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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 611 562 598
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 26 44 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.10% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.11% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 39
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £39,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.72% -
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
42908 41018 46961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.55% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35852 34457 40696
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
City of London +1 7 £57,500 -9.44% 7
Teddington - 2 £55,000 -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (52.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 15 (31.25%) CISSP
4 14 (29.17%) SIEM
5 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 11 (22.92%) CISM
7 9 (18.75%) Finance
8 8 (16.67%) CISA
8 8 (16.67%) ITIL
8 8 (16.67%) Cyber Security
9 7 (14.58%) Security Management
10 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 6 (12.50%) Java
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) SAML
10 6 (12.50%) Internet
10 6 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) COBIT
11 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (10.42%) Windows
11 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
11 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (8.33%) Information Security Management
12 4 (8.33%) Linux
12 4 (8.33%) Qualys
12 4 (8.33%) Business Development
12 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
12 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
12 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
1 6 (12.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) RMADS
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) CESG
2 3 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (29.17%) SIEM
3 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (16.67%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 7 (14.58%) Security Management
6 6 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (8.33%) Information Security Management
8 4 (8.33%) Business Development
8 4 (8.33%) Information Assurance
9 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.25%) Time Management
9 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) CISSP
2 11 (22.92%) CISM
3 8 (16.67%) CISA
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) CRISC
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) GIAC
7 1 (2.08%) CCSE
7 1 (2.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (52.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.42%) COBIT
3 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Nmap
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) XenServer
2 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (2.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Qualys
2 3 (6.25%) Q1 Labs
2 3 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 3 (6.25%) LANDesk
2 3 (6.25%) IBM
2 3 (6.25%) CA
3 2 (4.17%) BMC
3 2 (4.17%) Remedy
3 2 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.08%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £120000 Per Annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 3k weighting, plus 5% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago