The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 220 216 215
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 22 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 10
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5745 5066 5160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.57% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4317 4581
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the South West region.

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the South West

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
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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
Gloucestershire +1 8 £65,000 +28.71%
Bristol -3 8 £62,500 +38.88%
Wiltshire +9 6 £45,000 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (58.62%) Management Information System
2 17 (58.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (55.17%) Risk Management
4 15 (51.72%) RMADS
4 15 (51.72%) Information Assurance
5 14 (48.28%) CESG
6 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (41.38%) Time Management
7 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (27.59%) CISSP
10 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
10 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
12 5 (17.24%) CISM
12 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (17.24%) Retail
12 5 (17.24%) Degree
12 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
13 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
14 2 (6.90%) VCP4
14 2 (6.90%) Business Development
14 2 (6.90%) CISMP
14 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
14 2 (6.90%) CEH
14 2 (6.90%) Military
14 2 (6.90%) Legal
14 2 (6.90%) Change Management
14 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Military
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Management Information System
2 15 (51.72%) RMADS
3 14 (48.28%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (55.17%) Risk Management
3 15 (51.72%) Information Assurance
4 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (41.38%) Time Management
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
7 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Business Development
8 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.90%) Security Management
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.45%) OWASP
9 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) CISSP
3 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) CISM
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) VCP4
6 2 (6.90%) CISMP
6 2 (6.90%) CEH
6 2 (6.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (58.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS