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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 784 864 835
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 108 50 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.043% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.045% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 46
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £64,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.09%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 25 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 29 July 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 +56 87 £67,500 +12.50% 14
London +62 52 £68,750 -11.29% 6
South East +29 22 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Berkshire +15 18 £67,500 +35.00%
Scotland - 14 £42,000 -
Glasgow - 13 £42,000 -
Reading +13 9 £67,500 +38.46%
North West +12 6 £70,000 -9.67% 2
City of London +32 5 £50,000 - 2
Manchester +13 5 £70,000 -9.67% 1
Middlesex - 3 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £49,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £49,000 -
East of England -4 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Wiltshire -5 1 £41,500 -12.63%
South West -20 1 £41,500 -37.35% 2
Surrey - 1 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £60,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (38.34%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (37.82%) Information Security
3 71 (36.79%) CheckPoint
4 66 (34.20%) Juniper
5 64 (33.16%) Cisco
6 63 (32.64%) Firewall
7 61 (31.61%) Fortinet
8 60 (31.09%) Cisco PIX
8 60 (31.09%) Cisco ASA
8 60 (31.09%) CCIE
8 60 (31.09%) CISSP
9 58 (30.05%) Blue Coat
9 58 (30.05%) CCSE
10 57 (29.53%) NetScreen
10 57 (29.53%) Tufin
10 57 (29.53%) IronPort
11 55 (28.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 54 (27.98%) JNCIS
13 50 (25.91%) Finance
14 49 (25.39%) Cisco ISE
15 42 (21.76%) CISM
16 40 (20.73%) Network Security
17 35 (18.13%) PCI DSS
18 30 (15.54%) Risk Management
19 28 (14.51%) Management Information System
20 25 (12.95%) Cyber Security
20 25 (12.95%) Windows
21 23 (11.92%) ITIL
21 23 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (11.92%) Data Protection

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (2.59%) IIS
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (32.64%) Firewall
2 60 (31.09%) Cisco PIX
2 60 (31.09%) Cisco ASA
3 57 (29.53%) NetScreen
4 49 (25.39%) Cisco ISE
5 40 (20.73%) Network Security
6 12 (6.22%) Internet
7 9 (4.66%) LAN
8 6 (3.11%) WLAN
9 4 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.55%) WAN
11 2 (1.04%) SMS
11 2 (1.04%) SNA
11 2 (1.04%) OSPF
11 2 (1.04%) BGP
11 2 (1.04%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.52%) Wireless
12 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.52%) VLAN
12 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 50 (25.91%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.15%) Legal
5 6 (3.11%) Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Retail
5 6 (3.11%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.59%) French Language
7 4 (2.07%) German Language
8 2 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.36%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.07%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.51%) Management Information System
2 23 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.25%) Cryptography
4 12 (6.22%) SCADA
4 12 (6.22%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.18%) Mobile Payment
6 8 (4.15%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.11%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (3.11%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.11%) Online Banking
8 4 (2.07%) Blog
9 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.04%) NHS
10 2 (1.04%) PKI
11 1 (0.52%) RMADS
11 1 (0.52%) Life Science
11 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.95%) Windows
2 15 (7.77%) UNIX
3 6 (3.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.82%) Information Security
2 30 (15.54%) Risk Management
3 25 (12.95%) Cyber Security
4 23 (11.92%) Data Protection
4 23 (11.92%) ITIL
5 19 (9.84%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (6.22%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.22%) ISMS
7 11 (5.70%) Security Testing
8 10 (5.18%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (5.18%) Project Management
8 10 (5.18%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.66%) Information Assurance
10 7 (3.63%) SDLC
11 6 (3.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (3.11%) Security Architecture
11 6 (3.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (3.11%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (3.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.15%) C
2 6 (3.11%) Java
2 6 (3.11%) SQL
3 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
3 4 (2.07%) PHP
3 4 (2.07%) C#
3 4 (2.07%) C++
4 1 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 74 (38.34%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (31.09%) CISSP
2 60 (31.09%) CCIE
3 58 (30.05%) CCSE
4 54 (27.98%) JNCIS
5 42 (21.76%) CISM
6 22 (11.40%) Degree
7 18 (9.33%) CCNP
8 17 (8.81%) Security Cleared
9 16 (8.29%) CISA
10 8 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (4.15%) PCI QSA
11 6 (3.11%) CRISC
11 6 (3.11%) MBA
12 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.55%) OSCP
13 3 (1.55%) GIAC
13 3 (1.55%) CCNA
14 2 (1.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (28.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (18.13%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.74%) BS25999
4 12 (6.22%) COBIT
5 6 (3.11%) QA
6 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.52%) GxP
7 1 (0.52%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 71 (36.79%) CheckPoint
2 66 (34.20%) Juniper
3 64 (33.16%) Cisco
4 61 (31.61%) Fortinet
5 58 (30.05%) Blue Coat
6 57 (29.53%) IronPort
6 57 (29.53%) Tufin
7 14 (7.25%) Oracle
8 10 (5.18%) F5
9 6 (3.11%) Splunk
9 6 (3.11%) ArcSight
9 6 (3.11%) SAP
10 5 (2.59%) Symantec
11 2 (1.04%) HP
11 2 (1.04%) Apple
12 1 (0.52%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.52%) Brocade
12 1 (0.52%) Aruba
12 1 (0.52%) McAfee
12 1 (0.52%) Clearswift
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