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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 210 212 213
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 30 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 7
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
6067 5640 5484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.88% 95.21% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 4797 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +3 11 £62,500 +78.57% 2
Gloucestershire -14 7 £56,250 +12.50%
Wiltshire -3 5 £46,000 +37.31% 2
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 24 (45.28%) Information Security
2 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
3 21 (39.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
5 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
6 13 (24.53%) SAP
6 13 (24.53%) SAP Security
6 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
6 13 (24.53%) SAP GRC
7 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
8 11 (20.75%) SAP Certification
8 11 (20.75%) Information Assurance
9 10 (18.87%) CISSP
9 10 (18.87%) RMADS
10 9 (16.98%) CESG
10 9 (16.98%) Project Planning
11 7 (13.21%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (13.21%) Cyber Security
12 6 (11.32%) Time Management
12 6 (11.32%) Linux
12 6 (11.32%) Business Continuity
12 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (11.32%) Security Management
12 6 (11.32%) Finance
12 6 (11.32%) Banking
13 5 (9.43%) CISM
14 4 (7.55%) CEH
14 4 (7.55%) Degree
14 4 (7.55%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (3.77%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 13 (24.53%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.89%) DVB
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
1 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
2 10 (18.87%) RMADS
3 9 (16.98%) CESG
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) W3C
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Debian
2 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Information Security
2 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
3 13 (24.53%) SAP Security
4 11 (20.75%) Information Assurance
5 9 (16.98%) Project Planning
6 7 (13.21%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.21%) Cyber Security
7 6 (11.32%) Business Continuity
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (11.32%) Security Management
7 6 (11.32%) Time Management
8 4 (7.55%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Information Security Management
9 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Change Management
10 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) ABAP
2 2 (3.77%) C
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) SAP Certification
4 10 (18.87%) CISSP
5 5 (9.43%) CISM
6 4 (7.55%) CEH
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) OSCP
8 2 (3.77%) OSCE
8 2 (3.77%) CCNA
8 2 (3.77%) GIAC
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.77%) CISA
9 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.89%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (22.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.89%) WAI
4 1 (1.89%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) McAfee
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.89%) F5
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