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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 848 851 821
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 39 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.040% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.043% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 39
Average salary £66,000 £54,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,002 £41,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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%

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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 18 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 2 March 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
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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 +20 35 £67,500 +25.00% 7
London +27 22 £70,000 +68.67% 4
City of London +16 8 £70,000 +37.25% 2
South East -23 7 £65,000 +15.55% 1
Berkshire +3 6 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Scotland +17 4 £55,000 +12.82%
North West -10 4 - - 1
Cheshire - 4 - -
Edinburgh +7 3 £55,000 -21.42%
Hampshire -2 1 £55,003 -21.42%
Reading -5 1 £65,000 +36.84%
South West -6 1 £57,500 +27.77% 1
West Midlands - 1 £82,500 -
Slough - 1 £65,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £82,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £57,500 -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 49 (48.04%) Information Security
2 32 (31.37%) Juniper
2 32 (31.37%) CheckPoint
3 30 (29.41%) Cisco
4 28 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (26.47%) CCIE
5 27 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (24.51%) CISSP
7 22 (21.57%) Fortinet
7 22 (21.57%) PCI DSS
7 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (21.57%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (19.61%) CCSE
10 19 (18.63%) PCI QSA
10 19 (18.63%) NetScreen
11 18 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
11 18 (17.65%) IronPort
11 18 (17.65%) Blue Coat
11 18 (17.65%) Tufin
12 16 (15.69%) JNCIS
12 16 (15.69%) Network Security
12 16 (15.69%) Risk Management
12 16 (15.69%) Finance
13 15 (14.71%) CISM
13 15 (14.71%) Firewall
13 15 (14.71%) Cyber Security
14 14 (13.73%) Cisco ISE
14 14 (13.73%) F5
14 14 (13.73%) SIEM

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (1.96%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (18.63%) NetScreen
3 18 (17.65%) Cisco PIX
4 16 (15.69%) Network Security
5 15 (14.71%) Firewall
6 14 (13.73%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (3.92%) SMS
9 3 (2.94%) WLAN
9 3 (2.94%) LAN
10 2 (1.96%) Internet
11 1 (0.98%) SNA
11 1 (0.98%) Wireless
11 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Big Data
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Manufacturing
2 13 (12.75%) Games
2 13 (12.75%) Banking
2 13 (12.75%) Retail
3 5 (4.90%) Marketing
4 3 (2.94%) Law
4 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) .NET
1 1 (0.98%) SAML
1 1 (0.98%) OAuth
1 1 (0.98%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.94%) SCADA
4 3 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.98%) Blog
5 1 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) UNIX
1 4 (3.92%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (48.04%) Information Security
2 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.57%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (15.69%) Risk Management
4 15 (14.71%) Cyber Security
5 14 (13.73%) SIEM
6 11 (10.78%) Resource Management
6 11 (10.78%) Project Planning
6 11 (10.78%) Security Architecture
7 10 (9.80%) Business Development
7 10 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (6.86%) Project Management
9 7 (6.86%) ITIL
10 5 (4.90%) Data Security
11 3 (2.94%) Benchmarking
11 3 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (2.94%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.94%) Data Protection
11 3 (2.94%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) Java
2 3 (2.94%) C
2 3 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.98%) C#
3 1 (0.98%) C++
3 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) CCIE
1 27 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (24.51%) CISSP
3 20 (19.61%) CCSE
4 19 (18.63%) PCI QSA
5 16 (15.69%) JNCIS
6 15 (14.71%) CISM
7 11 (10.78%) CISA
7 11 (10.78%) CCNP
8 7 (6.86%) Degree
8 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.92%) CRISC
10 3 (2.94%) MBA
11 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.98%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.98%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (21.57%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.92%) QA
4 3 (2.94%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.94%) COBIT
4 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.98%) BS7799
5 1 (0.98%) BS25999
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Juniper
1 32 (31.37%) CheckPoint
2 30 (29.41%) Cisco
3 22 (21.57%) Fortinet
4 18 (17.65%) IronPort
4 18 (17.65%) Blue Coat
4 18 (17.65%) Tufin
5 14 (13.73%) F5
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle
6 4 (3.92%) Apple
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (1.96%) McAfee
8 2 (1.96%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) SAP
9 1 (0.98%) Brocade
9 1 (0.98%) Barracuda Networks
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