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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 218 174 170
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 27 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.88% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.91% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 39
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -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
5698 5918 5015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.96% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4797 4870 4421
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,825 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -23 17 £51,500 -1.90%
Wiltshire -10 4 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Gloucestershire -17 4 £51,250 -5.09% 4
Somerset - 1 £41,500 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 55 (82.09%) Information Security
2 30 (44.78%) CISSP
3 27 (40.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (40.30%) Cyber Security
4 22 (32.84%) PCI DSS
4 22 (32.84%) Risk Management
5 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
6 19 (28.36%) Information Assurance
7 17 (25.37%) Degree
8 15 (22.39%) Finance
9 14 (20.90%) ITIL
10 13 (19.40%) Business Continuity
10 13 (19.40%) Firewall
11 12 (17.91%) CISM
11 12 (17.91%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (17.91%) CESG
12 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.93%) CISA
13 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
15 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
15 8 (11.94%) OWASP
15 8 (11.94%) RMADS
15 8 (11.94%) Data Protection
15 8 (11.94%) Penetration Testing
15 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
15 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (11.94%) UNIX
15 8 (11.94%) Windows
16 7 (10.45%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (5.97%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Project
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 6 (8.96%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.46%) Network Security
4 3 (4.48%) Wireless
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.49%) FWSM
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) VoIP
5 1 (1.49%) WAN
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) DNS
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) JSP
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) CESG
2 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.94%) RMADS
3 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.96%) BYOD
4 6 (8.96%) Internet of Things
4 6 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.48%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.99%) PKI
7 2 (2.99%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) UNIX
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (82.09%) Information Security
2 27 (40.30%) Cyber Security
3 22 (32.84%) Risk Management
4 19 (28.36%) Information Assurance
5 14 (20.90%) ITIL
6 13 (19.40%) Business Continuity
7 12 (17.91%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.94%) Data Protection
9 8 (11.94%) OWASP
9 8 (11.94%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (10.45%) Service Management
10 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (8.96%) Benchmarking
11 6 (8.96%) Project Management
11 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) CISSP
2 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
3 17 (25.37%) Degree
4 12 (17.91%) CISM
5 10 (14.93%) CISA
5 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
7 6 (8.96%) PCI QSA
8 4 (5.97%) CRISC
8 4 (5.97%) CISMP
9 3 (4.48%) CEH
10 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.49%) CCSE
10 1 (1.49%) CCNP
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (32.84%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.96%) COBIT
4 2 (2.99%) BS7799
5 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Splunk
3 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) Juniper
4 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.49%) McAfee
4 1 (1.49%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.49%) Qualys
4 1 (1.49%) F5
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