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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 315 343 323
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 90 135 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.64% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 70 127 112
Median salary £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £47,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -1.73%
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
15632 21105 21521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.85% 97.02% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13034 17814 17136
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +21 33 £62,500 +4.16% 8
Surrey -1 20 £45,000 -19.64%
Kent +12 11 £45,000 -19.28%
Middlesex +12 6 £50,000 -47.36%
Oxfordshire - 6 £62,500 -
Hampshire +10 5 £57,500 -32.35%
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £72,000 +25.21% 1
West Sussex +21 2 £65,000 -7.14%
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 3 December 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.

1 133 (54.07%) Information Security
2 106 (43.09%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (40.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 73 (29.67%) SIEM
5 65 (26.42%) Security Cleared
6 62 (25.20%) Firewall
7 58 (23.58%) Finance
7 58 (23.58%) Penetration Testing
8 56 (22.76%) Degree
9 52 (21.14%) CISSP
10 49 (19.92%) Risk Management
11 43 (17.48%) Linux
11 43 (17.48%) PCI DSS
11 43 (17.48%) F5
12 41 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 39 (15.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 37 (15.04%) Network Security
14 37 (15.04%) PKI
15 35 (14.23%) Presales
16 33 (13.41%) CREST Certified
17 30 (12.20%) Data Protection
17 30 (12.20%) Security Architecture
18 28 (11.38%) CEH
18 28 (11.38%) Windows
19 27 (10.98%) CISM
19 27 (10.98%) Secure Coding
20 26 (10.57%) Management Information System
21 25 (10.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
22 24 (9.76%) Fortinet
23 23 (9.35%) System Testing

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 5 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (2.03%) IIS
2 4 (1.63%) Apache
3 2 (0.81%) Drupal
4 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (2.85%) MS Office
2 6 (2.44%) MS Project
2 6 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (25.20%) Firewall
2 37 (15.04%) Network Security
3 20 (8.13%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.50%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (5.28%) SSL
6 12 (4.88%) HTTP
6 12 (4.88%) VPN
7 8 (3.25%) IPsec
8 7 (2.85%) LAN
9 6 (2.44%) Internet
10 5 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.03%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (2.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (1.22%) BGP
12 3 (1.22%) IPv6
12 3 (1.22%) MPLS
12 3 (1.22%) WAN
12 3 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.22%) Big Data
2 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) GIS
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Metasploit
General
1 58 (23.58%) Finance
2 12 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.25%) Legal
4 7 (2.85%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.03%) Military
6 4 (1.63%) Banking
6 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.03%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.63%) SAML
3 3 (1.22%) HTML
4 2 (0.81%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (0.41%) Flash
5 1 (0.41%) HTML5
5 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.04%) PKI
2 26 (10.57%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.54%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.10%) Mathematics
5 13 (5.28%) Cryptography
6 11 (4.47%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (4.07%) iPad
7 10 (4.07%) NHS
7 10 (4.07%) Physics
8 8 (3.25%) Cybercrime
9 6 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (2.44%) Fintech
9 6 (2.44%) Private Cloud
10 5 (2.03%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.63%) SCADA
12 2 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.48%) Linux
2 28 (11.38%) Windows
3 19 (7.72%) Unix
4 10 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.66%) CentOS
6 6 (2.44%) VxWorks
7 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.22%) Debian
8 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) KNOPPIX
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (54.07%) Information Security
2 106 (43.09%) Cybersecurity
3 73 (29.67%) SIEM
4 58 (23.58%) Penetration Testing
5 49 (19.92%) Risk Management
6 39 (15.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 35 (14.23%) Presales
8 30 (12.20%) Data Protection
8 30 (12.20%) Security Architecture
9 27 (10.98%) Secure Coding
10 25 (10.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 23 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (9.35%) System Testing
12 21 (8.54%) Service Delivery
13 20 (8.13%) Identity Management
13 20 (8.13%) Security Management
14 17 (6.91%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (6.91%) Security Operations
14 17 (6.91%) Time Management
14 17 (6.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.10%) C
2 11 (4.47%) Python
3 9 (3.66%) Java
4 8 (3.25%) C++
5 6 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.03%) Perl
7 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.63%) SQL
8 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 56 (22.76%) Degree
3 52 (21.14%) CISSP
4 41 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 33 (13.41%) CREST Certified
6 28 (11.38%) CEH
7 27 (10.98%) CISM
8 21 (8.54%) OSCP
9 20 (8.13%) SANS
10 16 (6.50%) DV Cleared
11 15 (6.10%) CISA
12 14 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (3.66%) CCNP
13 9 (3.66%) CLAS
14 8 (3.25%) CCIE
14 8 (3.25%) CCSE
14 8 (3.25%) CESG Certified Professional
15 6 (2.44%) ISSAP
16 5 (2.03%) CCNA
16 5 (2.03%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (40.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (17.48%) PCI DSS
3 17 (6.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (3.66%) RMADS
5 7 (2.85%) ISO22301
6 6 (2.44%) ISO27002
7 5 (2.03%) BS25999
8 4 (1.63%) GxP
8 4 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.22%) COBIT
10 1 (0.41%) COSO
10 1 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 9 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) Snort
3 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.25%) Nessus
2 7 (2.85%) Nmap
3 3 (1.22%) SELinux
4 1 (0.41%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (17.48%) F5
2 24 (9.76%) Fortinet
3 22 (8.94%) Cisco
3 22 (8.94%) Palo Alto
4 21 (8.54%) Blue Coat
5 19 (7.72%) CheckPoint
6 14 (5.69%) LogRhythm
7 10 (4.07%) Juniper
7 10 (4.07%) Splunk
8 9 (3.66%) ArcSight
8 9 (3.66%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.66%) VMware
9 7 (2.85%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.85%) SAP
10 4 (1.63%) SonicWALL
10 4 (1.63%) Sourcefire
11 2 (0.81%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.81%) Tufin
12 1 (0.41%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle
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