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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 474 538 486
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 493 399 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 376 313 384
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 November 2014 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 November 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 +57 469 £57,500 - 55
London +75 229 £62,500 +4.16% 26
South East -6 128 £55,000 -4.34% 12
Berkshire +25 73 £60,000 +6.66% 8
City of London +62 49 £65,000 +8.33% 9
Reading -7 28 £57,500 +4.54% 3
North West +1 27 £52,500 -12.50% 4
South West -6 26 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Midlands +1 20 £56,250 -9.27% 2
Manchester 0 19 £53,750 -4.01% 2
Birmingham +3 16 £55,000 -11.29% 1
Kent - 14 £55,000 -
Surrey -32 10 £55,000 +4.76% 3
West Yorkshire -21 9 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Yorkshire -38 9 £65,000 +61.49% 3
East of England -41 9 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Newbury +13 8 £62,500 +19.04%
Leeds -7 8 £42,500 -26.72% 2
Hampshire -21 8 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Maidenhead +3 6 £57,500 -8.00% 3
Bristol +1 6 £51,250 +28.12% 3
Gloucestershire -19 6 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Cheshire -3 5 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Guildford -14 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Brighton - 5 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Scotland -10 4 £68,750 +61.76%
Bedfordshire - 4 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £72,500 - 2
Cheadle - 4 - -

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 537 (53.33%) Information Security
2 364 (36.15%) CISSP
3 344 (34.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 226 (22.44%) Firewall
5 215 (21.35%) PCI DSS
6 202 (20.06%) Security Cleared
7 182 (18.07%) Penetration Testing
8 181 (17.97%) CISM
9 173 (17.18%) Network Security
10 172 (17.08%) Finance
10 172 (17.08%) CheckPoint
11 160 (15.89%) Risk Management
12 158 (15.69%) SIEM
13 155 (15.39%) Security Architecture
14 153 (15.19%) SC Cleared
14 153 (15.19%) Cisco
15 134 (13.31%) Cyber Security
16 132 (13.11%) Degree
17 130 (12.91%) CISA
18 126 (12.51%) Windows
19 110 (10.92%) Juniper
20 107 (10.63%) PCI QSA
21 104 (10.33%) Management Information System
22 100 (9.93%) ITIL
23 99 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
24 97 (9.63%) Linux
25 95 (9.43%) F5
26 91 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
27 78 (7.75%) PRINCE2
28 77 (7.65%) Risk Assessment

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 14 (1.39%) IIS
2 10 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (0.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.20%) SAS
5 2 (0.20%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.099%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.099%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.099%) CMS
6 1 (0.099%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.099%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.60%) MS Office
4 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.099%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (3.38%) SAP GRC
2 7 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.30%) RMDS
4 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.099%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.099%) PaaS
2 1 (0.099%) IaaS
2 1 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 226 (22.44%) Firewall
2 173 (17.18%) Network Security
3 69 (6.85%) VPN
4 60 (5.96%) TCP/IP
5 56 (5.56%) LAN
6 54 (5.36%) WAN
7 49 (4.87%) Cisco ASA
8 45 (4.47%) MPLS
9 44 (4.37%) OSPF
9 44 (4.37%) BGP
9 44 (4.37%) Internet
10 39 (3.87%) DNS
11 31 (3.08%) SSL
12 30 (2.98%) Wireless
13 29 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 29 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (2.88%) DHCP
14 26 (2.58%) IPsec
15 21 (2.09%) SNMP
16 20 (1.99%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.09%) Relational Database
2 13 (1.29%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 9 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (0.79%) Big Data
6 3 (0.30%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.20%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.099%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.099%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.099%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Visual Studio
1 7 (0.70%) Eclipse
1 7 (0.70%) Bugzilla
1 7 (0.70%) CruiseControl
1 7 (0.70%) JIRA
1 7 (0.70%) Hudson
1 7 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.20%) Metasploit
General
1 172 (17.08%) Finance
2 76 (7.55%) Banking
3 56 (5.56%) Retail
4 47 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 45 (4.47%) Manufacturing
5 45 (4.47%) Games
6 27 (2.68%) Marketing
7 21 (2.09%) Law
8 15 (1.49%) Advertising
