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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 217 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 32 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.55% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 21
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
5900 5512 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 4637 4668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Wiltshire +15 12 £48,788 +8.41% 1
Bristol -8 11 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Gloucestershire -11 7 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Avon - 1 £55,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (80.30%) Information Security
2 27 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (40.91%) Risk Management
3 23 (34.85%) CISSP
4 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 20 (30.30%) Information Assurance
5 19 (28.79%) Cyber Security
6 18 (27.27%) PCI DSS
7 17 (25.76%) Degree
8 16 (24.24%) CESG
8 16 (24.24%) RMADS
8 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
9 13 (19.70%) Finance
10 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 12 (18.18%) Time Management
10 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.67%) Business Continuity
11 11 (16.67%) Firewall
12 10 (15.15%) ITIL
12 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
14 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
14 8 (12.12%) UNIX
15 7 (10.61%) Wireshark
16 6 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
16 6 (9.09%) Security Architecture
16 6 (9.09%) Windows
16 6 (9.09%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.58%) Network Security
4 3 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) DVB
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
5 1 (1.52%) LAN
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) DHCP
5 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.52%) FWSM
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Law
5 2 (3.03%) Military
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) JSP
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
1 16 (24.24%) CESG
1 16 (24.24%) RMADS
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) BYOD
3 3 (4.55%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.03%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) W3C
5 1 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) UNIX
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) Information Security
2 27 (40.91%) Risk Management
3 20 (30.30%) Information Assurance
4 19 (28.79%) Cyber Security
5 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (18.18%) Time Management
7 11 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 10 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (15.15%) ITIL
8 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Security Architecture
10 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.09%) Service Management
11 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) Security Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) CISSP
2 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 17 (25.76%) Degree
4 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
6 6 (9.09%) CISM
7 4 (6.06%) CISA
8 2 (3.03%) CEH
8 2 (3.03%) CISMP
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.52%) CCSE
9 1 (1.52%) CCNP
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.52%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.52%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.55%) COBIT
4 2 (3.03%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.52%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (1.52%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Splunk
2 3 (4.55%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco
3 1 (1.52%) Juniper
3 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.52%) McAfee
3 1 (1.52%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.52%) Qualys
3 1 (1.52%) F5
Bristol, Somerset
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Zurich
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, South West
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago