The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 135 130 129
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 1 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.045% 0.55% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.59% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 10
Average salary - £80,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £53,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.10% +6.50%
Information Security Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2097 2196 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.63% 92.54% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1550 1717
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Reading

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in Reading

Information Security Consultant
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) CISA

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001