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 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 421 409 415
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 22 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 28
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £80,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £53,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.10% +6.50%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £62,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 8 £60,000 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £42,500 -
Surrey +5 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Middlesex - 2 £71,250 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 37 (80.43%) CISSP
3 23 (50.00%) CISM
4 20 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
6 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
6 16 (34.78%) Cyber Security
7 15 (32.61%) Information Assurance
7 15 (32.61%) PCI DSS
8 14 (30.43%) RMADS
9 12 (26.09%) CISA
9 12 (26.09%) Network Design
9 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
9 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
10 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
11 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
11 9 (19.57%) ISMS
11 9 (19.57%) CEH
12 7 (15.22%) Security Testing
12 7 (15.22%) Legal
12 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.04%) Retail
14 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
14 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (10.87%) Automotive
14 5 (10.87%) Degree
15 4 (8.70%) CITP
15 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
15 4 (8.70%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
1 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) NetScreen
General
1 7 (15.22%) Legal
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 5 (10.87%) Automotive
4 3 (6.52%) Finance
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) RMADS
2 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) CESG
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) PKI
4 2 (4.35%) SCADA
4 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (34.78%) Cyber Security
3 15 (32.61%) Information Assurance
4 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
4 12 (26.09%) Network Design
4 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
6 9 (19.57%) ISMS
7 7 (15.22%) Security Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
8 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Logistics
9 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
10 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) CISSP
2 23 (50.00%) CISM
3 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
4 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 12 (26.09%) CISA
6 9 (19.57%) CEH
7 5 (10.87%) Degree
8 4 (8.70%) CITP
8 4 (8.70%) MBCS
9 2 (4.35%) CGEIT
9 2 (4.35%) CRISC
10 1 (2.17%) MCSE
10 1 (2.17%) CCNA
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (32.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco
1 2 (4.35%) Juniper
1 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
1 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.17%) IronPort
2 1 (2.17%) Tufin
2 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft