The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Consultant
UK
Rank 822 853 849
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 31 94 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.094% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.097% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 28 87 95
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £67,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% -3.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Security Consultant in the job title.

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 within the UK.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 28 £58,750 +6.81% 6
Yorkshire +37 12 £47,500 -20.83% 1
West Yorkshire +39 11 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Leeds +37 10 £53,750 -10.41% 1
South East +54 5 £65,000 +16.59%
London +37 5 £61,250 +13.95% 1
Kent +14 4 £65,000 +16.59%
Scotland +12 3 £50,000 -11.50% 2
South West +20 2 £52,500 -16.00% 1
East of England +19 2 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +6 2 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Wiltshire +20 1 £62,500 +4.16%
Swindon +17 1 £62,500 -3.84%
Glasgow +12 1 - -
West Midlands +5 1 £57,500 -11.53% 1
North West -25 1 - - 2
Manchester -31 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £80,000 -
Watford - 1 £47,500 -
York - 1 £37,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £57,500 - 1
Bristol - 1 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 59 (52.68%) Cybersecurity
2 43 (38.39%) Penetration Testing
3 39 (34.82%) Information Security
4 38 (33.93%) Finance
5 37 (33.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (33.04%) SIEM
6 27 (24.11%) Firewall
7 24 (21.43%) PCI DSS
8 22 (19.64%) CISSP
8 22 (19.64%) Security Architecture
8 22 (19.64%) Presales
9 21 (18.75%) Windows
10 20 (17.86%) CEH
11 19 (16.96%) CREST Certified
12 18 (16.07%) Data Protection
12 18 (16.07%) Degree
13 17 (15.18%) OSCP
14 15 (13.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 15 (13.39%) PKI
15 14 (12.50%) System Testing
15 14 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 14 (12.50%) Secure Coding
16 13 (11.61%) SANS
16 13 (11.61%) Security Management
17 12 (10.71%) Linux
17 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
17 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
17 12 (10.71%) Security Auditing
18 11 (9.82%) Time Management
19 10 (8.93%) CISA

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) IaaS
1 1 (0.89%) PaaS
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.11%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.68%) Network Security
2 3 (2.68%) Wireless
3 2 (1.79%) LAN
3 2 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.89%) VLAN
4 1 (0.89%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) Big Data
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Burp Suite
General
1 38 (33.93%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Publishing
3 4 (3.57%) Electronics
3 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.57%) Marketing
3 4 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) PKI
2 5 (4.46%) Cryptography
2 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.89%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) Physics
5 1 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.68%) Cybersecurity
2 43 (38.39%) Penetration Testing
3 39 (34.82%) Information Security
4 37 (33.04%) SIEM
5 22 (19.64%) Presales
5 22 (19.64%) Security Architecture
6 18 (16.07%) Data Protection
7 15 (13.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 14 (12.50%) Secure Coding
8 14 (12.50%) System Testing
8 14 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (11.61%) Security Management
10 12 (10.71%) Security Auditing
11 11 (9.82%) Time Management
12 8 (7.14%) ITIL
12 8 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (6.25%) Asset Management
13 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (6.25%) OWASP
14 6 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.36%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) C
2 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.89%) C#
3 1 (0.89%) Perl
3 1 (0.89%) Python
3 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) CISSP
2 20 (17.86%) CEH
3 19 (16.96%) CREST Certified
4 18 (16.07%) Degree
5 17 (15.18%) OSCP
6 13 (11.61%) SANS
7 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
8 10 (8.93%) CISA
8 10 (8.93%) CISM
9 6 (5.36%) CRISC
10 5 (4.46%) OSCE
11 3 (2.68%) CISMP
11 3 (2.68%) SSCP
12 2 (1.79%) EC-Council LPT
13 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.89%) CHECK Team Member
13 1 (0.89%) ECSA
13 1 (0.89%) GIAC
13 1 (0.89%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (33.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.25%) ISO22301
3 7 (6.25%) ISO27002
3 7 (6.25%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Nmap
2 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Sophos
2 7 (6.25%) Palo Alto
2 7 (6.25%) Qualys
3 6 (5.36%) Forcepoint
3 6 (5.36%) Intel Security
4 4 (3.57%) SAP
4 4 (3.57%) Splunk
5 3 (2.68%) Cognizant
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.79%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) F5
7 1 (0.89%) FireEye
7 1 (0.89%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.89%) VMware
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