The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 216 192 169
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 24 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.60% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 37
Average salary £50,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £77,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the South West region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

Security Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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
Bristol -13 9 £50,750 -21.92% 2
Gloucestershire -14 8 £55,000 +41.93%
Wiltshire -9 3 £37,000 -13.95% 1
Dorset +5 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £41,500 - 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 45 (78.95%) Information Security
2 28 (49.12%) CISSP
2 28 (49.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (45.61%) Cyber Security
4 22 (38.60%) PCI DSS
4 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
5 19 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 18 (31.58%) Risk Management
7 14 (24.56%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (24.56%) CISM
8 13 (22.81%) CESG
9 12 (21.05%) Degree
10 11 (19.30%) Finance
11 10 (17.54%) CISA
11 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
11 10 (17.54%) ITIL
11 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
12 9 (15.79%) OWASP
13 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
13 8 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (14.04%) Service Management
13 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
14 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (12.28%) Firewall
14 7 (12.28%) Internet
14 7 (12.28%) PCI QSA
14 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
14 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.53%) BYOD
15 6 (10.53%) Internet of Things

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (7.02%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Project
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Internet
1 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) Wireless
2 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.51%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Law
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) JSP
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) CESG
2 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.53%) BYOD
4 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (10.53%) Internet of Things
5 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
5 5 (8.77%) RMADS
6 4 (7.02%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.75%) PKI
8 1 (1.75%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) UNIX
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (78.95%) Information Security
2 26 (45.61%) Cyber Security
3 19 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 18 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 14 (24.56%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
6 10 (17.54%) ITIL
7 9 (15.79%) OWASP
8 8 (14.04%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Service Management
9 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
10 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
10 6 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (10.53%) Benchmarking
10 6 (10.53%) Project Management
11 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Network Architecture
11 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) CISSP
2 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
3 14 (24.56%) CISM
4 12 (21.05%) Degree
5 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
5 10 (17.54%) CISA
6 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
7 7 (12.28%) PCI QSA
8 5 (8.77%) CRISC
9 3 (5.26%) CISMP
10 2 (3.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (49.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (38.60%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.53%) COBIT
4 2 (3.51%) BS7799
5 1 (1.75%) QA
5 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Splunk
3 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee
4 1 (1.75%) Qualys
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