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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 786 872 889
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 128 108 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.099% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 115 93 63
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +49 116 £58,750 +9.81% 10
London +43 68 £65,000 +13.04% 6
South East +26 21 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire +16 16 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +23 11 £52,000 -8.77%
North West +17 10 £51,500 - 1
Reading +15 9 £57,500 - 1
South West +2 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Edinburgh - 7 £52,000 -
Manchester - 7 £53,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £52,500 -
Slough - 4 £48,000 -
Cheshire +35 3 £47,500 -
Bristol +17 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Glasgow +4 3 £47,500 -16.66%
City of London +52 2 £77,500 +47.61% 2
West Yorkshire +12 2 £43,500 +1.16%
Yorkshire +10 2 £43,500 +1.16%
West Midlands -19 2 £62,500 +25.00%
Birmingham -28 2 £62,500 +25.00%
Cheltenham - 2 £52,500 -
Surrey +36 1 £85,000 +47.82% 1
Leeds +20 1 £45,000 +4.65%
East of England +17 1 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Hertfordshire +16 1 £75,000 +39.53% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £55,000 +25.71%
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £75,000 +7.14%
Maidstone - 1 £30,000 -
Staines - 1 £85,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £42,000 -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 256 (97.71%) Information Security
2 157 (59.92%) Cybersecurity
3 128 (48.85%) CISSP
4 126 (48.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 107 (40.84%) PCI DSS
6 105 (40.08%) CISM
7 84 (32.06%) Finance
8 79 (30.15%) Risk Management
9 75 (28.63%) CISA
10 73 (27.86%) Security Architecture
11 55 (20.99%) Data Protection
12 54 (20.61%) Degree
12 54 (20.61%) Risk Assessment
13 49 (18.70%) Network Security
14 39 (14.89%) Security Operations
15 38 (14.50%) SIEM
16 37 (14.12%) Management Information System
17 33 (12.60%) Security Cleared
18 32 (12.21%) SC Cleared
19 28 (10.69%) Banking
19 28 (10.69%) Identity Access Management
20 26 (9.92%) Identity Management
20 26 (9.92%) Information Assurance
21 25 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
22 24 (9.16%) CRISC
23 23 (8.78%) Presales
24 22 (8.40%) ITIL
25 21 (8.02%) Security Management
25 21 (8.02%) Security Operations Centre
26 20 (7.63%) Fraud Detection

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 16 (6.11%) IIS
2 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.70%) Network Security
2 19 (7.25%) Firewall
3 15 (5.73%) LAN
4 7 (2.67%) WAN
5 3 (1.15%) MPLS
5 3 (1.15%) RTP
5 3 (1.15%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.38%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.38%) GIS
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 84 (32.06%) Finance
2 28 (10.69%) Banking
3 20 (7.63%) Legal
4 13 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.44%) Law
6 6 (2.29%) Retail
7 4 (1.53%) Marketing
7 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.76%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.05%) .NET
2 4 (1.53%) SAML
3 1 (0.38%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.12%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.02%) Security Operations Centre
3 17 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.11%) PKI
5 15 (5.73%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.58%) Client/Server
8 11 (4.20%) CESG
9 10 (3.82%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (3.05%) Computer Science
10 8 (3.05%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.91%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.53%) Cybercrime
12 4 (1.53%) iPad
13 2 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.76%) SCADA
14 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.34%) Windows
2 10 (3.82%) Unix
3 6 (2.29%) Linux
4 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (97.71%) Information Security
2 157 (59.92%) Cybersecurity
3 79 (30.15%) Risk Management
4 73 (27.86%) Security Architecture
5 55 (20.99%) Data Protection
6 54 (20.61%) Risk Assessment
7 39 (14.89%) Security Operations
8 38 (14.50%) SIEM
9 28 (10.69%) Identity Access Management
10 26 (9.92%) Identity Management
10 26 (9.92%) Information Assurance
11 25 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (8.78%) Presales
13 22 (8.40%) ITIL
14 21 (8.02%) Security Management
15 20 (7.63%) Fraud Detection
16 18 (6.87%) Project Management
16 18 (6.87%) Vulnerability Management
17 17 (6.49%) Information Security Management
17 17 (6.49%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.96%) C
2 8 (3.05%) Java
3 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 128 (48.85%) CISSP
2 105 (40.08%) CISM
3 75 (28.63%) CISA
4 54 (20.61%) Degree
5 33 (12.60%) Security Cleared
6 32 (12.21%) SC Cleared
7 24 (9.16%) CRISC
8 15 (5.73%) IISP
9 12 (4.58%) CEH
10 11 (4.20%) CESG Certified Professional
10 11 (4.20%) CLAS
10 11 (4.20%) SANS
11 8 (3.05%) CISMP
12 6 (2.29%) EC-Council LPT
12 6 (2.29%) PCI QSA
13 5 (1.91%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (1.15%) CCSP
14 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (1.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (48.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (40.84%) PCI DSS
3 20 (7.63%) COBIT
3 20 (7.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (4.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (3.44%) ISO 9001
6 8 (3.05%) ISO22301
7 6 (2.29%) RMADS
8 2 (0.76%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.38%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.38%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.38%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.38%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (0.76%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (6.49%) ArcSight
2 15 (5.73%) Splunk
3 12 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.44%) Cisco
5 6 (2.29%) SunGard
6 4 (1.53%) FireEye
6 4 (1.53%) SAP
6 4 (1.53%) VMware
7 3 (1.15%) HP
8 2 (0.76%) CA
8 2 (0.76%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.76%) IBM
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle
9 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.38%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.38%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.38%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.38%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.38%) Tufin
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