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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 355 335 332
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 84 89 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 62 73 63
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,450 £67,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
19005 19476 19889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.59% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15508 15452 16759
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +13 50 £60,000 +23.71% 3
Surrey -11 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Hampshire -16 8 £48,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £57,500 -
Middlesex +7 1 £45,000 -
M4 Corridor +7 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 112 (50.00%) Information Security
2 97 (43.30%) CISSP
3 82 (36.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (31.70%) Security Cleared
5 65 (29.02%) Firewall
6 62 (27.68%) CISM
6 62 (27.68%) Security Architecture
7 61 (27.23%) SC Cleared
8 59 (26.34%) Network Security
9 55 (24.55%) SIEM
10 49 (21.88%) Cisco
11 45 (20.09%) ITIL
11 45 (20.09%) PCI DSS
12 44 (19.64%) CISA
13 43 (19.20%) PRINCE2
13 43 (19.20%) Juniper
13 43 (19.20%) CheckPoint
14 38 (16.96%) Cyber Security
15 36 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
16 33 (14.73%) PCI QSA
17 32 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
18 31 (13.84%) TOGAF
19 28 (12.50%) Risk Management
19 28 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
19 28 (12.50%) Windows
20 27 (12.05%) Finance
21 26 (11.61%) Linux
22 25 (11.16%) CCSE
23 24 (10.71%) Degree
24 23 (10.27%) CCIE

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (0.45%) SAS
1 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (29.02%) Firewall
2 59 (26.34%) Network Security
3 18 (8.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (7.14%) VPN
6 14 (6.25%) Wireless
6 14 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.80%) LAN
7 13 (5.80%) WAN
8 10 (4.46%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (3.57%) NetScreen
9 8 (3.57%) DNS
9 8 (3.57%) HTTP
10 7 (3.13%) MPLS
11 5 (2.23%) OSPF
11 5 (2.23%) BGP
11 5 (2.23%) SSL
11 5 (2.23%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (1.79%) Internet
12 4 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.91%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.79%) Big Data
4 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
General
1 27 (12.05%) Finance
2 21 (9.38%) Banking
3 19 (8.48%) Retail
4 18 (8.04%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.36%) Marketing
6 11 (4.91%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.91%) Games
7 4 (1.79%) Legal
8 3 (1.34%) Military
9 2 (0.89%) Automotive
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.13%) Regular Expression
2 5 (2.23%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) JSP
3 1 (0.45%) Flash
3 1 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.04%) Visualisation
2 16 (7.14%) RMADS
3 12 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.36%) CESG
4 9 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
6 7 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.68%) PKI
7 6 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.79%) SCADA
9 3 (1.34%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.34%) Open Source
9 3 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.89%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.50%) Windows
2 26 (11.61%) Linux
3 10 (4.46%) UNIX
4 2 (0.89%) Solaris
4 2 (0.89%) Windows NT
4 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (50.00%) Information Security
2 62 (27.68%) Security Architecture
3 55 (24.55%) SIEM
4 45 (20.09%) ITIL
5 43 (19.20%) PRINCE2
6 38 (16.96%) Cyber Security
7 36 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
8 32 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
9 31 (13.84%) TOGAF
10 28 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 21 (9.38%) Incident Management
12 19 (8.48%) SABSA
12 19 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (8.04%) Data Analysis
13 18 (8.04%) Data Visualisation
14 15 (6.70%) Information Assurance
14 15 (6.70%) Project Management
14 15 (6.70%) Security Management
15 11 (4.91%) Network Design
15 11 (4.91%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.80%) SQL
2 8 (3.57%) C
3 7 (3.13%) Java
4 6 (2.68%) C++
5 5 (2.23%) C#
5 5 (2.23%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.79%) PHP
6 4 (1.79%) Tcl
7 3 (1.34%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 97 (43.30%) CISSP
2 71 (31.70%) Security Cleared
3 62 (27.68%) CISM
4 61 (27.23%) SC Cleared
5 44 (19.64%) CISA
6 33 (14.73%) PCI QSA
7 28 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (11.16%) CCSE
9 24 (10.71%) Degree
10 23 (10.27%) CCIE
11 21 (9.38%) CCNP
12 18 (8.04%) CRISC
13 11 (4.91%) HP ASE
13 11 (4.91%) HP MASE
13 11 (4.91%) JNCIP
13 11 (4.91%) JNCIE
13 11 (4.91%) DV Cleared
14 7 (3.13%) VCP4
14 7 (3.13%) MCSE
14 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (36.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (20.09%) PCI DSS
3 23 (10.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (6.70%) COBIT
5 2 (0.89%) GPG13
5 2 (0.89%) BS25999
6 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 9 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) Nessus
1 3 (1.34%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.45%) Nagios
2 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (21.88%) Cisco
2 43 (19.20%) Juniper
2 43 (19.20%) CheckPoint
3 22 (9.82%) F5
4 18 (8.04%) Blue Coat
4 18 (8.04%) Fortinet
5 11 (4.91%) HP
6 10 (4.46%) Brocade
7 9 (4.02%) Sourcefire
8 8 (3.57%) IronPort
9 7 (3.13%) Tufin
10 6 (2.68%) Websense
11 5 (2.23%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.79%) Imperva
12 4 (1.79%) McAfee
12 4 (1.79%) Microsoft
13 3 (1.34%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (1.34%) Huawei
14 2 (0.89%) Symantec
15 1 (0.45%) SAP
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago