The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Security Consultant
Rank 900 856 871
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Security Consultant 4 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.005% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 11
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 £64,250
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -10.50%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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%

Lead Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant within the UK.

Lead Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -47 3 £62,500 +13.63%
South East - 2 £62,500 -
Kent - 2 £62,500 -
Cheshire -15 1 - -
North West -18 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £65,000 -
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -

Lead Security Consultant
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Security Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (12.50%) GIS
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Lead Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm