The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 118 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.046% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.048% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.69%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information Security Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1848 2066 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.38% 94.17% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1748 1802
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in Birmingham

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (69.23%) Cyber Security
3 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
3 9 (69.23%) CISSP
4 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (61.54%) PRINCE
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) CISM
4 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
4 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) GIAC
6 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.69%) SSCP
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (7.69%) CEH
6 1 (7.69%) GCFA
6 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Cyber Security
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) PRINCE
3 8 (61.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) DV Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CRISC
3 1 (7.69%) ISACA
3 1 (7.69%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) GCFA
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £70,000- £90,000+ an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago