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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 210 198 210
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 44 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.75% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 18
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +2 26 £60,000 -4.00% 5
Gloucestershire 0 9 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Wiltshire -9 5 £56,760 +10.05% 2
Cornwall - 2 £60,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £52,500 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (43.28%) Degree
2 28 (41.79%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (40.30%) CISSP
4 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
5 25 (37.31%) Information Security
6 23 (34.33%) Risk Management
6 23 (34.33%) SC Cleared
7 21 (31.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (31.34%) CISM
8 19 (28.36%) Finance
8 19 (28.36%) Security Architecture
9 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
10 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
10 12 (17.91%) Banking
11 11 (16.42%) CESG Certified Professional
12 10 (14.93%) CISA
13 9 (13.43%) ITIL
14 8 (11.94%) Information Assurance
14 8 (11.94%) CESG
15 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
15 7 (10.45%) Risk Assessment
15 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
16 6 (8.96%) Security Operations Centre
16 6 (8.96%) CLAS
16 6 (8.96%) Security Operations
16 6 (8.96%) SIEM
16 6 (8.96%) PKI
16 6 (8.96%) Information Security Management
16 6 (8.96%) Security Management
16 6 (8.96%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
1 5 (7.46%) Network Security
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (4.48%) FCoE
2 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) SAN
2 3 (4.48%) Wireless
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Banking
2 12 (17.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Games
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) CESG
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) PKI
2 6 (8.96%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (7.46%) Social Media
4 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (37.31%) Information Security
3 23 (34.33%) Risk Management
4 19 (28.36%) Security Architecture
5 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
6 9 (13.43%) ITIL
7 8 (11.94%) Information Assurance
8 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
8 7 (10.45%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (8.96%) Information Security Management
9 6 (8.96%) Security Management
9 6 (8.96%) Security Operations
9 6 (8.96%) SIEM
10 4 (5.97%) ISMS
10 4 (5.97%) Presales
11 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.48%) Network Architecture
11 3 (4.48%) QMS
11 3 (4.48%) Quality Management
11 3 (4.48%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Degree
2 27 (40.30%) CISSP
3 26 (38.81%) Security Cleared
4 23 (34.33%) SC Cleared
5 21 (31.34%) CISM
6 11 (16.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (14.93%) CISA
8 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
9 6 (8.96%) CLAS
10 4 (5.97%) CISMP
11 3 (4.48%) CCIE
11 3 (4.48%) CCNP
11 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (4.48%) CRISC
11 3 (4.48%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.49%) APMP
12 1 (1.49%) CEH
12 1 (1.49%) CHECK Team Member
12 1 (1.49%) CREST Certified
12 1 (1.49%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.46%) ISO22301
3 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.97%) RMADS
4 3 (4.48%) HMG Infosec
4 3 (4.48%) QA
5 2 (2.99%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.99%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) 3Com
1 3 (4.48%) Aruba
1 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
1 3 (4.48%) Cisco
1 3 (4.48%) F5
1 3 (4.48%) HP
1 3 (4.48%) IronPort
1 3 (4.48%) Meraki
1 3 (4.48%) ProCurve
1 3 (4.48%) Sourcefire
2 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
2 1 (1.49%) Twitter
Cornwall
IO Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 25 days ago
London or Cheltenham
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 26 days ago