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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 199 198 192
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 30 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.35% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 4
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £57,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £68,500 £73,050
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +6 19 £60,000 -7.69% 7
Staffordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Solihull - 2 £65,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (52.83%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (50.94%) CISSP
2 27 (50.94%) Information Security
3 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
3 26 (49.06%) Security Cleared
4 23 (43.40%) CISM
5 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
7 13 (24.53%) ITIL
7 13 (24.53%) Security Architecture
8 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
9 9 (16.98%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (16.98%) Windows
10 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
10 8 (15.09%) PCI QSA
11 7 (13.21%) Business Development
11 7 (13.21%) Cisco
12 6 (11.32%) Unix
12 6 (11.32%) LAN
12 6 (11.32%) WAN
12 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
12 6 (11.32%) Data Security
12 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
12 6 (11.32%) PA-DSS
12 6 (11.32%) Information Assurance
12 6 (11.32%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (11.32%) CLAS
13 5 (9.43%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (1.89%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) LAN
1 6 (11.32%) WAN
2 3 (5.66%) Network Security
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless Security
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Law
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) PKI
2 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (50.94%) Information Security
3 13 (24.53%) ITIL
3 13 (24.53%) Security Architecture
4 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (15.09%) Risk Management
6 7 (13.21%) Business Development
7 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
7 6 (11.32%) Data Security
7 6 (11.32%) Information Assurance
8 5 (9.43%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.43%) SABSA
8 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
9 4 (7.55%) Presales
9 4 (7.55%) Security Operations
9 4 (7.55%) Threat Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) CISSP
2 26 (49.06%) SC Cleared
2 26 (49.06%) Security Cleared
3 23 (43.40%) CISM
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (15.09%) PCI QSA
5 6 (11.32%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (11.32%) CLAS
6 5 (9.43%) CCNA
7 4 (7.55%) CISA
7 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (5.66%) Degree
8 3 (5.66%) HP ASE
8 3 (5.66%) HPE ATP
9 1 (1.89%) CRISC
9 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
3 6 (11.32%) PA-DSS
4 3 (5.66%) COBIT
5 2 (3.77%) ISO22301
5 2 (3.77%) ISO27002
5 2 (3.77%) ISO27005
5 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco
2 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.66%) HP
2 3 (5.66%) Huawei
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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Posted: Yesterday
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