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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 224 188 203
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 4 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.45% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 10
Average salary £55,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,450 £60,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
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
5906 4836 5430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.20% 94.88% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4154 4807
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 -23 3 £54,000 +8.00%
Wiltshire -9 1 £56,500 -5.83%
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (61.90%) Management Information System
3 12 (57.14%) Business Continuity
4 11 (52.38%) Symantec
4 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
4 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (42.86%) CISSP
6 9 (42.86%) CISM
7 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Business Development
7 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (19.05%) Firewall
9 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) Identity Management
9 4 (19.05%) Legal
9 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
9 4 (19.05%) CEH
9 4 (19.05%) ISSAP
9 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (19.05%) Test Management
9 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
3 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (38.10%) Business Development
4 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Identity Management
6 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 4 (19.05%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Cyber Security
6 4 (19.05%) SABSA
6 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CISSP
1 9 (42.86%) CISM
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) CEH
4 4 (19.05%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Symantec