The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 303 374 309
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 128 95 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.45% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 103 79 106
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
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
16982 20334 21154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.95% 96.62% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 17058 16518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 41 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Surrey +43 23 £47,000 -32.85% 3
Kent - 22 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +21 16 £52,500 -4.54%
Middlesex +23 11 £50,000 -28.57%
Oxfordshire +9 5 £72,500 +34.25%
Buckinghamshire +5 4 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 167 (54.75%) Information Security
2 150 (49.18%) Cybersecurity
3 114 (37.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 89 (29.18%) SIEM
5 80 (26.23%) Security Cleared
6 77 (25.25%) Finance
6 77 (25.25%) CISSP
7 74 (24.26%) Firewall
8 62 (20.33%) Penetration Testing
9 59 (19.34%) PCI DSS
9 59 (19.34%) SC Cleared
10 58 (19.02%) Degree
11 54 (17.70%) Security Architecture
12 52 (17.05%) PKI
12 52 (17.05%) Presales
13 50 (16.39%) Data Protection
14 46 (15.08%) Risk Management
15 40 (13.11%) Linux
16 39 (12.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 39 (12.79%) CREST Certified
17 38 (12.46%) Windows
17 38 (12.46%) Network Security
18 36 (11.80%) Management Information System
19 35 (11.48%) F5
20 34 (11.15%) Cisco
21 33 (10.82%) CEH
21 33 (10.82%) Fraud Detection
22 32 (10.49%) Identity Management
22 32 (10.49%) CISM
23 31 (10.16%) Security Operations

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.62%) Apache
3 5 (1.64%) IIS
4 4 (1.31%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.66%) Drupal
6 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 74 (24.26%) Firewall
2 38 (12.46%) Network Security
3 18 (5.90%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (5.25%) LAN
5 13 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.26%) VPN
6 9 (2.95%) WAN
7 8 (2.62%) Internet
7 8 (2.62%) IPsec
8 6 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (1.97%) Wireless
9 5 (1.64%) BGP
9 5 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (1.64%) IPv4
9 5 (1.64%) IPv6
9 5 (1.64%) MPLS
10 4 (1.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.26%) Big Data
2 11 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.95%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.33%) GIS
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.33%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Metasploit
General
1 77 (25.25%) Finance
2 16 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.28%) Banking
3 10 (3.28%) Legal
4 5 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.64%) Military
5 4 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.66%) Billing
6 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.28%) Regular Expression
2 8 (2.62%) ZeroMQ
3 7 (2.30%) SAML
4 1 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.05%) PKI
2 36 (11.80%) Management Information System
3 25 (8.20%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.93%) Cryptography
6 10 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.95%) Cybercrime
7 9 (2.95%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.95%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.95%) iPad
8 6 (1.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.31%) NHS
9 4 (1.31%) SCADA
9 4 (1.31%) Smart Energy
9 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.98%) Physics
10 3 (0.98%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.11%) Linux
2 38 (12.46%) Windows
3 17 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.93%) CentOS
5 10 (3.28%) Unix
6 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.97%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.98%) Debian
8 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) KNOPPIX
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (54.75%) Information Security
2 150 (49.18%) Cybersecurity
3 89 (29.18%) SIEM
4 62 (20.33%) Penetration Testing
5 54 (17.70%) Security Architecture
6 52 (17.05%) Presales
7 50 (16.39%) Data Protection
8 46 (15.08%) Risk Management
9 39 (12.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 33 (10.82%) Fraud Detection
11 32 (10.49%) Identity Management
12 31 (10.16%) Secure Coding
12 31 (10.16%) Security Operations
13 30 (9.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 30 (9.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 30 (9.84%) System Testing
14 29 (9.51%) Threat Analysis
15 26 (8.52%) Mentoring
16 22 (7.21%) Risk Assessment
16 22 (7.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.52%) C
2 17 (5.57%) Python
3 9 (2.95%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.30%) C++
4 7 (2.30%) Java
4 7 (2.30%) Perl
5 6 (1.97%) SQL
6 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 80 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 77 (25.25%) CISSP
3 59 (19.34%) SC Cleared
4 58 (19.02%) Degree
5 39 (12.79%) CREST Certified
6 33 (10.82%) CEH
7 32 (10.49%) CISM
8 27 (8.85%) DV Cleared
9 26 (8.52%) OSCP
9 26 (8.52%) SANS
10 18 (5.90%) CISA
10 18 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (5.90%) CLAS
11 13 (4.26%) CCNP
12 11 (3.61%) CCIE
13 9 (2.95%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (2.62%) CCSE
15 5 (1.64%) CCNA
15 5 (1.64%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (37.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (19.34%) PCI DSS
3 18 (5.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 16 (5.25%) RMADS
5 15 (4.92%) ISO22301
6 7 (2.30%) BS25999
6 7 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.64%) GxP
7 5 (1.64%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.31%) COBIT
8 4 (1.31%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (1.31%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Snort
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (2.30%) Nessus
2 6 (1.97%) Nmap
3 1 (0.33%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.33%) QRadar
3 1 (0.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (11.48%) F5
2 34 (11.15%) Cisco
3 28 (9.18%) CheckPoint
3 28 (9.18%) Palo Alto
4 24 (7.87%) Fortinet
5 21 (6.89%) Juniper
6 16 (5.25%) ArcSight
6 16 (5.25%) Blue Coat
7 14 (4.59%) VMware
8 12 (3.93%) LogRhythm
8 12 (3.93%) SAP
8 12 (3.93%) Splunk
9 8 (2.62%) Microsoft
10 7 (2.30%) Intel Security
11 6 (1.97%) HP
11 6 (1.97%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.31%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.31%) Sourcefire
13 3 (0.98%) Citrix
13 3 (0.98%) Forcepoint
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