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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 280 330 326
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 181 143 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.94% 0.67% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.69% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 144 95 129
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,300
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
18585 20615 22693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 96.93% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15815 16468 18150
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +37 101 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Surrey +3 30 £62,500 +25.00% 3
West Sussex +4 8 £52,500 +34.61%
Hampshire -8 8 £32,500 -32.29%
Buckinghamshire +22 7 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Oxfordshire +1 7 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Kent - 7 £57,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £67,500 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 167 (50.15%) Information Security
2 137 (41.14%) Cybersecurity
3 92 (27.63%) CISSP
4 73 (21.92%) Security Cleared
5 66 (19.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 65 (19.52%) Risk Management
7 64 (19.22%) Finance
8 63 (18.92%) SC Cleared
9 59 (17.72%) Security Architecture
10 56 (16.82%) PCI DSS
11 55 (16.52%) Firewall
12 54 (16.22%) Data Protection
13 52 (15.62%) Presales
13 52 (15.62%) CISM
14 50 (15.02%) Penetration Testing
15 48 (14.41%) SIEM
16 43 (12.91%) Network Security
16 43 (12.91%) Cisco
17 41 (12.31%) Fraud Detection
18 40 (12.01%) Security Operations
18 40 (12.01%) Juniper
19 39 (11.71%) Threat Analysis
20 38 (11.41%) PKI
21 36 (10.81%) CISA
22 35 (10.51%) Identity Management
22 35 (10.51%) CheckPoint
23 33 (9.91%) Degree
24 32 (9.61%) F5
25 29 (8.71%) Palo Alto
26 28 (8.41%) Security Operations Centre

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 6 (1.80%) Apache
1 6 (1.80%) Apache Pig
2 5 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.90%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (16.52%) Firewall
2 43 (12.91%) Network Security
3 24 (7.21%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (6.31%) Wireless
5 19 (5.71%) SAN
6 17 (5.11%) WAN
7 16 (4.80%) SSL
8 15 (4.50%) FCoE
8 15 (4.50%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (4.50%) LAN
8 15 (4.50%) VPN
9 12 (3.60%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (3.60%) IPsec
10 11 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (3.00%) Internet
11 10 (3.00%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (1.80%) OSPF
14 6 (1.80%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.90%) Big Data
2 10 (3.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.80%) SAP BI
4 5 (1.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.90%) GIS
7 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (19.22%) Finance
2 24 (7.21%) Legal
3 17 (5.11%) Banking
4 12 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.30%) Military
6 9 (2.70%) Retail
7 4 (1.20%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.40%) HTML
2 5 (1.50%) Flash
2 5 (1.50%) HTML5
3 4 (1.20%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (0.90%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.60%) Middleware
5 2 (0.60%) SAML
5 2 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.41%) PKI
2 28 (8.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (7.51%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.60%) Cyber Attack
6 11 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.30%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.70%) iPad
8 8 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.40%) Smart Energy
9 6 (1.80%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.50%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.20%) CESG
11 4 (1.20%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.90%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.80%) Linux
2 10 (3.00%) Windows
3 6 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.20%) CentOS
5 3 (0.90%) Solaris
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
7 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (50.15%) Information Security
2 137 (41.14%) Cybersecurity
3 65 (19.52%) Risk Management
4 59 (17.72%) Security Architecture
5 54 (16.22%) Data Protection
6 52 (15.62%) Presales
7 50 (15.02%) Penetration Testing
8 48 (14.41%) SIEM
9 41 (12.31%) Fraud Detection
10 40 (12.01%) Security Operations
11 39 (11.71%) Threat Analysis
12 35 (10.51%) Identity Management
13 27 (8.11%) Business Continuity
14 26 (7.81%) Security Management
15 25 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (6.31%) Mentoring
17 19 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
18 18 (5.41%) Load Balancing
19 17 (5.11%) Information Security Management
20 15 (4.50%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.31%) C
2 11 (3.30%) Python
3 10 (3.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.80%) SQL
5 5 (1.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.20%) Perl
7 3 (0.90%) C++
7 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.60%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 92 (27.63%) CISSP
2 73 (21.92%) Security Cleared
3 63 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 52 (15.62%) CISM
5 36 (10.81%) CISA
6 33 (9.91%) Degree
7 21 (6.31%) CLAS
8 20 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (5.41%) CCNP
10 14 (4.20%) CCIE
11 12 (3.60%) CEH
11 12 (3.60%) DV Cleared
12 11 (3.30%) CRISC
13 10 (3.00%) CREST Certified
14 9 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
15 8 (2.40%) IISP
16 7 (2.10%) SANS
17 4 (1.20%) CITP
17 4 (1.20%) HP ASE
17 4 (1.20%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (19.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (16.82%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (3.00%) ISO 9001
4 10 (3.00%) RMADS
5 9 (2.70%) ISO22301
6 8 (2.40%) ISO27002
7 6 (1.80%) BS25999
8 5 (1.50%) ISAE 3402
8 5 (1.50%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.60%) COBIT
9 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.60%) QA
9 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.60%) Firmware
3 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.00%) SELinux
2 6 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.90%) Nessus
5 2 (0.60%) QRadar
6 1 (0.30%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.30%) Nmap
6 1 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (12.91%) Cisco
2 40 (12.01%) Juniper
3 35 (10.51%) CheckPoint
4 32 (9.61%) F5
5 29 (8.71%) Palo Alto
6 24 (7.21%) ArcSight
7 22 (6.61%) Fortinet
8 20 (6.01%) Blue Coat
9 19 (5.71%) VMware
10 14 (4.20%) HP
11 12 (3.60%) Aruba
11 12 (3.60%) Sourcefire
12 10 (3.00%) Forcepoint
13 8 (2.40%) Intel Security
14 7 (2.10%) SAP
15 6 (1.80%) 3Com
15 6 (1.80%) Microsoft
16 5 (1.50%) IronPort
16 5 (1.50%) ProCurve
16 5 (1.50%) Splunk
Surrey
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
NTech Consultants Limited
Salary: up to £70k + £6k Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Centrica
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Buckingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago