The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 180 148 163
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 3 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.079% 0.33% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.35% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Average salary £43,750 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £58,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +11.42%
Information Security Consultant
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3691 2594 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 95.86% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2070 2317
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the Leeds region.

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in Leeds

Information Security Consultant
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) CISA
7 1 (9.09%) CISM
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) CRISC

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle