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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance Consultant
Rank 877 834 862
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 16 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.040% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.043% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 28 August 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 28 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
England -59 9 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South East -39 8 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -11 6 £45,000 -
Reading -11 6 £45,000 -
Hampshire -18 2 £67,500 +22.72%
Gloucestershire -15 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Gloucester -17 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South West -36 1 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £67,500 -

Information Assurance Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 30 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 29 (96.67%) SC Cleared
3 25 (83.33%) DV Cleared
4 21 (70.00%) RMADS
5 20 (66.67%) CESG
6 19 (63.33%) CESG CLAS
6 19 (63.33%) Risk Assessment
6 19 (63.33%) Management Information System
6 19 (63.33%) Network Design
7 18 (60.00%) Security Architecture
8 15 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (16.67%) SCADA
9 5 (16.67%) Information Security
9 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (10.00%) Firewall
10 3 (10.00%) Internet
11 2 (6.67%) IIS
12 1 (3.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 1 (3.33%) PKI
12 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
12 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
12 1 (3.33%) iPad
12 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (3.33%) Time Management
12 1 (3.33%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (3.33%) Computer Security
12 1 (3.33%) ISMS
12 1 (3.33%) QMS
12 1 (3.33%) Business Development

Information Assurance Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Law
1 1 (3.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) RMADS
2 20 (66.67%) CESG
3 19 (63.33%) CESG CLAS
3 19 (63.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (16.67%) SCADA
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 19 (63.33%) Risk Assessment
2 19 (63.33%) Network Design
3 18 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 15 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.33%) ISMS
6 1 (3.33%) QMS
6 1 (3.33%) Business Development
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.33%) Security Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (96.67%) SC Cleared
3 25 (83.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) BS7799
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25 days, company car, home working
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 60000 + Home Based + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago