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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 781 856 895
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 140 111 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 112 83 72
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,200 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £69,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +85 135 £62,500 +25.00% 10
London +48 60 £65,000 +13.04% 5
South East +36 27 £57,500 +6.97%
Berkshire +30 22 £57,500 -4.16%
West Midlands -2 19 £62,500 +27.55% 1
Birmingham +10 17 £62,500 +70.06%
Reading +27 14 £57,500 -
North West - 10 £85,000 -
Manchester - 9 £85,000 -
South West +13 7 £62,500 +11.11% 2
City of London +48 5 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Scotland -6 5 £47,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey +9 4 £70,000 +40.00%
Bristol +9 4 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Glasgow -13 4 £56,750 -0.43% 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
Nottingham - 4 - -
East of England +36 3 £75,000 +87.50%
Gloucestershire -1 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Staines - 2 £85,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £75,000 -
Hampshire +4 1 - -
Edinburgh -4 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Basingstoke -6 1 - -
Warwickshire -8 1 £65,000 +32.65% 1
Cheltenham -9 1 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 257 (96.98%) Information Security
2 143 (53.96%) Cybersecurity
3 122 (46.04%) CISSP
4 95 (35.85%) CISM
5 94 (35.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 85 (32.08%) Finance
7 73 (27.55%) PCI DSS
8 66 (24.91%) CISA
8 66 (24.91%) Risk Management
9 56 (21.13%) Data Protection
10 49 (18.49%) Risk Assessment
11 47 (17.74%) Degree
12 42 (15.85%) Security Cleared
13 40 (15.09%) SC Cleared
14 38 (14.34%) Security Architecture
15 37 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (13.21%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (12.45%) Fraud Detection
18 32 (12.08%) Security Management
19 30 (11.32%) Management Information System
19 30 (11.32%) Security Operations
20 29 (10.94%) Identity Management
21 28 (10.57%) Banking
22 27 (10.19%) SIEM
23 26 (9.81%) Information Assurance
24 25 (9.43%) PKI
24 25 (9.43%) Information Security Management
25 24 (9.06%) Threat Analysis
25 24 (9.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
26 23 (8.68%) CLAS

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 4 (1.51%) IIS
2 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.17%) Network Security
2 9 (3.40%) WAN
3 8 (3.02%) LAN
4 6 (2.26%) Firewall
5 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.75%) MPLS
5 2 (0.75%) RTP
5 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.51%) Big Data
3 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
General
1 85 (32.08%) Finance
2 28 (10.57%) Banking
3 22 (8.30%) Legal
4 12 (4.53%) Retail
5 5 (1.89%) Marketing
5 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.51%) Law
7 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.75%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.02%) .NET
2 6 (2.26%) SAML
3 1 (0.38%) Middleware
3 1 (0.38%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 25 (9.43%) PKI
3 21 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.53%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.77%) CESG
7 9 (3.40%) Cyber Attack
7 9 (3.40%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (3.02%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.51%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.13%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.38%) Blog
13 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.38%) Physics
13 1 (0.38%) SCADA
13 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.04%) Windows
2 9 (3.40%) Unix
3 6 (2.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (96.98%) Information Security
2 143 (53.96%) Cybersecurity
3 66 (24.91%) Risk Management
4 56 (21.13%) Data Protection
5 49 (18.49%) Risk Assessment
6 38 (14.34%) Security Architecture
7 37 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (13.21%) Penetration Testing
9 33 (12.45%) Fraud Detection
10 32 (12.08%) Security Management
11 30 (11.32%) Security Operations
12 29 (10.94%) Identity Management
13 27 (10.19%) SIEM
14 26 (9.81%) Information Assurance
15 25 (9.43%) Information Security Management
16 24 (9.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 24 (9.06%) Threat Analysis
17 20 (7.55%) ITIL
18 17 (6.42%) Presales
19 16 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.66%) C
2 8 (3.02%) Java
3 3 (1.13%) SQL
4 2 (0.75%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) C++
5 1 (0.38%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) PHP
5 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (46.04%) CISSP
2 95 (35.85%) CISM
3 66 (24.91%) CISA
4 47 (17.74%) Degree
5 42 (15.85%) Security Cleared
6 40 (15.09%) SC Cleared
7 23 (8.68%) CLAS
8 13 (4.91%) CRISC
9 12 (4.53%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (4.53%) PCI QSA
9 12 (4.53%) SANS
10 10 (3.77%) CEH
11 8 (3.02%) CREST Certified
12 6 (2.26%) CHECK Team Member
12 6 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.26%) CISMP
12 6 (2.26%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (1.51%) CITP
13 4 (1.51%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (35.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (27.55%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (3.40%) ISO 9001
5 8 (3.02%) COBIT
6 6 (2.26%) ISO27002
6 6 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.89%) BS25999
7 5 (1.89%) RMADS
8 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.13%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.75%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.38%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.38%) QA
10 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (3.40%) Cisco
2 7 (2.64%) Oracle
3 6 (2.26%) FireEye
4 5 (1.89%) ArcSight
4 5 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.51%) SunGard
6 2 (0.75%) Forcepoint
6 2 (0.75%) HP
6 2 (0.75%) SAP
6 2 (0.75%) VMware
7 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.38%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.38%) Informatica
7 1 (0.38%) Juniper
7 1 (0.38%) Qualys
7 1 (0.38%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.38%) Splunk
7 1 (0.38%) Tableau
London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £100000 - £135000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Bonus + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago