The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 496 545 473
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 446 374 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 348 309 382
Average salary £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.96%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 within the UK.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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 +42 412 £57,500 +7.47% 44
London +26 152 £65,000 +18.18% 13
South East +8 117 £57,500 +4.54% 12
Berkshire +33 73 £60,000 +9.09% 8
North West +12 37 £57,500 +23.65% 5
City of London +15 36 £62,500 +10.13% 3
South West -4 35 £61,250 +36.11% 3
Manchester +3 34 £57,500 +23.65% 4
East of England +14 32 £44,000 -2.22% 2
West Yorkshire -1 19 £54,500 +17.83% 5
Yorkshire -11 19 £54,500 +9.00% 5
Leeds +15 18 £46,500 -7.00% 5
West Midlands +5 18 £65,000 +4.83% 3
Reading -5 18 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Hertfordshire 0 15 £44,000 -
Newbury +6 14 £62,500 +18.48%
Bristol -13 13 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Gloucestershire +4 11 £62,500 +25.00%
Birmingham -6 11 £60,000 -3.22%
Surrey -14 11 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Wiltshire - 10 £49,538 - 2
Swindon - 10 £49,538 - 2
Bedfordshire - 8 £52,500 - 1
Maidenhead +9 7 £57,500 -2.12% 1
Scotland -10 7 £72,500 +52.63% 1
Bracknell -11 7 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Hampshire -17 7 £56,250 -19.64%
Suffolk - 7 £35,000 - 1
Newmarket - 7 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £60,000 -14.28% 1

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 483 (51.27%) Information Security
2 327 (34.71%) CISSP
3 268 (28.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 229 (24.31%) Firewall
5 191 (20.28%) Security Architecture
6 188 (19.96%) Network Security
7 172 (18.26%) CheckPoint
8 161 (17.09%) Security Cleared
8 161 (17.09%) Penetration Testing
9 158 (16.77%) PCI DSS
9 158 (16.77%) Cisco
10 148 (15.71%) CISM
11 145 (15.39%) SIEM
12 135 (14.33%) Finance
13 134 (14.23%) Juniper
14 132 (14.01%) Risk Management
15 126 (13.38%) Cyber Security
16 123 (13.06%) SC Cleared
17 118 (12.53%) Windows
18 109 (11.57%) Linux
19 102 (10.83%) ITIL
20 101 (10.72%) Agile Software Development
20 101 (10.72%) Degree
20 101 (10.72%) F5
21 100 (10.62%) CISA
22 95 (10.08%) PCI QSA
23 92 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
24 76 (8.07%) PRINCE2
24 76 (8.07%) Management Information System
25 75 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (1.70%) IIS
2 4 (0.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.21%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.11%) CMS
5 1 (0.11%) SAS
5 1 (0.11%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.59%) MS Office
4 11 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.96%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (2.34%) SAP GRC
2 15 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.42%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) PaaS
2 1 (0.11%) IaaS
2 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 229 (24.31%) Firewall
2 188 (19.96%) Network Security
3 62 (6.58%) VPN
4 61 (6.48%) TCP/IP
4 61 (6.48%) LAN
5 56 (5.94%) WAN
6 49 (5.20%) DNS
7 43 (4.56%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (4.56%) Wireless
8 40 (4.25%) OSPF
8 40 (4.25%) BGP
9 37 (3.93%) MPLS
10 36 (3.82%) DHCP
11 30 (3.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 30 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (2.65%) SSL
13 22 (2.34%) Internet
14 20 (2.12%) IPsec
15 19 (2.02%) Wireshark
16 17 (1.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.55%) Oracle Database
2 18 (1.91%) Relational Database
3 12 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.85%) Big Data
5 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio
1 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
1 5 (0.53%) Bugzilla
1 5 (0.53%) CruiseControl
1 5 (0.53%) JIRA
1 5 (0.53%) Hudson
1 5 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 135 (14.33%) Finance
2 67 (7.11%) Banking
3 56 (5.94%) Retail
4 48 (5.10%) Manufacturing
5 46 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 44 (4.67%) Games
7 32 (3.40%) Marketing
8 27 (2.87%) Law
9 11 (1.17%) Legal
9 11 (1.17%) Advertising
10 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.42%) Local Government
12 3 (0.32%) Military
12 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.21%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.38%) SAML
2 8 (0.85%) .NET
2 8 (0.85%) Web Services
2 8 (0.85%) OAuth
