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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 787 796 742
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -54
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 91 105 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77 74 94
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,150 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +37 41 £57,500 +3.60% 8
South East -6 28 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Yorkshire +3 9 £37,500 -13.29%
West Midlands - 7 £49,000 - 1
East Midlands +6 5 £50,000 +5.26%
South West -18 1 £55,000 +1.85%
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 184 (99.46%) Information Security
2 107 (57.84%) CISSP
2 107 (57.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (36.76%) CISM
4 58 (31.35%) Risk Management
5 55 (29.73%) Management Information System
6 52 (28.11%) PCI DSS
7 44 (23.78%) Cyber Security
8 37 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 35 (18.92%) CISA
10 33 (17.84%) ISMS
11 30 (16.22%) SC Cleared
11 30 (16.22%) Finance
11 30 (16.22%) Degree
12 29 (15.68%) Business Continuity
12 29 (15.68%) Risk Assessment
13 28 (15.14%) Information Assurance
14 26 (14.05%) RMADS
14 26 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (11.35%) Security Management
16 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (10.27%) Penetration Testing
18 18 (9.73%) UNIX
19 17 (9.19%) Windows
19 17 (9.19%) Oracle
19 17 (9.19%) CEH
19 17 (9.19%) Retail
20 16 (8.65%) Firewall
20 16 (8.65%) Security Architecture
21 15 (8.11%) CRISC

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.62%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.95%) SaaS
2 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.65%) Firewall
2 7 (3.78%) Network Security
3 6 (3.24%) LAN
4 3 (1.62%) DNS
4 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.08%) VPN
5 2 (1.08%) SAN
5 2 (1.08%) MPLS
5 2 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (0.54%) ATM
6 1 (0.54%) SDH
6 1 (0.54%) WLAN
6 1 (0.54%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.95%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.08%) Big Data
General
1 30 (16.22%) Finance
2 17 (9.19%) Retail
3 15 (8.11%) Banking
4 11 (5.95%) Law
5 9 (4.86%) Marketing
6 8 (4.32%) Legal
7 5 (2.70%) Automotive
8 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.16%) Advertising
9 2 (1.08%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 26 (14.05%) RMADS
3 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.95%) CESG
5 8 (4.32%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (3.78%) PKI
7 6 (3.24%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.62%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.62%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.62%) SCADA
10 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.54%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.73%) UNIX
2 17 (9.19%) Windows
3 6 (3.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (99.46%) Information Security
2 58 (31.35%) Risk Management
3 44 (23.78%) Cyber Security
4 33 (17.84%) ISMS
5 29 (15.68%) Business Continuity
5 29 (15.68%) Risk Assessment
6 28 (15.14%) Information Assurance
7 26 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (11.35%) Security Management
9 19 (10.27%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (8.65%) Security Architecture
11 14 (7.57%) Data Protection
11 14 (7.57%) Network Design
12 12 (6.49%) ITIL
12 12 (6.49%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (6.49%) SIEM
13 11 (5.95%) Security Testing
14 10 (5.41%) Information Security Management
15 8 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (3.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (57.84%) CISSP
2 68 (36.76%) CISM
3 37 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 35 (18.92%) CISA
5 30 (16.22%) Degree
5 30 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 17 (9.19%) CEH
7 15 (8.11%) CRISC
8 12 (6.49%) DV Cleared
9 8 (4.32%) CITP
9 8 (4.32%) MBCS
9 8 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.78%) CCNP
11 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (2.70%) CISMP
12 3 (1.62%) PCI QSA
13 2 (1.08%) SSCP
13 2 (1.08%) ISEB
14 1 (0.54%) MCSE
14 1 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (57.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (28.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.70%) COBIT
4 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.54%) BS25999
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.16%) RACF
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (1.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (9.19%) Oracle
2 5 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.62%) Juniper
3 3 (1.62%) Cisco
3 3 (1.62%) CA
3 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.08%) Informatica
4 2 (1.08%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.08%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.08%) Tableau
5 1 (0.54%) IronPort
5 1 (0.54%) Tufin
5 1 (0.54%) VMware
5 1 (0.54%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.54%) Websense
5 1 (0.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
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Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: Up to £65 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Stem Graduates
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £47,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago