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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 231 232 225
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.068% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.071% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £63,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +27.00%
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 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
6067 5640 5484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.88% 95.21% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 4797 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Bristol +9 8 £62,500 +78.57%
Gloucestershire - 1 £57,500 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (78.57%) Management Information System
4 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
5 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) RMADS
6 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (50.00%) Information Assurance
8 6 (42.86%) Time Management
8 6 (42.86%) CESG
8 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (35.71%) CISM
9 5 (35.71%) CISSP
10 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
10 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (21.43%) Linux
12 2 (14.29%) Legal
12 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
12 2 (14.29%) Security Management
12 2 (14.29%) Business Development
12 2 (14.29%) ITIL
12 2 (14.29%) Change Management
12 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (14.29%) CISA
12 2 (14.29%) CRAMM
12 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (7.14%) CEH
13 1 (7.14%) ISSAP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (64.29%) RMADS
3 6 (42.86%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 7 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (42.86%) Time Management
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) Security Management
7 2 (14.29%) Business Development
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) CRAMM
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.14%) SABSA
8 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) CISSP
3 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (7.14%) CEH
5 1 (7.14%) ISSAP
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799