The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 243 242 237
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.088% 0.034% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.035% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.47%
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
5496 5711 5935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.59% 96.99% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4838 4971
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 -
Bristol +4 1 £77,500 +72.22%
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 West region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (92.31%) CISSP
3 11 (84.62%) CISM
4 9 (69.23%) CISA
5 7 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) COBIT
5 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
7 4 (30.77%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
8 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (15.38%) RSA Archer
9 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
9 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
9 2 (15.38%) CRISC
9 2 (15.38%) ISMS
9 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (15.38%) Security Management
9 2 (15.38%) Legal
9 2 (15.38%) Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (7.69%) Firewall
10 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
10 1 (7.69%) Quality Management

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) ISMS
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) Compliance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
6 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 11 (84.62%) CISM
3 9 (69.23%) CISA
4 3 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (15.38%) CRISC
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) CEH
6 1 (7.69%) CLAS
6 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) COBIT
1 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
1 7 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
3 1 (7.69%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) RSA Archer