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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 768 865 839
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 105 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.046% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.048% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 21
Average salary £67,500 £77,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,650 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-21.07% +12.00%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 27 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 May 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 +83 91 £67,500 -12.90% 8
London +86 49 £75,000 -6.25% 5
South East +36 30 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Berkshire +30 27 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Scotland - 12 £55,000 - 2
Reading +4 11 £67,500 +31.70%
Glasgow - 7 £42,000 - 1
City of London - 5 £57,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £49,000 - 1
North West +13 3 £70,000 -9.67% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £49,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Manchester +19 2 £70,000 -9.67% 1
Hampshire +3 2 £66,250 -5.35%
Wiltshire -5 2 £40,750 -14.21%
South West -17 2 £40,750 -47.41%
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
East of England +20 1 - -
Swindon +3 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 58 (40.56%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (39.86%) CheckPoint
3 55 (38.46%) Juniper
4 53 (37.06%) Cisco
4 53 (37.06%) Information Security
5 52 (36.36%) CCIE
6 48 (33.57%) NetScreen
6 48 (33.57%) Blue Coat
6 48 (33.57%) CCSE
6 48 (33.57%) Fortinet
6 48 (33.57%) Cisco PIX
6 48 (33.57%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (32.87%) Tufin
7 47 (32.87%) IronPort
8 46 (32.17%) Firewall
9 44 (30.77%) JNCIS
10 42 (29.37%) Finance
10 42 (29.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 40 (27.97%) Cisco ISE
11 40 (27.97%) CISSP
12 30 (20.98%) PCI DSS
13 28 (19.58%) CISM
14 27 (18.88%) Network Security
15 26 (18.18%) Management Information System
16 21 (14.69%) Data Protection
17 20 (13.99%) Cyber Security
17 20 (13.99%) ITIL
18 16 (11.19%) Windows
19 15 (10.49%) Risk Management
20 14 (9.79%) Penetration Testing

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (2.10%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.57%) NetScreen
1 48 (33.57%) Cisco PIX
1 48 (33.57%) Cisco ASA
2 46 (32.17%) Firewall
3 40 (27.97%) Cisco ISE
4 27 (18.88%) Network Security
5 6 (4.20%) Internet
5 6 (4.20%) LAN
5 6 (4.20%) WLAN
6 5 (3.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.80%) SMS
8 2 (1.40%) SNA
9 1 (0.70%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 42 (29.37%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.80%) Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Retail
4 4 (2.80%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.10%) French Language
6 2 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (1.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.39%) Cryptography
4 10 (6.99%) SCADA
4 10 (6.99%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.59%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.20%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.80%) Online Banking
8 4 (2.80%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.40%) PKI
11 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.70%) RMADS
11 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.19%) Windows
2 10 (6.99%) UNIX
3 6 (4.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.06%) Information Security
2 21 (14.69%) Data Protection
3 20 (13.99%) Cyber Security
3 20 (13.99%) ITIL
4 15 (10.49%) Risk Management
5 14 (9.79%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (8.39%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.29%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (4.90%) Information Assurance
8 7 (4.90%) ISMS
8 7 (4.90%) Project Management
9 6 (4.20%) Benchmarking
9 6 (4.20%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.20%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.20%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.50%) Business Development
10 5 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.50%) Information Security Management
10 5 (3.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) SQL
2 4 (2.80%) Java
3 3 (2.10%) C
4 1 (0.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 58 (40.56%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (36.36%) CCIE
3 48 (33.57%) CCSE
4 44 (30.77%) JNCIS
5 40 (27.97%) CISSP
6 28 (19.58%) CISM
7 14 (9.79%) CISA
7 14 (9.79%) Security Cleared
8 12 (8.39%) CCNP
8 12 (8.39%) Degree
9 6 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.20%) MBA
9 6 (4.20%) PCI QSA
10 4 (2.80%) CRISC
11 3 (2.10%) GIAC
12 2 (1.40%) OSCP
12 2 (1.40%) OSWP
12 2 (1.40%) CGEIT
13 1 (0.70%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.70%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (29.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (20.98%) PCI DSS
3 12 (8.39%) BS25999
4 10 (6.99%) COBIT
5 8 (5.59%) QA
6 1 (0.70%) GxP
6 1 (0.70%) BS7799
6 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 57 (39.86%) CheckPoint
2 55 (38.46%) Juniper
3 53 (37.06%) Cisco
4 48 (33.57%) Blue Coat
4 48 (33.57%) Fortinet
5 47 (32.87%) Tufin
5 47 (32.87%) IronPort
6 13 (9.09%) Oracle
7 8 (5.59%) F5
8 5 (3.50%) Symantec
9 4 (2.80%) Apple
10 3 (2.10%) Splunk
10 3 (2.10%) SAP
11 2 (1.40%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.70%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.70%) Brocade
12 1 (0.70%) HP
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