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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 140 136 131
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 4 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.52% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 3
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £62,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.36% +25.50%
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
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) RMADS
3 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Information Assurance
4 4 (44.44%) CISSP
4 4 (44.44%) CISA
4 4 (44.44%) CISM
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 3 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) Games
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) PCI QSA

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Games
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) RMADS
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Information Assurance
3 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISA
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) PCI QSA
3 3 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley