The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 416 434 424
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 27 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 35
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
17782 19999 22031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 97.05% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15047 16125 17797
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 21 £57,500 -4.16%
Surrey 0 4 £70,000 +40.00%
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire +12 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Information Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 66 (97.06%) Information Security
2 36 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (41.18%) Finance
4 25 (36.76%) CISSP
5 22 (32.35%) PCI DSS
6 21 (30.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (30.88%) Risk Management
7 16 (23.53%) CISA
7 16 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (23.53%) Data Protection
8 15 (22.06%) Fraud Detection
8 15 (22.06%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (19.12%) CISM
9 13 (19.12%) Degree
10 12 (17.65%) C
10 12 (17.65%) Banking
11 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
11 11 (16.18%) Security Operations
12 10 (14.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 10 (14.71%) Threat Analysis
12 10 (14.71%) PKI
12 10 (14.71%) Identity Management
12 10 (14.71%) Security Management
13 9 (13.24%) IT Audit
14 8 (11.76%) Project Governance
14 8 (11.76%) Internal Audit
14 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
15 7 (10.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Big Data
1 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Legal
4 5 (7.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) PKI
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (7.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) CESG
6 1 (1.47%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (97.06%) Information Security
2 36 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (30.88%) Risk Management
4 16 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 16 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (22.06%) Fraud Detection
5 15 (22.06%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.18%) Business Continuity
6 11 (16.18%) Security Operations
7 10 (14.71%) Identity Management
7 10 (14.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 10 (14.71%) Security Management
7 10 (14.71%) Threat Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) IT Audit
9 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (11.76%) Internal Audit
9 8 (11.76%) Project Governance
10 6 (8.82%) Presales
10 6 (8.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) C
2 1 (1.47%) Perl
2 1 (1.47%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) CISSP
2 16 (23.53%) CISA
3 13 (19.12%) CISM
3 13 (19.12%) Degree
4 6 (8.82%) CLAS
5 5 (7.35%) CEH
6 4 (5.88%) CITP
6 4 (5.88%) MBCS
7 3 (4.41%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) SAP Certification
8 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.47%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) PCI DSS
2 21 (30.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (10.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (8.82%) ISO 9001
4 6 (8.82%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.94%) ISO22301
5 2 (2.94%) RMADS
6 1 (1.47%) COBIT
6 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) HP
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.94%) SAP
1 2 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.47%) Juniper
2 1 (1.47%) Qualys
2 1 (1.47%) Sourcefire
2 1 (1.47%) Splunk