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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 273 335 287
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 178 123 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.59% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.61% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 118 81 133
Median salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,200 £69,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
17898 20159 21870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.82% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15228 16511 17426
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +10 80 £56,250 -6.25% 3
Surrey +47 35 £65,000 +18.18%
Hampshire +14 19 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Kent - 19 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +25 13 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Oxfordshire -18 4 £72,500 +34.25% 2
West Sussex -8 3 £54,000 +8.00%
Middlesex +10 2 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 198 (55.62%) Information Security
2 182 (51.12%) Cybersecurity
3 100 (28.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 97 (27.25%) CISSP
5 95 (26.69%) Finance
6 92 (25.84%) Security Cleared
6 92 (25.84%) SIEM
7 78 (21.91%) SC Cleared
8 75 (21.07%) Firewall
9 74 (20.79%) Security Architecture
10 68 (19.10%) Data Protection
11 66 (18.54%) Risk Management
12 65 (18.26%) PKI
13 54 (15.17%) Fraud Detection
14 51 (14.33%) Penetration Testing
14 51 (14.33%) Degree
14 51 (14.33%) CISM
15 50 (14.04%) Threat Analysis
15 50 (14.04%) Presales
16 49 (13.76%) Security Operations
16 49 (13.76%) PCI DSS
17 46 (12.92%) Identity Management
17 46 (12.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
18 42 (11.80%) Security Operations Centre
19 41 (11.52%) Cisco
20 37 (10.39%) Management Information System
21 36 (10.11%) Network Security
22 33 (9.27%) Windows
23 32 (8.99%) C
23 32 (8.99%) ArcSight

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 11 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.25%) Apache
2 8 (2.25%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.69%) IIS
4 3 (0.84%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.09%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (21.07%) Firewall
2 36 (10.11%) Network Security
3 21 (5.90%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (3.65%) LAN
4 13 (3.65%) VPN
5 12 (3.37%) WAN
6 11 (3.09%) Internet
7 10 (2.81%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.53%) Wireless
9 6 (1.69%) FCoE
9 6 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (1.69%) IPsec
9 6 (1.69%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.69%) SAN
9 6 (1.69%) SSL
10 5 (1.40%) BGP
10 5 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.40%) IPv4
10 5 (1.40%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.78%) Big Data
2 13 (3.65%) Hadoop
3 11 (3.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.69%) SAP BI
5 3 (0.84%) GIS
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Metasploit
General
1 95 (26.69%) Finance
2 22 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.90%) Legal
4 19 (5.34%) Banking
5 8 (2.25%) Military
6 7 (1.97%) Retail
7 4 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.12%) Billing
7 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.53%) Regular Expression
2 8 (2.25%) HTML
2 8 (2.25%) ZeroMQ
3 6 (1.69%) SAML
4 5 (1.40%) Flash
4 5 (1.40%) HTML5
5 2 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.26%) PKI
2 42 (11.80%) Security Operations Centre
3 37 (10.39%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.93%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.65%) Driving Licence
7 12 (3.37%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (2.81%) Cybercrime
8 10 (2.81%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (2.81%) iPad
8 10 (2.81%) Smart Energy
9 9 (2.53%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (1.40%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.40%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.12%) SCADA
13 4 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.27%) Windows
2 31 (8.71%) Linux
3 17 (4.78%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.25%) CentOS
5 7 (1.97%) Unix
6 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.12%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.84%) Debian
8 3 (0.84%) Solaris
8 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) KNOPPIX
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (55.62%) Information Security
2 182 (51.12%) Cybersecurity
3 92 (25.84%) SIEM
4 74 (20.79%) Security Architecture
5 68 (19.10%) Data Protection
6 66 (18.54%) Risk Management
7 54 (15.17%) Fraud Detection
8 51 (14.33%) Penetration Testing
9 50 (14.04%) Presales
9 50 (14.04%) Threat Analysis
10 49 (13.76%) Security Operations
11 46 (12.92%) Identity Management
11 46 (12.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 27 (7.58%) Mentoring
12 27 (7.58%) Security Management
13 23 (6.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 21 (5.90%) Information Security Management
14 21 (5.90%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (4.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.99%) C
2 16 (4.49%) Python
3 10 (2.81%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.25%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.69%) Perl
6 5 (1.40%) C++
6 5 (1.40%) Java
6 5 (1.40%) SQL
7 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 97 (27.25%) CISSP
2 92 (25.84%) Security Cleared
3 78 (21.91%) SC Cleared
4 51 (14.33%) CISM
4 51 (14.33%) Degree
5 27 (7.58%) DV Cleared
6 26 (7.30%) CISA
7 24 (6.74%) CREST Certified
8 23 (6.46%) CEH
9 20 (5.62%) CLAS
9 20 (5.62%) SANS
10 19 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (4.49%) OSCP
12 14 (3.93%) CCNP
13 12 (3.37%) CCIE
13 12 (3.37%) CRISC
14 10 (2.81%) IISP
15 8 (2.25%) CCSE
16 7 (1.97%) CESG Certified Professional
17 5 (1.40%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (28.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (13.76%) PCI DSS
3 20 (5.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 16 (4.49%) ISO22301
4 16 (4.49%) RMADS
5 8 (2.25%) BS25999
5 8 (2.25%) ISO 9001
5 8 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.97%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (1.97%) SSAE 16
7 5 (1.40%) GxP
8 4 (1.12%) COBIT
9 2 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.28%) Snort
5 1 (0.28%) UAG
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (1.69%) SELinux
3 5 (1.40%) Nessus
4 4 (1.12%) Nmap
5 1 (0.28%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.28%) QRadar
5 1 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) vMotion
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (11.52%) Cisco
2 32 (8.99%) ArcSight
3 31 (8.71%) CheckPoint
4 27 (7.58%) Palo Alto
5 26 (7.30%) F5
6 25 (7.02%) Juniper
7 22 (6.18%) VMware
8 19 (5.34%) Blue Coat
9 18 (5.06%) Fortinet
10 16 (4.49%) SAP
11 10 (2.81%) Intel Security
11 10 (2.81%) Microsoft
12 9 (2.53%) Splunk
13 8 (2.25%) HP
14 6 (1.69%) Forcepoint
15 5 (1.40%) Aruba
16 4 (1.12%) Citrix
16 4 (1.12%) Sourcefire
17 3 (0.84%) Extreme Networks
17 3 (0.84%) LogRhythm
Middlesex
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Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £40,000 - £75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
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Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Buckingham
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Milton Keynes
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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High Wycombe
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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