The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Information Assurance Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance Consultant
Rank 900 953 969
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 12 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.021% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 15
Median salary £75,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -2.27%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -4.54%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Information Assurance Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Information Assurance Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Assurance Consultant
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +46 6 £48,250 -10.23%
South West +2 3 £52,500 +7.69%
West Midlands - 2 £44,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Bristol +8 1 £52,500 +7.69%
Cumbria - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 -

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Information Assurance 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 featuring Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 27 (87.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (61.29%) Information Security
4 18 (58.06%) CISSP
4 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
5 11 (35.48%) RMADS
6 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (22.58%) C
7 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
7 7 (22.58%) CLAS
7 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Network Design
9 5 (16.13%) CESG
9 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
9 5 (16.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (16.13%) Remediation Plan
9 5 (16.13%) Compliance Audit
10 4 (12.90%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (12.90%) CISM
10 4 (12.90%) Degree
11 3 (9.68%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (9.68%) Legal
11 3 (9.68%) Information Security Management
11 3 (9.68%) Security Management
11 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
12 2 (6.45%) CRISC
12 2 (6.45%) Cybercrime

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
General
1 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) CESG
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.45%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
4 1 (3.23%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 19 (61.29%) Information Security
3 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (19.35%) Network Design
6 5 (16.13%) Compliance Audit
6 5 (16.13%) Remediation Plan
7 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.68%) Information Security Management
7 3 (9.68%) Security Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (3.23%) Data Management
9 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.23%) Internal Audit
9 1 (3.23%) Project Management
9 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) CISSP
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) CLAS
2 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (12.90%) CISM
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) CRISC
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (3.23%) CISA
6 1 (3.23%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.23%) OSCP
6 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (87.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (35.48%) RMADS
3 5 (16.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.45%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.23%) ISO22301
5 1 (3.23%) ISO27005
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Mercator