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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 832 827 836
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 72 52 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.048% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.051% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 64
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £83,500 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
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 £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 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 +12 69 £65,000 -5.45% 11
London -1 41 £65,000 -7.14% 5
South East -2 8 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Berkshire +7 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Newbury - 4 - -
South West - 3 £65,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
City of London +4 2 £63,750 -12.06% 4
Birmingham -13 2 £70,000 +3.70% 1
West Midlands -21 2 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Essex - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,750 -
Scotland -3 1 £65,000 +52.94% 1
North West -7 1 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £65,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £65,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £65,000 - 1
Brighton - 1 £65,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £65,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £54,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £67,500 -
Guildford - 1 £65,000 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £47,500 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £65,000 - 1

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 73 (59.35%) Information Security
2 39 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (30.08%) CISSP
4 36 (29.27%) PCI DSS
5 31 (25.20%) Firewall
5 31 (25.20%) Penetration Testing
6 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
6 26 (21.14%) PCI QSA
7 25 (20.33%) Juniper
8 24 (19.51%) Cyber Security
9 22 (17.89%) Business Development
9 22 (17.89%) CISM
10 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (16.26%) Security Architecture
11 20 (16.26%) SIEM
12 18 (14.63%) Cisco
13 17 (13.82%) Risk Management
14 16 (13.01%) Windows
14 16 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (13.01%) Network Security
15 15 (12.20%) CCIE
15 15 (12.20%) CCNP
15 15 (12.20%) CISA
16 14 (11.38%) Manufacturing
16 14 (11.38%) F5
17 13 (10.57%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (10.57%) Database Security
17 13 (10.57%) PRINCE2
17 13 (10.57%) ITIL
18 12 (9.76%) Linux

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (1.63%) IIS
1 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.20%) Firewall
2 16 (13.01%) Network Security
3 13 (10.57%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (9.76%) VPN
4 12 (9.76%) LAN
4 12 (9.76%) WAN
4 12 (9.76%) MPLS
5 11 (8.94%) OSPF
5 11 (8.94%) BGP
6 6 (4.88%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (3.25%) Internet
7 4 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.63%) IPv6
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.81%) FWSM
10 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) QADirector
General
1 14 (11.38%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.76%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Games
2 12 (9.76%) Banking
2 12 (9.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) SAML
1 4 (3.25%) OpenID
1 4 (3.25%) OAuth
2 3 (2.44%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) Web Services
3 2 (1.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.44%) PKI
4 2 (1.63%) CESG
4 2 (1.63%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) RMADS
5 1 (0.81%) Blog
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Open Source
5 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Windows
2 12 (9.76%) Linux
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (59.35%) Information Security
2 31 (25.20%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (19.51%) Cyber Security
4 22 (17.89%) Business Development
5 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.26%) Security Architecture
6 20 (16.26%) SIEM
7 17 (13.82%) Risk Management
8 13 (10.57%) Database Security
8 13 (10.57%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.57%) ITIL
9 12 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.94%) Low Latency
11 10 (8.13%) Resource Management
11 10 (8.13%) Project Planning
11 10 (8.13%) Project Management
12 7 (5.69%) SAP Security
13 5 (4.07%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (3.25%) Security Testing
15 3 (2.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) SQL
2 3 (2.44%) Java
3 2 (1.63%) C
4 1 (0.81%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.81%) ABAP
4 1 (0.81%) C#
4 1 (0.81%) C++
4 1 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (30.08%) CISSP
2 26 (21.14%) PCI QSA
3 22 (17.89%) CISM
4 16 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (12.20%) CCIE
5 15 (12.20%) CCNP
5 15 (12.20%) CISA
6 8 (6.50%) Degree
7 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.44%) CRISC
8 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.63%) CCSA
9 2 (1.63%) CCSE
9 2 (1.63%) CSSLP
9 2 (1.63%) CEH
9 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) GCIA
10 1 (0.81%) GCIH
10 1 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (31.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (29.27%) PCI DSS
3 11 (8.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (8.94%) COBIT
4 3 (2.44%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.81%) BS25999
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.81%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.63%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (1.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
2 25 (20.33%) Juniper
3 18 (14.63%) Cisco
4 14 (11.38%) F5
5 7 (5.69%) SAP
6 4 (3.25%) Websense
6 4 (3.25%) HP
6 4 (3.25%) Fortinet
7 3 (2.44%) Sourcefire
7 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.63%) CA
8 2 (1.63%) Software AG
8 2 (1.63%) Symantec
8 2 (1.63%) Sophos
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle
8 2 (1.63%) EMC
8 2 (1.63%) Unisys
8 2 (1.63%) Progress
8 2 (1.63%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.63%) Verint
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Scotland
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago