The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 79 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.25% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.17% -21.17%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.91%
Security Consultant
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
766 776 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.72% 97.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 681 740 786
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Southampton region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Southampton

Security Consultant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (75.00%) Statistics
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (75.00%) Physics
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (75.00%) Cyber Security
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (25.00%) CESG
2 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCDP
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Statistics
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (75.00%) Physics
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCDP
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco