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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 258 315 319
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 182 151 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 133 88 130
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,800 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £51,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+21.35% -1.90%
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
17654 20525 22386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.83% 97.09% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14956 16570 18112
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 29 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 29 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 +30 103 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Surrey +19 35 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Kent - 13 £45,000 - 4
Hampshire -5 9 - - 2
West Sussex +3 8 £53,250 +36.53%
Buckinghamshire +22 4 £62,500 +35.13% 1
Oxfordshire -11 3 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 168 (50.91%) Information Security
2 154 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
3 91 (27.58%) CISSP
4 73 (22.12%) Security Cleared
5 72 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 69 (20.91%) Finance
7 63 (19.09%) Security Architecture
8 61 (18.48%) SC Cleared
9 60 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 58 (17.58%) SIEM
11 57 (17.27%) Data Protection
12 54 (16.36%) PCI DSS
12 54 (16.36%) Firewall
13 50 (15.15%) CISM
14 48 (14.55%) Fraud Detection
15 47 (14.24%) Presales
16 46 (13.94%) Penetration Testing
17 45 (13.64%) PKI
17 45 (13.64%) Threat Analysis
18 43 (13.03%) Security Operations
19 42 (12.73%) Cisco
20 41 (12.42%) Identity Management
20 41 (12.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
21 40 (12.12%) Network Security
22 38 (11.52%) Degree
23 36 (10.91%) Juniper
24 34 (10.30%) CheckPoint
25 33 (10.00%) Management Information System
25 33 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
26 32 (9.70%) CISA

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 8 (2.42%) Apache
1 8 (2.42%) Apache Pig
2 6 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.91%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.36%) Firewall
2 40 (12.12%) Network Security
3 24 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (4.85%) SAN
4 16 (4.85%) WAN
5 15 (4.55%) Wireless
6 14 (4.24%) FCoE
6 14 (4.24%) Fibre Channel
6 14 (4.24%) VPN
7 12 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (3.64%) LAN
7 12 (3.64%) SSL
8 11 (3.33%) Internet
9 10 (3.03%) IPsec
9 10 (3.03%) iSCSI
10 9 (2.73%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.82%) TCP/IP
14 5 (1.52%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.85%) Big Data
2 13 (3.94%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.82%) SAP BI
3 6 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.91%) GIS
6 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Metasploit
General
1 69 (20.91%) Finance
2 24 (7.27%) Legal
3 18 (5.45%) Banking
4 14 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.42%) Military
5 8 (2.42%) Retail
6 5 (1.52%) Billing
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.42%) HTML
2 5 (1.52%) Flash
2 5 (1.52%) HTML5
2 5 (1.52%) ZeroMQ
3 4 (1.21%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.91%) SAML
5 2 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.64%) PKI
2 33 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 33 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.94%) Cyber Attack
4 13 (3.94%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.03%) Smart Energy
6 9 (2.73%) iPad
7 6 (1.82%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.52%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.21%) CESG
9 4 (1.21%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.91%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.36%) Linux
2 16 (4.85%) Windows
3 7 (2.12%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.52%) CentOS
5 3 (0.91%) Solaris
6 2 (0.61%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.61%) 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%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (50.91%) Information Security
2 154 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (19.09%) Security Architecture
4 60 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 58 (17.58%) SIEM
6 57 (17.27%) Data Protection
7 48 (14.55%) Fraud Detection
8 47 (14.24%) Presales
9 46 (13.94%) Penetration Testing
10 45 (13.64%) Threat Analysis
11 43 (13.03%) Security Operations
12 41 (12.42%) Identity Management
12 41 (12.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 30 (9.09%) Security Management
14 24 (7.27%) Mentoring
15 23 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
17 20 (6.06%) Business Continuity
18 19 (5.76%) Information Security Management
19 17 (5.15%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.88%) C
2 13 (3.94%) Python
3 11 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.82%) SQL
5 5 (1.52%) Perl
5 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.21%) C++
6 4 (1.21%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.91%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.61%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 91 (27.58%) CISSP
2 73 (22.12%) Security Cleared
3 61 (18.48%) SC Cleared
4 50 (15.15%) CISM
5 38 (11.52%) Degree
6 32 (9.70%) CISA
7 20 (6.06%) CLAS
8 18 (5.45%) DV Cleared
9 17 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (4.55%) CCNP
10 15 (4.55%) CEH
11 14 (4.24%) SANS
12 13 (3.94%) CCIE
13 12 (3.64%) CRISC
14 9 (2.73%) CESG Certified Professional
14 9 (2.73%) CREST Certified
15 8 (2.42%) IISP
16 7 (2.12%) OSCP
17 4 (1.21%) CCSE
17 4 (1.21%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (16.36%) PCI DSS
3 17 (5.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (3.33%) ISO22301
4 11 (3.33%) RMADS
5 9 (2.73%) ISO 9001
6 7 (2.12%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (2.12%) SSAE 16
7 6 (1.82%) BS25999
7 6 (1.82%) ISO27002
8 4 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.91%) COBIT
10 2 (0.61%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.61%) QA
11 1 (0.30%) GxP
11 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.61%) Firmware
4 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.30%) Snort
5 1 (0.30%) UAG
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.03%) SELinux
2 7 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.91%) Nessus
5 2 (0.61%) Nmap
5 2 (0.61%) QRadar
6 1 (0.30%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) vMotion
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (12.73%) Cisco
2 36 (10.91%) Juniper
3 34 (10.30%) CheckPoint
4 29 (8.79%) Palo Alto
5 28 (8.48%) F5
6 27 (8.18%) ArcSight
7 21 (6.36%) Blue Coat
7 21 (6.36%) Fortinet
8 20 (6.06%) VMware
9 13 (3.94%) HP
10 12 (3.64%) Sourcefire
11 10 (3.03%) Aruba
11 10 (3.03%) Forcepoint
11 10 (3.03%) SAP
12 9 (2.73%) Intel Security
13 8 (2.42%) Microsoft
14 6 (1.82%) Splunk
15 5 (1.52%) 3Com
16 4 (1.21%) Citrix
16 4 (1.21%) IronPort
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45k plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 78000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Varied Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
CGI IT UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South East England
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + See below
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago