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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 233 219 217
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 14 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.29% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 5
Average salary £58,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +6.31%
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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Wiltshire +9 6 £51,250 +13.88%
Gloucestershire -11 5 £65,000 +28.71%
Bristol +4 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (57.69%) Risk Management
4 14 (53.85%) CESG
4 14 (53.85%) RMADS
4 14 (53.85%) Information Assurance
5 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (46.15%) Time Management
7 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Degree
9 5 (19.23%) CISSP
9 5 (19.23%) Retail
10 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
12 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
12 2 (7.69%) Military
12 2 (7.69%) CEH
12 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
12 2 (7.69%) CISMP
12 2 (7.69%) UNIX
12 2 (7.69%) CISM
12 2 (7.69%) Firewall
13 1 (3.85%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) CESG
1 14 (53.85%) RMADS
2 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (57.69%) Risk Management
3 14 (53.85%) Information Assurance
4 12 (46.15%) Time Management
4 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
7 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
10 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Business Development
11 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Project Management
11 1 (3.85%) OWASP
11 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (3.85%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) CISSP
4 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) CISM
5 2 (7.69%) CEH
5 2 (7.69%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory