The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 197 189 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 16 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 6
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,100 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -4.54%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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 Security Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -18 10 £53,750 +2.38% 2
Warwickshire - 5 £49,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £60,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (57.14%) Information Security
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 9 (32.14%) CISSP
4 8 (28.57%) Network Security
4 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (28.57%) CRISC
5 7 (25.00%) PCI QSA
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (25.00%) Juniper
5 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) OWASP
7 5 (17.86%) F5
7 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
7 5 (17.86%) CCSE
7 5 (17.86%) Sourcefire
7 5 (17.86%) CCNP
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (17.86%) CISM
8 4 (14.29%) CISA
8 4 (14.29%) Security Management
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Cyber Security
9 3 (10.71%) OSCP
9 3 (10.71%) OSCE
9 3 (10.71%) FWSM

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) Network Security
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.71%) FWSM
4 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) SSL
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Ajax
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) OpenID
2 1 (3.57%) OAuth
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.14%) SecurID
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Information Security
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) OWASP
4 4 (14.29%) Security Management
4 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.71%) SIEM
5 3 (10.71%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Information Management
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CISSP
2 8 (28.57%) CRISC
3 7 (25.00%) PCI QSA
4 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) CCSE
4 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.86%) CISM
5 4 (14.29%) CISA
6 3 (10.71%) OSCP
6 3 (10.71%) OSCE
6 3 (10.71%) CEH
6 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
6 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 2 (7.14%) CCNA
7 2 (7.14%) CCSA
8 1 (3.57%) ISACA
8 1 (3.57%) GCFA
8 1 (3.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Snort
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Juniper
1 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) F5
2 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
2 5 (17.86%) Sourcefire
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) BMC
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Aruba
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