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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 832 775 771
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 61 87 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.085% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.090% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 53 73 83
Average salary £55,000 £62,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
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
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -10 33 £57,500 - 2
South East -29 9 £65,000 -7.14%
North West -1 6 £47,500 -16.66%
South West -10 6 £55,750 +59.28%
Yorkshire -39 6 £39,500 +3.94% 1
West Midlands -4 3 £55,000 -11.29%
East of England -27 1 £47,500 -
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Information Security
2 72 (53.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (41.79%) CISSP
4 39 (29.10%) CISM
4 39 (29.10%) Risk Management
5 35 (26.12%) Security Cleared
6 31 (23.13%) Finance
7 30 (22.39%) Information Assurance
8 28 (20.90%) RMADS
9 27 (20.15%) Degree
10 26 (19.40%) PCI DSS
11 25 (18.66%) Risk Analysis
12 22 (16.42%) SC Cleared
12 22 (16.42%) Management Information System
13 20 (14.93%) Security Architecture
14 19 (14.18%) Risk Assessment
15 16 (11.94%) CISA
16 15 (11.19%) ITIL
16 15 (11.19%) SIEM
16 15 (11.19%) Cyber Security
17 14 (10.45%) Time Management
18 13 (9.70%) ISMS
18 13 (9.70%) Project Management
19 12 (8.96%) Security Management
19 12 (8.96%) CRAMM
19 12 (8.96%) Business Development
20 11 (8.21%) DV Cleared
20 11 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
21 10 (7.46%) Network Design
21 10 (7.46%) JSP 440

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (2.24%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Internet
2 5 (3.73%) Firewall
3 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.49%) Wireless
3 2 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
General
1 31 (23.13%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Law
3 5 (3.73%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.73%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Local Government
5 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.49%) Games
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) Web Services
1 4 (2.99%) SAML
2 2 (1.49%) Middleware
2 2 (1.49%) REST
2 2 (1.49%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.90%) RMADS
2 22 (16.42%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.97%) CESG
4 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.48%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.24%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.24%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.49%) SCADA
8 2 (1.49%) PKI
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.75%) Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.97%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) UNIX
3 4 (2.99%) Linux
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (100.00%) Information Security
2 39 (29.10%) Risk Management
3 30 (22.39%) Information Assurance
4 25 (18.66%) Risk Analysis
5 20 (14.93%) Security Architecture
6 19 (14.18%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (11.19%) ITIL
7 15 (11.19%) SIEM
7 15 (11.19%) Cyber Security
8 14 (10.45%) Time Management
9 13 (9.70%) Project Management
9 13 (9.70%) ISMS
10 12 (8.96%) Business Development
10 12 (8.96%) CRAMM
10 12 (8.96%) Security Management
11 11 (8.21%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (7.46%) Network Design
12 10 (7.46%) SOA
13 9 (6.72%) Information Security Management
14 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (1.49%) SQL
3 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (41.79%) CISSP
2 39 (29.10%) CISM
3 35 (26.12%) Security Cleared
4 27 (20.15%) Degree
5 22 (16.42%) SC Cleared
6 16 (11.94%) CISA
7 11 (8.21%) DV Cleared
8 10 (7.46%) CRISC
9 4 (2.99%) PCI QSA
9 4 (2.99%) CEH
10 3 (2.24%) GIAC
11 2 (1.49%) CCNA
11 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.75%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (53.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (19.40%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (7.46%) JSP 440
4 9 (6.72%) COBIT
5 2 (1.49%) QA
5 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (4.48%) ArcSight
2 5 (3.73%) IBM
2 5 (3.73%) Oracle
2 5 (3.73%) Websense
3 3 (2.24%) Blue Coat
3 3 (2.24%) F5
3 3 (2.24%) Splunk
3 3 (2.24%) Sourcefire
3 3 (2.24%) Fortinet
3 3 (2.24%) LANDesk
3 3 (2.24%) Qualys
3 3 (2.24%) Cisco
3 3 (2.24%) CA
3 3 (2.24%) Q1 Labs
3 3 (2.24%) LogRhythm
4 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.49%) Proofpoint
4 2 (1.49%) Tripwire
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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