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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 789 817 718
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -99
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 86 73 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.068% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.072% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 54 123
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
97370 101347 93701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.19% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81930 82728 78452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +21 40 £61,250 +6.52% 8
South East +6 18 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -7 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 7 £43,000 +1.17% 2
East Midlands 0 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East of England - 3 £65,000 -
South West -9 1 - - 2
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Information Security
2 107 (64.07%) CISSP
3 102 (61.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (46.11%) CISM
5 53 (31.74%) Risk Management
6 50 (29.94%) Management Information System
7 47 (28.14%) PCI DSS
8 41 (24.55%) Cyber Security
9 37 (22.16%) CISA
10 33 (19.76%) Security Cleared
11 31 (18.56%) ISMS
11 31 (18.56%) Finance
12 30 (17.96%) SC Cleared
13 26 (15.57%) Penetration Testing
14 23 (13.77%) Risk Assessment
14 23 (13.77%) Degree
15 22 (13.17%) ITIL
16 21 (12.57%) Business Continuity
17 19 (11.38%) Security Management
18 18 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (10.78%) Risk Analysis
18 18 (10.78%) Information Assurance
18 18 (10.78%) CRISC
18 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (10.18%) Firewall
20 16 (9.58%) Security Architecture
21 14 (8.38%) Data Protection
21 14 (8.38%) RMADS
22 13 (7.78%) CEH
22 13 (7.78%) Oracle

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (3.59%) IIS
1 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) SaaS
2 5 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.18%) Firewall
2 9 (5.39%) Network Security
3 6 (3.59%) LAN
3 6 (3.59%) VPN
4 5 (2.99%) DNS
4 5 (2.99%) DHCP
4 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.60%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.60%) WLAN
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.40%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (18.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Retail
3 10 (5.99%) Banking
4 9 (5.39%) Legal
5 7 (4.19%) Law
5 7 (4.19%) Marketing
6 5 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Automotive
7 3 (1.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.94%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.38%) RMADS
4 9 (5.39%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.59%) PKI
6 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.99%) CESG
7 4 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.80%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (1.80%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.20%) SCADA
10 1 (0.60%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.60%) Life Science
10 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.78%) Windows
2 10 (5.99%) UNIX
3 2 (1.20%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (100.00%) Information Security
2 53 (31.74%) Risk Management
3 41 (24.55%) Cyber Security
4 31 (18.56%) ISMS
5 26 (15.57%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (13.77%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (13.17%) ITIL
8 21 (12.57%) Business Continuity
9 19 (11.38%) Security Management
10 18 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.78%) Risk Analysis
10 18 (10.78%) Information Assurance
11 16 (9.58%) Security Architecture
12 14 (8.38%) Data Protection
13 12 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (5.99%) Service Management
14 10 (5.99%) Information Security Management
14 10 (5.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 9 (5.39%) PRINCE
15 9 (5.39%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.20%) C
2 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (64.07%) CISSP
2 77 (46.11%) CISM
3 37 (22.16%) CISA
4 33 (19.76%) Security Cleared
5 30 (17.96%) SC Cleared
6 23 (13.77%) Degree
7 18 (10.78%) CRISC
8 13 (7.78%) CEH
9 12 (7.19%) CCNP
9 12 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (7.19%) DV Cleared
10 9 (5.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (3.59%) CITP
11 6 (3.59%) CISMP
11 6 (3.59%) MBCS
12 5 (2.99%) ISACA
12 5 (2.99%) GSEC
13 4 (2.40%) ISSAP
13 4 (2.40%) ISSEP
13 4 (2.40%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (61.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (28.14%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.19%) COBIT
4 6 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.80%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.60%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.80%) RACF
3 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (7.78%) Oracle
2 6 (3.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.40%) CA
4 3 (1.80%) Informatica
4 3 (1.80%) Tableau
4 3 (1.80%) Cisco
4 3 (1.80%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.60%) VMware
6 1 (0.60%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.60%) IronPort
6 1 (0.60%) Tufin
6 1 (0.60%) Juniper
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