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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 220 214 175
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 26 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.43% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.45% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 31
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5826 5804 4819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.24% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4800 4150
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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
Gloucestershire -15 11 £55,000 +20.21% 3
Wiltshire -1 4 £46,000 -8.00% 3
Bristol -25 4 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £41,500 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (66.00%) Information Security
2 28 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (54.00%) CISSP
4 25 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 19 (38.00%) PCI DSS
6 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (34.00%) Information Assurance
7 17 (34.00%) CISM
8 16 (32.00%) Risk Management
9 14 (28.00%) Degree
10 12 (24.00%) CISA
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) CESG
11 11 (22.00%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (20.00%) ITIL
13 8 (16.00%) Business Continuity
13 8 (16.00%) Service Management
13 8 (16.00%) OWASP
14 7 (14.00%) Network Architecture
14 7 (14.00%) PCI QSA
14 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
14 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
14 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
14 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
14 7 (14.00%) Internet
15 6 (12.00%) Benchmarking
15 6 (12.00%) BYOD
15 6 (12.00%) Internet of Things

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) Wireless
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) Network Security
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.00%) FCoE
4 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) CESG
2 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) BYOD
3 6 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (12.00%) Internet of Things
4 4 (8.00%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Information Security
2 25 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 17 (34.00%) Information Assurance
4 16 (32.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (22.00%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (20.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) Service Management
7 8 (16.00%) Business Continuity
7 8 (16.00%) OWASP
8 7 (14.00%) Network Architecture
8 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (12.00%) Benchmarking
9 6 (12.00%) Security Architecture
9 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (8.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (54.00%) CISSP
2 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (34.00%) CISM
4 14 (28.00%) Degree
5 12 (24.00%) CISA
6 7 (14.00%) PCI QSA
6 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (10.00%) CRISC
9 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (6.00%) CCIE
9 3 (6.00%) CCNP
10 2 (4.00%) CISMP
11 1 (2.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (38.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.00%) COBIT
4 2 (4.00%) BS7799
5 1 (2.00%) QA
5 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Splunk
2 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (6.00%) Meraki
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco
2 3 (6.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.00%) 3Com
2 3 (6.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (6.00%) IronPort
2 3 (6.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (6.00%) Aruba
2 3 (6.00%) F5
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, medical, car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £38212 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + Benifits
Posted: 21 days ago