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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 587 635 587
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 40 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.048% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.052% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 30
Average salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £68,750 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
41022 46576 41642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.67% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34784 39186 35045
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 £77,500
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 2 July 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 2 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 4 £55,000 -0.90% 3
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 80 (100.00%) Information Security
2 59 (73.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (60.00%) CISSP
4 31 (38.75%) CISM
5 22 (27.50%) ISMS
6 20 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 20 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 19 (23.75%) Risk Management
7 19 (23.75%) Cyber Security
8 17 (21.25%) CISA
9 16 (20.00%) Security Management
9 16 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
10 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (16.25%) Banking
12 12 (15.00%) Degree
13 11 (13.75%) Business Continuity
14 10 (12.50%) Law
14 10 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (11.25%) CRISC
15 9 (11.25%) SaaS
15 9 (11.25%) Finance
15 9 (11.25%) Firewall
16 8 (10.00%) Data Protection
16 8 (10.00%) SIEM
16 8 (10.00%) Marketing
17 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (8.75%) CCNP
18 6 (7.50%) Information Security Management
18 6 (7.50%) Retail
18 6 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) SaaS
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Firewall
2 5 (6.25%) Network Security
2 5 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (3.75%) DNS
4 2 (2.50%) MPLS
4 2 (2.50%) DHCP
4 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) SDH
5 1 (1.25%) ATM
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (16.25%) Banking
2 10 (12.50%) Law
3 9 (11.25%) Finance
4 8 (10.00%) Marketing
5 6 (7.50%) Retail
6 4 (5.00%) Advertising
7 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) RMADS
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) CESG
6 1 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (27.50%) ISMS
3 19 (23.75%) Risk Management
3 19 (23.75%) Cyber Security
4 16 (20.00%) Security Management
4 16 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.75%) Business Continuity
7 10 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 8 (10.00%) SIEM
9 6 (7.50%) Information Security Management
9 6 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (6.25%) BCP
11 4 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) E-Discovery
12 3 (3.75%) DRM
12 3 (3.75%) Project Management
12 3 (3.75%) Data Privacy
12 3 (3.75%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (60.00%) CISSP
2 31 (38.75%) CISM
3 17 (21.25%) CISA
4 12 (15.00%) Degree
5 9 (11.25%) CRISC
6 7 (8.75%) CCNP
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.00%) MBCS
8 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.00%) CITP
8 4 (5.00%) CEH
9 2 (2.50%) CISMP
10 1 (1.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (73.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (1.25%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) RACF
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (3.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) CA
3 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Websense
3 1 (1.25%) VMware
3 1 (1.25%) Juniper
3 1 (1.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £47,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago