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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 805 763 746
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 61 110 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 49 95 116
Average salary £55,000 £58,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% +4.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.72% -
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
London -23 27 £57,500 -4.16% 7
South East -10 16 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -71 6 £43,750 +15.13% 1
South West -30 5 £56,500 -5.83%
East Midlands -7 2 £40,000 -27.27%
North West -17 2 £46,250 -28.84% 1
West Midlands -9 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Information Security Consultant
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Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Information Security
2 108 (64.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (42.51%) CISSP
4 62 (37.13%) Security Cleared
5 56 (33.53%) CISM
6 52 (31.14%) Risk Management
7 50 (29.94%) RMADS
8 47 (28.14%) Information Assurance
9 42 (25.15%) Finance
10 40 (23.95%) SC Cleared
11 34 (20.36%) PCI DSS
11 34 (20.36%) Degree
12 33 (19.76%) Risk Assessment
13 32 (19.16%) Management Information System
14 31 (18.56%) Risk Analysis
15 28 (16.77%) DV Cleared
16 27 (16.17%) Security Architecture
17 24 (14.37%) SIEM
18 22 (13.17%) ISMS
19 21 (12.57%) CRAMM
20 20 (11.98%) Network Design
20 20 (11.98%) Law
21 19 (11.38%) SOA
21 19 (11.38%) JSP 440
22 17 (10.18%) Business Continuity
22 17 (10.18%) Incident Management
23 16 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
23 16 (9.58%) ITIL
23 16 (9.58%) Firewall
23 16 (9.58%) Internet

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (2.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.58%) Firewall
1 16 (9.58%) Internet
2 8 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.80%) Wireless
4 2 (1.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
General
1 42 (25.15%) Finance
2 20 (11.98%) Law
3 6 (3.59%) Legal
4 4 (2.40%) Local Government
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
5 3 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) Web Services
1 6 (3.59%) SAML
2 4 (2.40%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.94%) RMADS
2 32 (19.16%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.19%) CESG
3 7 (4.19%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.19%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.59%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (1.80%) PKI
6 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.60%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.39%) Windows
2 5 (2.99%) Linux
3 4 (2.40%) UNIX
3 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (100.00%) Information Security
2 52 (31.14%) Risk Management
3 47 (28.14%) Information Assurance
4 33 (19.76%) Risk Assessment
5 31 (18.56%) Risk Analysis
6 27 (16.17%) Security Architecture
7 24 (14.37%) SIEM
8 22 (13.17%) ISMS
9 21 (12.57%) CRAMM
10 20 (11.98%) Network Design
11 19 (11.38%) SOA
12 17 (10.18%) Business Continuity
12 17 (10.18%) Incident Management
13 16 (9.58%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (9.58%) ITIL
14 15 (8.98%) E-Commerce
14 15 (8.98%) Business Development
15 14 (8.38%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (8.38%) Cyber Security
16 13 (7.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.59%) Java
2 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (42.51%) CISSP
2 62 (37.13%) Security Cleared
3 56 (33.53%) CISM
4 40 (23.95%) SC Cleared
5 34 (20.36%) Degree
6 28 (16.77%) DV Cleared
7 12 (7.19%) CISA
8 6 (3.59%) CEH
8 6 (3.59%) CRISC
9 5 (2.99%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.20%) CCNA
10 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.20%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.60%) GIAC
11 1 (0.60%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (64.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (20.36%) PCI DSS
3 19 (11.38%) JSP 440
4 10 (5.99%) COBIT
5 9 (5.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.80%) SLA
6 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Nmap
2 1 (0.60%) XenApp
2 1 (0.60%) XenServer
2 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) WSUS
2 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.60%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (6.59%) IBM
2 10 (5.99%) Symantec
3 9 (5.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (4.79%) Websense
4 8 (4.79%) Tripwire
4 8 (4.79%) Proofpoint
5 5 (2.99%) Qualys
6 4 (2.40%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.80%) Q1 Labs
7 3 (1.80%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle
7 3 (1.80%) CA
8 2 (1.20%) HP
8 2 (1.20%) BMC
8 2 (1.20%) Remedy
9 1 (0.60%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.60%) F5
9 1 (0.60%) Splunk
9 1 (0.60%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago