The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 206 229 210
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 38 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 27
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £43,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £71,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +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
5407 5741 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.16% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 4843 4970
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +24 19 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Gloucestershire -1 13 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Wiltshire +14 5 £65,000 +100.00%
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 67 (64.42%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (57.69%) Security Architecture
3 56 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 54 (51.92%) CISSP
5 52 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 37 (35.58%) Information Security
7 30 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (26.92%) CISM
9 25 (24.04%) Degree
10 23 (22.12%) PCI DSS
10 23 (22.12%) Security Operations
11 19 (18.27%) SIEM
12 18 (17.31%) PKI
13 17 (16.35%) DV Cleared
13 17 (16.35%) CISA
14 16 (15.38%) Finance
15 15 (14.42%) ITIL
15 15 (14.42%) Security Operations Centre
15 15 (14.42%) ISO22301
16 14 (13.46%) CRISC
17 13 (12.50%) Data Protection
18 12 (11.54%) ITIL V3
18 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
18 12 (11.54%) Supplier Management
18 12 (11.54%) Identity Management
18 12 (11.54%) ISO27005
18 12 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
18 12 (11.54%) ISO27002
18 12 (11.54%) Fraud Detection
18 12 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.92%) CICS
2 1 (0.96%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) Network Security
2 7 (6.73%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) AppScan
1 1 (0.96%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Legal
2 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Electronics
3 1 (0.96%) French Language
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Military
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) PKI
2 15 (14.42%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (9.62%) CESG
4 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 7 (6.73%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (6.73%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.81%) Social Media
8 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.88%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.92%) iPad
11 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.96%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (64.42%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (57.69%) Security Architecture
3 37 (35.58%) Information Security
4 23 (22.12%) Security Operations
5 19 (18.27%) SIEM
6 15 (14.42%) ITIL
7 13 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (11.54%) Fraud Detection
8 12 (11.54%) Identity Management
8 12 (11.54%) ITIL V3
8 12 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 12 (11.54%) Supplier Management
8 12 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
9 11 (10.58%) Project Management
10 9 (8.65%) Information Assurance
10 9 (8.65%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.65%) Security Management
11 7 (6.73%) Information Security Management
12 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) C
2 2 (1.92%) CLIST
2 2 (1.92%) REXX
3 1 (0.96%) C#
3 1 (0.96%) C++
3 1 (0.96%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) Perl
3 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 56 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 54 (51.92%) CISSP
3 52 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (26.92%) CISM
5 25 (24.04%) Degree
6 17 (16.35%) CISA
6 17 (16.35%) DV Cleared
7 14 (13.46%) CRISC
8 8 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (4.81%) APMP
10 4 (3.85%) CEH
10 4 (3.85%) CISMP
11 3 (2.88%) PCI QSA
12 2 (1.92%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (1.92%) CREST Certified
12 2 (1.92%) EC-Council LPT
13 1 (0.96%) CLAS
13 1 (0.96%) GIAC
13 1 (0.96%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (22.12%) PCI DSS
3 15 (14.42%) ISO22301
4 12 (11.54%) ISO27002
4 12 (11.54%) ISO27005
5 11 (10.58%) COBIT
6 10 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (2.88%) HMG Infosec
7 3 (2.88%) JSP 440
7 3 (2.88%) RMADS
8 2 (1.92%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.96%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (2.88%) IBM
2 1 (0.96%) ArcSight
2 1 (0.96%) Intel Security
2 1 (0.96%) SAP
2 1 (0.96%) Splunk
2 1 (0.96%) Veracode
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