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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 301 318 284
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 146 113 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.54% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.57% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 103 84 123
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
20804 19749 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 95.04% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16301 16331 18380
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 68 £55,000 - 7
Kent - 33 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire -13 17 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Surrey -33 16 £49,250 -6.19% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 11 £52,500 +7.69%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £50,000 -28.57%
Middlesex -7 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 131 (43.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 129 (43.00%) Information Security
3 124 (41.33%) Security Cleared
4 114 (38.00%) CISSP
5 86 (28.67%) SC Cleared
6 84 (28.00%) Firewall
7 73 (24.33%) CheckPoint
8 70 (23.33%) Network Security
9 63 (21.00%) PCI DSS
10 62 (20.67%) Degree
10 62 (20.67%) Windows
10 62 (20.67%) CISM
11 56 (18.67%) RMADS
12 53 (17.67%) Linux
13 47 (15.67%) Information Assurance
13 47 (15.67%) Cisco
14 45 (15.00%) Risk Management
14 45 (15.00%) Finance
15 44 (14.67%) Internet
16 40 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
17 39 (13.00%) SIEM
18 38 (12.67%) Cyber Security
19 36 (12.00%) Management Information System
20 34 (11.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 34 (11.33%) VPN
20 34 (11.33%) Security Architecture
21 33 (11.00%) CISA
22 32 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
23 31 (10.33%) ITIL
23 31 (10.33%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (2.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (28.00%) Firewall
2 70 (23.33%) Network Security
3 44 (14.67%) Internet
4 34 (11.33%) VPN
5 27 (9.00%) TCP/IP
6 22 (7.33%) DNS
6 22 (7.33%) OSPF
6 22 (7.33%) BGP
7 21 (7.00%) MPLS
7 21 (7.00%) SSL
8 17 (5.67%) SNMP
9 16 (5.33%) NetScaler
9 16 (5.33%) WAN
9 16 (5.33%) LAN
9 16 (5.33%) EIGRP
10 15 (5.00%) TACACS
10 15 (5.00%) IPsec
10 15 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (4.67%) VLAN
11 14 (4.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
General
1 45 (15.00%) Finance
2 29 (9.67%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.33%) Law
4 11 (3.67%) Retail
5 6 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.67%) Marketing
7 4 (1.33%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.33%) HTML
2 7 (2.33%) Flash
2 7 (2.33%) HTML5
3 2 (0.67%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.67%) RMADS
2 36 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 26 (8.67%) PKI
4 17 (5.67%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.33%) Smartcard
5 13 (4.33%) CESG
5 13 (4.33%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (4.00%) Cryptography
7 10 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.00%) Physics
8 9 (3.00%) Statistics
9 7 (2.33%) Device Driver
10 6 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.67%) SCADA
11 2 (0.67%) Replication
12 1 (0.33%) DTV
12 1 (0.33%) SecurID
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.67%) Windows
2 53 (17.67%) Linux
3 12 (4.00%) AIX
4 4 (1.33%) UNIX
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) Debian
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) CentOS
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (43.00%) Information Security
2 47 (15.67%) Information Assurance
3 45 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 40 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 39 (13.00%) SIEM
6 38 (12.67%) Cyber Security
7 34 (11.33%) Security Architecture
8 32 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
9 31 (10.33%) ITIL
9 31 (10.33%) PRINCE2
9 31 (10.33%) Network Design
10 27 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
11 25 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (7.67%) SOA
12 23 (7.67%) CRAMM
12 23 (7.67%) ISMS
13 20 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 17 (5.67%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (5.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.00%) SQL
2 15 (5.00%) C
3 13 (4.33%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.00%) Java
5 5 (1.67%) C#
6 3 (1.00%) Tcl
6 3 (1.00%) PHP
6 3 (1.00%) C++
6 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.67%) Ruby
7 2 (0.67%) Perl
7 2 (0.67%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 124 (41.33%) Security Cleared
2 114 (38.00%) CISSP
3 86 (28.67%) SC Cleared
4 62 (20.67%) Degree
4 62 (20.67%) CISM
5 33 (11.00%) CISA
6 30 (10.00%) PCI QSA
6 30 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 18 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.67%) CCNP
9 10 (3.33%) CCSE
9 10 (3.33%) CCNA
10 8 (2.67%) CCIE
11 6 (2.00%) CEH
11 6 (2.00%) CCSA
11 6 (2.00%) ISACA
12 4 (1.33%) GIAC
12 4 (1.33%) SSCP
13 3 (1.00%) CCDA
14 2 (0.67%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (43.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (21.00%) PCI DSS
3 34 (11.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (9.33%) COBIT
5 19 (6.33%) JSP 440
6 5 (1.67%) GPG13
7 4 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.67%) Snort
1 8 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.67%) Squid
3 4 (1.33%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (24.33%) CheckPoint
2 47 (15.67%) Cisco
3 28 (9.33%) F5
4 27 (9.00%) Websense
5 23 (7.67%) Juniper
6 21 (7.00%) Blue Coat
7 20 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 14 (4.67%) Tripwire
9 12 (4.00%) Proofpoint
9 12 (4.00%) IBM
10 10 (3.33%) Sourcefire
11 9 (3.00%) Oracle
11 9 (3.00%) Nokia
11 9 (3.00%) Apple
12 8 (2.67%) Fujitsu
12 8 (2.67%) VMware
12 8 (2.67%) McAfee
13 6 (2.00%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.67%) LogRhythm
15 4 (1.33%) SAP
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: £75k, Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Salary: £37,284 - £41,967 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago