The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 414 408 410
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 34 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 24
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21332 20818 22073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.81% 94.99% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17016 17146 18867
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Information Security Consultant
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Berkshire +4 16 £80,000 +60.00%
Surrey -1 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Kent - 4 £32,500 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 71 (98.61%) Information Security
2 61 (84.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (65.28%) Security Cleared
4 46 (63.89%) RMADS
5 40 (55.56%) Information Assurance
6 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
6 29 (40.28%) Degree
7 27 (37.50%) DV Cleared
7 27 (37.50%) CISSP
8 25 (34.72%) Risk Assessment
8 25 (34.72%) Network Design
9 24 (33.33%) CISM
10 23 (31.94%) Risk Management
11 19 (26.39%) Risk Analysis
12 18 (25.00%) JSP 440
12 18 (25.00%) CRAMM
12 18 (25.00%) ISMS
12 18 (25.00%) Law
12 18 (25.00%) SOA
13 16 (22.22%) Security Architecture
13 16 (22.22%) Finance
14 12 (16.67%) Firewall
14 12 (16.67%) Internet
14 12 (16.67%) PCI DSS
15 11 (15.28%) SIEM
16 10 (13.89%) Proofpoint
16 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
16 10 (13.89%) Tripwire
16 10 (13.89%) Websense
16 10 (13.89%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Firewall
1 12 (16.67%) Internet
2 10 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
General
1 18 (25.00%) Law
2 16 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 46 (63.89%) RMADS
2 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) CESG
3 1 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) Information Security
2 40 (55.56%) Information Assurance
3 25 (34.72%) Risk Assessment
3 25 (34.72%) Network Design
4 23 (31.94%) Risk Management
5 19 (26.39%) Risk Analysis
6 18 (25.00%) CRAMM
6 18 (25.00%) ISMS
6 18 (25.00%) SOA
7 16 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 11 (15.28%) SIEM
9 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.17%) Cyber Security
11 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.39%) GAP Analysis
12 1 (1.39%) Business Development
12 1 (1.39%) QMS
Qualifications
1 47 (65.28%) Security Cleared
2 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
2 29 (40.28%) Degree
3 27 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 27 (37.50%) CISSP
4 24 (33.33%) CISM
5 1 (1.39%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (84.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (25.00%) JSP 440
3 12 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Proofpoint
1 10 (13.89%) Tripwire
1 10 (13.89%) Websense
1 10 (13.89%) CheckPoint
1 10 (13.89%) IBM
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) VMware