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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 415 459 471
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 29 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.065% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.067% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 10
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,450
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +15.78%
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
18752 20804 22607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.97% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15967 16668 18038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Surrey +4 10 £57,500 +4.54%
Berkshire +12 9 £53,750 -2.27% 2
West Sussex - 7 £52,500 -
Kent - 2 £50,000 - 1
IT Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 28 (63.64%) Information Security
1 28 (63.64%) CISSP
2 21 (47.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (45.45%) CISM
4 18 (40.91%) Risk Management
5 15 (34.09%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) PCI DSS
7 13 (29.55%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (25.00%) SIEM
9 9 (20.45%) PKI
9 9 (20.45%) CRISC
9 9 (20.45%) Legal
9 9 (20.45%) CISA
9 9 (20.45%) Identity Management
10 8 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
10 8 (18.18%) Smart Energy
10 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
10 8 (18.18%) Fraud Detection
11 7 (15.91%) IT Governance
11 7 (15.91%) OWASP
11 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
11 7 (15.91%) Big Data
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
12 6 (13.64%) Apache
12 6 (13.64%) CLAS
12 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
12 6 (13.64%) Apache Pig
13 5 (11.36%) ISAE 3402
13 5 (11.36%) SSAE 16
13 5 (11.36%) Security Operations

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) Apache
1 6 (13.64%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Big Data
2 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Legal
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.27%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) PKI
2 8 (18.18%) Smart Energy
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (9.09%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Information Security
2 18 (40.91%) Risk Management
3 13 (29.55%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (25.00%) SIEM
5 9 (20.45%) Identity Management
6 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 8 (18.18%) Fraud Detection
6 8 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
7 7 (15.91%) IT Governance
7 7 (15.91%) OWASP
7 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) ISMS
8 5 (11.36%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Presales
8 5 (11.36%) Security Operations
9 4 (9.09%) B2B
9 4 (9.09%) Email Filtering
9 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) CISSP
2 20 (45.45%) CISM
3 9 (20.45%) CISA
3 9 (20.45%) CRISC
4 6 (13.64%) CLAS
5 5 (11.36%) CEH
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) CREST Certified
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
7 2 (4.55%) SANS
8 1 (2.27%) GCIA
8 1 (2.27%) GCIH
8 1 (2.27%) MCSE
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (47.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (31.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.36%) ISAE 3402
3 5 (11.36%) SSAE 16
4 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.27%) ISO22301
4 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.27%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.27%) QRadar
2 1 (2.27%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Intel Security
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
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