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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 844 920 875
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 90 30 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.028% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.029% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 74 26 52
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +38.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 +50 79 £67,500 -3.57% 16
London +23 41 £72,500 +3.57% 6
South East +31 16 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Berkshire +14 15 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Canary Wharf - 10 £85,000 -
City of London +64 9 £85,000 +21.42%
Manchester +31 7 £65,000 +30.00%
North West +25 7 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Reading +7 7 £62,500 -3.84%
South West - 5 £65,000 - 2
Edinburgh +8 4 £66,250 +20.45%
Scotland +5 4 £66,250 +20.45%
West Midlands -17 4 £66,250 -19.69% 1
Birmingham +2 2 £67,500 -18.18% 1
Solihull - 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £61,250 -
Leeds - 2 £65,000 - 2
Swindon - 2 £65,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £61,250 -
Nottingham - 2 £61,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 £56,250 - 1
Surrey +16 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £70,000 -
Egham - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £70,000 -
Rochdale - 1 - -

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 68 (41.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (39.26%) CISSP
3 60 (36.81%) Information Security
4 46 (28.22%) Presales
5 45 (27.61%) Degree
6 43 (26.38%) PCI DSS
6 43 (26.38%) Firewall
7 40 (24.54%) CISM
7 40 (24.54%) Penetration Testing
8 33 (20.25%) Network Security
9 31 (19.02%) SIEM
10 28 (17.18%) Finance
11 27 (16.56%) Data Centre
11 27 (16.56%) Security Operations
12 26 (15.95%) Security Architecture
13 25 (15.34%) Risk Management
13 25 (15.34%) Cisco
14 23 (14.11%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (13.50%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (13.50%) VPN
16 20 (12.27%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (12.27%) Juniper
16 20 (12.27%) CREST Certified
17 19 (11.66%) Wireless
18 18 (11.04%) ITIL
18 18 (11.04%) Security Operations Centre
19 17 (10.43%) IISP
19 17 (10.43%) Identity Access Management
19 17 (10.43%) IIS
19 17 (10.43%) Security Cleared

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (10.43%) IIS
2 7 (4.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) IaaS
2 6 (3.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.38%) Firewall
2 33 (20.25%) Network Security
3 22 (13.50%) VPN
4 19 (11.66%) Wireless
5 15 (9.20%) BGP
5 15 (9.20%) OSPF
6 14 (8.59%) LAN
7 13 (7.98%) SSL
8 12 (7.36%) WAN
9 11 (6.75%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (6.13%) Internet
11 9 (5.52%) Ethernet
11 9 (5.52%) IPsec
11 9 (5.52%) MPLS
11 9 (5.52%) Wireless Security
12 8 (4.91%) SAN
13 7 (4.29%) EIGRP
13 7 (4.29%) VLAN
13 7 (4.29%) WAAS
13 7 (4.29%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) Big Data
1 2 (1.23%) Redis
2 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
General
1 28 (17.18%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Banking
3 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) German Language
4 4 (2.45%) Law
4 4 (2.45%) Publishing
5 3 (1.84%) French Language
5 3 (1.84%) Games
5 3 (1.84%) Legal
5 3 (1.84%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Billing
6 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.29%) XMPP
2 2 (1.23%) JSON
2 2 (1.23%) REST
2 2 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (7.98%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.68%) CESG
6 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.23%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.13%) Windows
2 5 (3.07%) Unix
3 2 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.81%) Information Security
2 46 (28.22%) Presales
3 40 (24.54%) Penetration Testing
4 31 (19.02%) SIEM
5 27 (16.56%) Security Operations
6 26 (15.95%) Security Architecture
7 25 (15.34%) Risk Management
8 23 (14.11%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (13.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (11.04%) ITIL
11 17 (10.43%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (9.82%) Mentoring
13 13 (7.98%) Data Protection
14 11 (6.75%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (6.75%) Performance Management
14 11 (6.75%) Portfolio Management
15 10 (6.13%) Analytics
16 9 (5.52%) Information Security Management
16 9 (5.52%) Security Management
17 8 (4.91%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.13%) Perl
1 10 (6.13%) Python
2 9 (5.52%) C
3 7 (4.29%) Java
4 6 (3.68%) Ruby
5 4 (2.45%) C++
5 4 (2.45%) PHP
6 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (39.26%) CISSP
2 45 (27.61%) Degree
3 40 (24.54%) CISM
4 20 (12.27%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (12.27%) CREST Certified
5 17 (10.43%) IISP
5 17 (10.43%) Security Cleared
6 15 (9.20%) CCNP
6 15 (9.20%) CEH
7 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
8 13 (7.98%) CLAS
9 12 (7.36%) PCI QSA
10 9 (5.52%) CCIE
10 9 (5.52%) CHECK Team Member
10 9 (5.52%) CISA
11 8 (4.91%) CHFI
11 8 (4.91%) ECSA
12 6 (3.68%) CRISC
13 4 (2.45%) OSCE
13 4 (2.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (41.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (26.38%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.29%) ISO27002
3 7 (4.29%) ISO27005
4 6 (3.68%) ISO22301
4 6 (3.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.23%) GCP
6 1 (0.61%) BS25999
6 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.61%) QA
6 1 (0.61%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.23%) SELinux
3 1 (0.61%) EnCase
3 1 (0.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) Cisco
2 20 (12.27%) Juniper
3 16 (9.82%) ArcSight
3 16 (9.82%) Splunk
4 15 (9.20%) F5
5 13 (7.98%) CheckPoint
6 11 (6.75%) Palo Alto
7 10 (6.13%) Riverbed
8 8 (4.91%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.29%) Aruba
9 7 (4.29%) Ipanema Technologies
9 7 (4.29%) Sourcefire
10 6 (3.68%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.68%) VMware
11 4 (2.45%) Qualys
11 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.84%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.84%) HP
12 3 (1.84%) IronPort
12 3 (1.84%) ProCurve
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Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
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Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
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Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
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Surrey
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Salary: £75,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
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North West or South
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
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