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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 784 851 893
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 137 113 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 111 90 81
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 £40,500 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £69,750 £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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 June 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 June 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
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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 +83 130 £62,500 +25.00% 14
London +61 62 £65,000 +13.04% 5
South East +55 29 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Berkshire +21 19 £57,500 -4.16% 2
North West - 11 £85,000 -
Reading +22 10 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -19 10 £62,500 +27.55%
South West +19 8 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Birmingham -10 8 £62,500 +25.00%
Scotland 0 7 £47,500 -16.66%
Glasgow -14 7 £47,500 -16.66%
Manchester - 7 £85,000 -
Surrey +23 5 £85,000 +70.00% 1
Bristol +26 4 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire +1 4 - - 1
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 -
Staines - 3 £85,000 -
East of England - 3 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £75,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £75,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £35,000 -
Kent - 2 £35,000 -
City of London +43 1 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +27 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Hampshire +9 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 1 - -
Nottingham +8 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Warwickshire -3 1 £65,000 +32.65%
West Sussex -3 1 - -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 278 (97.54%) Information Security
2 170 (59.65%) Cybersecurity
3 132 (46.32%) CISSP
4 112 (39.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 106 (37.19%) CISM
6 101 (35.44%) Finance
7 82 (28.77%) PCI DSS
8 80 (28.07%) Risk Management
9 76 (26.67%) CISA
10 62 (21.75%) Data Protection
11 53 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
12 51 (17.89%) Degree
13 46 (16.14%) Security Architecture
14 43 (15.09%) Security Cleared
15 41 (14.39%) SC Cleared
16 40 (14.04%) Management Information System
17 34 (11.93%) Security Management
17 34 (11.93%) Fraud Detection
17 34 (11.93%) Security Operations
18 33 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (11.58%) SIEM
19 31 (10.88%) Identity Management
19 31 (10.88%) Banking
20 30 (10.53%) Information Assurance
21 28 (9.82%) Information Security Management
22 27 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
23 26 (9.12%) PKI
24 25 (8.77%) ITIL
24 25 (8.77%) Threat Analysis
24 25 (8.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 (1.75%) IIS
2 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.07%) Network Security
2 12 (4.21%) LAN
3 11 (3.86%) Firewall
3 11 (3.86%) WAN
4 3 (1.05%) MPLS
4 3 (1.05%) RTP
4 3 (1.05%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.05%) Big Data
3 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.35%) GIS
General
1 101 (35.44%) Finance
2 31 (10.88%) Banking
3 24 (8.42%) Legal
4 12 (4.21%) Retail
5 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.75%) Law
6 5 (1.75%) Marketing
6 5 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.70%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.46%) .NET
2 6 (2.11%) SAML
3 1 (0.35%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 26 (9.12%) PKI
3 24 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (4.56%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.86%) CESG
7 11 (3.86%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (3.16%) Cyber Attack
10 8 (2.81%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.40%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (1.40%) Cybercrime
13 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.70%) SCADA
15 1 (0.35%) iPad
15 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
15 1 (0.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.67%) Windows
2 12 (4.21%) Unix
3 6 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (97.54%) Information Security
2 170 (59.65%) Cybersecurity
3 80 (28.07%) Risk Management
4 62 (21.75%) Data Protection
5 53 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
6 46 (16.14%) Security Architecture
7 34 (11.93%) Fraud Detection
7 34 (11.93%) Security Management
7 34 (11.93%) Security Operations
8 33 (11.58%) SIEM
8 33 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (10.88%) Identity Management
10 30 (10.53%) Information Assurance
11 28 (9.82%) Information Security Management
12 27 (9.47%) Penetration Testing
13 25 (8.77%) ITIL
13 25 (8.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 25 (8.77%) Threat Analysis
14 20 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
14 20 (7.02%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.96%) C
2 7 (2.46%) Java
3 3 (1.05%) SQL
4 1 (0.35%) Perl
4 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 132 (46.32%) CISSP
2 106 (37.19%) CISM
3 76 (26.67%) CISA
4 51 (17.89%) Degree
5 43 (15.09%) Security Cleared
6 41 (14.39%) SC Cleared
7 23 (8.07%) CLAS
8 18 (6.32%) CRISC
9 15 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (4.91%) SANS
11 13 (4.56%) PCI QSA
12 12 (4.21%) CEH
13 8 (2.81%) CREST Certified
14 6 (2.11%) CHECK Team Member
14 6 (2.11%) CISMP
14 6 (2.11%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (1.40%) CITP
15 4 (1.40%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (39.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (28.77%) PCI DSS
3 13 (4.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (3.86%) COBIT
5 10 (3.51%) ISO 9001
5 10 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (2.11%) ISO22301
6 6 (2.11%) RMADS
7 5 (1.75%) BS25999
7 5 (1.75%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.70%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.35%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.35%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (3.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.35%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 12 (4.21%) Cisco
2 8 (2.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.81%) Oracle
3 6 (2.11%) ArcSight
3 6 (2.11%) FireEye
4 4 (1.40%) SunGard
5 3 (1.05%) Forcepoint
5 3 (1.05%) HP
5 3 (1.05%) SAP
5 3 (1.05%) VMware
6 2 (0.70%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.35%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.35%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.35%) IBM
7 1 (0.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.35%) Qualys
7 1 (0.35%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.35%) Splunk
7 1 (0.35%) Tableau
7 1 (0.35%) Tufin
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Bonus + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago