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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Consultant
UK
Rank 817 840 860
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 29 93 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.091% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.094% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 28 89 95
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 16 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +36 20 £57,500 +4.54% 4
London +55 11 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Scotland +4 6 £57,500 +5.50% 1
Edinburgh -5 6 £57,500 +9.52% 1
North West -16 3 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Manchester -32 3 £47,500 -9.52% 1
West Yorkshire +21 2 £47,500 -24.00%
Yorkshire +18 2 £47,500 -24.00%
Leeds +14 2 £47,500 -24.00%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £43,750 -
East of England - 2 £43,750 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £43,750 -
South East +43 1 £65,000 +8.33%
South West +9 1 £42,500 -34.61%
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Kent - 1 £65,000 -

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 42 (45.65%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
3 34 (36.96%) Finance
4 22 (23.91%) Information Security
4 22 (23.91%) Presales
5 21 (22.83%) CISSP
5 21 (22.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (20.65%) Security Architecture
7 17 (18.48%) PCI DSS
8 16 (17.39%) Degree
8 16 (17.39%) Firewall
9 15 (16.30%) SIEM
10 14 (15.22%) Data Protection
10 14 (15.22%) Windows
11 13 (14.13%) Security Management
11 13 (14.13%) CEH
12 11 (11.96%) Splunk
12 11 (11.96%) Security Auditing
13 10 (10.87%) CREST Certified
13 10 (10.87%) OSCP
13 10 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (10.87%) Project Management
14 9 (9.78%) SANS
15 8 (8.70%) Sophos
15 8 (8.70%) Publishing
16 7 (7.61%) Asset Management
16 7 (7.61%) Nmap
16 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (7.61%) Qualys
16 7 (7.61%) System Testing

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 (3.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.39%) Firewall
2 6 (6.52%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Big Data
2 4 (4.35%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Burp Suite
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Publishing
3 4 (4.35%) Back Office
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.35%) PKI
2 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.09%) NHS
3 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Cybersecurity
2 36 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (23.91%) Information Security
3 22 (23.91%) Presales
4 19 (20.65%) Security Architecture
5 15 (16.30%) SIEM
6 14 (15.22%) Data Protection
7 13 (14.13%) Security Management
8 11 (11.96%) Security Auditing
9 10 (10.87%) Project Management
9 10 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (7.61%) Asset Management
10 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.61%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 7 (7.61%) Secure Coding
10 7 (7.61%) System Testing
10 7 (7.61%) Time Management
10 7 (7.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (6.52%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (6.52%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) C#
2 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) CISSP
2 16 (17.39%) Degree
3 13 (14.13%) CEH
4 10 (10.87%) CREST Certified
4 10 (10.87%) OSCP
5 9 (9.78%) SANS
6 7 (7.61%) CISA
6 7 (7.61%) CLAS
7 6 (6.52%) CISM
8 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (4.35%) CRISC
10 3 (3.26%) SSCP
11 2 (2.17%) CCNA
11 2 (2.17%) CCNP
11 2 (2.17%) CIMA
11 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.17%) OSCE
11 2 (2.17%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.09%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (18.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.43%) ISO22301
3 5 (5.43%) ISO27002
3 5 (5.43%) ISO27005
4 4 (4.35%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) Nmap
2 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Splunk
2 8 (8.70%) Sophos
3 7 (7.61%) Palo Alto
3 7 (7.61%) Qualys
4 6 (6.52%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.26%) Cognizant
5 3 (3.26%) Forcepoint
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) F5
7 1 (1.09%) FireEye
7 1 (1.09%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) Symantec
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