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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 793 755 753
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 57 91 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44 78 105
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £39,000 £44,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -34 20 £57,500 +4.54% 2
South West -4 16 £62,500 +56.25% 1
South East -27 10 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire -10 7 £39,000 - 2
West Midlands -9 5 - - 1
North West -14 2 £47,500 -18.80% 1
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 - 1
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Information Security
2 57 (46.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (35.25%) CISSP
4 38 (31.15%) Risk Management
5 34 (27.87%) CISM
5 34 (27.87%) Management Information System
6 26 (21.31%) Time Management
7 24 (19.67%) Degree
8 23 (18.85%) RMADS
9 22 (18.03%) PCI DSS
10 21 (17.21%) Information Assurance
11 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
11 20 (16.39%) Finance
12 18 (14.75%) CISA
12 18 (14.75%) Cyber Security
13 17 (13.93%) Risk Analysis
14 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
15 15 (12.30%) CESG
16 14 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (11.48%) Business Development
16 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.84%) Business Continuity
17 12 (9.84%) ITIL
17 12 (9.84%) CRISC
18 11 (9.02%) Security Management
18 11 (9.02%) Security Architecture
18 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (8.20%) Project Management
20 9 (7.38%) Linux
20 9 (7.38%) Risk Assessment

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.46%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Firewall
2 5 (4.10%) Network Security
3 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.64%) ATM
3 2 (1.64%) LAN
3 2 (1.64%) SDH
3 2 (1.64%) DNS
3 2 (1.64%) MPLS
4 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Law
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.46%) Advertising
5 3 (2.46%) Games
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) REST
1 2 (1.64%) WSDL
1 2 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.87%) Management Information System
2 23 (18.85%) RMADS
3 15 (12.30%) CESG
4 5 (4.10%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.46%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) SCADA
8 1 (0.82%) GIS
8 1 (0.82%) EMV
8 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Linux
2 8 (6.56%) UNIX
3 7 (5.74%) Windows
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) Information Security
2 38 (31.15%) Risk Management
3 26 (21.31%) Time Management
4 21 (17.21%) Information Assurance
5 18 (14.75%) Cyber Security
6 17 (13.93%) Risk Analysis
7 14 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (11.48%) Business Development
7 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.84%) Business Continuity
8 12 (9.84%) ITIL
9 11 (9.02%) Security Management
9 11 (9.02%) Security Architecture
9 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.20%) Project Management
11 9 (7.38%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (7.38%) Information Security Management
11 9 (7.38%) SIEM
12 7 (5.74%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (4.10%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (35.25%) CISSP
2 34 (27.87%) CISM
3 24 (19.67%) Degree
4 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
5 18 (14.75%) CISA
6 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
7 12 (9.84%) CRISC
8 8 (6.56%) PCI QSA
9 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.28%) CEH
11 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.64%) CCNA
11 2 (1.64%) GIAC
12 1 (0.82%) ISSAP
12 1 (0.82%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (46.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (18.03%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.28%) COBIT
5 2 (1.64%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.64%) QA
5 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle
1 5 (4.10%) Cisco
1 5 (4.10%) ArcSight
2 3 (2.46%) Websense
2 3 (2.46%) Sourcefire
2 3 (2.46%) Blue Coat
2 3 (2.46%) Fortinet
2 3 (2.46%) F5
2 3 (2.46%) Splunk
2 3 (2.46%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.64%) Q1 Labs
3 2 (1.64%) Qualys
3 2 (1.64%) LANDesk
3 2 (1.64%) IBM
3 2 (1.64%) Juniper
3 2 (1.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (1.64%) CA
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
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