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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 451 440 437
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 13 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.067% 0.083% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.086% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 5
Average salary £57,875 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.22% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £27,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £60,750 £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +15.00%
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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 0 11 £57,500 +4.54%
Kent +11 1 £55,750 +1.36%
Surrey +2 1 £77,500 +47.61%
IT Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 18 (58.06%) Information Security
3 17 (54.84%) Finance
4 14 (45.16%) SIEM
5 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (29.03%) CREST Certified
7 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
7 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) CEH
7 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (29.03%) CISM
8 8 (25.81%) Identity Management
8 8 (25.81%) PKI
8 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
8 8 (25.81%) Threat Analysis
8 8 (25.81%) CLAS
9 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
9 7 (22.58%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (22.58%) CISA
10 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
10 6 (19.35%) System Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (16.13%) C
12 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
12 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
13 3 (9.68%) Firewall
14 2 (6.45%) Protective Monitoring
14 2 (6.45%) Anomaly Detection

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) PKI
2 7 (22.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Information Security
2 14 (45.16%) SIEM
3 13 (41.94%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
5 8 (25.81%) Identity Management
5 8 (25.81%) Threat Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
7 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
7 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (19.35%) System Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (6.45%) Analytics
9 2 (6.45%) Anomaly Detection
9 2 (6.45%) Machine Learning
9 2 (6.45%) OWASP
9 2 (6.45%) Presales
9 2 (6.45%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) CEH
2 9 (29.03%) CISM
2 9 (29.03%) CREST Certified
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.81%) CLAS
4 7 (22.58%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) QRadar
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (3.23%) HP
1 1 (3.23%) IBM
1 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) VMware