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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 195 171 171
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 30 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.85% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.89% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 44
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £61,750
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 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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
Bristol -1 8 £52,500 +0.96% 3
Wiltshire -1 8 £44,250 -26.25%
Gloucestershire -22 7 £45,750 -8.50% 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 44 (55.70%) Information Security
2 23 (29.11%) Cyber Security
3 20 (25.32%) Business Development
4 14 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
4 14 (17.72%) SAP GRC
4 14 (17.72%) SAP Security
4 14 (17.72%) SAP
5 13 (16.46%) ABAP
5 13 (16.46%) SAP Certification
5 13 (16.46%) Finance
5 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
6 12 (15.19%) Business Continuity
6 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (13.92%) Incident Management
7 11 (13.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
7 11 (13.92%) CISSP
7 11 (13.92%) Symantec
7 11 (13.92%) Web Services
8 9 (11.39%) CISM
8 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.13%) PCI DSS
9 8 (10.13%) Banking
10 7 (8.86%) CEH
11 6 (7.59%) Degree
11 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
11 6 (7.59%) Project Planning
11 6 (7.59%) Security Architecture
11 6 (7.59%) Technical Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (17.72%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
4 4 (5.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) Web Services
2 4 (5.06%) SAML
2 4 (5.06%) OAuth
2 4 (5.06%) OpenID
2 4 (5.06%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.27%) PKI
2 1 (1.27%) SCADA
2 1 (1.27%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Debian
3 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.27%) CentOS
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Information Security
2 23 (29.11%) Cyber Security
3 20 (25.32%) Business Development
4 14 (17.72%) SAP Security
5 12 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (15.19%) Business Continuity
6 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
6 11 (13.92%) Incident Management
6 11 (13.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Security Architecture
7 6 (7.59%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.33%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.33%) Test Management
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.06%) SABSA
9 4 (5.06%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) ABAP
2 2 (2.53%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) SAP Certification
3 11 (13.92%) CISSP
4 9 (11.39%) CISM
4 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.86%) CEH
6 6 (7.59%) Degree
6 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.06%) ISSAP
8 2 (2.53%) CCNA
8 2 (2.53%) GIAC
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.27%) OSCP
9 1 (1.27%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.53%) AppDetective
3 1 (1.27%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) SAP
2 11 (13.92%) Symantec
3 3 (3.80%) McAfee
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Juniper
4 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.27%) Websense
5 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.27%) F5
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
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