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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 191 200 210
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 34 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.28% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.29% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 4
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 23 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Warwickshire - 4 £49,000 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (56.25%) Information Security
2 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
3 16 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (33.33%) Network Security
4 15 (31.25%) Cisco
4 15 (31.25%) CISSP
4 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 14 (29.17%) PCI DSS
6 13 (27.08%) HP
6 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (22.92%) Wireless
7 11 (22.92%) LAN
7 11 (22.92%) WAN
7 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.83%) HP ASE
8 10 (20.83%) Wireless Security
8 10 (20.83%) Huawei
8 10 (20.83%) Cyber Security
8 10 (20.83%) ITIL
9 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (18.75%) OWASP
9 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
10 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (16.67%) OSCP
10 8 (16.67%) OSCE
10 8 (16.67%) Firewall
10 8 (16.67%) Windows
11 7 (14.58%) Linux
11 7 (14.58%) CISM
12 6 (12.50%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) Network Security
2 11 (22.92%) LAN
2 11 (22.92%) WAN
2 11 (22.92%) Wireless
3 10 (20.83%) Wireless Security
4 8 (16.67%) Firewall
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) FWSM
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
1 3 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Information Security
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Cyber Security
3 9 (18.75%) OWASP
3 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
3 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE
5 5 (10.42%) SIEM
6 4 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) Information Management
8 2 (4.17%) Security Management
8 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (4.17%) Data Privacy
8 2 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) CISSP
2 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.83%) HP ASE
5 8 (16.67%) OSCP
5 8 (16.67%) OSCE
5 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.58%) CISM
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.25%) CCSE
8 3 (6.25%) CEH
8 3 (6.25%) CCNP
9 2 (4.17%) CCNA
9 2 (4.17%) CCSA
10 1 (2.08%) GCFA
10 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
10 1 (2.08%) PCI QSA
10 1 (2.08%) GIAC
10 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (29.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Snort
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco
1 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (27.08%) HP
3 10 (20.83%) Huawei
4 5 (10.42%) Juniper
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 3 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (4.17%) Aruba
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London, Reading, Birmingham, Sussex, Manchester,...
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago