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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 108 101 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 33 32 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 1.43% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.54% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 57
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,500 £63,500
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
2273 2077 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 93.14% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1655 1554
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 43 (55.13%) Security Cleared
2 40 (51.28%) SC Cleared
3 27 (34.62%) DV Cleared
3 27 (34.62%) Information Security
4 25 (32.05%) RMADS
4 25 (32.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (29.49%) Firewall
6 21 (26.92%) Network Design
6 21 (26.92%) CheckPoint
7 20 (25.64%) Risk Assessment
8 19 (24.36%) F5
9 18 (23.08%) Finance
10 17 (21.79%) Network Security
11 15 (19.23%) Security Architecture
11 15 (19.23%) Information Assurance
11 15 (19.23%) SSL
12 14 (17.95%) Cisco
12 14 (17.95%) C
12 14 (17.95%) Degree
13 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
14 12 (15.38%) Internet
14 12 (15.38%) Java
14 12 (15.38%) DNS
14 12 (15.38%) PKI
14 12 (15.38%) NetScaler
15 10 (12.82%) Cyber Security
15 10 (12.82%) Blue Coat
15 10 (12.82%) HTML
15 10 (12.82%) IPv6
15 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) Firewall
2 17 (21.79%) Network Security
3 15 (19.23%) SSL
4 12 (15.38%) Internet
4 12 (15.38%) DNS
4 12 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 10 (12.82%) IPv6
5 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.82%) VPN
5 10 (12.82%) BGP
5 10 (12.82%) MPLS
5 10 (12.82%) OSPF
6 9 (11.54%) EIGRP
6 9 (11.54%) IGRP
6 9 (11.54%) TACACS
6 9 (11.54%) H.323
6 9 (11.54%) Frame Relay
6 9 (11.54%) IPsec
6 9 (11.54%) DHCP
6 9 (11.54%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) HTML
2 7 (8.97%) Flash
2 7 (8.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) RMADS
2 12 (15.38%) PKI
3 7 (8.97%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.97%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) SCADA
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Debian
1 1 (1.28%) CentOS
1 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.28%) Windows
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
1 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Information Security
2 21 (26.92%) Network Design
3 20 (25.64%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (19.23%) Security Architecture
4 15 (19.23%) Information Assurance
5 10 (12.82%) Cyber Security
6 9 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.97%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (6.41%) Change Control
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.85%) OWASP
11 2 (2.56%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.56%) Business Development
11 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) C
2 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 12 (15.38%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) C#
5 3 (3.85%) C++
5 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.85%) PHP
5 3 (3.85%) SQL
5 3 (3.85%) Tcl
5 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.56%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (55.13%) Security Cleared
2 40 (51.28%) SC Cleared
3 27 (34.62%) DV Cleared
4 14 (17.95%) Degree
5 5 (6.41%) CCSA
5 5 (6.41%) CCSE
5 5 (6.41%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) CEH
6 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.28%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.28%) CCIE
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (1.28%) CISM
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.28%) OSCP
6 1 (1.28%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Snort
3 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.28%) UAG
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) CheckPoint
2 19 (24.36%) F5
3 14 (17.95%) Cisco
4 10 (12.82%) Blue Coat
5 8 (10.26%) Nokia
6 7 (8.97%) Juniper
7 4 (5.13%) Websense
8 3 (3.85%) Imperva
8 3 (3.85%) Citrix
9 2 (2.56%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.56%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.28%) McAfee
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