The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 768 860 886
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 140 110 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.100% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 121 91 74
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -7.40%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 within the UK.

Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +93 132 £62,500 +25.00% 5
London +59 66 £65,000 +13.04% 2
South East +39 30 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Berkshire +20 20 £57,500 -4.16% 1
North West - 12 £69,000 -
South West +26 10 £63,750 +27.50%
Reading +22 10 £57,500 -
West Midlands +2 8 £62,500 +25.00%
Manchester - 8 £85,000 -
Scotland +3 7 £47,500 -16.66%
Glasgow -6 7 £47,500 -16.66%
Gloucestershire -1 6 £52,500 -4.54%
Birmingham -5 6 £62,500 +25.00%
Surrey +34 5 £85,000 +54.54%
Bristol +17 4 £75,000 +50.00%
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 -
Slough - 3 £47,500 -
Staines - 3 £85,000 -
Cheltenham -7 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £75,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £35,000 -
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
East of England - 2 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +28 1 £45,000 +20.80% 1
Leeds +23 1 £45,000 +30.43%
Buckinghamshire +19 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Nottingham +14 1 - -
West Yorkshire +13 1 £45,000 +30.43%
Nottinghamshire +6 1 - -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 272 (97.49%) Information Security
2 176 (63.08%) Cybersecurity
3 123 (44.09%) CISSP
4 113 (40.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 103 (36.92%) CISM
6 98 (35.13%) Finance
7 84 (30.11%) PCI DSS
8 77 (27.60%) Risk Management
9 73 (26.16%) CISA
10 66 (23.66%) Data Protection
11 53 (19.00%) Risk Assessment
12 52 (18.64%) Security Architecture
13 50 (17.92%) Degree
14 42 (15.05%) Security Cleared
15 41 (14.70%) SC Cleared
16 39 (13.98%) Management Information System
17 35 (12.54%) Fraud Detection
18 34 (12.19%) Identity Management
19 33 (11.83%) Security Operations
20 32 (11.47%) SIEM
21 31 (11.11%) Information Assurance
22 30 (10.75%) Banking
23 29 (10.39%) ITIL
24 28 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
25 27 (9.68%) PKI
25 27 (9.68%) Network Security
26 26 (9.32%) Threat Analysis
26 26 (9.32%) Security Management
26 26 (9.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
27 24 (8.60%) Legal

Information Security 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.79%) IIS
2 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.68%) Network Security
2 15 (5.38%) LAN
3 14 (5.02%) Firewall
4 12 (4.30%) WAN
5 3 (1.08%) MPLS
5 3 (1.08%) RTP
5 3 (1.08%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
6 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.36%) GIS
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 98 (35.13%) Finance
2 30 (10.75%) Banking
3 24 (8.60%) Legal
4 10 (3.58%) Retail
5 7 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.79%) Marketing
7 4 (1.43%) Law
7 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.72%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.87%) .NET
2 6 (2.15%) SAML
3 1 (0.36%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.98%) Management Information System
2 27 (9.68%) PKI
3 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (3.94%) CESG
5 11 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.94%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (3.58%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
7 9 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.51%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.51%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.43%) Cybercrime
11 3 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.08%) iPad
12 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.72%) SCADA
13 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.17%) Windows
2 11 (3.94%) Unix
3 6 (2.15%) Linux
4 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (97.49%) Information Security
2 176 (63.08%) Cybersecurity
3 77 (27.60%) Risk Management
4 66 (23.66%) Data Protection
5 53 (19.00%) Risk Assessment
6 52 (18.64%) Security Architecture
7 35 (12.54%) Fraud Detection
8 34 (12.19%) Identity Management
9 33 (11.83%) Security Operations
10 32 (11.47%) SIEM
11 31 (11.11%) Information Assurance
12 29 (10.39%) ITIL
13 28 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (9.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 26 (9.32%) Security Management
14 26 (9.32%) Threat Analysis
15 23 (8.24%) Identity Access Management
16 22 (7.89%) Information Security Management
16 22 (7.89%) Presales
17 20 (7.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.09%) C
2 8 (2.87%) Java
3 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 123 (44.09%) CISSP
2 103 (36.92%) CISM
3 73 (26.16%) CISA
4 50 (17.92%) Degree
5 42 (15.05%) Security Cleared
6 41 (14.70%) SC Cleared
7 18 (6.45%) CLAS
8 17 (6.09%) CRISC
9 13 (4.66%) SANS
10 12 (4.30%) PCI QSA
11 11 (3.94%) CESG Certified Professional
12 9 (3.23%) CEH
13 6 (2.15%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.79%) CREST Certified
15 4 (1.43%) CISMP
15 4 (1.43%) EC-Council LPT
16 3 (1.08%) CCSP
16 3 (1.08%) CHECK Team Member
16 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
16 3 (1.08%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (40.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (30.11%) PCI DSS
3 15 (5.38%) COBIT
4 14 (5.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (5.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (4.66%) ISO 9001
6 6 (2.15%) ISO22301
6 6 (2.15%) RMADS
7 4 (1.43%) BS25999
8 2 (0.72%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.72%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.36%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.36%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.36%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (0.72%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (5.02%) Cisco
2 13 (4.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.15%) FireEye
4 5 (1.79%) SunGard
5 4 (1.43%) ArcSight
5 4 (1.43%) Oracle
5 4 (1.43%) SAP
5 4 (1.43%) VMware
6 3 (1.08%) Forcepoint
6 3 (1.08%) HP
7 2 (0.72%) CA
7 2 (0.72%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (0.72%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.36%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.36%) Tufin
London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago