The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 795 706 733
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 75 150 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 56 128 122
Average salary £54,500 £51,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.86% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
Information Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in England

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
South East -6 28 £55,000 +10.00%
London -44 22 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Yorkshire -48 10 £42,500 -29.16% 1
South West -28 4 £55,250 +10.50%
East Midlands -15 3 £40,000 -27.27%
North West -18 2 £53,750 -2.27%
West Midlands 0 1 £40,000 -33.33%
North East -2 1 £41,000 -14.58%
Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Information Security
2 110 (65.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (43.79%) CISSP
4 63 (37.28%) Security Cleared
5 56 (33.14%) CISM
6 48 (28.40%) RMADS
7 47 (27.81%) Risk Management
8 45 (26.63%) Information Assurance
9 44 (26.04%) Finance
10 40 (23.67%) SC Cleared
11 37 (21.89%) Degree
11 37 (21.89%) Risk Assessment
12 36 (21.30%) PCI DSS
13 35 (20.71%) Management Information System
14 31 (18.34%) DV Cleared
15 25 (14.79%) Risk Analysis
16 24 (14.20%) Security Architecture
16 24 (14.20%) SIEM
16 24 (14.20%) Network Design
17 20 (11.83%) Law
17 20 (11.83%) CRAMM
17 20 (11.83%) ISMS
18 19 (11.24%) JSP 440
18 19 (11.24%) Firewall
18 19 (11.24%) Internet
18 19 (11.24%) SOA
19 18 (10.65%) Penetration Testing
20 17 (10.06%) E-Commerce
21 16 (9.47%) Business Continuity
22 15 (8.88%) Incident Management

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 4 (2.37%) IIS
2 1 (0.59%) Apache
2 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
1 1 (0.59%) PaaS
1 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) Internet
1 19 (11.24%) Firewall
2 10 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.37%) Wireless
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.59%) DNS
5 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 44 (26.04%) Finance
2 20 (11.83%) Law
3 6 (3.55%) Legal
4 5 (2.96%) Banking
5 4 (2.37%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Local Government
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.14%) Web Services
1 7 (4.14%) SAML
2 4 (2.37%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 48 (28.40%) RMADS
2 35 (20.71%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.33%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.55%) CESG
5 5 (2.96%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.37%) PKI
7 1 (0.59%) Derivative
7 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.33%) Windows
2 6 (3.55%) UNIX
3 4 (2.37%) Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Solaris
5 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (100.00%) Information Security
2 47 (27.81%) Risk Management
3 45 (26.63%) Information Assurance
4 37 (21.89%) Risk Assessment
5 25 (14.79%) Risk Analysis
6 24 (14.20%) Network Design
6 24 (14.20%) Security Architecture
6 24 (14.20%) SIEM
7 20 (11.83%) CRAMM
7 20 (11.83%) ISMS
8 19 (11.24%) SOA
9 18 (10.65%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (10.06%) E-Commerce
11 16 (9.47%) Business Continuity
12 15 (8.88%) Incident Management
12 15 (8.88%) ITIL
13 14 (8.28%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (8.28%) Cyber Security
14 13 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.14%) Java
2 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (43.79%) CISSP
2 63 (37.28%) Security Cleared
3 56 (33.14%) CISM
4 40 (23.67%) SC Cleared
5 37 (21.89%) Degree
6 31 (18.34%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.92%) CISA
8 5 (2.96%) CEH
8 5 (2.96%) ISSAP
8 5 (2.96%) CRISC
9 3 (1.78%) PCI QSA
10 2 (1.18%) CCNA
10 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.59%) GIAC
11 1 (0.59%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (65.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (21.30%) PCI DSS
3 19 (11.24%) JSP 440
4 10 (5.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (4.73%) COBIT
6 3 (1.78%) SLA
7 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Nmap
1 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.59%) XenApp
1 1 (0.59%) XenServer
1 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.59%) Nessus
2 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (7.69%) Symantec
2 11 (6.51%) CheckPoint
2 11 (6.51%) IBM
3 10 (5.92%) Websense
3 10 (5.92%) Tripwire
3 10 (5.92%) Proofpoint
4 4 (2.37%) Qualys
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle
5 3 (1.78%) Remedy
5 3 (1.78%) HP
5 3 (1.78%) BMC
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.18%) Juniper
6 2 (1.18%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.18%) F5
6 2 (1.18%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.18%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.18%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.59%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.59%) Q1 Labs
London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago