The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 841 812 838
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 62 55 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.052% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.055% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 77
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £70,600
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.80% +4.09%

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
107824 100361 112041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87233 83342 95584
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Senior Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Senior Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 15 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
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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 -28 62 £60,000 -7.69% 10
London -23 26 £65,000 -7.14% 9
Berkshire +14 14 £50,000 -16.66%
South East -14 14 £50,000 +5.26%
Newbury - 12 - -
Essex - 4 £50,000 -
South West - 4 £60,750 - 1
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £54,000 - 1
City of London +13 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £54,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £67,500 - 1
Bristol - 1 £77,500 -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title.

1 71 (65.14%) Information Security
2 38 (34.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (29.36%) CISSP
4 28 (25.69%) Firewall
5 26 (23.85%) Business Development
5 26 (23.85%) PCI DSS
6 24 (22.02%) CISM
7 23 (21.10%) Juniper
7 23 (21.10%) CheckPoint
8 22 (20.18%) Cyber Security
9 18 (16.51%) SIEM
10 17 (15.60%) Windows
10 17 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
11 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (14.68%) Security Architecture
12 15 (13.76%) PCI QSA
12 15 (13.76%) Network Security
12 15 (13.76%) Database Security
13 14 (12.84%) CISA
13 14 (12.84%) Cisco
14 13 (11.93%) ITIL
14 13 (11.93%) PRINCE2
14 13 (11.93%) Manufacturing
15 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.01%) Finance
15 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (11.01%) Linux
15 12 (11.01%) VPN
15 12 (11.01%) LAN
15 12 (11.01%) WAN

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.67%) IIS
1 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.69%) Firewall
2 15 (13.76%) Network Security
3 12 (11.01%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (11.01%) MPLS
3 12 (11.01%) LAN
3 12 (11.01%) WAN
3 12 (11.01%) VPN
4 11 (10.09%) OSPF
4 11 (10.09%) BGP
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.67%) IPv6
7 4 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.75%) Internet
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.92%) FWSM
9 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.92%) DMZ
9 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) QADirector
General
1 13 (11.93%) Manufacturing
2 12 (11.01%) Finance
3 10 (9.17%) Games
3 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.67%) Publishing
6 3 (2.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) SAML
1 4 (3.67%) OAuth
1 4 (3.67%) OpenID
2 2 (1.83%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.59%) PKI
2 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.83%) Replication
3 2 (1.83%) CESG
3 2 (1.83%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.92%) RMADS
4 1 (0.92%) iPad
4 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 12 (11.01%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.14%) Information Security
2 26 (23.85%) Business Development
3 22 (20.18%) Cyber Security
4 18 (16.51%) SIEM
5 17 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (14.68%) Security Architecture
6 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.76%) Database Security
8 13 (11.93%) ITIL
8 13 (11.93%) PRINCE2
9 12 (11.01%) Project Management
9 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.09%) Low Latency
11 8 (7.34%) Project Planning
11 8 (7.34%) Resource Management
12 7 (6.42%) SAP Security
13 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (4.59%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (4.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.09%) SQL
2 2 (1.83%) Java
3 1 (0.92%) Perl
3 1 (0.92%) ABAP
3 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) CISSP
2 24 (22.02%) CISM
3 15 (13.76%) PCI QSA
4 14 (12.84%) CISA
5 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (10.09%) CCIE
6 11 (10.09%) CCNP
7 6 (5.50%) Degree
8 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.83%) CCSE
9 2 (1.83%) CEH
9 2 (1.83%) CCSA
9 2 (1.83%) CSSLP
9 2 (1.83%) CRISC
10 1 (0.92%) GCIA
10 1 (0.92%) GCIH
10 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (34.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (23.85%) PCI DSS
3 11 (10.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (10.09%) COBIT
4 3 (2.75%) QA
5 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.92%) BS25999
5 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.92%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (3.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Juniper
1 23 (21.10%) CheckPoint
2 14 (12.84%) Cisco
3 10 (9.17%) F5
4 7 (6.42%) Websense
4 7 (6.42%) SAP
5 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.67%) HP
6 4 (3.67%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.83%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.83%) Trend Micro
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle
7 2 (1.83%) EMC
7 2 (1.83%) Software AG
7 2 (1.83%) Progress
7 2 (1.83%) Unisys
7 2 (1.83%) CA
7 2 (1.83%) Nokia
7 2 (1.83%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.83%) Symantec
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £120000 Per Annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 25 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £62,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £65,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 26 days ago
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: 26 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Salary: £50,000 per annum bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Gloucester
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago