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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 215 189 178
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 23 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.46% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 38
Average salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
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
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +9 7 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Gloucestershire -12 5 £54,000 +8.00%
Bristol -6 2 £48,750 -35.00% 1
Somerset - 1 £80,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (55.13%) Information Security
2 22 (28.21%) Cyber Security
3 21 (26.92%) Business Development
4 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
5 18 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (20.51%) SAP GRC
6 16 (20.51%) SAP Security
6 16 (20.51%) SAP
7 15 (19.23%) SAP Certification
8 14 (17.95%) Risk Management
8 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
9 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 13 (16.67%) Finance
9 13 (16.67%) ABAP
10 12 (15.38%) CISSP
10 12 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (14.10%) Business Continuity
11 11 (14.10%) Web Services
12 10 (12.82%) CISM
12 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
12 10 (12.82%) PCI DSS
13 9 (11.54%) Security Architecture
13 9 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (11.54%) Symantec
14 8 (10.26%) Banking
14 8 (10.26%) Project Planning
14 8 (10.26%) CEH
15 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
15 7 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
16 6 (7.69%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (20.51%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) IPv6
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.56%) SAML
3 2 (2.56%) OAuth
3 2 (2.56%) OpenID
4 1 (1.28%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) RMADS
4 2 (2.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) SCADA
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Debian
2 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.28%) CentOS
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) Information Security
2 22 (28.21%) Cyber Security
3 21 (26.92%) Business Development
4 16 (20.51%) SAP Security
5 14 (17.95%) Risk Management
6 12 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (14.10%) Business Continuity
8 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
9 9 (11.54%) Security Architecture
9 9 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (10.26%) Project Planning
11 7 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (6.41%) TOGAF
13 5 (6.41%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (6.41%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (6.41%) SABSA
14 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
14 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) ABAP
2 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) SAP Certification
3 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 12 (15.38%) CISSP
5 10 (12.82%) CISM
6 8 (10.26%) CEH
7 6 (7.69%) Degree
7 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 5 (6.41%) ISSAP
9 2 (2.56%) CCNA
9 2 (2.56%) GIAC
9 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.28%) OSCP
10 1 (1.28%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.28%) COBIT
4 1 (1.28%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
1 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) SAP
2 9 (11.54%) Symantec
3 3 (3.85%) McAfee
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) Juniper
4 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
5 1 (1.28%) Websense
5 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.28%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.28%) F5
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