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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 415 409 419
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 28 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 24
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
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 3 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 3 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 -13 12 £60,000 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Surrey +1 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Middlesex - 2 £71,250 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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%) Information Assurance
6 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
7 15 (32.61%) RMADS
7 15 (32.61%) Cyber Security
8 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
9 13 (28.26%) Security Architecture
9 13 (28.26%) Network Design
10 12 (26.09%) CISA
10 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
11 10 (21.74%) Business Continuity
11 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
12 9 (19.57%) CEH
13 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
13 8 (17.39%) ISMS
14 7 (15.22%) Legal
15 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
15 6 (13.04%) Retail
16 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
16 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
16 5 (10.87%) Automotive
16 5 (10.87%) Degree
17 4 (8.70%) CITP
17 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
17 4 (8.70%) MBCS

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

For the 6 months to 3 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
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) RMADS
2 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) CESG
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.35%) PKI
4 2 (4.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (34.78%) Information Assurance
3 15 (32.61%) Cyber Security
4 13 (28.26%) Security Architecture
4 13 (28.26%) Network Design
5 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
6 10 (21.74%) Business Continuity
7 8 (17.39%) Security Testing
7 8 (17.39%) ISMS
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (10.87%) Supplier Management
10 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Logistics
10 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (4.35%) Service Management
11 2 (4.35%) SOA
11 2 (4.35%) BCP
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 1 (2.17%) MCSE
9 1 (2.17%) CCNA
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.17%) SSCP
9 1 (2.17%) CGEIT
9 1 (2.17%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (30.43%) 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
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