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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 784 857 807
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 109 50 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.044% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.046% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 80 32 60
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 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 28 August 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 +44 90 £65,000 +8.33% 8
London +51 55 £70,000 +5.66% 6
South East +17 17 £57,500 +15.00%
Berkshire +7 10 £62,500 +25.00%
North West - 9 £70,000 -
City of London +30 8 £70,000 - 1
Glasgow - 8 £42,000 -
Scotland - 8 £42,000 -
Manchester - 7 £70,000 -
Reading +4 6 £62,500 +25.00%
Rochdale - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £63,750 -
Hampshire +8 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Middlesex - 3 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £57,500 -
South West -23 2 £56,500 -16.29% 2
Warrington - 2 - -
Daresbury - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
East of England -4 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Cheltenham -6 1 £56,500 +4.62% 1
Gloucestershire -17 1 £56,500 -6.99% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £56,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Guildford - 1 £60,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £70,000 -
Swindon - 1 £56,500 - 1
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 88 (41.31%) Information Security
2 72 (33.80%) CISSP
2 72 (33.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 70 (32.86%) Firewall
4 62 (29.11%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (27.70%) CheckPoint
6 53 (24.88%) Network Security
7 52 (24.41%) Juniper
8 50 (23.47%) Finance
9 48 (22.54%) Cisco
10 46 (21.60%) Fortinet
11 45 (21.13%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (21.13%) CCIE
11 45 (21.13%) CISM
12 44 (20.66%) PCI DSS
13 43 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
13 43 (20.19%) Risk Management
14 42 (19.72%) Cisco PIX
15 41 (19.25%) Blue Coat
16 40 (18.78%) CCSE
16 40 (18.78%) IronPort
16 40 (18.78%) JNCIS
17 39 (18.31%) Tufin
17 39 (18.31%) NetScreen
18 35 (16.43%) Cisco ISE
19 28 (13.15%) Degree
20 27 (12.68%) Cyber Security
21 26 (12.21%) Windows
22 24 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
23 23 (10.80%) Data Protection

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.35%) IIS
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.94%) SaaS
2 2 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (32.86%) Firewall
2 53 (24.88%) Network Security
3 45 (21.13%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (19.72%) Cisco PIX
5 39 (18.31%) NetScreen
6 35 (16.43%) Cisco ISE
7 17 (7.98%) Internet
8 6 (2.82%) VPN
8 6 (2.82%) LAN
9 4 (1.88%) OSPF
9 4 (1.88%) BGP
10 3 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.41%) WLAN
10 3 (1.41%) WAN
10 3 (1.41%) MPLS
10 3 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.94%) EIGRP
11 2 (0.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.47%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
General
1 50 (23.47%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.23%) Banking
5 8 (3.76%) French Language
5 8 (3.76%) German Language
5 8 (3.76%) Legal
6 6 (2.82%) Retail
6 6 (2.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.82%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.16%) Cryptography
3 11 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.16%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.23%) SCADA
5 7 (3.29%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.82%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (2.82%) Online Banking
6 6 (2.82%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.88%) Blog
8 3 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.94%) PKI
9 2 (0.94%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Life Science
10 1 (0.47%) RMADS
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.21%) Windows
2 12 (5.63%) UNIX
3 4 (1.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.31%) Information Security
2 43 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (20.19%) Risk Management
3 27 (12.68%) Cyber Security
4 23 (10.80%) Data Protection
5 22 (10.33%) Security Architecture
6 19 (8.92%) ITIL
7 16 (7.51%) Incident Management
8 13 (6.10%) SIEM
9 12 (5.63%) Security Testing
9 12 (5.63%) ISMS
9 12 (5.63%) Project Management
10 10 (4.69%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (4.23%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.23%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.76%) Computer Forensics
13 7 (3.29%) Information Management
13 7 (3.29%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (3.29%) Malware Analysis
13 7 (3.29%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.69%) C
2 6 (2.82%) Java
3 4 (1.88%) C#
3 4 (1.88%) C++
3 4 (1.88%) PHP
3 4 (1.88%) SQL
3 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.94%) Perl
4 2 (0.94%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 72 (33.80%) CISSP
2 62 (29.11%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (21.13%) CCIE
3 45 (21.13%) CISM
4 40 (18.78%) CCSE
4 40 (18.78%) JNCIS
5 28 (13.15%) Degree
6 20 (9.39%) CCNP
7 16 (7.51%) CISA
8 15 (7.04%) PCI QSA
9 14 (6.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.76%) CRISC
10 8 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.35%) CCNA
11 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.88%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.88%) OSCP
13 3 (1.41%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.41%) CEH
13 3 (1.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (33.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (20.66%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.57%) BS25999
4 10 (4.69%) COBIT
5 5 (2.35%) QA
5 5 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.47%) GxP
6 1 (0.47%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 59 (27.70%) CheckPoint
2 52 (24.41%) Juniper
3 48 (22.54%) Cisco
4 46 (21.60%) Fortinet
5 41 (19.25%) Blue Coat
6 40 (18.78%) IronPort
7 39 (18.31%) Tufin
8 15 (7.04%) F5
9 11 (5.16%) Oracle
10 8 (3.76%) SAP
11 7 (3.29%) ArcSight
12 6 (2.82%) Splunk
13 5 (2.35%) Symantec
14 4 (1.88%) McAfee
15 3 (1.41%) HP
16 2 (0.94%) Citrix
16 2 (0.94%) Websense
16 2 (0.94%) Barracuda Networks
16 2 (0.94%) Sourcefire
17 1 (0.47%) Brocade
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