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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 208 193 211
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 8 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 13
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
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
4692 5231 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 93.18% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3738 4072
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
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
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 28 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
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 -
Reading -20 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
South East

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) CISSP
3 16 (72.73%) CISM
3 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
5 14 (63.64%) Cyber Security
6 13 (59.09%) Information Assurance
7 12 (54.55%) Security Architecture
7 12 (54.55%) Network Design
7 12 (54.55%) RMADS
8 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
10 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
10 3 (13.64%) PKI
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
11 2 (9.09%) CISA
11 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
11 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
11 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 2 (9.09%) Juniper
11 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
11 2 (9.09%) BCP
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco
11 2 (9.09%) Logistics
11 2 (9.09%) Network Security
11 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
11 2 (9.09%) SIEM
12 1 (4.55%) Tufin
12 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) RMADS
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (63.64%) Cyber Security
3 13 (59.09%) Information Assurance
4 12 (54.55%) Security Architecture
4 12 (54.55%) Network Design
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 2 (9.09%) BCP
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) SIEM
7 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) CISSP
2 16 (72.73%) CISM
2 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CISA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Juniper
1 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.55%) Tufin
2 1 (4.55%) IronPort
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat