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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 316 291 331
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 128 165 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.75% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76 127 87
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 £29,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -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
19963 22136 21268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.94% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 17970 17604
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +4 89 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Surrey -8 14 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Hampshire -5 13 £55,000 +12.24% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £43,750 +6.06% 6
West Sussex +6 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 109 (48.23%) Information Security
2 86 (38.05%) CISSP
3 77 (34.07%) Firewall
4 73 (32.30%) CheckPoint
5 68 (30.09%) Juniper
5 68 (30.09%) Cisco
6 60 (26.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 53 (23.45%) Security Cleared
8 47 (20.80%) Network Security
8 47 (20.80%) CISM
9 44 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (19.03%) SC Cleared
11 42 (18.58%) Cyber Security
12 39 (17.26%) Blue Coat
13 38 (16.81%) CCSE
13 38 (16.81%) Fortinet
14 37 (16.37%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (16.37%) Security Architecture
15 34 (15.04%) Cisco PIX
15 34 (15.04%) CCIE
16 32 (14.16%) CISA
16 32 (14.16%) PCI DSS
17 31 (13.72%) F5
18 30 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (12.83%) NetScreen
19 29 (12.83%) Risk Management
20 28 (12.39%) IronPort
20 28 (12.39%) SIEM
21 26 (11.50%) Cisco ISE
21 26 (11.50%) Tufin

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (2.21%) IIS
2 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) MS Office
2 4 (1.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.21%) SaaS
2 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 77 (34.07%) Firewall
2 47 (20.80%) Network Security
3 37 (16.37%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (15.04%) Cisco PIX
5 29 (12.83%) NetScreen
6 26 (11.50%) Cisco ISE
7 15 (6.64%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (3.98%) OSPF
9 9 (3.98%) BGP
10 7 (3.10%) WAN
11 6 (2.65%) LAN
12 5 (2.21%) Internet
12 5 (2.21%) MPLS
12 5 (2.21%) Wireless
13 4 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.33%) Wireshark
15 2 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.44%) Big Data
General
1 18 (7.96%) Finance
2 15 (6.64%) Marketing
3 13 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.31%) Retail
5 10 (4.42%) Banking
5 10 (4.42%) Legal
6 5 (2.21%) Automotive
7 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.77%) Games
8 3 (1.33%) Law
9 2 (0.88%) Military
9 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.88%) JSP
3 1 (0.44%) Flash
3 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.44%) HTML5
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.41%) RMADS
2 15 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.31%) PKI
4 10 (4.42%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.10%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (2.65%) CESG
8 4 (1.77%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (1.77%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.33%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.88%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.44%) SCADA
11 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.29%) Windows
2 14 (6.19%) Linux
3 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.65%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.65%) Windows 8
4 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.65%) UNIX
5 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (48.23%) Information Security
2 42 (18.58%) Cyber Security
3 37 (16.37%) Security Architecture
4 30 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (12.83%) Risk Management
6 28 (12.39%) SIEM
7 25 (11.06%) Information Assurance
7 25 (11.06%) ITIL
8 24 (10.62%) Data Protection
9 22 (9.73%) Business Continuity
10 21 (9.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.64%) Network Design
12 15 (6.64%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (5.75%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (5.31%) Security Management
14 12 (5.31%) Project Planning
14 12 (5.31%) Security Testing
15 11 (4.87%) Resource Management
15 11 (4.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.65%) Java
2 5 (2.21%) Python
3 4 (1.77%) C
4 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.88%) C++
5 2 (0.88%) SQL
5 2 (0.88%) Ruby
6 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.44%) Perl
6 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (38.05%) CISSP
2 53 (23.45%) Security Cleared
3 47 (20.80%) CISM
4 44 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (19.03%) SC Cleared
6 38 (16.81%) CCSE
7 34 (15.04%) CCIE
8 32 (14.16%) CISA
9 25 (11.06%) Degree
10 22 (9.73%) JNCIS
11 16 (7.08%) CCNP
12 15 (6.64%) CEH
12 15 (6.64%) PCI QSA
13 13 (5.75%) DV Cleared
14 9 (3.98%) CRISC
15 5 (2.21%) HP ASE
15 5 (2.21%) HP MASE
15 5 (2.21%) JNCIP
15 5 (2.21%) JNCIE
16 4 (1.77%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (26.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (14.16%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.54%) BS25999
4 5 (2.21%) COBIT
5 4 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.88%) BS7799
6 2 (0.88%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.77%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.44%) Nagios
3 1 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 73 (32.30%) CheckPoint
2 68 (30.09%) Cisco
2 68 (30.09%) Juniper
3 39 (17.26%) Blue Coat
4 38 (16.81%) Fortinet
5 31 (13.72%) F5
6 28 (12.39%) IronPort
7 26 (11.50%) Tufin
8 15 (6.64%) Websense
9 12 (5.31%) Microsoft
9 12 (5.31%) McAfee
10 11 (4.87%) Sourcefire
11 5 (2.21%) HP
11 5 (2.21%) ArcSight
11 5 (2.21%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.77%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (1.77%) Huawei
13 3 (1.33%) Splunk
13 3 (1.33%) Qualys
South East
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance, benefits & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 + 6K Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 + 6K Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000k - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000 + 6K Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £5000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £80k
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
2Source Talent
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 23 days ago