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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 200 194 208
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 36 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.58% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 12
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +1.44%
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
5801 5145 5413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.56% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4942 4365 4815
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Bristol -13 14 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Wiltshire - 11 £51,576 - 2
Gloucestershire 0 10 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Avon - 1 £55,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 41 (58.57%) Information Security
2 26 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 23 (32.86%) Risk Management
5 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 18 (25.71%) Management Information System
7 17 (24.29%) PCI DSS
8 16 (22.86%) CISSP
8 16 (22.86%) Information Assurance
9 15 (21.43%) RMADS
10 14 (20.00%) CESG
11 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (18.57%) Cyber Security
12 11 (15.71%) SAP Security
12 11 (15.71%) Time Management
12 11 (15.71%) SAP GRC
12 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.71%) SAP
13 10 (14.29%) Degree
14 9 (12.86%) Finance
14 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
14 9 (12.86%) Firewall
14 9 (12.86%) SAP Certification
15 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
16 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
16 7 (10.00%) ITIL
16 7 (10.00%) Linux
17 6 (8.57%) Security Management
17 6 (8.57%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 4 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.43%) Wireless
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) DVB
5 1 (1.43%) FWSM
5 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 15 (21.43%) RMADS
3 14 (20.00%) CESG
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) W3C
6 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Debian
3 1 (1.43%) CentOS
3 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Information Security
2 23 (32.86%) Risk Management
3 16 (22.86%) Information Assurance
4 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.57%) Cyber Security
5 11 (15.71%) SAP Security
5 11 (15.71%) Time Management
6 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
7 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.00%) ITIL
9 6 (8.57%) Security Management
9 6 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.14%) Security Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.71%) Information Security Management
12 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
13 2 (2.86%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) C
1 2 (2.86%) ABAP
2 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (22.86%) CISSP
4 10 (14.29%) Degree
5 9 (12.86%) SAP Certification
6 5 (7.14%) CEH
6 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.14%) CISM
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.86%) OSCP
8 2 (2.86%) OSCE
8 2 (2.86%) CCNA
8 2 (2.86%) CISA
8 2 (2.86%) GIAC
9 1 (1.43%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.43%) CISMP
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.43%) CCSE
9 1 (1.43%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (24.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.43%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.43%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
1 11 (15.71%) SAP
2 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.29%) McAfee
3 2 (2.86%) F5
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco
3 2 (2.86%) Juniper
3 2 (2.86%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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