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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 214 222 221
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 11 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.092% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.096% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 9
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
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
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Reading +12 8 £50,000 -
Information Security Consultant
South East

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (20.00%) CISM
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) RMADS
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) CISA
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) IISP
6 1 (6.67%) CLAS
6 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Law
6 1 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) GIAC
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CLAS
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
4 1 (6.67%) IISP
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (13.33%) RMADS
4 1 (6.67%) ISO22301
4 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
4 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
1 1 (6.67%) Juniper
1 1 (6.67%) Qualys
1 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk