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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 788 876 927
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 144 102 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.092% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.095% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 118 71 58
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,150
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 +104 142 £60,000 +11.62% 10
South East +66 50 £53,250 -0.93% 2
London +8 32 £60,000 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire +40 17 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Berkshire +21 17 £57,500 +11.65%
Reading +27 16 £57,500 +9.52%
South West - 16 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire +15 14 £65,000 +73.33% 2
West Midlands -14 14 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Leeds - 14 £65,000 - 2
Kent - 14 £45,000 - 1
Swindon - 10 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 10 £65,000 -
Solihull - 9 £65,000 -
North West +33 7 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Surrey +24 7 £65,000 +13.04%
West Sussex -3 5 £54,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £45,000 -
Warrington - 5 £45,000 -
Bristol - 5 £62,500 -
Birmingham -8 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Crawley -14 4 £53,250 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £62,500 -
Staines - 4 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire +29 3 £75,000 -
East of England +25 3 £75,000 +63.04%
Folkestone - 3 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 - -

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 153 (58.17%) CISSP
2 141 (53.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 115 (43.73%) SIEM
3 115 (43.73%) Information Security
4 109 (41.44%) PCI DSS
5 89 (33.84%) Security Architecture
6 87 (33.08%) Cybersecurity
7 86 (32.70%) Degree
8 66 (25.10%) Finance
9 63 (23.95%) ITIL
10 61 (23.19%) CISM
11 47 (17.87%) Firewall
11 47 (17.87%) ISO22301
12 46 (17.49%) ISO27005
12 46 (17.49%) ISO27002
13 45 (17.11%) Risk Management
13 45 (17.11%) ITIL V3
13 45 (17.11%) Supplier Management
14 44 (16.73%) Enterprise Architecture
15 38 (14.45%) Security Cleared
16 37 (14.07%) SC Cleared
16 37 (14.07%) Penetration Testing
17 36 (13.69%) PKI
17 36 (13.69%) Security Operations
18 35 (13.31%) Security Operations Centre
19 34 (12.93%) Presales
20 29 (11.03%) Windows
21 27 (10.27%) CEH
21 27 (10.27%) Network Security
22 24 (9.13%) Project Management

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 20 (7.60%) IIS
2 9 (3.42%) Apache
2 9 (3.42%) Apache Pig
3 6 (2.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.38%) CICS
4 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.87%) Firewall
2 27 (10.27%) Network Security
3 17 (6.46%) LAN
4 16 (6.08%) WAN
5 7 (2.66%) MPLS
6 6 (2.28%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.90%) DNS
8 4 (1.52%) VLAN
9 3 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.14%) RTP
9 3 (1.14%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.14%) Wireless
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.76%) VPN
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco ICM
11 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.38%) Junos
11 1 (0.38%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.80%) Big Data
2 9 (3.42%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) AppScan
1 2 (0.76%) Metasploit
General
1 66 (25.10%) Finance
2 17 (6.46%) Legal
3 16 (6.08%) Law
4 8 (3.04%) Banking
5 5 (1.90%) Retail
6 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.14%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) Regular Expression
1 1 (0.38%) VXML
1 1 (0.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.69%) PKI
2 35 (13.31%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (8.37%) Data Centre
4 19 (7.22%) Management Information System
5 17 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.56%) CESG
6 12 (4.56%) Smart Energy
7 11 (4.18%) iPad
8 8 (3.04%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.90%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
14 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.38%) SCADA
14 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.03%) Windows
2 11 (4.18%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.80%) Linux
4 3 (1.14%) Unix
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (43.73%) Information Security
1 115 (43.73%) SIEM
2 89 (33.84%) Security Architecture
3 87 (33.08%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (23.95%) ITIL
5 45 (17.11%) ITIL V3
5 45 (17.11%) Risk Management
5 45 (17.11%) Supplier Management
6 44 (16.73%) Enterprise Architecture
7 37 (14.07%) Penetration Testing
8 36 (13.69%) Security Operations
9 34 (12.93%) Presales
10 24 (9.13%) Project Management
11 23 (8.75%) Security Management
12 22 (8.37%) Vulnerability Management
13 21 (7.98%) Data Protection
14 20 (7.60%) Performance Management
14 20 (7.60%) Portfolio Management
15 18 (6.84%) Identity Management
16 17 (6.46%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.80%) C
2 3 (1.14%) Perl
2 3 (1.14%) Python
3 2 (0.76%) C#
3 2 (0.76%) C++
3 2 (0.76%) Java
3 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.76%) SQL
4 1 (0.38%) CLIST
4 1 (0.38%) REXX
Qualifications
1 153 (58.17%) CISSP
2 86 (32.70%) Degree
3 61 (23.19%) CISM
4 38 (14.45%) Security Cleared
5 37 (14.07%) SC Cleared
6 27 (10.27%) CEH
7 20 (7.60%) CRISC
7 20 (7.60%) IISP
8 19 (7.22%) CISA
9 16 (6.08%) SANS
10 14 (5.32%) CLAS
10 14 (5.32%) CREST Certified
11 11 (4.18%) OSCP
11 11 (4.18%) PCI QSA
12 7 (2.66%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.90%) CCSP
13 5 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (1.52%) CHFI
14 4 (1.52%) ECSA
14 4 (1.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (53.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 109 (41.44%) PCI DSS
3 47 (17.87%) ISO22301
4 46 (17.49%) ISO27002
4 46 (17.49%) ISO27005
5 8 (3.04%) ISAE 3402
5 8 (3.04%) SSAE 16
6 4 (1.52%) RMADS
7 2 (0.76%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.38%) COBIT
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.38%) RACF
2 1 (0.38%) UAG
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (6.46%) QRadar
2 4 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.76%) Nessus
3 2 (0.76%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.38%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.38%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (8.75%) Splunk
2 20 (7.60%) ArcSight
3 16 (6.08%) Cisco
4 10 (3.80%) Intel Security
5 6 (2.28%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.90%) Forcepoint
6 5 (1.90%) IBM
7 2 (0.76%) Dell
7 2 (0.76%) F5
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.76%) Radware
7 2 (0.76%) SonicWALL
7 2 (0.76%) Symantec
7 2 (0.76%) Veracode
7 2 (0.76%) VMware
8 1 (0.38%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (0.38%) Intel
8 1 (0.38%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.38%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.38%) Palo Alto
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Posted: 7 days ago
COVENTRY
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Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: 80000-90000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Company Bonus
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