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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 337 317 340
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 119 146 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 76 117 78
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
20384 22383 21365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.93% 94.80% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16383 17917 17650
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 £64,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +14 73 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Hampshire -4 24 £48,000 +5.49% 1
Surrey -2 13 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Oxfordshire +4 2 £48,750 -25.00%
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 118 (50.21%) Information Security
2 97 (41.28%) CISSP
3 88 (37.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (31.91%) Security Cleared
5 67 (28.51%) Firewall
6 66 (28.09%) Cisco
7 64 (27.23%) SC Cleared
8 63 (26.81%) Juniper
9 60 (25.53%) CheckPoint
9 60 (25.53%) Network Security
10 59 (25.11%) Security Architecture
10 59 (25.11%) CISM
11 46 (19.57%) ITIL
12 45 (19.15%) CISA
12 45 (19.15%) Cyber Security
13 44 (18.72%) SIEM
14 43 (18.30%) PCI DSS
15 41 (17.45%) PRINCE2
16 38 (16.17%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (15.74%) CCSE
18 32 (13.62%) Windows
19 31 (13.19%) CCIE
19 31 (13.19%) Vulnerability Management
20 30 (12.77%) F5
21 28 (11.91%) Penetration Testing
22 27 (11.49%) Blue Coat
22 27 (11.49%) Finance
23 26 (11.06%) TOGAF
23 26 (11.06%) PCI QSA
23 26 (11.06%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (1.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (28.51%) Firewall
2 60 (25.53%) Network Security
3 26 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (9.36%) Cisco PIX
5 17 (7.23%) NetScreen
6 14 (5.96%) WAN
7 13 (5.53%) LAN
7 13 (5.53%) Wireless
8 12 (5.11%) Cisco ISE
9 11 (4.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (4.68%) TCP/IP
10 10 (4.26%) VPN
11 8 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (2.98%) OSPF
12 7 (2.98%) BGP
13 6 (2.55%) Internet
14 5 (2.13%) MPLS
14 5 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 2 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 2 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.68%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.98%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.13%) Big Data
4 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 20 (8.51%) Retail
3 18 (7.66%) Banking
4 16 (6.81%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.53%) Marketing
6 9 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.83%) Games
7 5 (2.13%) Military
7 5 (2.13%) Automotive
8 3 (1.28%) Law
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.40%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.85%) JSP
3 1 (0.43%) Flash
3 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.43%) HTML5
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.09%) RMADS
2 13 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.68%) Visualisation
4 10 (4.26%) PKI
5 9 (3.83%) CESG
5 9 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.40%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.13%) Open Source
9 4 (1.70%) SCADA
9 4 (1.70%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.28%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.28%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.85%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.62%) Windows
2 24 (10.21%) Linux
3 9 (3.83%) UNIX
4 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) Windows NT
5 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (50.21%) Information Security
2 59 (25.11%) Security Architecture
3 46 (19.57%) ITIL
4 45 (19.15%) Cyber Security
5 44 (18.72%) SIEM
6 41 (17.45%) PRINCE2
7 31 (13.19%) Vulnerability Management
8 28 (11.91%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (11.06%) TOGAF
10 23 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (8.94%) Risk Management
11 21 (8.94%) Information Assurance
12 18 (7.66%) Business Continuity
13 17 (7.23%) SABSA
14 16 (6.81%) Incident Management
14 16 (6.81%) Project Management
15 13 (5.53%) Network Design
15 13 (5.53%) ITIL V3
16 12 (5.11%) Data Protection
16 12 (5.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.98%) SQL
2 6 (2.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.13%) C
4 4 (1.70%) Java
4 4 (1.70%) Python
5 2 (0.85%) Ruby
5 2 (0.85%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) PHP
6 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (41.28%) CISSP
2 75 (31.91%) Security Cleared
3 64 (27.23%) SC Cleared
4 59 (25.11%) CISM
5 45 (19.15%) CISA
6 38 (16.17%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (15.74%) CCSE
8 31 (13.19%) CCIE
9 26 (11.06%) PCI QSA
10 25 (10.64%) Degree
11 21 (8.94%) CCNP
12 15 (6.38%) DV Cleared
12 15 (6.38%) CRISC
13 14 (5.96%) JNCIS
14 13 (5.53%) JNCIP
14 13 (5.53%) JNCIE
14 13 (5.53%) HP ASE
14 13 (5.53%) HP MASE
15 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (3.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (37.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (18.30%) PCI DSS
3 19 (8.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (5.96%) COBIT
5 5 (2.13%) BS25999
6 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.85%) GPG13
6 2 (0.85%) BS7799
7 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.43%) Nagios
2 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.43%) Nessus
2 1 (0.43%) Nmap
Vendors
1 66 (28.09%) Cisco
2 63 (26.81%) Juniper
3 60 (25.53%) CheckPoint
4 30 (12.77%) F5
5 27 (11.49%) Blue Coat
6 24 (10.21%) Fortinet
7 16 (6.81%) IronPort
8 15 (6.38%) Tufin
9 13 (5.53%) HP
10 11 (4.68%) Sourcefire
11 9 (3.83%) Websense
11 9 (3.83%) Brocade
12 6 (2.55%) LogRhythm
13 5 (2.13%) McAfee
13 5 (2.13%) Microsoft
14 4 (1.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 4 (1.70%) Huawei
15 3 (1.28%) Splunk
15 3 (1.28%) ArcSight
16 2 (0.85%) Symantec
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