IT Security Consulting in Australia - Market Research Report

IT Security Consulting industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 6.8%

Consumers and businesses have become increasingly reliant on computers over the past five years, as new technologies have increased productivity. Greater access to broadband internet over the period has also allowed businesses and consumers to transfer larger volumes of data. The rising popularity of cloud computing has changed how businesses access and use data, as data is now often stored in off-site cloud storage centres that can be accessed anywhere in the world. This trend has enabled the rise of big data, which involves businesses analysing large amounts of personal and proprietary data for trends and insights. The same technological advances that have allowed businesses to increase their productivity and harvest more data have also given cybe...
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IT Security Consulting industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The IT Security Consulting industry is anticipated to continue growing strongly over the next five years. Further technological improvements will likely uncover gaps in security infrastructure, compelling businesses to prioritise security. For example, the NBN's continued rollout will likely encourage more Australian businesses to transition to cloud computing facilities. This trend will in turn boost demand for industry services, as cloud computing is vulnerable to a range of security threats. However, some large corporations are anticipated to move their IT security operations in-house over the next five years to exercise greater control over their IT security. This trend is projected to constrain industry revenue growth over the period. Overall, i...
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IT Security Consulting industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $5bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 3,592
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 18,222

Biggest companies in the IT Security Consulting industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the IT Security Consulting in Australia industry include IBM A/NZ Holdings Pty Limited.

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What is IT Security Consulting industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators provide managed IT security services, including firewall and intrusion prevention, security threat analysis, and proactive security vulnerability and penetration testing. The industry also provides incident preparation and response, including IT forensics.

Industry Products and Services

  • Data security services
  • Threat assessment services
  • Managed security services
  • Other services
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • IT security threat assessment
  • IT security management
  • IT security consulting

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators provide managed IT security services, including firewall and intrusion prevention, security threat analysis, and proactive security vulnerability and penetration testing. The industry also provides incident preparation and response, including IT forensics.

Main Activities

  • IT security threat assessment
  • IT security management
  • IT security consulting

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

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Capital expenditure on computer software
Demand from computer system design services
Internet subscribers
Number of businesses

Current Performance

Security concerns
Service providers
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Cybercrime trends
New technology
Industry structure
 Table: IT Security Consulting in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - IT Security Consulting in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Information Media and Telecommunications
Financial and Insurance Services
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Public Administration and Safety



Key Selling Industries

Internet Service Providers in Australia
Computer and Software Retailing in Australia
Data Processing and Web Hosting Services in Australia




Products & Services

Most IT Security Consulting industry services involve preventing electronic data security breaches. As IT systems become increasingly important for busine...
Other markets
Government departments
Retailers and wholesalers
Utilities and infrastructure companies
Manufacturers

Demand Determinants

Demand for IT security consulting services is largely based on the technological ability of industry operators to provide expertise in, and the means of e...
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Major Markets

Other markets
Government departments
Retailers and wholesalers
Utilities and infrastructure companies
Manufacturers


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the IT Security Consulting in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

Concentration in the IT Security Consulting industry is low, with the industry’s largest four firms expected to account for less than 40% of revenue in 20...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs IT Security Consulting in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the IT Security Consulting in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

IBM A/NZ Holdings Pty Limited is the Australian holding company for International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation, a US-based multinational technology...
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IBM A/NZ Holdings

 Table: IBM A/NZ Holdings - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry has low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages, an estimated $0.07 is invested in capital in 2019-20. The industry primarily reli...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the IT Security Consulting in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the IT Security Consulting in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

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Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

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Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
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SECURITY-AS-A-SERVICE (SECAAS)

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