The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 357 290 315
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 86 168 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.74% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.78% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 62 120 85
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

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 Security Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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 -6 53 £60,000 +17.07% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 16 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Hampshire +8 6 £55,000 +4.76%
Middlesex +3 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Surrey -12 3 £55,000 - 2
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 102 (47.22%) Information Security
2 85 (39.35%) CISSP
3 68 (31.48%) Firewall
4 61 (28.24%) CheckPoint
5 57 (26.39%) Juniper
6 53 (24.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 52 (24.07%) Cisco
8 49 (22.69%) Security Cleared
9 48 (22.22%) Cyber Security
10 47 (21.76%) CISM
11 42 (19.44%) SC Cleared
12 40 (18.52%) Network Security
13 37 (17.13%) Cisco Certification
14 34 (15.74%) Data Protection
14 34 (15.74%) PCI DSS
15 31 (14.35%) Fortinet
16 30 (13.89%) Blue Coat
16 30 (13.89%) Risk Management
17 29 (13.43%) CCIE
17 29 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (13.43%) F5
18 28 (12.96%) Security Architecture
18 28 (12.96%) CCSE
18 28 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
19 27 (12.50%) Finance
20 24 (11.11%) Degree
21 23 (10.65%) NetScreen
21 23 (10.65%) Cisco ISE
22 22 (10.19%) IronPort

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (3.24%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.24%) MS Office
2 4 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) PaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (31.48%) Firewall
2 40 (18.52%) Network Security
3 29 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 23 (10.65%) NetScreen
5 23 (10.65%) Cisco ISE
6 13 (6.02%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (3.70%) OSPF
8 8 (3.70%) BGP
9 6 (2.78%) LAN
10 5 (2.31%) Internet
10 5 (2.31%) WAN
11 4 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.39%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.39%) Wireless
12 3 (1.39%) tcpdump
12 3 (1.39%) MPLS
12 3 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
General
1 27 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.02%) Banking
2 13 (6.02%) Marketing
3 12 (5.56%) Retail
3 12 (5.56%) Legal
4 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.39%) Games
5 3 (1.39%) Automotive
5 3 (1.39%) Law
5 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.39%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.93%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.93%) JSP
3 1 (0.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.48%) PKI
2 14 (6.48%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.56%) RMADS
4 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.24%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.39%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.39%) CESG
7 2 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.93%) SCADA
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.46%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.94%) Windows
2 8 (3.70%) Linux
3 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (47.22%) Information Security
2 48 (22.22%) Cyber Security
3 34 (15.74%) Data Protection
4 30 (13.89%) Risk Management
5 28 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (12.96%) Security Architecture
6 22 (10.19%) SIEM
7 20 (9.26%) Information Assurance
8 19 (8.80%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (8.33%) ITIL
10 17 (7.87%) Business Continuity
11 14 (6.48%) Security Management
11 14 (6.48%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (6.02%) Resource Management
12 13 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (5.56%) Project Planning
13 12 (5.56%) Security Testing
14 11 (5.09%) PRINCE2
15 10 (4.63%) Service Management
15 10 (4.63%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.85%) Java
2 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.93%) C
3 2 (0.93%) Perl
3 2 (0.93%) SQL
3 2 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.46%) Ruby
4 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 85 (39.35%) CISSP
2 49 (22.69%) Security Cleared
3 47 (21.76%) CISM
4 42 (19.44%) SC Cleared
5 37 (17.13%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (13.43%) CCIE
7 28 (12.96%) CCSE
8 24 (11.11%) Degree
9 21 (9.72%) CISA
10 18 (8.33%) JNCIS
11 14 (6.48%) CCNP
11 14 (6.48%) PCI QSA
12 10 (4.63%) DV Cleared
13 9 (4.17%) CRISC
13 9 (4.17%) CEH
14 7 (3.24%) JNCIE
14 7 (3.24%) HP ASE
14 7 (3.24%) HP MASE
14 7 (3.24%) SSCP
15 4 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (24.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (15.74%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.70%) BS25999
4 4 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.93%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.46%) BS7799
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (28.24%) CheckPoint
2 57 (26.39%) Juniper
3 52 (24.07%) Cisco
4 31 (14.35%) Fortinet
5 30 (13.89%) Blue Coat
6 29 (13.43%) F5
7 22 (10.19%) IronPort
8 21 (9.72%) Tufin
9 13 (6.02%) Websense
10 12 (5.56%) Microsoft
11 10 (4.63%) McAfee
12 8 (3.70%) Sourcefire
13 7 (3.24%) HP
14 5 (2.31%) ArcSight
14 5 (2.31%) MobileIron
15 3 (1.39%) Splunk
16 2 (0.93%) Intel
16 2 (0.93%) Tripwire
16 2 (0.93%) Qualys
17 1 (0.46%) Riverbed
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Woking
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago