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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 287 313 273
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 170 116 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.53% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.56% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 123 86 138
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +23 79 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Kent - 35 £37,500 -
Surrey -12 24 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire -12 19 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Oxfordshire +7 1 £50,000 -27.27%
Middlesex 0 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 139 (43.17%) Security Cleared
2 133 (41.30%) Information Security
3 132 (40.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 116 (36.02%) CISSP
5 99 (30.75%) SC Cleared
6 93 (28.88%) Firewall
7 78 (24.22%) CheckPoint
8 68 (21.12%) Windows
9 67 (20.81%) Network Security
10 66 (20.50%) Degree
11 63 (19.57%) PCI DSS
12 62 (19.25%) CISM
13 60 (18.63%) RMADS
14 52 (16.15%) Linux
15 51 (15.84%) Internet
15 51 (15.84%) Cisco
16 49 (15.22%) Information Assurance
17 45 (13.98%) Finance
17 45 (13.98%) Cyber Security
18 43 (13.35%) SIEM
19 41 (12.73%) Risk Management
20 39 (12.11%) Penetration Testing
21 36 (11.18%) Network Design
21 36 (11.18%) DV Cleared
22 35 (10.87%) Security Architecture
22 35 (10.87%) Management Information System
22 35 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
23 34 (10.56%) VPN
24 33 (10.25%) CISA
25 32 (9.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (2.80%) IIS
2 4 (1.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.62%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (28.88%) Firewall
2 67 (20.81%) Network Security
3 51 (15.84%) Internet
4 34 (10.56%) VPN
5 29 (9.01%) TCP/IP
6 22 (6.83%) OSPF
6 22 (6.83%) BGP
7 21 (6.52%) DNS
8 20 (6.21%) MPLS
9 17 (5.28%) SSL
9 17 (5.28%) SNMP
9 17 (5.28%) LAN
9 17 (5.28%) WAN
10 16 (4.97%) IPv6
10 16 (4.97%) EIGRP
10 16 (4.97%) NetScaler
11 15 (4.66%) VoIP
11 15 (4.66%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (4.66%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.42%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.62%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
General
1 45 (13.98%) Finance
2 28 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.90%) Law
4 12 (3.73%) Retail
5 6 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.55%) Marketing
7 3 (0.93%) Publishing
7 3 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.48%) Flash
1 8 (2.48%) HTML
1 8 (2.48%) HTML5
2 2 (0.62%) BAPI
2 2 (0.62%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.63%) RMADS
2 35 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 32 (9.94%) PKI
4 23 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.04%) CESG
5 13 (4.04%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (3.73%) Smartcard
7 11 (3.42%) Cryptography
7 11 (3.42%) Statistics
7 11 (3.42%) Physics
7 11 (3.42%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.48%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.62%) SCADA
9 2 (0.62%) SecurID
9 2 (0.62%) Replication
10 1 (0.31%) DTV
10 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (21.12%) Windows
2 52 (16.15%) Linux
3 12 (3.73%) AIX
4 9 (2.80%) UNIX
5 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (41.30%) Information Security
2 49 (15.22%) Information Assurance
3 45 (13.98%) Cyber Security
4 43 (13.35%) SIEM
5 41 (12.73%) Risk Management
6 39 (12.11%) Penetration Testing
7 36 (11.18%) Network Design
8 35 (10.87%) Security Architecture
8 35 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
9 31 (9.63%) Risk Assessment
9 31 (9.63%) ITIL
9 31 (9.63%) PRINCE2
10 28 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (7.76%) Risk Analysis
12 24 (7.45%) CRAMM
12 24 (7.45%) ISMS
12 24 (7.45%) SOA
13 22 (6.83%) E-Commerce
14 19 (5.90%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (4.35%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.07%) SQL
2 12 (3.73%) C
2 12 (3.73%) Java
3 11 (3.42%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.62%) Ruby
4 2 (0.62%) PowerHouse
4 2 (0.62%) Perl
4 2 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 139 (43.17%) Security Cleared
2 116 (36.02%) CISSP
3 99 (30.75%) SC Cleared
4 66 (20.50%) Degree
5 62 (19.25%) CISM
6 36 (11.18%) DV Cleared
7 33 (10.25%) CISA
8 31 (9.63%) PCI QSA
9 18 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (4.35%) CCNP
11 10 (3.11%) CCSE
11 10 (3.11%) CCNA
12 8 (2.48%) CCIE
13 7 (2.17%) ISACA
14 6 (1.86%) CEH
14 6 (1.86%) CCSA
15 4 (1.24%) GIAC
15 4 (1.24%) SSCP
16 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.93%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (40.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (19.57%) PCI DSS
3 32 (9.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (8.70%) COBIT
5 19 (5.90%) JSP 440
6 5 (1.55%) GPG13
7 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.31%) BS25999
System Software
1 11 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.17%) Snort
4 6 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.55%) Squid
6 4 (1.24%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.24%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Cryoserver
1 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 78 (24.22%) CheckPoint
2 51 (15.84%) Cisco
3 30 (9.32%) Websense
4 28 (8.70%) Juniper
5 27 (8.39%) F5
6 23 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 22 (6.83%) Blue Coat
8 15 (4.66%) Tripwire
9 13 (4.04%) IBM
9 13 (4.04%) Proofpoint
10 11 (3.42%) VMware
11 10 (3.11%) Sourcefire
12 9 (2.80%) Nokia
12 9 (2.80%) Apple
12 9 (2.80%) Oracle
12 9 (2.80%) Fujitsu
13 8 (2.48%) McAfee
14 7 (2.17%) LogRhythm
15 6 (1.86%) Fortinet
16 4 (1.24%) IronPort
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