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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 304 340 364
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 145 125 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 123 91 71
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £34,750 £47,300
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 -9 74 £60,000 - 8
Surrey +31 36 £55,000 - 5
Hampshire +20 10 £70,000 +24.44%
Oxfordshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £57,500 -4.16%
Kent - 4 £55,750 - 1
Middlesex +16 2 £87,500 +118.75% 1
West Sussex - 1 £70,000 - 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (44.19%) Information Security
2 82 (31.78%) CISSP
3 76 (29.46%) Cybersecurity
4 60 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
5 57 (22.09%) PCI DSS
6 56 (21.71%) Security Cleared
7 54 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 50 (19.38%) SC Cleared
9 49 (18.99%) Presales
10 45 (17.44%) Network Security
11 42 (16.28%) Finance
11 42 (16.28%) CISM
12 41 (15.89%) Firewall
13 38 (14.73%) Cisco
14 37 (14.34%) Security Architecture
15 36 (13.95%) F5
15 36 (13.95%) Juniper
15 36 (13.95%) CheckPoint
15 36 (13.95%) Risk Management
16 33 (12.79%) CISA
17 28 (10.85%) SIEM
18 25 (9.69%) CLAS
19 24 (9.30%) Palo Alto
19 24 (9.30%) Degree
19 24 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
20 23 (8.91%) CCNP
20 23 (8.91%) Wireless
20 23 (8.91%) Data Protection
21 22 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
21 22 (8.53%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (2.71%) IIS
2 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.39%) JBoss
3 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.39%) MS Office
1 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.78%) IaaS
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.44%) Network Security
2 41 (15.89%) Firewall
3 23 (8.91%) Wireless
4 18 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (6.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (6.20%) SAN
6 13 (5.04%) FCoE
7 12 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (4.65%) SSL
8 10 (3.88%) Internet
9 8 (3.10%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (3.10%) IPsec
9 8 (3.10%) LAN
9 8 (3.10%) VPN
9 8 (3.10%) WAN
10 6 (2.33%) BGP
10 6 (2.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (2.33%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.33%) NFC
10 6 (2.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.94%) SAP BI
2 3 (1.16%) Big Data
2 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (16.28%) Finance
2 15 (5.81%) Legal
3 13 (5.04%) Banking
4 9 (3.49%) Military
5 5 (1.94%) Retail
6 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.16%) Marketing
6 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) .NET
1 2 (0.78%) HTML
1 2 (0.78%) Regular Expression
1 2 (0.78%) XMPP
2 1 (0.39%) Flash
2 1 (0.39%) HTML5
2 1 (0.39%) Middleware
2 1 (0.39%) Spring
2 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.20%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.43%) PKI
4 11 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.71%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.33%) Contactless
7 6 (2.33%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.33%) DTV
7 6 (2.33%) EMV
7 6 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.55%) iPad
9 3 (1.16%) CESG
9 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.78%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.49%) Linux
2 6 (2.33%) Android
2 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.55%) Windows
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.39%) KNOPPIX
5 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (44.19%) Information Security
2 76 (29.46%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
4 49 (18.99%) Presales
5 37 (14.34%) Security Architecture
6 36 (13.95%) Risk Management
7 28 (10.85%) SIEM
8 23 (8.91%) Data Protection
9 22 (8.53%) Security Management
9 22 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (7.75%) Business Continuity
10 20 (7.75%) Security Operations
11 19 (7.36%) Mentoring
12 18 (6.98%) Load Balancing
13 15 (5.81%) Threat Analysis
14 14 (5.43%) Identity Management
14 14 (5.43%) ITIL
15 13 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (5.04%) Information Assurance
16 12 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.88%) C
2 6 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (2.33%) SQL
3 5 (1.94%) Perl
4 4 (1.55%) Python
5 2 (0.78%) C++
5 2 (0.78%) Embedded C++
5 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 82 (31.78%) CISSP
2 56 (21.71%) Security Cleared
3 50 (19.38%) SC Cleared
4 42 (16.28%) CISM
5 33 (12.79%) CISA
6 25 (9.69%) CLAS
7 24 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (9.30%) Degree
8 23 (8.91%) CCNP
9 18 (6.98%) CEH
10 17 (6.59%) CCIE
10 17 (6.59%) CREST Certified
11 12 (4.65%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (3.10%) HP ASE
12 8 (3.10%) HP MASE
12 8 (3.10%) IISP
12 8 (3.10%) JNCIE
13 6 (2.33%) SANS
14 5 (1.94%) GIAC
15 4 (1.55%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (22.09%) PCI DSS
2 54 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.04%) ISO 9001
4 11 (4.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (3.10%) ISO27002
5 8 (3.10%) RMADS
6 6 (2.33%) JSP 440
7 4 (1.55%) COBIT
8 2 (0.78%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.39%) QA
9 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.78%) Firmware
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (2.33%) SELinux
2 3 (1.16%) Nessus
3 1 (0.39%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.39%) QRadar
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 38 (14.73%) Cisco
2 36 (13.95%) CheckPoint
2 36 (13.95%) F5
2 36 (13.95%) Juniper
3 24 (9.30%) Palo Alto
4 17 (6.59%) Fortinet
5 16 (6.20%) Blue Coat
5 16 (6.20%) HP
6 13 (5.04%) Sourcefire
6 13 (5.04%) VMware
7 9 (3.49%) Forcepoint
8 8 (3.10%) Aruba
9 7 (2.71%) Meraki
9 7 (2.71%) ProCurve
10 6 (2.33%) 3Com
10 6 (2.33%) Hyperion
10 6 (2.33%) IronPort
10 6 (2.33%) SAP
11 5 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.55%) Intel Security
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Middlesex
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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