The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 578 621 573
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 43 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.052% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.056% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 41
Average salary £57,500 £56,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.32% +3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £73,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Information Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41192 44708 41427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.24% 93.41% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34954 37540 34642
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in London

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
City of London +27 5 £50,000 -10.71%
Paddington - 2 £53,750 -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 87 (100.00%) Information Security
2 66 (75.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (70.11%) CISSP
4 44 (50.57%) CISM
5 26 (29.89%) CISA
6 25 (28.74%) Risk Management
6 25 (28.74%) ISMS
7 23 (26.44%) PCI DSS
7 23 (26.44%) Management Information System
8 19 (21.84%) Cyber Security
9 18 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (18.39%) Security Management
11 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (17.24%) CRISC
12 14 (16.09%) Degree
13 13 (14.94%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (13.79%) Banking
15 11 (12.64%) Business Continuity
16 10 (11.49%) Finance
16 10 (11.49%) Firewall
17 9 (10.34%) Law
17 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (10.34%) CCNP
17 9 (10.34%) Data Protection
17 9 (10.34%) SaaS
18 8 (9.20%) SIEM
18 8 (9.20%) Marketing
19 7 (8.05%) LAN
20 6 (6.90%) ITIL
20 6 (6.90%) Information Security Management

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) SaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) LAN
3 6 (6.90%) Network Security
4 4 (4.60%) DNS
5 3 (3.45%) DHCP
5 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.45%) VPN
6 2 (2.30%) MPLS
7 1 (1.15%) ATM
7 1 (1.15%) SAN
7 1 (1.15%) SDH
7 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (13.79%) Banking
2 10 (11.49%) Finance
3 9 (10.34%) Law
4 8 (9.20%) Marketing
5 6 (6.90%) Retail
6 4 (4.60%) Advertising
7 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Life Science
6 1 (1.15%) RMADS
6 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.15%) CESG
6 1 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.15%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (28.74%) ISMS
2 25 (28.74%) Risk Management
3 19 (21.84%) Cyber Security
4 18 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (18.39%) Security Management
6 15 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (14.94%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (12.64%) Business Continuity
9 9 (10.34%) Data Protection
10 8 (9.20%) SIEM
11 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (6.90%) Information Security Management
11 6 (6.90%) ITIL
12 5 (5.75%) BCP
13 4 (4.60%) Project Management
13 4 (4.60%) Service Management
13 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.60%) Security Architecture
13 4 (4.60%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) C
1 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (70.11%) CISSP
2 44 (50.57%) CISM
3 26 (29.89%) CISA
4 15 (17.24%) CRISC
5 14 (16.09%) Degree
6 9 (10.34%) CCNP
6 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.60%) MBCS
9 4 (4.60%) CITP
9 4 (4.60%) GSEC
9 4 (4.60%) CEH
10 3 (3.45%) ISSAP
10 3 (3.45%) ISSEP
10 3 (3.45%) ISSMP
10 3 (3.45%) CISMP
10 3 (3.45%) ISACA
10 3 (3.45%) GCED
11 1 (1.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (75.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (26.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.45%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) RACF
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) Cisco
3 3 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Websense
4 1 (1.15%) VMware
4 1 (1.15%) Juniper
4 1 (1.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago