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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 825 894 840
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 78 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.038% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.040% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 27
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,400 £59,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £84,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,003 £58,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-6.37% -6.00%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +60 70 £65,000 -7.14% 4
London +38 38 £70,000 -16.41% 3
South East +7 21 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Berkshire +15 17 £65,000 +36.84% 1
City of London - 11 £67,500 - 1
Scotland +24 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Edinburgh - 6 £55,000 -
North West +7 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 - -
Hampshire +4 3 £65,000 -7.14%
Reading -7 3 £67,500 +42.10%
South West -10 2 £48,750 -37.09%
West Midlands - 2 £66,250 -
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £66,250 -
Cheltenham - 1 £57,500 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (42.31%) Cisco
2 43 (41.35%) Juniper
2 43 (41.35%) CheckPoint
3 42 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (39.42%) CCIE
5 39 (37.50%) Information Security
6 38 (36.54%) Finance
6 38 (36.54%) Fortinet
6 38 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (35.58%) CCSE
8 36 (34.62%) NetScreen
9 35 (33.65%) Blue Coat
9 35 (33.65%) Cisco PIX
9 35 (33.65%) IronPort
9 35 (33.65%) Tufin
10 32 (30.77%) JNCIS
11 28 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (26.92%) Cisco ISE
12 26 (25.00%) Management Information System
13 25 (24.04%) CISSP
14 23 (22.12%) Firewall
14 23 (22.12%) Network Security
15 20 (19.23%) Cyber Security
16 19 (18.27%) PCI DSS
17 18 (17.31%) CISM
18 17 (16.35%) ITIL
19 15 (14.42%) CISA
20 14 (13.46%) Windows
21 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
21 12 (11.54%) Oracle

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (0.96%) IIS
1 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.54%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (34.62%) NetScreen
3 35 (33.65%) Cisco PIX
4 28 (26.92%) Cisco ISE
5 23 (22.12%) Network Security
5 23 (22.12%) Firewall
6 6 (5.77%) LAN
6 6 (5.77%) WLAN
6 6 (5.77%) Internet
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (3.85%) SMS
9 2 (1.92%) SNA
9 2 (1.92%) Wireless
10 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 38 (36.54%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.73%) Banking
4 7 (6.73%) Retail
5 4 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Marketing
6 3 (2.88%) Law
6 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) Web Services
1 1 (0.96%) SAML
1 1 (0.96%) OAuth
1 1 (0.96%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.58%) Cryptography
3 10 (9.62%) SCADA
3 10 (9.62%) Mobile Payment
3 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.85%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.96%) RMADS
7 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Windows
2 10 (9.62%) UNIX
3 6 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.50%) Information Security
2 20 (19.23%) Cyber Security
3 17 (16.35%) ITIL
4 12 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 12 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 8 (7.69%) Business Development
6 7 (6.73%) Project Management
6 7 (6.73%) Security Architecture
6 7 (6.73%) Information Assurance
7 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.77%) Benchmarking
8 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.81%) SIEM
9 4 (3.85%) Data Governance
9 4 (3.85%) Data Security
10 3 (2.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.77%) SQL
2 4 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) C
3 1 (0.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (39.42%) CCIE
3 37 (35.58%) CCSE
4 32 (30.77%) JNCIS
5 25 (24.04%) CISSP
6 18 (17.31%) CISM
7 15 (14.42%) CISA
8 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 10 (9.62%) Degree
10 9 (8.65%) CCNP
11 8 (7.69%) PCI QSA
12 6 (5.77%) MBA
13 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.92%) JNCIP
14 2 (1.92%) JNCIE
14 2 (1.92%) CRISC
15 1 (0.96%) ISACA
15 1 (0.96%) HP ASE
15 1 (0.96%) HP MASE
15 1 (0.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (18.27%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.62%) COBIT
4 7 (6.73%) QA
5 4 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.88%) HIPAA
6 3 (2.88%) FISMA
7 2 (1.92%) BS25999
8 1 (0.96%) GxP
8 1 (0.96%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (42.31%) Cisco
2 43 (41.35%) Juniper
2 43 (41.35%) CheckPoint
3 38 (36.54%) Fortinet
4 35 (33.65%) IronPort
4 35 (33.65%) Blue Coat
4 35 (33.65%) Tufin
5 12 (11.54%) Oracle
6 6 (5.77%) F5
7 4 (3.85%) Apple
8 3 (2.88%) HP
8 3 (2.88%) Citrix
9 2 (1.92%) McAfee
9 2 (1.92%) Brocade
10 1 (0.96%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.96%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.96%) SAP
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