The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 787 807 829
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 115 69 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.065% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.069% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 99 61 70
Average salary £50,000 £58,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £66,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

IT Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Consultant
Top 26 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 19 September 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 +24 102 £50,000 -16.66% 10
London -8 50 £55,000 -21.42% 8
South East +16 36 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Kent - 25 £37,500 -
Berkshire +6 8 £45,000 -5.51% 2
Newbury - 8 £45,000 - 1
City of London +12 7 £52,750 +0.47% 2
Bromley -7 6 £52,250 -30.33% 1
Folkestone - 5 £31,250 -
Essex - 5 £50,000 -
East of England - 5 £50,000 -
South West -28 4 £37,500 -42.30%
Gloucestershire -6 2 £37,500 -42.30%
Birmingham -6 2 - -
West Midlands -10 2 - -
Cheltenham -11 2 £37,500 -42.30%
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £52,750 -
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds -34 1 £40,000 -31.03%
West Yorkshire -39 1 £40,000 -31.03%
Yorkshire -39 1 £40,000 -31.03%
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 -
Swindon - 1 £37,500 -
Dorking - 1 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 107 (60.80%) Information Security
2 89 (50.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 83 (47.16%) CISSP
4 66 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 59 (33.52%) CISA
6 58 (32.95%) Firewall
7 57 (32.39%) CISM
8 51 (28.98%) Windows
9 50 (28.41%) Management Information System
10 42 (23.86%) SIEM
11 40 (22.73%) Linux
12 37 (21.02%) CheckPoint
12 37 (21.02%) E-Commerce
13 36 (20.45%) Finance
14 32 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
15 30 (17.05%) Mentoring
16 26 (14.77%) Degree
16 26 (14.77%) ITIL
17 23 (13.07%) PRINCE2
18 19 (10.80%) SQL
18 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (10.23%) Risk Management
19 18 (10.23%) Internet
19 18 (10.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 18 (10.23%) Network Security
20 17 (9.66%) COBIT
21 16 (9.09%) PCI QSA
21 16 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
21 16 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
21 16 (9.09%) Cisco

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.70%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Office
1 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (32.95%) Firewall
2 18 (10.23%) Network Security
2 18 (10.23%) Internet
3 13 (7.39%) LAN
3 13 (7.39%) WAN
4 11 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.25%) VPN
5 6 (3.41%) DNS
6 3 (1.70%) DHCP
6 3 (1.70%) OSPF
6 3 (1.70%) BGP
6 3 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
8 1 (0.57%) VLAN
8 1 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.11%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
General
1 36 (20.45%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Banking
3 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.98%) Retail
5 7 (3.98%) Games
6 3 (1.70%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) .NET
1 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (28.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.57%) SCADA
4 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.57%) RMADS
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.57%) CESG
4 1 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.98%) Windows
2 40 (22.73%) Linux
3 13 (7.39%) AIX
4 6 (3.41%) UNIX
5 5 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (60.80%) Information Security
2 42 (23.86%) SIEM
3 37 (21.02%) E-Commerce
4 32 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (17.05%) Mentoring
6 26 (14.77%) ITIL
7 23 (13.07%) PRINCE2
8 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (10.23%) Risk Management
10 16 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (7.39%) Security Management
12 12 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (6.25%) Security Architecture
14 9 (5.11%) System Testing
14 9 (5.11%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (4.55%) TOGAF
16 7 (3.98%) Identity Management
17 6 (3.41%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.80%) SQL
2 1 (0.57%) Python
2 1 (0.57%) C++
2 1 (0.57%) Java
2 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (47.16%) CISSP
2 59 (33.52%) CISA
3 57 (32.39%) CISM
4 26 (14.77%) Degree
5 16 (9.09%) PCI QSA
6 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.68%) CRISC
7 8 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.41%) CCSE
9 5 (2.84%) CEH
9 5 (2.84%) GIAC
9 5 (2.84%) CCSA
9 5 (2.84%) CCNA
10 4 (2.27%) SSCP
10 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.70%) CCNP
12 2 (1.14%) Postgraduate
12 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) GSEC
12 2 (1.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (50.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 18 (10.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (9.66%) COBIT
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.57%) Samba
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.57%) ZENworks
1 1 (0.57%) Nessus
1 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (21.02%) CheckPoint
2 16 (9.09%) Cisco
3 15 (8.52%) F5
4 14 (7.95%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.82%) Juniper
6 11 (6.25%) Oracle
6 11 (6.25%) Websense
7 9 (5.11%) Apple
8 8 (4.55%) McAfee
9 7 (3.98%) VMware
9 7 (3.98%) Blue Coat
9 7 (3.98%) Dell
9 7 (3.98%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.27%) Proofpoint
10 4 (2.27%) Trustwave
10 4 (2.27%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.27%) IBM
10 4 (2.27%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.70%) Sophos
11 3 (1.70%) Symantec
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bromley
Church International
Salary: £44k to £58k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago