The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 804 795 791
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 89 85 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.078% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.083% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 81 58 82
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £85,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.49% -17.72%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 July 2014 within the UK.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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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
England -39 67 £37,500 -21.05% 10
South East +15 35 £35,000 -23.07% 2
Kent - 20 £37,500 - 2
London -54 14 £55,500 -7.50% 3
Berkshire +19 12 £27,500 -39.56%
Newbury - 12 £27,500 -
Yorkshire -39 8 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £47,500 -
Leeds - 8 £47,500 -
Folkestone - 6 £34,500 - 1
South West - 6 £37,500 - 3
Cheltenham - 5 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £37,500 - 1
East of England -11 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +3 1 £55,500 +16.84%
North West +2 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £70,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £37,500 - 2

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 70 (51.09%) Information Security
2 66 (48.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (43.80%) CISSP
4 56 (40.88%) Firewall
5 50 (36.50%) PCI DSS
6 42 (30.66%) CISA
7 41 (29.93%) CISM
8 38 (27.74%) Management Information System
9 33 (24.09%) Windows
10 29 (21.17%) E-Commerce
11 28 (20.44%) SIEM
12 27 (19.71%) CheckPoint
13 24 (17.52%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (17.52%) Network Security
14 23 (16.79%) Linux
15 22 (16.06%) Finance
16 20 (14.60%) Degree
17 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
18 18 (13.14%) ITIL
19 17 (12.41%) Risk Management
20 16 (11.68%) COBIT
21 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
21 15 (10.95%) TCP/IP
21 15 (10.95%) Cisco
22 14 (10.22%) Internet
22 14 (10.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
23 13 (9.49%) VMware
23 13 (9.49%) PCI QSA
24 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
25 11 (8.03%) SQL

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 56 (40.88%) Firewall
2 24 (17.52%) Network Security
3 15 (10.95%) TCP/IP
4 14 (10.22%) Internet
5 10 (7.30%) LAN
5 10 (7.30%) WAN
6 8 (5.84%) VPN
6 8 (5.84%) DNS
7 3 (2.19%) SSL
7 3 (2.19%) SMTP
7 3 (2.19%) DHCP
7 3 (2.19%) FTP
7 3 (2.19%) HTTP
7 3 (2.19%) OSPF
7 3 (2.19%) BGP
7 3 (2.19%) LDAP
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.11%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
4 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.46%) PMI
4 1 (0.73%) RMADS
4 1 (0.73%) Equities
4 1 (0.73%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.09%) Windows
2 23 (16.79%) Linux
3 10 (7.30%) UNIX
4 9 (6.57%) AIX
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.73%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.09%) Information Security
2 29 (21.17%) E-Commerce
3 28 (20.44%) SIEM
4 24 (17.52%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (13.14%) ITIL
6 17 (12.41%) Risk Management
7 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.03%) Security Management
8 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (8.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (4.38%) System Testing
9 6 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.65%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.65%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (3.65%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (2.92%) Validation
11 4 (2.92%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (2.19%) Database Security
13 2 (1.46%) Infrastructure Management
13 2 (1.46%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) Python
2 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (43.80%) CISSP
2 42 (30.66%) CISA
3 41 (29.93%) CISM
4 20 (14.60%) Degree
5 13 (9.49%) PCI QSA
6 6 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.38%) CCSE
6 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) CCSA
8 4 (2.92%) CCNA
8 4 (2.92%) CEH
8 4 (2.92%) CRISC
8 4 (2.92%) SSCP
9 2 (1.46%) CCNP
9 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.73%) GCIA
10 1 (0.73%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (48.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (36.50%) PCI DSS
3 16 (11.68%) COBIT
4 14 (10.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.73%) QA
5 1 (0.73%) BS25999
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.73%) Samba
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.73%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Cryoserver
2 1 (0.73%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.73%) Nessus
2 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) CheckPoint
2 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.95%) Cisco
4 13 (9.49%) VMware
5 9 (6.57%) McAfee
6 6 (4.38%) Oracle
6 6 (4.38%) Apple
7 5 (3.65%) LogRhythm
8 4 (2.92%) Trustwave
8 4 (2.92%) Tripwire
8 4 (2.92%) Proofpoint
8 4 (2.92%) F5
8 4 (2.92%) Symantec
8 4 (2.92%) Sophos
8 4 (2.92%) Websense
8 4 (2.92%) IBM
9 3 (2.19%) Citrix
9 3 (2.19%) Juniper
9 3 (2.19%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.19%) LogLogic
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