9 11 (1.09%) Local Government
10 10 (0.99%) Legal
11 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Electronics
15 1 (0.099%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.48%) Web Services
2 20 (1.99%) SAML
3 16 (1.59%) .NET
4 10 (0.99%) JMS
4 10 (0.99%) Spring
4 10 (0.99%) Ajax
4 10 (0.99%) Java SE
5 9 (0.89%) OAuth
5 9 (0.89%) OpenID
6 7 (0.70%) HTML
7 6 (0.60%) REST
7 6 (0.60%) Regular Expression
7 6 (0.60%) Middleware
7 6 (0.60%) WSDL
7 6 (0.60%) JSP
8 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 5 (0.50%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.20%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.20%) BAPI
9 2 (0.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.33%) Management Information System
2 54 (5.36%) RMADS
3 47 (4.67%) CESG
4 37 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.38%) CESG CLAS
6 33 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.78%) Cryptography
7 28 (2.78%) PKI
8 20 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 19 (1.89%) SCADA
10 13 (1.29%) Smartcard
11 10 (0.99%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.40%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.40%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.30%) Open Source
14 3 (0.30%) GIS
15 2 (0.20%) Physics
15 2 (0.20%) Device Driver
15 2 (0.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 126 (12.51%) Windows
2 97 (9.63%) Linux
3 27 (2.68%) UNIX
4 13 (1.29%) AIX
5 10 (0.99%) Solaris
6 9 (0.89%) Debian
6 9 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 9 (0.89%) CentOS
7 5 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.099%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.099%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.099%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (53.33%) Information Security
2 182 (18.07%) Penetration Testing
3 160 (15.89%) Risk Management
4 158 (15.69%) SIEM
5 155 (15.39%) Security Architecture
6 134 (13.31%) Cyber Security
7 100 (9.93%) ITIL
8 91 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (7.75%) PRINCE2
10 77 (7.65%) Risk Assessment
11 68 (6.75%) Security Management
12 55 (5.46%) Project Management
12 55 (5.46%) Vulnerability Management
13 54 (5.36%) Information Assurance
13 54 (5.36%) Business Development
14 48 (4.77%) Mentoring
15 45 (4.47%) E-Commerce
16 43 (4.27%) TOGAF
17 41 (4.07%) Project Planning
18 40 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.97%) SQL
2 38 (3.77%) C
2 38 (3.77%) Java
3 26 (2.58%) Shell Script
4 20 (1.99%) C#
5 19 (1.89%) C++
6 16 (1.59%) PHP
7 6 (0.60%) ABAP
8 5 (0.50%) Tcl
8 5 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.20%) Perl
10 2 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 364 (36.15%) CISSP
2 202 (20.06%) Security Cleared
3 181 (17.97%) CISM
4 153 (15.19%) SC Cleared
5 132 (13.11%) Degree
6 130 (12.91%) CISA
7 107 (10.63%) PCI QSA
8 99 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (7.05%) CCNP
10 53 (5.26%) CCIE
11 52 (5.16%) CRISC
12 40 (3.97%) CCSE
13 33 (3.28%) CCNA
14 30 (2.98%) DV Cleared
15 25 (2.48%) CEH
16 24 (2.38%) GIAC
17 23 (2.28%) OSCP
18 22 (2.18%) CCSA
19 19 (1.89%) OSCE
20 15 (1.49%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (34.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 215 (21.35%) PCI DSS
3 57 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 43 (4.27%) COBIT
5 17 (1.69%) JSP 440
6 11 (1.09%) QA
7 9 (0.89%) GPG13
8 6 (0.60%) BS25999
8 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.30%) SLA
9 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.30%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.30%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.099%) BS7799
10 1 (0.099%) CESG Infosec
10 1 (0.099%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.19%) Snort
4 7 (0.70%) Squid
5 4 (0.40%) Nmap
5 4 (0.40%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.099%) XenApp
7 1 (0.099%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.099%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (0.99%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.60%) Nessus
3 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (0.50%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.30%) WSUS
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.20%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.099%) logstash
7 1 (0.099%) SCCM
7 1 (0.099%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 172 (17.08%) CheckPoint
2 153 (15.19%) Cisco
3 110 (10.92%) Juniper
4 95 (9.43%) F5
5 57 (5.66%) Fortinet
6 53 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 51 (5.06%) Oracle
8 50 (4.97%) Microsoft
9 45 (4.47%) Websense
10 40 (3.97%) SAP
11 27 (2.68%) ArcSight
12 25 (2.48%) Sourcefire
13 21 (2.09%) McAfee
14 18 (1.79%) VMware
15 15 (1.49%) HP
15 15 (1.49%) CA
15 15 (1.49%) Splunk
16 14 (1.39%) IBM
17 12 (1.19%) Dell
17 12 (1.19%) LogRhythm
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