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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 762 779 729
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 90 84 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.085% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 71 57 113
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £39,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +6.31%
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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
London +41 38 £61,250 +18.93% 6
South West -14 18 £60,000 +33.33%
South East -9 17 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire -2 5 £39,000 -
East of England - 4 £36,250 - 1
West Midlands -27 2 - -
East Midlands +19 1 £47,500 -
North West +5 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 155 (99.36%) Information Security
2 78 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (43.59%) CISSP
4 45 (28.85%) Management Information System
5 42 (26.92%) CISM
6 39 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 35 (22.44%) PCI DSS
8 34 (21.79%) Cyber Security
9 30 (19.23%) Degree
10 26 (16.67%) CISA
11 25 (16.03%) Time Management
11 25 (16.03%) RMADS
12 24 (15.38%) Information Assurance
12 24 (15.38%) Finance
13 23 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
15 19 (12.18%) Security Management
15 19 (12.18%) Business Continuity
15 19 (12.18%) Risk Assessment
16 16 (10.26%) CESG
16 16 (10.26%) UNIX
16 16 (10.26%) SC Cleared
17 15 (9.62%) Security Architecture
17 15 (9.62%) Banking
17 15 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
18 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (8.33%) CRISC
19 12 (7.69%) ISMS
19 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (7.69%) Retail

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (3.21%) IIS
2 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Project
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Firewall
1 8 (5.13%) Network Security
2 4 (2.56%) MPLS
3 3 (1.92%) DNS
3 3 (1.92%) ATM
3 3 (1.92%) LAN
3 3 (1.92%) SDH
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) Wireless
4 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.64%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Banking
3 12 (7.69%) Retail
4 10 (6.41%) Marketing
5 7 (4.49%) Law
6 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.56%) Advertising
8 3 (1.92%) Games
8 3 (1.92%) Legal
8 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.92%) Automotive
9 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.28%) Military
10 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.28%) WSDL
1 2 (1.28%) Middleware
1 2 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.85%) Management Information System
2 25 (16.03%) RMADS
3 16 (10.26%) CESG
4 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.85%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.92%) PKI
7 3 (1.92%) SCADA
7 3 (1.92%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.26%) UNIX
2 11 (7.05%) Linux
3 10 (6.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (99.36%) Information Security
2 39 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 34 (21.79%) Cyber Security
4 25 (16.03%) Time Management
5 24 (15.38%) Information Assurance
6 23 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (12.18%) Business Continuity
7 19 (12.18%) Risk Assessment
7 19 (12.18%) Security Management
8 15 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (9.62%) Security Architecture
9 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.69%) ISMS
11 11 (7.05%) Information Security Management
11 11 (7.05%) Network Design
11 11 (7.05%) Business Development
12 10 (6.41%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (6.41%) SIEM
13 8 (5.13%) Project Management
14 7 (4.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (43.59%) CISSP
2 42 (26.92%) CISM
3 30 (19.23%) Degree
4 26 (16.67%) CISA
5 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
6 16 (10.26%) SC Cleared
7 13 (8.33%) CRISC
8 7 (4.49%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.49%) CEH
8 7 (4.49%) PCI QSA
9 3 (1.92%) MBCS
9 3 (1.92%) CITP
10 2 (1.28%) CISMP
10 2 (1.28%) GIAC
10 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.28%) CCNA
11 1 (0.64%) MCSE
11 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (22.44%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.64%) BS25999
5 1 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) RACF
Vendors
1 10 (6.41%) Oracle
2 8 (5.13%) Cisco
3 5 (3.21%) Juniper
3 5 (3.21%) Fortinet
4 4 (2.56%) Websense
4 4 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 3 (1.92%) Sourcefire
5 3 (1.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.92%) F5
5 3 (1.92%) Splunk
5 3 (1.92%) ArcSight
5 3 (1.92%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.64%) IronPort
7 1 (0.64%) Tufin
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