISM
5 11 (26.19%) PCI QSA
6 10 (23.81%) Degree
6 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) GIAC
9 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (7.14%) CCIE
9 3 (7.14%) CCNP
9 3 (7.14%) CCDP
10 2 (4.76%) CEH
10 2 (4.76%) VCP4
10 2 (4.76%) OSCP
10 2 (4.76%) OSCE
11 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (2.38%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (38.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.76%) COBIT
5 1 (2.38%) BS25999
5 1 (2.38%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) F5
2 5 (11.90%) Imperva
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.14%) Sourcefire
4 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.76%) Websense
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
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