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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Security Consultant
Rank 909 948 928
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Security Consultant 25 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 7
Average salary £65,000 £71,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,250 £47,700
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £80,250 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,250 - £46,500

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Security Consultant over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Lead Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Security Consultant
Top 12 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 8 February 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 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 +14 16 £67,500 -5.26% 2
Glasgow - 9 £57,500 -
Scotland - 9 £57,500 -
South East - 8 £65,000 - 1
London +8 6 £67,500 -5.26%
Reading - 5 £81,250 -
Berkshire - 5 £81,250 -
Surrey - 3 £62,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £67,500 -
Cobham - 2 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £67,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £67,500 -

Lead Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (80.95%) Information Security
2 33 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (57.14%) Finance
5 21 (50.00%) Degree
6 20 (47.62%) Use Case
6 20 (47.62%) CEH
6 20 (47.62%) GIAC
6 20 (47.62%) Data Analytics
6 20 (47.62%) Analytics
6 20 (47.62%) SIEM
6 20 (47.62%) Security Operations
6 20 (47.62%) Security Operations Centre
7 17 (40.48%) Network Security
8 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (19.05%) Windows
9 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
10 6 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (14.29%) LAN
10 6 (14.29%) WAN
10 6 (14.29%) Cisco
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
11 5 (11.90%) Banking
11 5 (11.90%) Security Management
12 4 (9.52%) People Management
12 4 (9.52%) CREST Certified
12 4 (9.52%) Firewall
13 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS

Lead Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (40.48%) Network Security
2 6 (14.29%) LAN
2 6 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (47.62%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Information Security
2 33 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (47.62%) Analytics
3 20 (47.62%) Data Analytics
3 20 (47.62%) Security Operations
3 20 (47.62%) SIEM
3 20 (47.62%) Use Case
4 10 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
6 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 5 (11.90%) Security Management
8 4 (9.52%) People Management
9 3 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.76%) Threat Management
10 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 20 (47.62%) CEH
2 20 (47.62%) GIAC
3 4 (9.52%) CREST Certified
4 3 (7.14%) CISSP
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (2.38%) CISA
6 1 (2.38%) CISM
6 1 (2.38%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nexpose
1 2 (4.76%) Proventia
1 2 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.76%) Citrix
2 2 (4.76%) F5
2 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
2 2 (4.76%) ScanSafe
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