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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 854 793 782
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 49 71 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.065% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.069% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 34 61 88
Average salary £60,000 £64,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +17.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 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 -34 49 £60,000 -6.97% 8
South East +6 15 £50,000 +5.26%
London -36 14 £67,500 -3.57% 7
Berkshire - 14 £50,000 -
Newbury - 12 - -
South West - 5 £54,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
Essex - 4 £50,000 -
City of London -4 3 - -
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £54,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 £77,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £54,000 -
Hampshire -6 1 £60,000 +26.31%
North West -23 1 £77,500 +40.90%
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £77,500 -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 57 (57.58%) Information Security
2 35 (35.35%) CISSP
3 29 (29.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (28.28%) CISM
5 27 (27.27%) Business Development
6 24 (24.24%) Firewall
6 24 (24.24%) Cyber Security
7 23 (23.23%) PCI DSS
8 20 (20.20%) Windows
9 19 (19.19%) Juniper
9 19 (19.19%) CheckPoint
10 18 (18.18%) Network Security
11 17 (17.17%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (16.16%) Security Architecture
13 15 (15.15%) Database Security
13 15 (15.15%) Finance
13 15 (15.15%) Cisco
14 14 (14.14%) Linux
14 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
14 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (14.14%) PCI QSA
15 13 (13.13%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (13.13%) ITIL
15 13 (13.13%) VPN
16 12 (12.12%) MPLS
16 12 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (12.12%) LAN
16 12 (12.12%) WAN
16 12 (12.12%) CISA
17 11 (11.11%) Risk Management

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (5.05%) IIS
1 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) Firewall
2 18 (18.18%) Network Security
3 13 (13.13%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (13.13%) VPN
4 12 (12.12%) LAN
4 12 (12.12%) WAN
4 12 (12.12%) MPLS
5 11 (11.11%) OSPF
5 11 (11.11%) BGP
6 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.06%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (5.05%) IPv6
8 5 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.03%) Internet
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.01%) IPsec
10 1 (1.01%) FWSM
10 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) Big Data
2 1 (1.01%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) QADirector
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Publishing
2 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) SAML
1 4 (4.04%) OAuth
1 4 (4.04%) OpenID
2 3 (3.03%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.02%) .NET
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.02%) Replication
2 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.20%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) Information Security
2 27 (27.27%) Business Development
3 24 (24.24%) Cyber Security
4 17 (17.17%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (16.16%) Security Architecture
6 15 (15.15%) Database Security
7 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.14%) PRINCE2
8 13 (13.13%) ITIL
9 11 (11.11%) Project Management
9 11 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 11 (11.11%) Low Latency
10 9 (9.09%) SIEM
11 5 (5.05%) SAP Security
11 5 (5.05%) Practice Management
12 4 (4.04%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (4.04%) Analytics
12 4 (4.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 3 (3.03%) Security Testing
13 3 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) Perl
3 1 (1.01%) ABAP
3 1 (1.01%) Python
3 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (35.35%) CISSP
2 28 (28.28%) CISM
3 14 (14.14%) PCI QSA
4 12 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (12.12%) CISA
5 11 (11.11%) CCIE
5 11 (11.11%) CCNP
6 8 (8.08%) Degree
7 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.02%) CCSE
10 2 (2.02%) CEH
10 2 (2.02%) CCSA
10 2 (2.02%) CSSLP
11 1 (1.01%) GCIA
11 1 (1.01%) GCIH
11 1 (1.01%) SAP Certification
11 1 (1.01%) CCNA
11 1 (1.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (23.23%) PCI DSS
3 11 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (11.11%) COBIT
4 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (5.05%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Juniper
1 19 (19.19%) CheckPoint
2 15 (15.15%) Cisco
3 10 (10.10%) Websense
4 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.06%) Sourcefire
5 5 (5.05%) HP
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle
5 5 (5.05%) SAP
5 5 (5.05%) F5
6 4 (4.04%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.04%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.03%) Symantec
7 3 (3.03%) CA
7 3 (3.03%) Unisys
7 3 (3.03%) Software AG
7 3 (3.03%) EMC
7 3 (3.03%) Sophos
7 3 (3.03%) Trend Micro
7 3 (3.03%) ArcSight
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Salary: £62,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £62,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
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Salary: £65,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
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Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
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Salary: £50,000 per annum bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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