3 7 (0.74%) Regular Expression
3 7 (0.74%) OpenID
4 6 (0.64%) REST
4 6 (0.64%) JSP
4 6 (0.64%) HTML
5 5 (0.53%) WSDL
5 5 (0.53%) Ajax
5 5 (0.53%) Middleware
6 4 (0.42%) Spring
6 4 (0.42%) Java SE
6 4 (0.42%) JMS
7 2 (0.21%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.11%) JNI
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.07%) Management Information System
2 43 (4.56%) CESG
3 37 (3.93%) RMADS
4 31 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.34%) CESG CLAS
7 18 (1.91%) SCADA
8 17 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 17 (1.80%) Cryptography
8 17 (1.80%) Visualisation
9 16 (1.70%) PKI
10 11 (1.17%) CCTV
11 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.64%) Smartcard
13 5 (0.53%) Replication
14 4 (0.42%) e-Health
14 4 (0.42%) Open Source
14 4 (0.42%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.42%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.21%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.53%) Windows
2 109 (11.57%) Linux
3 33 (3.50%) UNIX
4 4 (0.42%) CentOS
4 4 (0.42%) Debian
4 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.32%) AIX
6 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Android
7 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (51.27%) Information Security
2 191 (20.28%) Security Architecture
3 161 (17.09%) Penetration Testing
4 145 (15.39%) SIEM
5 132 (14.01%) Risk Management
6 126 (13.38%) Cyber Security
7 102 (10.83%) ITIL
8 101 (10.72%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (8.07%) PRINCE2
10 75 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
11 68 (7.22%) Security Management
12 66 (7.01%) Business Development
13 62 (6.58%) Risk Assessment
14 57 (6.05%) TOGAF
15 52 (5.52%) Project Management
16 49 (5.20%) Information Assurance
17 48 (5.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 41 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (4.35%) Mentoring
19 39 (4.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 56 (5.94%) SQL
2 30 (3.18%) C
3 24 (2.55%) Java
4 16 (1.70%) Shell Script
5 15 (1.59%) C#
6 13 (1.38%) C++
7 11 (1.17%) PHP
8 5 (0.53%) Tcl
8 5 (0.53%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.32%) Perl
9 3 (0.32%) ABAP
10 2 (0.21%) Python
10 2 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 327 (34.71%) CISSP
2 161 (17.09%) Security Cleared
3 148 (15.71%) CISM
4 123 (13.06%) SC Cleared
5 101 (10.72%) Degree
6 100 (10.62%) CISA
7 95 (10.08%) PCI QSA
8 92 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
9 68 (7.22%) CCNP
10 60 (6.37%) CRISC
11 52 (5.52%) CCIE
12 45 (4.78%) CCSE
13 36 (3.82%) OSCP
14 35 (3.72%) OSCE
15 24 (2.55%) DV Cleared
15 24 (2.55%) CCNA
16 23 (2.44%) CCSA
17 22 (2.34%) GIAC
18 19 (2.02%) CCDP
19 18 (1.91%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (28.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 158 (16.77%) PCI DSS
3 41 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (2.76%) COBIT
5 19 (2.02%) QA
6 9 (0.96%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.74%) BS25999
8 6 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.42%) GPG13
10 3 (0.32%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.11%) SLA
12 1 (0.11%) BS7799
12 1 (0.11%) CESG Infosec
12 1 (0.11%) WAI
12 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 24 (2.55%) Active Directory
1 24 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.06%) Snort
3 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.32%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.21%) Nmap
4 2 (0.21%) Squid
4 2 (0.21%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.53%) Tivoli
1 5 (0.53%) Nessus
1 5 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.32%) logstash
4 2 (0.21%) WSUS
4 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Nagios
5 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.11%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 172 (18.26%) CheckPoint
2 158 (16.77%) Cisco
3 134 (14.23%) Juniper
4 101 (10.72%) F5
5 58 (6.16%) Fortinet
6 57 (6.05%) Blue Coat
7 56 (5.94%) Microsoft
8 36 (3.82%) Oracle
9 35 (3.72%) ArcSight
10 32 (3.40%) Websense
11 27 (2.87%) SAP
12 25 (2.65%) VMware
13 23 (2.44%) Splunk
14 19 (2.02%) McAfee
15 18 (1.91%) Sourcefire
16 17 (1.80%) HP
16 17 (1.80%) Citrix
17 12 (1.27%) Brocade
18 9 (0.96%) Dell
19 8 (0.85%) LogRhythm
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance & yearly bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 17.5% flexible benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum base c£70,000 plus £15,000 bonus plu
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago