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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 827 820 903
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +83
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 49 135 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.13% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 45 117 80
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £53,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -6.52%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 28 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 9 December 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
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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 +8 48 £57,500 +9.52% 3
London +32 16 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +28 14 £47,500 +15.85%
West Yorkshire +32 13 £47,500 +15.85%
Leeds +31 12 £47,500 +15.85%
South East +67 10 £55,000 -1.34% 1
Kent +13 8 £55,000 -1.34%
East of England +20 3 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Watford - 3 £47,500 -
South West +8 2 £58,750 +11.90%
City of London +27 1 £77,500 +40.90%
Swindon +18 1 £62,500 +21.95%
Glasgow +10 1 - -
Wiltshire +9 1 £62,500 +19.04%
Scotland +3 1 - -
West Midlands -7 1 £57,500 -
Manchester -35 1 - -
North West -48 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £80,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £80,000 -
York - 1 £37,500 -

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 87 (49.71%) Cybersecurity
2 78 (44.57%) SIEM
3 73 (41.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (38.86%) Information Security
5 57 (32.57%) Penetration Testing
6 55 (31.43%) Finance
7 51 (29.14%) Firewall
8 48 (27.43%) CISSP
9 45 (25.71%) Security Architecture
10 42 (24.00%) PCI DSS
11 35 (20.00%) PKI
12 34 (19.43%) Presales
13 30 (17.14%) SC Cleared
13 30 (17.14%) Security Cleared
13 30 (17.14%) Degree
14 28 (16.00%) CEH
15 27 (15.43%) CREST Certified
16 25 (14.29%) Windows
17 24 (13.71%) CISM
18 23 (13.14%) OSCP
19 21 (12.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
19 21 (12.00%) Data Protection
20 20 (11.43%) System Testing
20 20 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 20 (11.43%) Secure Coding
21 19 (10.86%) SANS
22 18 (10.29%) Security Management
23 16 (9.14%) ITIL
23 16 (9.14%) Time Management
24 15 (8.57%) Linux

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 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.57%) CICS
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) IaaS
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
1 1 (0.57%) PaaS
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (29.14%) Firewall
2 6 (3.43%) LAN
2 6 (3.43%) Network Security
3 5 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.71%) WAN
4 3 (1.71%) Wireless
5 1 (0.57%) MPLS
5 1 (0.57%) RTP
5 1 (0.57%) SMTP
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.57%) VLAN
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.71%) Big Data
1 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Burp Suite
General
1 55 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (4.57%) Publishing
3 6 (3.43%) Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.14%) Electronics
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.00%) PKI
2 7 (4.00%) iPad
3 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.43%) CESG
3 6 (3.43%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.29%) Windows
2 15 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (49.71%) Cybersecurity
2 78 (44.57%) SIEM
3 68 (38.86%) Information Security
4 57 (32.57%) Penetration Testing
5 45 (25.71%) Security Architecture
6 34 (19.43%) Presales
7 21 (12.00%) Data Protection
7 21 (12.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 20 (11.43%) Secure Coding
8 20 (11.43%) System Testing
8 20 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 18 (10.29%) Security Management
10 16 (9.14%) ITIL
10 16 (9.14%) Time Management
11 12 (6.86%) Security Auditing
12 11 (6.29%) Data Loss Prevention
12 11 (6.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (4.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.57%) SQL
2 3 (1.71%) C
2 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.14%) Perl
3 2 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) CLIST
4 1 (0.57%) REXX
4 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (27.43%) CISSP
2 30 (17.14%) Degree
2 30 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 30 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 28 (16.00%) CEH
4 27 (15.43%) CREST Certified
5 24 (13.71%) CISM
6 23 (13.14%) OSCP
7 19 (10.86%) SANS
8 13 (7.43%) CISA
9 8 (4.57%) PCI QSA
10 5 (2.86%) CRISC
10 5 (2.86%) OSCE
11 3 (1.71%) CISMP
11 3 (1.71%) SSCP
12 2 (1.14%) EC-Council LPT
13 1 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.57%) CHECK Team Member
13 1 (0.57%) ECSA
13 1 (0.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (41.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (24.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.43%) ISO22301
3 13 (7.43%) ISO27002
3 13 (7.43%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) RACF
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) Nmap
2 2 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (6.86%) Intel Security
2 11 (6.29%) Sophos
3 9 (5.14%) Forcepoint
4 8 (4.57%) Palo Alto
4 8 (4.57%) Splunk
5 7 (4.00%) Qualys
6 4 (2.29%) Cisco
6 4 (2.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.29%) Symantec
7 3 (1.71%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.14%) Citrix
8 2 (1.14%) SAP
8 2 (1.14%) VMware
9 1 (0.57%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.57%) F5
9 1 (0.57%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.57%) IBM
9 1 (0.57%) Juniper
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago