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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 427 399 401
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 26 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 32
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 £36,250 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
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
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 27 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
(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 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Surrey 0 11 £55,000 +22.22%
Kent - 3 £32,500 -
Hampshire -16 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 67 (100.00%) Information Security
2 58 (86.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (67.16%) RMADS
4 44 (65.67%) Security Cleared
5 39 (58.21%) Information Assurance
6 27 (40.30%) Degree
7 25 (37.31%) SC Cleared
7 25 (37.31%) DV Cleared
7 25 (37.31%) CISSP
8 24 (35.82%) CISM
9 23 (34.33%) Risk Assessment
9 23 (34.33%) Risk Management
9 23 (34.33%) Network Design
10 20 (29.85%) Risk Analysis
11 19 (28.36%) JSP 440
11 19 (28.36%) CRAMM
11 19 (28.36%) ISMS
11 19 (28.36%) Law
11 19 (28.36%) SOA
12 16 (23.88%) Finance
12 16 (23.88%) Security Architecture
13 11 (16.42%) Firewall
13 11 (16.42%) Internet
14 10 (14.93%) SIEM
14 10 (14.93%) PCI DSS
15 9 (13.43%) Proofpoint
15 9 (13.43%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (13.43%) Websense
15 9 (13.43%) IBM
15 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.99%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Internet
1 11 (16.42%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) Wi-Fi
General
1 19 (28.36%) Law
2 16 (23.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 45 (67.16%) RMADS
2 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) CESG
4 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Information Security
2 39 (58.21%) Information Assurance
3 23 (34.33%) Network Design
3 23 (34.33%) Risk Management
3 23 (34.33%) Risk Assessment
4 20 (29.85%) Risk Analysis
5 19 (28.36%) CRAMM
5 19 (28.36%) ISMS
5 19 (28.36%) SOA
6 16 (23.88%) Security Architecture
7 10 (14.93%) SIEM
8 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.43%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.48%) Cyber Security
10 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.49%) Business Development
11 1 (1.49%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.49%) GAP Analysis
11 1 (1.49%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 44 (65.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (40.30%) Degree
3 25 (37.31%) SC Cleared
3 25 (37.31%) DV Cleared
3 25 (37.31%) CISSP
4 24 (35.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (86.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (28.36%) JSP 440
3 10 (14.93%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) IBM
1 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
1 9 (13.43%) Websense
1 9 (13.43%) Tripwire
1 9 (13.43%) Proofpoint