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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 214 173 183
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 24 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.95% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 25
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £77,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -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
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -14 14 £53,250 +1.42% 2
Wiltshire -5 7 £43,750 -2.77%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £53,750 -0.46% 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (79.10%) Information Security
2 28 (41.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (40.30%) CISSP
4 26 (38.81%) Risk Management
5 23 (34.33%) Cyber Security
6 20 (29.85%) Information Assurance
6 20 (29.85%) PCI DSS
7 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
8 16 (23.88%) Degree
8 16 (23.88%) Finance
9 15 (22.39%) CESG
9 15 (22.39%) ITIL
10 13 (19.40%) Business Continuity
10 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (19.40%) RMADS
11 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
11 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.42%) Firewall
12 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.42%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (14.93%) Time Management
13 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) CISM
14 9 (13.43%) DV Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
15 8 (11.94%) OWASP
15 8 (11.94%) Data Protection
15 8 (11.94%) CISA
15 8 (11.94%) UNIX
16 7 (10.45%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (16.42%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) Wireshark
3 6 (8.96%) Internet
4 5 (7.46%) Network Security
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
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
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
5 1 (1.49%) FWSM
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) JSP
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) CESG
2 13 (19.40%) RMADS
3 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.96%) BYOD
5 6 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (8.96%) Internet of Things
6 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.48%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (2.99%) PKI
8 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.99%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) UNIX
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Information Security
2 26 (38.81%) Risk Management
3 23 (34.33%) Cyber Security
4 20 (29.85%) Information Assurance
5 15 (22.39%) ITIL
6 13 (19.40%) Business Continuity
6 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.42%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (14.93%) Time Management
9 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.94%) OWASP
10 8 (11.94%) Data Protection
11 7 (10.45%) Service Management
11 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.96%) Benchmarking
12 6 (8.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) CISSP
2 19 (28.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (23.88%) Degree
4 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
5 9 (13.43%) CISM
5 9 (13.43%) DV Cleared
6 8 (11.94%) CISA
7 3 (4.48%) PCI QSA
7 3 (4.48%) CISMP
7 3 (4.48%) CEH
8 2 (2.99%) CRISC
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CCNP
9 1 (1.49%) CCSE
9 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (41.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (29.85%) 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 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Splunk
3 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.49%) McAfee
4 1 (1.49%) Juniper
4 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) F5
4 1 (1.49%) Qualys
4 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.49%) Sourcefire
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £30,000- 70,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago