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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 830 844 814
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 66 50 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.045% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.048% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 56
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,100 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +26.31%

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
107644 104931 108810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.70% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 89153 86333 93218
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 £26,250 £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%

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 24 November 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 22 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 24 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
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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 +22 63 £65,000 - 4
London +33 47 £66,250 -2.57% 1
Manchester - 4 £50,000 - 2
North West - 4 £50,000 - 2
City of London +27 3 £62,500 -10.71% 1
South East +4 3 £65,000 - 1
South West -11 2 £59,500 +32.22%
West Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £70,000 -
Scotland -6 1 £65,000 +52.94%
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
Brighton - 1 £65,000 -
Bristol - 1 £65,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £54,000 -
Guildford - 1 £65,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £54,000 -
Kent - 1 £65,000 -
Surrey - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 69 (58.47%) Information Security
2 40 (33.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (32.20%) PCI DSS
4 36 (30.51%) CISSP
5 31 (26.27%) Firewall
5 31 (26.27%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (26.27%) PCI QSA
6 28 (23.73%) CheckPoint
7 26 (22.03%) Juniper
8 23 (19.49%) CISM
8 23 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (18.64%) Security Architecture
9 22 (18.64%) SIEM
10 21 (17.80%) Cisco
11 19 (16.10%) CISA
11 19 (16.10%) Risk Management
11 19 (16.10%) Network Security
12 18 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (15.25%) Cyber Security
13 17 (14.41%) CCIE
13 17 (14.41%) CCNP
14 15 (12.71%) Business Development
14 15 (12.71%) Manufacturing
14 15 (12.71%) F5
14 15 (12.71%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (11.86%) Games
15 14 (11.86%) Banking
15 14 (11.86%) Retail
15 14 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 13 (11.02%) ITIL

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (0.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.27%) Firewall
2 19 (16.10%) Network Security
3 15 (12.71%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (10.17%) MPLS
4 12 (10.17%) LAN
4 12 (10.17%) WAN
4 12 (10.17%) VPN
5 11 (9.32%) OSPF
5 11 (9.32%) BGP
6 6 (5.08%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.54%) Internet
8 3 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.85%) FWSM
9 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.85%) Wireless
9 1 (0.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) Big Data
General
1 15 (12.71%) Manufacturing
2 14 (11.86%) Games
2 14 (11.86%) Banking
2 14 (11.86%) Retail
3 9 (7.63%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Law
4 2 (1.69%) Advertising
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) SAML
1 3 (2.54%) OAuth
1 3 (2.54%) OpenID
2 2 (1.69%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.69%) CESG
3 2 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.85%) Replication
4 1 (0.85%) Blog
4 1 (0.85%) RMADS
4 1 (0.85%) Open Source
4 1 (0.85%) iPad
4 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (58.47%) Information Security
2 31 (26.27%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.64%) Security Architecture
4 22 (18.64%) SIEM
5 19 (16.10%) Risk Management
6 18 (15.25%) Cyber Security
7 15 (12.71%) Business Development
8 13 (11.02%) ITIL
8 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
8 13 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.17%) Project Planning
9 12 (10.17%) Resource Management
10 11 (9.32%) Database Security
10 11 (9.32%) Low Latency
11 8 (6.78%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (6.78%) Project Management
12 7 (5.93%) SAP Security
13 5 (4.24%) Data Security
14 4 (3.39%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.32%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) C
3 1 (0.85%) C#
3 1 (0.85%) C++
3 1 (0.85%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) PHP
3 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 36 (30.51%) CISSP
2 31 (26.27%) PCI QSA
3 23 (19.49%) CISM
4 19 (16.10%) CISA
5 18 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (14.41%) CCIE
6 17 (14.41%) CCNP
7 6 (5.08%) Degree
8 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.39%) CRISC
10 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.69%) CCSE
11 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.85%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.85%) CCSA
11 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.85%) CCNA
11 1 (0.85%) MCP
11 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (33.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (32.20%) PCI DSS
3 14 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (9.32%) COBIT
5 3 (2.54%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.85%) BS7799
6 1 (0.85%) QA
6 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.85%) BS25999
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (23.73%) CheckPoint
2 26 (22.03%) Juniper
3 21 (17.80%) Cisco
4 15 (12.71%) F5
5 7 (5.93%) SAP
6 5 (4.24%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.39%) HP
8 3 (2.54%) Citrix
8 3 (2.54%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle
9 2 (1.69%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.69%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.69%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.69%) Verint
9 2 (1.69%) CA
9 2 (1.69%) Symantec
9 2 (1.69%) McAfee
9 2 (1.69%) Sophos
9 2 (1.69%) Software AG
9 2 (1.69%) EMC
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