The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 428 441 423
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 14 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.061% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 19
Average salary £55,000 £36,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.72% -20.32%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
IT Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19623 21752 21008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.22% 94.83% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15884 17666 17391
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the South East region.

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 10 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
West Sussex +1 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
IT Security Consultant
England

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
3 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) SIEM
5 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
5 5 (21.74%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) PKI
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) CISA
6 4 (17.39%) CISM
6 4 (17.39%) Information Security
6 4 (17.39%) F5
6 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Smartcard
3 2 (8.70%) Online Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) SCADA
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
2 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
3 5 (21.74%) SIEM
3 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.04%) Data Security
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) IT Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) CISA
3 4 (17.39%) CISM
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) SSCP
6 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
1 4 (17.39%) F5
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee
2 3 (13.04%) Websense
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus(OTE £50-55K) + 5k car allowance
Posted: 17 days ago