The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Assurance Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance Consultant
Rank 892 832 861
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 15 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.039% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.042% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 32
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Information Assurance Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Assurance Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the UK.

Information Assurance Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Information Assurance Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England -60 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South East -31 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Reading -16 5 £45,000 -
Berkshire -17 5 £45,000 -
Hampshire -7 2 £67,500 +22.72%
Gloucester -12 2 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Gloucestershire -16 2 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South West -40 2 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £67,500 -

Information Assurance Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Assurance 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 Assurance Consultant in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 31 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 29 (93.55%) SC Cleared
3 25 (80.65%) DV Cleared
4 21 (67.74%) RMADS
4 21 (67.74%) CESG
5 20 (64.52%) CESG CLAS
5 20 (64.52%) Risk Assessment
6 19 (61.29%) Network Design
6 19 (61.29%) Management Information System
6 19 (61.29%) Security Architecture
7 15 (48.39%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (16.13%) Information Security
9 5 (16.13%) SCADA
10 3 (9.68%) Firewall
10 3 (9.68%) Internet
11 2 (6.45%) IIS
11 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
11 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
11 2 (6.45%) iPad
12 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
12 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (3.23%) Time Management
12 1 (3.23%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (3.23%) Computer Security
12 1 (3.23%) ISMS
12 1 (3.23%) QMS
12 1 (3.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 1 (3.23%) PKI

Information Assurance Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Assurance 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 Assurance Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Law
1 1 (3.23%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) CESG
1 21 (67.74%) RMADS
2 20 (64.52%) CESG CLAS
3 19 (61.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (16.13%) SCADA
5 2 (6.45%) iPad
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 20 (64.52%) Risk Assessment
3 19 (61.29%) Network Design
3 19 (61.29%) Security Architecture
4 15 (48.39%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Security Management
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) Business Development
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.23%) ISMS
6 1 (3.23%) QMS
6 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (93.55%) SC Cleared
3 25 (80.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) BS7799
3 1 (3.23%) HMG Infosec
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 60000 + Home Based + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25 days, company car, home working
Posted: 6 days ago