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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 816 775 746
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 60 91 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52 76 93
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,800 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,750 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.08% +14.28%
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +9 31 £57,500 -2.95% 9
South East -19 10 £65,000 -1.88% 2
South West -16 7 £56,500 -5.83% 1
North West -17 6 £46,250 -35.08%
Yorkshire -57 2 £53,750 -10.41% 2
East of England -25 1 £47,500 -17.39%
Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Information Security
2 87 (57.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (43.05%) CISSP
4 50 (33.11%) Security Cleared
5 49 (32.45%) CISM
6 42 (27.81%) Risk Management
7 39 (25.83%) Information Assurance
7 39 (25.83%) RMADS
8 35 (23.18%) Finance
9 32 (21.19%) SC Cleared
10 31 (20.53%) Risk Analysis
11 30 (19.87%) Degree
12 27 (17.88%) PCI DSS
12 27 (17.88%) Risk Assessment
12 27 (17.88%) Security Architecture
13 22 (14.57%) Management Information System
14 20 (13.25%) DV Cleared
15 18 (11.92%) ISMS
16 17 (11.26%) CRAMM
16 17 (11.26%) Network Design
17 16 (10.60%) SIEM
18 15 (9.93%) Cyber Security
18 15 (9.93%) Penetration Testing
18 15 (9.93%) JSP 440
18 15 (9.93%) Business Development
18 15 (9.93%) Law
18 15 (9.93%) SOA
19 14 (9.27%) Project Management
20 12 (7.95%) CISA
20 12 (7.95%) ITIL

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) Internet
1 7 (4.64%) Firewall
2 3 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.99%) Wireless
3 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
General
1 35 (23.18%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Law
3 5 (3.31%) Legal
3 5 (3.31%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.65%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) SAML
1 4 (2.65%) Web Services
2 2 (1.32%) WSDL
2 2 (1.32%) Middleware
2 2 (1.32%) REST
2 2 (1.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.83%) RMADS
2 22 (14.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.64%) CESG
3 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.97%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.65%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.99%) PKI
8 2 (1.32%) SCADA
8 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.66%) GIS
9 1 (0.66%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.97%) Windows
2 4 (2.65%) Linux
3 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (100.00%) Information Security
2 42 (27.81%) Risk Management
3 39 (25.83%) Information Assurance
4 31 (20.53%) Risk Analysis
5 27 (17.88%) Risk Assessment
5 27 (17.88%) Security Architecture
6 18 (11.92%) ISMS
7 17 (11.26%) CRAMM
7 17 (11.26%) Network Design
8 16 (10.60%) SIEM
9 15 (9.93%) Business Development
9 15 (9.93%) Cyber Security
9 15 (9.93%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (9.93%) SOA
10 14 (9.27%) Project Management
11 12 (7.95%) ITIL
11 12 (7.95%) Business Continuity
12 11 (7.28%) Incident Management
12 11 (7.28%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (5.96%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.65%) Java
2 2 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (43.05%) CISSP
2 50 (33.11%) Security Cleared
3 49 (32.45%) CISM
4 32 (21.19%) SC Cleared
5 30 (19.87%) Degree
6 20 (13.25%) DV Cleared
7 12 (7.95%) CISA
8 7 (4.64%) CRISC
9 6 (3.97%) CEH
10 3 (1.99%) ISSAP
10 3 (1.99%) GIAC
11 2 (1.32%) CCNA
11 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.66%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (57.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (17.88%) PCI DSS
3 15 (9.93%) JSP 440
4 9 (5.96%) COBIT
5 7 (4.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.99%) QA
6 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (3.97%) IBM
1 6 (3.97%) ArcSight
2 4 (2.65%) Websense
3 3 (1.99%) LANDesk
3 3 (1.99%) Qualys
3 3 (1.99%) Proofpoint
3 3 (1.99%) CA
3 3 (1.99%) CheckPoint
3 3 (1.99%) Symantec
3 3 (1.99%) Q1 Labs
3 3 (1.99%) Tripwire
3 3 (1.99%) Splunk
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco
5 1 (0.66%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.66%) F5
5 1 (0.66%) HP
5 1 (0.66%) BMC
5 1 (0.66%) Remedy
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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