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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Security Consultant
Rank 870 870 866
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Security Consultant 16 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.002% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 9
Average salary £57,500 £66,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.20% +32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £66,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.41% +65.62%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Security Consultant over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Technical Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Security Consultant
Top 5 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 23 January 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 +24 15 £57,500 -13.20%
London - 12 £57,500 -
City of London - 5 £57,500 -
South East -28 2 £40,000 -38.46%
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -

Technical Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) Juniper
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
1 8 (42.11%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Business Development
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) GIAC
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Time Management
2 6 (31.58%) SIEM
2 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.53%) Trustwave
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus

Technical Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CESG
1 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Business Development
2 6 (31.58%) Time Management
2 6 (31.58%) SIEM
2 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.26%) SABSA
3 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
1 6 (31.58%) GIAC
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Juniper
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Dell
3 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
3 2 (10.53%) Trustwave
3 2 (10.53%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp