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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 769 798 773
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 85 91 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.083% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.088% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 67
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £29,450 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +11.38%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +65 41 £53,750 -6.52% 4
South East -16 22 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Yorkshire +12 9 £39,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £49,000 - 3
South West -23 4 £58,750 +16.33% 1
East of England - 2 £36,250 -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 166 (99.40%) Information Security
2 98 (58.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (49.10%) CISSP
4 52 (31.14%) CISM
5 49 (29.34%) Management Information System
5 49 (29.34%) Risk Management
6 37 (22.16%) Cyber Security
7 35 (20.96%) PCI DSS
8 31 (18.56%) RMADS
8 31 (18.56%) Security Cleared
9 29 (17.37%) Information Assurance
9 29 (17.37%) Finance
10 28 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (16.77%) ISMS
11 26 (15.57%) CISA
12 24 (14.37%) Degree
12 24 (14.37%) SC Cleared
13 22 (13.17%) Business Continuity
13 22 (13.17%) Risk Assessment
14 19 (11.38%) UNIX
15 17 (10.18%) Security Management
15 17 (10.18%) Penetration Testing
15 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (9.58%) Time Management
16 16 (9.58%) CESG
16 16 (9.58%) Windows
17 15 (8.98%) Security Architecture
18 14 (8.38%) Firewall
18 14 (8.38%) Network Design
19 13 (7.78%) Oracle

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) SaaS
2 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.38%) Firewall
2 10 (5.99%) Network Security
3 5 (2.99%) LAN
4 4 (2.40%) MPLS
4 4 (2.40%) DNS
5 3 (1.80%) ATM
5 3 (1.80%) SDH
6 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.20%) SAN
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.60%) Wireless
7 1 (0.60%) VPN
7 1 (0.60%) DHCP
7 1 (0.60%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (17.37%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Marketing
2 12 (7.19%) Banking
3 11 (6.59%) Retail
3 11 (6.59%) Law
4 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.99%) Advertising
5 5 (2.99%) Automotive
6 2 (1.20%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 49 (29.34%) Management Information System
2 31 (18.56%) RMADS
3 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.58%) CESG
5 6 (3.59%) PKI
5 6 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.40%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.80%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.80%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.60%) SCADA
9 1 (0.60%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.38%) UNIX
2 16 (9.58%) Windows
3 11 (6.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (99.40%) Information Security
2 49 (29.34%) Risk Management
3 37 (22.16%) Cyber Security
4 29 (17.37%) Information Assurance
5 28 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (16.77%) ISMS
6 22 (13.17%) Business Continuity
6 22 (13.17%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (10.18%) Security Management
7 17 (10.18%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (9.58%) Time Management
9 15 (8.98%) Security Architecture
10 14 (8.38%) Network Design
11 11 (6.59%) SIEM
11 11 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.99%) Data Protection
13 9 (5.39%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (5.39%) Security Testing
14 7 (4.19%) Information Security Management
15 6 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (49.10%) CISSP
2 52 (31.14%) CISM
3 31 (18.56%) Security Cleared
4 26 (15.57%) CISA
5 24 (14.37%) Degree
5 24 (14.37%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.99%) CRISC
7 8 (4.79%) CEH
7 8 (4.79%) DV Cleared
8 6 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.99%) CCNP
10 4 (2.40%) CISMP
10 4 (2.40%) MBCS
10 4 (2.40%) CITP
10 4 (2.40%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.20%) SSCP
12 1 (0.60%) ISACA
12 1 (0.60%) GIAC
12 1 (0.60%) GCFA
12 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (58.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (20.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.60%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.60%) RACF
Vendors
1 13 (7.78%) Oracle
2 5 (2.99%) Juniper
2 5 (2.99%) Cisco
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (1.80%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.20%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.60%) Tufin
6 1 (0.60%) IronPort
6 1 (0.60%) VMware
6 1 (0.60%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.60%) Websense
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £80000 Per Annum Exceptional benefits (Details on r
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £42000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South West London
PA Consulting
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago