The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 230 221 210
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 4 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.14% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 18
Average salary £67,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +14.28%
Information Security Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5469 5518 5088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.19% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3761 4203 4170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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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
Reading -2 3 £67,500 +42.10%
Information Security Consultant
South East

Information Security Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Information 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 Information Security Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (81.82%) RMADS
3 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
4 16 (72.73%) Information Assurance
4 16 (72.73%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (72.73%) DV Cleared
4 16 (72.73%) Network Design
5 13 (59.09%) Security Architecture
6 11 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
8 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
9 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
11 1 (4.55%) CISSP
11 1 (4.55%) CISA
11 1 (4.55%) CISM
11 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Information 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 Information Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 18 (81.82%) RMADS
2 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (72.73%) Information Assurance
2 16 (72.73%) Risk Assessment
2 16 (72.73%) Network Design
3 13 (59.09%) Security Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) DV Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001