The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 471 432 451
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 509 565 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.52% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 400 415 439
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,375 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -53 467 £55,000 - 47
South East +30 164 £50,000 -9.09% 11
London -111 161 £65,000 +8.33% 22
Berkshire +22 76 £50,000 -9.09% 5
City of London +10 43 £57,500 -11.53% 10
Reading 0 39 £55,000 - 2
South West -24 37 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Kent - 31 £37,500 - 2
Surrey -6 26 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire -38 25 £45,000 - 3
North West -15 23 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -40 23 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Newbury +18 22 £27,500 -57.69%
Hampshire -19 20 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Leeds -18 17 £43,250 -17.61% 1
Guildford +9 16 £56,250 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +12 15 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Birmingham +12 14 £52,500 -19.23% 1
East of England +1 12 £50,000 -13.79% 1
Cheshire -7 12 £60,000 +4.80% 1
Bristol -9 11 £65,000 +36.84%
Farnborough +10 10 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Manchester -14 10 £52,500 +10.52%
Gloucestershire -23 9 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Cheltenham -6 8 £38,750 -45.80% 1
Wiltshire +2 7 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Swindon -2 7 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Folkestone - 7 £34,500 - 1
East Midlands -22 6 £42,500 -19.04%
Essex - 6 £50,000 -

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 512 (51.41%) Information Security
2 314 (31.53%) CISSP
3 299 (30.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 234 (23.49%) Security Cleared
5 211 (21.18%) Firewall
6 188 (18.88%) Finance
7 178 (17.87%) CISM
8 169 (16.97%) Cyber Security
9 162 (16.27%) PCI DSS
10 160 (16.06%) SC Cleared
11 158 (15.86%) Network Security
12 157 (15.76%) Degree
13 138 (13.86%) Risk Management
14 137 (13.76%) CheckPoint
14 137 (13.76%) Penetration Testing
15 130 (13.05%) Windows
16 126 (12.65%) Management Information System
17 106 (10.64%) Cisco
18 104 (10.44%) Business Development
19 103 (10.34%) SIEM
20 102 (10.24%) CISA
21 83 (8.33%) Internet
22 82 (8.23%) Security Architecture
23 79 (7.93%) Risk Assessment
24 77 (7.73%) RMADS
25 76 (7.63%) Linux
26 73 (7.33%) Juniper
27 68 (6.83%) Microsoft
28 66 (6.63%) TCP/IP
29 65 (6.53%) Java

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (2.11%) IIS
2 12 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.90%) SAS
4 8 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.20%) Lync
7 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.20%) Apache
7 2 (0.20%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.10%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.41%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (2.61%) SAP GRC
2 7 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.10%) PaaS
2 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 211 (21.18%) Firewall
2 158 (15.86%) Network Security
3 83 (8.33%) Internet
4 66 (6.63%) TCP/IP
5 45 (4.52%) VPN
6 44 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (3.51%) LAN
7 35 (3.51%) WAN
7 35 (3.51%) OSPF
7 35 (3.51%) BGP
8 32 (3.21%) MPLS
9 29 (2.91%) SSL
9 29 (2.91%) DNS
10 25 (2.51%) IPsec
11 20 (2.01%) VoIP
12 19 (1.91%) NetScaler
13 18 (1.81%) VLAN
14 17 (1.71%) DHCP
14 17 (1.71%) Cisco PIX
15 16 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 8 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.50%) Cognos Impromptu
4 5 (0.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.40%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.30%) Big Data
7 2 (0.20%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.20%) Hudson
2 2 (0.20%) JIRA
2 2 (0.20%) CruiseControl
2 2 (0.20%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.10%) QADirector
General
1 188 (18.88%) Finance
2 55 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.21%) Banking
4 30 (3.01%) Advertising
5 24 (2.41%) Law
6 22 (2.21%) Retail
7 13 (1.31%) Legal
8 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.10%) Local Government
10 9 (0.90%) Games
11 8 (0.80%) Publishing
12 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.50%) Marketing
13 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.10%) French Language
16 1 (0.10%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.22%) Web Services
2 27 (2.71%) SAML
3 16 (1.61%) OAuth
3 16 (1.61%) OpenID
4 15 (1.51%) Flash
4 15 (1.51%) HTML
4 15 (1.51%) HTML5
5 14 (1.41%) .NET
6 11 (1.10%) SailPoint
7 6 (0.60%) Java SE
7 6 (0.60%) Ajax
7 6 (0.60%) Spring
7 6 (0.60%) JMS
8 5 (0.50%) XACML
8 5 (0.50%) SPML
9 3 (0.30%) Middleware
9 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 2 (0.20%) Gherkin
10 2 (0.20%) BAPI
10 2 (0.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 126 (12.65%) Management Information System
2 77 (7.73%) RMADS
3 53 (5.32%) PKI
4 52 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.71%) Mathematics
6 32 (3.21%) CESG
7 30 (3.01%) CESG CLAS
8 26 (2.61%) Cryptography
9 15 (1.51%) Device Driver
10 14 (1.41%) Statistics
10 14 (1.41%) Biometrics
11 13 (1.31%) Physics
12 10 (1.00%) Smartcard
13 8 (0.80%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.60%) SCADA
15 5 (0.50%) Open Source
16 4 (0.40%) Hedge funds
17 3 (0.30%) Derivative
18 2 (0.20%) Mobile App
18 2 (0.20%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 130 (13.05%) Windows
2 76 (7.63%) Linux
3 38 (3.82%) UNIX
4 16 (1.61%) Solaris
5 12 (1.20%) AIX
6 11 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.70%) CentOS
10 6 (0.60%) Debian
11 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.10%) Android
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (51.41%) Information Security
2 169 (16.97%) Cyber Security
3 138 (13.86%) Risk Management
4 137 (13.76%) Penetration Testing
5 104 (10.44%) Business Development
6 103 (10.34%) SIEM
7 82 (8.23%) Security Architecture
8 79 (7.93%) Risk Assessment
9 62 (6.22%) ITIL
10 60 (6.02%) Information Assurance
11 51 (5.12%) Project Management
11 51 (5.12%) E-Commerce
12 48 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 45 (4.52%) Security Management
13 45 (4.52%) PRINCE2
13 45 (4.52%) Network Design
14 43 (4.32%) ISMS
14 43 (4.32%) SOA
15 35 (3.51%) SAP Security
15 35 (3.51%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (6.53%) Java
2 32 (3.21%) C
3 29 (2.91%) Shell Script
4 24 (2.41%) SQL
5 13 (1.31%) ABAP
5 13 (1.31%) C++
6 11 (1.10%) C#
7 6 (0.60%) PHP
8 4 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.10%) Python
9 1 (0.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 314 (31.53%) CISSP
2 234 (23.49%) Security Cleared
3 178 (17.87%) CISM
4 160 (16.06%) SC Cleared
5 157 (15.76%) Degree
6 102 (10.24%) CISA
7 59 (5.92%) DV Cleared
8 56 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (5.22%) PCI QSA
10 42 (4.22%) CCNP
11 30 (3.01%) CCNA
12 28 (2.81%) CEH
13 24 (2.41%) CCSA
14 22 (2.21%) CCIE
15 21 (2.11%) CCSE
16 16 (1.61%) GIAC
17 15 (1.51%) CCDP
18 14 (1.41%) CRISC
18 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (1.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (30.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 162 (16.27%) PCI DSS
3 47 (4.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 36 (3.61%) COBIT
5 17 (1.71%) JSP 440
6 9 (0.90%) GPG13
7 7 (0.70%) QA
8 3 (0.30%) SLA
8 3 (0.30%) BS25999
9 2 (0.20%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.10%) COSO
System Software
1 26 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.41%) Snort
4 12 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.90%) Squid
6 6 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (0.60%) UAG
6 6 (0.60%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.50%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.20%) Nmap
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.10%) Samba
9 1 (0.10%) XenApp
9 1 (0.10%) XenServer
9 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (0.90%) Tivoli
2 8 (0.80%) Nessus
3 5 (0.50%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.30%) SCCM
5 3 (0.30%) Cryoserver
6 2 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.20%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.20%) AppDetective
7 1 (0.10%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (13.76%) CheckPoint
2 106 (10.64%) Cisco
3 73 (7.33%) Juniper
4 68 (6.83%) Microsoft
5 60 (6.02%) Oracle
6 58 (5.82%) Blue Coat
7 57 (5.72%) F5
8 52 (5.22%) Websense
9 36 (3.61%) SAP
10 35 (3.51%) IBM
11 32 (3.21%) Fortinet
12 30 (3.01%) Sourcefire
13 26 (2.61%) VMware
14 25 (2.51%) McAfee
15 24 (2.41%) Symantec
16 17 (1.71%) CA
16 17 (1.71%) Tripwire
17 15 (1.51%) Citrix
17 15 (1.51%) Red Hat
17 15 (1.51%) ArcSight
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + CAR, bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BENS+BONUS
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Bonus and pension scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bangor, County Down
Hays IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £90 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 14 days ago