The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 774 848 895
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 104 88 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.086% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.090% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 94 78 51
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
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
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +72 64 £70,000 +14.28% 5
South East +41 15 £55,000 -2.22% 1
North West +17 13 £53,000 - 1
South West +4 5 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Yorkshire +26 1 £42,000 -2.32%
East of England +16 1 - - 1
West Midlands -17 1 £62,500 +25.00%
North East - 1 £62,500 -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Information Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 230 (97.46%) Information Security
2 132 (55.93%) Cybersecurity
3 131 (55.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 121 (51.27%) CISSP
5 104 (44.07%) PCI DSS
6 99 (41.95%) CISM
7 77 (32.63%) Risk Management
8 76 (32.20%) Security Architecture
9 72 (30.51%) Finance
10 71 (30.08%) CISA
11 52 (22.03%) Network Security
12 51 (21.61%) Risk Assessment
13 50 (21.19%) Degree
14 45 (19.07%) Data Protection
15 36 (15.25%) SIEM
15 36 (15.25%) Management Information System
16 35 (14.83%) Security Operations
17 28 (11.86%) Identity Access Management
18 27 (11.44%) CRISC
19 26 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (10.59%) Information Assurance
21 24 (10.17%) Banking
22 23 (9.75%) Firewall
22 23 (9.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 23 (9.75%) Vulnerability Management
23 21 (8.90%) ArcSight
23 21 (8.90%) Presales
23 21 (8.90%) Security Cleared
24 20 (8.47%) SC Cleared
24 20 (8.47%) Security Management

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (8.47%) IIS
2 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (22.03%) Network Security
2 23 (9.75%) Firewall
3 16 (6.78%) LAN
4 6 (2.54%) WAN
5 3 (1.27%) MPLS
5 3 (1.27%) RTP
5 3 (1.27%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) Intranet
6 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) GIS
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 72 (30.51%) Finance
2 24 (10.17%) Banking
3 16 (6.78%) Legal
4 14 (5.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.39%) Law
6 3 (1.27%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) SAML
2 1 (0.42%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.25%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (6.36%) Client/Server
4 14 (5.93%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (4.24%) PKI
6 9 (3.81%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.39%) CESG
8 6 (2.54%) iPad
9 5 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.85%) SCADA
12 1 (0.42%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.42%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.42%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.51%) Windows
2 10 (4.24%) Unix
3 3 (1.27%) Linux
4 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (97.46%) Information Security
2 132 (55.93%) Cybersecurity
3 77 (32.63%) Risk Management
4 76 (32.20%) Security Architecture
5 51 (21.61%) Risk Assessment
6 45 (19.07%) Data Protection
7 36 (15.25%) SIEM
8 35 (14.83%) Security Operations
9 28 (11.86%) Identity Access Management
10 26 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (10.59%) Information Assurance
12 23 (9.75%) Vulnerability Management
13 21 (8.90%) Presales
14 20 (8.47%) ITIL
14 20 (8.47%) Security Management
15 18 (7.63%) Compliance Management
15 18 (7.63%) ISMS
16 17 (7.20%) Performance Management
16 17 (7.20%) Portfolio Management
16 17 (7.20%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.08%) C
2 7 (2.97%) Java
3 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 121 (51.27%) CISSP
2 99 (41.95%) CISM
3 71 (30.08%) CISA
4 50 (21.19%) Degree
5 27 (11.44%) CRISC
6 21 (8.90%) Security Cleared
7 20 (8.47%) SC Cleared
8 19 (8.05%) IISP
9 12 (5.08%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (3.81%) CLAS
10 9 (3.81%) SANS
11 6 (2.54%) CEH
11 6 (2.54%) CISMP
12 4 (1.69%) PCI QSA
13 3 (1.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (1.27%) CCSP
13 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.27%) EC-Council LPT
13 3 (1.27%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (55.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (44.07%) PCI DSS
3 23 (9.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (7.63%) COBIT
5 10 (4.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (3.81%) ISO 9001
7 7 (2.97%) ISO22301
8 6 (2.54%) RMADS
9 2 (0.85%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.42%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.42%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.42%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (0.85%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (8.90%) ArcSight
2 19 (8.05%) Splunk
3 12 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.39%) Cisco
5 4 (1.69%) SAP
5 4 (1.69%) SunGard
5 4 (1.69%) VMware
6 3 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (0.85%) CA
7 2 (0.85%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.85%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.85%) IBM
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle
8 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.42%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.42%) FireEye
8 1 (0.42%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.42%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.42%) Tufin
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