The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 211 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.018% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.019% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
IT Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant across the West Midlands region.

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
(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
Birmingham +11 6 £57,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 -
IT Security Consultant
England

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 10 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 9 (60.00%) CISSP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (46.67%) OWASP
5 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) OSCP
6 6 (40.00%) OSCE
7 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Data Privacy
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) Security Management
9 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 10 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 7 (46.67%) OWASP
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CISSP
2 6 (40.00%) OSCP
2 6 (40.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee