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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 303 293 352
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 136 152 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.70% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77 124 75
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -4.54%
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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%

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 22 May 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 22 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 +19 88 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Hampshire -2 22 £48,000 +5.49%
Surrey +5 16 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Oxfordshire +16 2 £48,750 -25.00%
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 117 (50.00%) Information Security
2 88 (37.61%) CISSP
3 75 (32.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 73 (31.20%) Firewall
5 72 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 70 (29.91%) Cisco
7 68 (29.06%) Juniper
8 62 (26.50%) Security Cleared
9 59 (25.21%) Network Security
10 55 (23.50%) CISM
11 50 (21.37%) SC Cleared
12 48 (20.51%) Security Architecture
13 43 (18.38%) Cyber Security
14 42 (17.95%) CISA
14 42 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
15 39 (16.67%) ITIL
16 38 (16.24%) CCSE
17 36 (15.38%) Blue Coat
17 36 (15.38%) PCI DSS
18 34 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
18 34 (14.53%) F5
18 34 (14.53%) SIEM
19 32 (13.68%) PRINCE2
19 32 (13.68%) CCIE
20 30 (12.82%) Fortinet
21 29 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (12.39%) Cisco PIX
22 27 (11.54%) Windows
22 27 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
23 26 (11.11%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (2.14%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.14%) SaaS
2 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 73 (31.20%) Firewall
2 59 (25.21%) Network Security
3 34 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (12.39%) Cisco PIX
5 24 (10.26%) NetScreen
6 21 (8.97%) Cisco ISE
7 13 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 12 (5.13%) WAN
9 11 (4.70%) LAN
10 10 (4.27%) Wireless
11 9 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (3.42%) BGP
12 8 (3.42%) OSPF
13 7 (2.99%) VPN
14 6 (2.56%) Internet
15 5 (2.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 5 (2.14%) MPLS
16 4 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
17 2 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Big Data
General
1 23 (9.83%) Finance
2 17 (7.26%) Marketing
3 16 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.41%) Retail
5 14 (5.98%) Banking
6 7 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.99%) Games
7 5 (2.14%) Military
7 5 (2.14%) Automotive
8 3 (1.28%) Law
8 3 (1.28%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.85%) JSP
1 2 (0.85%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.43%) HTML5
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.97%) RMADS
2 13 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.13%) PKI
4 9 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.42%) CESG
5 8 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.99%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.14%) Open Source
9 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.28%) SCADA
9 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.28%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.85%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.54%) Windows
2 18 (7.69%) Linux
3 8 (3.42%) UNIX
4 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.71%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.85%) Solaris
6 2 (0.85%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (50.00%) Information Security
2 48 (20.51%) Security Architecture
3 43 (18.38%) Cyber Security
4 39 (16.67%) ITIL
5 34 (14.53%) SIEM
6 32 (13.68%) PRINCE2
7 29 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
9 24 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (9.40%) Risk Management
11 21 (8.97%) Information Assurance
12 19 (8.12%) Business Continuity
13 17 (7.26%) Data Protection
14 16 (6.84%) Network Design
14 16 (6.84%) TOGAF
15 14 (5.98%) Incident Management
16 12 (5.13%) Service Management
17 11 (4.70%) Project Planning
17 11 (4.70%) Resource Management
17 11 (4.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.14%) C
1 5 (2.14%) Java
2 4 (1.71%) Python
3 2 (0.85%) SQL
3 2 (0.85%) C++
3 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.85%) Ruby
4 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.43%) Perl
4 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 88 (37.61%) CISSP
2 62 (26.50%) Security Cleared
3 55 (23.50%) CISM
4 50 (21.37%) SC Cleared
5 42 (17.95%) CISA
5 42 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (16.24%) CCSE
7 32 (13.68%) CCIE
8 26 (11.11%) Degree
9 22 (9.40%) PCI QSA
10 20 (8.55%) CCNP
11 18 (7.69%) JNCIS
12 13 (5.56%) DV Cleared
13 12 (5.13%) CRISC
14 10 (4.27%) CEH
15 9 (3.85%) JNCIP
15 9 (3.85%) JNCIE
15 9 (3.85%) HP ASE
15 9 (3.85%) HP MASE
16 5 (2.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (32.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (4.27%) COBIT
5 7 (2.99%) BS25999
6 2 (0.85%) BS7799
6 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.43%) Nessus
3 1 (0.43%) Nmap
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 70 (29.91%) Cisco
3 68 (29.06%) Juniper
4 36 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 34 (14.53%) F5
6 30 (12.82%) Fortinet
7 23 (9.83%) IronPort
8 21 (8.97%) Tufin
9 13 (5.56%) Websense
10 11 (4.70%) Sourcefire
11 9 (3.85%) Microsoft
11 9 (3.85%) HP
11 9 (3.85%) McAfee
12 5 (2.14%) LogRhythm
12 5 (2.14%) ArcSight
12 5 (2.14%) Brocade
13 4 (1.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (1.71%) Huawei
14 3 (1.28%) Splunk
14 3 (1.28%) Qualys
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £70k + Car Allowance, Bonus, Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus(OTE £50-55K) + 5k car allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago