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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 757 872 892
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 151 98 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.089% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.092% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 114 71 85
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £56,700
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +133 147 £60,000 +14.28% 3
South East +75 57 £52,500 +1.94% 2
London +36 40 £56,250 +7.14%
Kent - 18 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +14 17 £57,500 +21.05% 1
South West +35 16 £65,000 +100.00%
Reading +25 16 £57,500 +13.86%
West Midlands +11 14 £65,000 +18.18%
Yorkshire - 12 £65,000 -
Leeds - 11 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £65,000 -
Bristol - 8 £62,500 -
Surrey +38 7 £65,000 +13.04%
Wiltshire +16 7 £65,000 +100.00%
Swindon +13 7 £65,000 +100.00%
Birmingham -2 7 £61,250 +8.88%
Solihull - 6 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 6 £65,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £62,500 -
Farnborough - 6 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 5 - -
Folkestone - 4 £42,500 -
North West +17 3 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Manchester -4 3 £60,000 -14.28% 1
West Sussex -7 3 £54,000 -
North East - 3 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £60,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £60,000 -
East of England +36 2 £75,000 +69.49%

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 148 (53.43%) CISSP
2 144 (51.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 127 (45.85%) Information Security
4 119 (42.96%) SIEM
5 102 (36.82%) Cybersecurity
6 98 (35.38%) PCI DSS
7 86 (31.05%) Security Architecture
8 75 (27.08%) Finance
9 72 (25.99%) Degree
10 63 (22.74%) CISM
11 61 (22.02%) Firewall
12 58 (20.94%) ITIL
13 50 (18.05%) Security Cleared
14 49 (17.69%) SC Cleared
14 49 (17.69%) PKI
15 46 (16.61%) Penetration Testing
16 44 (15.88%) ISO22301
16 44 (15.88%) Presales
17 43 (15.52%) ISO27005
17 43 (15.52%) ISO27002
18 42 (15.16%) Supplier Management
18 42 (15.16%) ITIL V3
19 41 (14.80%) Enterprise Architecture
20 40 (14.44%) Risk Management
21 31 (11.19%) Windows
22 27 (9.75%) CEH
23 24 (8.66%) Security Management
24 22 (7.94%) Data Protection
25 21 (7.58%) CRISC
25 21 (7.58%) 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 9 (3.25%) Apache
1 9 (3.25%) Apache Pig
2 8 (2.89%) IIS
3 6 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) CICS
5 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.02%) Firewall
2 17 (6.14%) LAN
3 15 (5.42%) WAN
4 14 (5.05%) Network Security
5 7 (2.53%) MPLS
6 6 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.81%) DNS
8 4 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.44%) VLAN
9 3 (1.08%) RTP
9 3 (1.08%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.08%) Wireless
10 2 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.72%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.72%) VPN
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco ICM
11 1 (0.36%) DHCP
11 1 (0.36%) Junos
11 1 (0.36%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.61%) Big Data
2 9 (3.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) AppScan
1 2 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 75 (27.08%) Finance
2 16 (5.78%) Legal
3 10 (3.61%) Banking
4 5 (1.81%) Law
4 5 (1.81%) Retail
5 4 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.08%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.36%) VXML
2 1 (0.36%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.69%) PKI
2 19 (6.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (6.50%) CESG
3 18 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.14%) iPad
5 15 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.33%) Smart Energy
7 10 (3.61%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.89%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.81%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.36%) EPoS
14 1 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
14 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.19%) Windows
2 12 (4.33%) Linux
2 12 (4.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.72%) Unix
3 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.36%) Solaris
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (45.85%) Information Security
2 119 (42.96%) SIEM
3 102 (36.82%) Cybersecurity
4 86 (31.05%) Security Architecture
5 58 (20.94%) ITIL
6 46 (16.61%) Penetration Testing
7 44 (15.88%) Presales
8 42 (15.16%) ITIL V3
8 42 (15.16%) Supplier Management
9 41 (14.80%) Enterprise Architecture
10 40 (14.44%) Risk Management
11 24 (8.66%) Security Management
12 22 (7.94%) Data Protection
13 20 (7.22%) Security Operations
13 20 (7.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 19 (6.86%) Identity Management
14 19 (6.86%) Secure Coding
15 18 (6.50%) Fraud Detection
15 18 (6.50%) Risk Assessment
15 18 (6.50%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.97%) C
2 4 (1.44%) Perl
2 4 (1.44%) Python
2 4 (1.44%) SQL
3 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.72%) C#
4 2 (0.72%) C++
4 2 (0.72%) Java
5 1 (0.36%) CLIST
5 1 (0.36%) REXX
Qualifications
1 148 (53.43%) CISSP
2 72 (25.99%) Degree
3 63 (22.74%) CISM
4 50 (18.05%) Security Cleared
5 49 (17.69%) SC Cleared
6 27 (9.75%) CEH
7 21 (7.58%) CISA
7 21 (7.58%) CRISC
8 19 (6.86%) CREST Certified
9 18 (6.50%) PCI QSA
9 18 (6.50%) SANS
10 15 (5.42%) OSCP
11 13 (4.69%) CLAS
12 8 (2.89%) IISP
13 7 (2.53%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.81%) CCSP
14 5 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 3 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (1.08%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (51.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (35.38%) PCI DSS
3 44 (15.88%) ISO22301
4 43 (15.52%) ISO27002
4 43 (15.52%) ISO27005
5 8 (2.89%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (2.89%) SSAE 16
6 4 (1.44%) RMADS
7 2 (0.72%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.36%) RACF
2 1 (0.36%) UAG
2 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) QRadar
2 4 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.72%) Nessus
3 2 (0.72%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.36%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (5.78%) Cisco
2 14 (5.05%) Splunk
3 13 (4.69%) Intel Security
4 8 (2.89%) ArcSight
5 6 (2.17%) Forcepoint
6 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.81%) IBM
7 3 (1.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.08%) Symantec
8 2 (0.72%) Dell
8 2 (0.72%) F5
8 2 (0.72%) Juniper
8 2 (0.72%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.72%) Radware
8 2 (0.72%) SonicWALL
8 2 (0.72%) Sophos
8 2 (0.72%) Veracode
8 2 (0.72%) VMware
9 1 (0.36%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.36%) Kaspersky
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