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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 98 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 41 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.95% 1.04% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.09% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 21
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £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
1983 2302 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.34% 95.76% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1603 1616
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (30.19%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (28.30%) Information Security
3 13 (24.53%) CISSP
4 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (20.75%) F5
5 11 (20.75%) Juniper
5 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
6 10 (18.87%) Blue Coat
7 9 (16.98%) SIEM
7 9 (16.98%) Network Security
7 9 (16.98%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (15.09%) Palo Alto
8 8 (15.09%) Presales
8 8 (15.09%) Sourcefire
8 8 (15.09%) Fortinet
8 8 (15.09%) Firewall
9 7 (13.21%) Forcepoint
9 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
9 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.32%) SANS
10 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
10 6 (11.32%) Cisco
10 6 (11.32%) CISA
10 6 (11.32%) CISM
10 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (9.43%) GIAC
11 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.43%) Finance
11 5 (9.43%) Project Planning

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Network Security
2 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (7.55%) Wireless
4 3 (5.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.77%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (3.77%) FCoE
5 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
1 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Military
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) CESG
3 2 (3.77%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (28.30%) Information Security
3 12 (22.64%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (16.98%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (16.98%) SIEM
5 8 (15.09%) Presales
6 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.55%) Business Development
9 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.55%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Analytics
10 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.66%) Information Assurance
10 3 (5.66%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
1 3 (5.66%) Perl
1 3 (5.66%) Python
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C++
2 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) CISSP
2 6 (11.32%) CISA
2 6 (11.32%) CISM
2 6 (11.32%) SANS
3 5 (9.43%) CREST Certified
3 5 (9.43%) GIAC
4 4 (7.55%) CCIE
4 4 (7.55%) CCNP
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.55%) CLAS
4 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CCSA
5 3 (5.66%) CCSE
5 3 (5.66%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (3.77%) CRISC
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) COBIT
3 3 (5.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.89%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.89%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.89%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
1 11 (20.75%) F5
1 11 (20.75%) Juniper
2 10 (18.87%) Blue Coat
3 8 (15.09%) Fortinet
3 8 (15.09%) Palo Alto
3 8 (15.09%) Sourcefire
4 7 (13.21%) Forcepoint
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco
6 3 (5.66%) Qualys
6 3 (5.66%) Splunk
7 2 (3.77%) 3Com
7 2 (3.77%) Aruba
7 2 (3.77%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) IronPort
7 2 (3.77%) Meraki
7 2 (3.77%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.89%) Intel
8 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
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