The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Security Consultant
Rank 900 - 887
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 1 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% - 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% - 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Average salary £55,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 - £45,000

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
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 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant within the UK.

Technical Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Midlands - 1 £55,500 -
England - 1 £55,500 -

Technical Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Security Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Sourcefire
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Websense
5 4 (36.36%) IPsec
5 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
5 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
5 4 (36.36%) IronPort
5 4 (36.36%) TippingPoint
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Impromptu

Technical Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) IPsec
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos Impromptu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Juniper
1 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
1 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Sourcefire
3 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
3 4 (36.36%) IronPort
3 4 (36.36%) TippingPoint
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee
3 4 (36.36%) Websense
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (9.09%) Splunk