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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 813 850 864
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 105 113 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 104
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +53 99 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East +69 38 £45,000 -25.00% 1
London +39 36 £60,000 +11.62% 2
Kent - 20 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire +30 9 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Leeds +28 8 £45,000 +9.75% 1
West Yorkshire +26 8 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Berkshire +18 8 £57,500 -4.16%
Reading - 6 £57,500 -
West Midlands -15 5 £61,250 +6.52%
Birmingham -29 5 £61,250 +6.52%
Farnborough - 5 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £65,000 -
North West +2 4 £52,500 -
South West -23 4 £62,500 +35.86%
Bristol - 4 £62,500 -
Folkestone - 4 £42,500 -
City of London +55 3 £77,500 +3.33%
Manchester -23 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Surrey - 3 - -
Leatherhead - 3 - -
Scotland +6 2 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Edinburgh -3 2 £52,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £50,000 -
North East - 2 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 1 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £55,000 -

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 126 (49.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 119 (47.04%) SIEM
3 114 (45.06%) Cybersecurity
3 114 (45.06%) Information Security
4 105 (41.50%) CISSP
5 86 (33.99%) PCI DSS
6 81 (32.02%) Finance
7 70 (27.67%) Security Architecture
8 66 (26.09%) Firewall
9 62 (24.51%) Penetration Testing
10 59 (23.32%) Degree
11 53 (20.95%) Presales
12 42 (16.60%) PKI
13 40 (15.81%) SC Cleared
13 40 (15.81%) Security Cleared
14 39 (15.42%) ITIL
15 38 (15.02%) CISM
16 37 (14.62%) CEH
17 36 (14.23%) Windows
18 35 (13.83%) CREST Certified
19 32 (12.65%) ISO22301
19 32 (12.65%) ISO27005
19 32 (12.65%) ISO27002
20 31 (12.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 31 (12.25%) Secure Coding
21 30 (11.86%) Supplier Management
21 30 (11.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
21 30 (11.86%) ITIL V3
22 29 (11.46%) OSCP
22 29 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture

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 7 (2.77%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.98%) Apache
2 5 (1.98%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.40%) CICS
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) IaaS
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
1 1 (0.40%) PaaS
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (26.09%) Firewall
2 12 (4.74%) LAN
3 8 (3.16%) Network Security
3 8 (3.16%) WAN
4 5 (1.98%) Wireless
5 4 (1.58%) DNS
5 4 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.58%) MPLS
5 4 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.19%) RTP
6 3 (1.19%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.19%) VPN
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (0.79%) VLAN
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (0.40%) SMTP
8 1 (0.40%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.37%) Big Data
2 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.79%) AppScan
2 2 (0.79%) Metasploit
General
1 81 (32.02%) Finance
2 12 (4.74%) Banking
3 6 (2.37%) Legal
4 5 (1.98%) Publishing
5 4 (1.58%) Retail
5 4 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
7 2 (0.79%) Electronics
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.19%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.40%) VXML
2 1 (0.40%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.60%) PKI
2 18 (7.11%) iPad
3 15 (5.93%) CESG
4 9 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.77%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.37%) Smart Energy
7 5 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.58%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.40%) EPoS
11 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
11 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.23%) Windows
2 21 (8.30%) Linux
3 10 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Unix
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (47.04%) SIEM
2 114 (45.06%) Cybersecurity
2 114 (45.06%) Information Security
3 70 (27.67%) Security Architecture
4 62 (24.51%) Penetration Testing
5 53 (20.95%) Presales
6 39 (15.42%) ITIL
7 31 (12.25%) Secure Coding
7 31 (12.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 30 (11.86%) ITIL V3
8 30 (11.86%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 30 (11.86%) Supplier Management
9 29 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture
9 29 (11.46%) System Testing
10 23 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 22 (8.70%) Time Management
12 19 (7.51%) Security Management
13 17 (6.72%) Data Protection
14 15 (5.93%) Data Loss Prevention
15 13 (5.14%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.74%) C
2 9 (3.56%) SQL
3 5 (1.98%) Perl
3 5 (1.98%) Python
4 4 (1.58%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.79%) C#
5 2 (0.79%) C++
5 2 (0.79%) Java
6 1 (0.40%) CLIST
6 1 (0.40%) REXX
Qualifications
1 105 (41.50%) CISSP
2 59 (23.32%) Degree
3 40 (15.81%) SC Cleared
3 40 (15.81%) Security Cleared
4 38 (15.02%) CISM
5 37 (14.62%) CEH
6 35 (13.83%) CREST Certified
7 29 (11.46%) OSCP
8 28 (11.07%) SANS
9 19 (7.51%) PCI QSA
10 16 (6.32%) CISA
11 13 (5.14%) CRISC
12 5 (1.98%) CCSP
12 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (1.98%) CISMP
13 4 (1.58%) EC-Council LPT
13 4 (1.58%) OSCE
14 3 (1.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 2 (0.79%) CCNP
15 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (49.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (33.99%) PCI DSS
3 32 (12.65%) ISO22301
3 32 (12.65%) ISO27002
3 32 (12.65%) ISO27005
4 5 (1.98%) ISAE 3402
4 5 (1.98%) SSAE 16
5 3 (1.19%) RMADS
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) RACF
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Nmap
2 4 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.79%) Nessus
3 2 (0.79%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (7.11%) Intel Security
2 12 (4.74%) Forcepoint
3 9 (3.56%) Cisco
3 9 (3.56%) Sophos
4 8 (3.16%) Splunk
5 6 (2.37%) Palo Alto
6 5 (1.98%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.98%) Qualys
7 4 (1.58%) IBM
7 4 (1.58%) Symantec
8 2 (0.79%) Citrix
8 2 (0.79%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.79%) F5
8 2 (0.79%) SAP
8 2 (0.79%) Veracode
8 2 (0.79%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.40%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.40%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.40%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum + 5% pension, hol, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago