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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 786 880 946
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 137 84 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.079% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.081% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 122 59 52
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 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 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +71 130 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South East +29 40 £55,000 - 3
London +26 35 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Yorkshire +17 17 £65,000 +73.33% 1
West Yorkshire +17 14 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Leeds +11 14 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 12 £57,500 +4.54%
Surrey +14 11 £57,500 +4.54%
West Midlands -10 11 £65,000 +18.18%
South West - 11 £65,000 -
Staines - 11 £57,500 -
North West +26 10 £48,750 -15.21% 1
Reading +23 10 £57,500 +6.97%
Swindon - 9 £65,000 -
Kent - 9 £45,000 - 3
Wiltshire - 9 £65,000 -
Solihull - 9 £65,000 -
West Sussex +3 7 £52,500 -
Crawley +2 7 £52,500 -
Warrington - 6 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 6 £45,000 -
Manchester +4 4 £56,375 -1.95% 1
Bromley - 4 - -
Hertfordshire +19 2 £75,000 -
East of England +11 2 £75,000 +63.04%
East Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Folkestone - 2 £41,250 - 1
Gatwick - 2 £54,500 -
York - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 144 (63.44%) CISSP
2 114 (50.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 108 (47.58%) Information Security
4 97 (42.73%) PCI DSS
5 85 (37.44%) SIEM
6 82 (36.12%) Degree
7 69 (30.40%) Security Architecture
8 68 (29.96%) Cybersecurity
9 61 (26.87%) Finance
10 53 (23.35%) CISM
11 50 (22.03%) ITIL
12 48 (21.15%) Security Operations
13 47 (20.70%) Security Operations Centre
14 44 (19.38%) Risk Management
15 38 (16.74%) Network Security
16 35 (15.42%) ISO22301
17 34 (14.98%) ISO27005
17 34 (14.98%) ISO27002
18 33 (14.54%) ITIL V3
18 33 (14.54%) Supplier Management
18 33 (14.54%) Project Management
19 32 (14.10%) Enterprise Architecture
20 31 (13.66%) Data Centre
20 31 (13.66%) Presales
21 30 (13.22%) Penetration Testing
22 29 (12.78%) IIS
22 29 (12.78%) Splunk
22 29 (12.78%) Portfolio Management
22 29 (12.78%) ArcSight
22 29 (12.78%) Vulnerability Management

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 29 (12.78%) IIS
2 9 (3.96%) Apache
2 9 (3.96%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.74%) Network Security
2 21 (9.25%) Firewall
3 13 (5.73%) LAN
3 13 (5.73%) WAN
4 6 (2.64%) MPLS
5 5 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.76%) DNS
6 4 (1.76%) VLAN
7 3 (1.32%) Wireless
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.88%) RTP
8 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.88%) VPN
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.44%) Junos
9 1 (0.44%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.41%) Big Data
2 9 (3.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) AppScan
1 2 (0.88%) Metasploit
General
1 61 (26.87%) Finance
2 25 (11.01%) Law
3 17 (7.49%) Legal
4 7 (3.08%) Banking
5 4 (1.76%) Retail
5 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.32%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
1 1 (0.44%) VXML
1 1 (0.44%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.70%) Security Operations Centre
2 31 (13.66%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.37%) Management Information System
4 18 (7.93%) PKI
5 17 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.29%) CESG
6 12 (5.29%) Smart Energy
7 11 (4.85%) iPad
8 6 (2.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.20%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.88%) SCADA
12 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.44%) Fintech
12 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.69%) Windows
2 8 (3.52%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.08%) Linux
4 3 (1.32%) Unix
5 1 (0.44%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (47.58%) Information Security
2 85 (37.44%) SIEM
3 69 (30.40%) Security Architecture
4 68 (29.96%) Cybersecurity
5 50 (22.03%) ITIL
6 48 (21.15%) Security Operations
7 44 (19.38%) Risk Management
8 33 (14.54%) ITIL V3
8 33 (14.54%) Project Management
8 33 (14.54%) Supplier Management
9 32 (14.10%) Enterprise Architecture
10 31 (13.66%) Presales
11 30 (13.22%) Penetration Testing
12 29 (12.78%) Performance Management
12 29 (12.78%) Portfolio Management
12 29 (12.78%) Vulnerability Management
13 25 (11.01%) Test Strategy
14 21 (9.25%) Security Management
15 20 (8.81%) Data Protection
16 18 (7.93%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.52%) C
2 3 (1.32%) Perl
2 3 (1.32%) Python
3 2 (0.88%) C#
3 2 (0.88%) C++
3 2 (0.88%) Java
3 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (63.44%) CISSP
2 82 (36.12%) Degree
3 53 (23.35%) CISM
4 29 (12.78%) IISP
5 24 (10.57%) CEH
6 21 (9.25%) Security Cleared
7 20 (8.81%) CISA
7 20 (8.81%) SC Cleared
8 19 (8.37%) CRISC
9 14 (6.17%) CLAS
10 11 (4.85%) PCI QSA
10 11 (4.85%) SANS
11 8 (3.52%) CREST Certified
11 8 (3.52%) DV Cleared
12 7 (3.08%) GIAC
12 7 (3.08%) OSCP
13 5 (2.20%) CISMP
14 4 (1.76%) CCSP
14 4 (1.76%) CHFI
14 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (50.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (42.73%) PCI DSS
3 35 (15.42%) ISO22301
4 34 (14.98%) ISO27002
4 34 (14.98%) ISO27005
5 8 (3.52%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (3.52%) SSAE 16
6 3 (1.32%) RMADS
7 2 (0.88%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.44%) COBIT
8 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (2.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.44%) UAG
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (11.45%) QRadar
2 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.88%) Nessus
3 2 (0.88%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.44%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (12.78%) ArcSight
1 29 (12.78%) Splunk
2 13 (5.73%) Cisco
3 8 (3.52%) Intel Security
4 5 (2.20%) Forcepoint
5 4 (1.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.76%) IBM
6 2 (0.88%) Dell
6 2 (0.88%) F5
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.88%) Radware
6 2 (0.88%) SonicWALL
6 2 (0.88%) Veracode
6 2 (0.88%) VMware
7 1 (0.44%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (0.44%) Intel
7 1 (0.44%) Juniper
7 1 (0.44%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.44%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.44%) Palo Alto
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Commission + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Folkestone
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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