The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 424 415 407
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 17 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.090% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.095% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 20
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +6.31%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19802 21077 20877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 16715 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Berkshire +3 9 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Surrey +10 6 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £60,000 -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (82.14%) CISSP
3 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (64.29%) CISM
5 15 (53.57%) CISA
6 12 (42.86%) PCI DSS
7 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) RMADS
8 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) Network Design
8 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
9 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
9 8 (28.57%) Information Assurance
9 8 (28.57%) Cyber Security
10 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
10 6 (21.43%) Retail
11 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 5 (17.86%) SIEM
12 4 (14.29%) CRISC
12 4 (14.29%) PCI QSA
12 4 (14.29%) OWASP
12 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
12 4 (14.29%) Banking
12 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Marketing
12 4 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
12 4 (14.29%) Security Management

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) NetScreen
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Automotive
4 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.71%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
1 9 (32.14%) RMADS
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) Network Design
3 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 8 (28.57%) Cyber Security
4 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
5 5 (17.86%) SIEM
6 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.29%) OWASP
6 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) B2B
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Security Management
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) CISSP
2 18 (64.29%) CISM
3 15 (53.57%) CISA
4 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) Degree
7 4 (14.29%) PCI QSA
7 4 (14.29%) CRISC
8 3 (10.71%) CITP
8 3 (10.71%) CEH
8 3 (10.71%) MBCS
9 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
10 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (3.57%) MCSE
10 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 4 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Juniper
1 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
1 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
2 1 (3.57%) IronPort
2 1 (3.57%) Tufin
2 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago