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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 771 874 912
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 119 89 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.082% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.085% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 108 78 57
Median salary £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
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 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +72 104 £65,000 +18.18% 9
London +85 64 £70,000 +16.66% 5
South East +68 15 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Scotland - 14 £57,500 -
Berkshire +40 13 £55,000 -4.34% 1
North West +13 13 £53,000 - 1
Manchester - 13 £53,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 12 £58,500 -
Reading - 8 £57,500 -
City of London +51 5 £77,500 +40.90% 1
South West +3 5 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Slough - 4 £48,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £52,500 -
Stirling - 2 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +28 1 £42,000 -2.32%
East of England +19 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +18 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +12 1 £42,000 -2.32%
Bristol -1 1 £77,500 +72.22% 1
Birmingham -32 1 £62,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -33 1 £62,500 +25.00%
North East - 1 £62,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £62,500 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £62,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £52,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £57,500 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Farnham - 1 £55,000 -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 251 (97.67%) Information Security
2 141 (54.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 136 (52.92%) Cybersecurity
4 135 (52.53%) CISSP
5 117 (45.53%) PCI DSS
6 106 (41.25%) CISM
7 84 (32.68%) Security Architecture
8 80 (31.13%) Risk Management
9 76 (29.57%) Finance
10 72 (28.02%) CISA
11 61 (23.74%) Network Security
12 60 (23.35%) Degree
13 50 (19.46%) Risk Assessment
14 46 (17.90%) Security Operations
15 45 (17.51%) Data Protection
16 36 (14.01%) Management Information System
16 36 (14.01%) SIEM
17 33 (12.84%) Vulnerability Management
18 31 (12.06%) ArcSight
19 30 (11.67%) IIS
20 29 (11.28%) Data Centre
20 29 (11.28%) Identity Access Management
20 29 (11.28%) IISP
20 29 (11.28%) Splunk
20 29 (11.28%) Security Operations Centre
21 28 (10.89%) Compliance Management
21 28 (10.89%) CRISC
22 27 (10.51%) Portfolio Management
22 27 (10.51%) Performance Management
22 27 (10.51%) Banking

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 30 (11.67%) IIS
2 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.74%) Network Security
2 23 (8.95%) Firewall
3 16 (6.23%) LAN
4 6 (2.33%) WAN
5 3 (1.17%) MPLS
5 3 (1.17%) RTP
5 3 (1.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.39%) Internet
6 1 (0.39%) Intranet
6 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.39%) GIS
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 76 (29.57%) Finance
2 27 (10.51%) Banking
3 16 (6.23%) Law
4 15 (5.84%) Legal
5 14 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Military
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) SAML
2 1 (0.39%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.01%) Management Information System
2 29 (11.28%) Data Centre
2 29 (11.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (5.84%) Client/Server
4 14 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.89%) PKI
7 9 (3.50%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (3.50%) Mainframe
8 8 (3.11%) CESG
9 6 (2.33%) iPad
10 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.56%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.78%) SCADA
12 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.06%) Windows
2 10 (3.89%) Unix
3 3 (1.17%) Linux
4 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (97.67%) Information Security
2 136 (52.92%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (32.68%) Security Architecture
4 80 (31.13%) Risk Management
5 50 (19.46%) Risk Assessment
6 46 (17.90%) Security Operations
7 45 (17.51%) Data Protection
8 36 (14.01%) SIEM
9 33 (12.84%) Vulnerability Management
10 29 (11.28%) Identity Access Management
11 28 (10.89%) Compliance Management
12 27 (10.51%) Performance Management
12 27 (10.51%) Portfolio Management
12 27 (10.51%) Risk and Compliance Management
13 26 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (9.34%) Information Assurance
15 22 (8.56%) Presales
16 21 (8.17%) Project Management
16 21 (8.17%) Security Management
17 20 (7.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.67%) C
2 7 (2.72%) Java
3 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 135 (52.53%) CISSP
2 106 (41.25%) CISM
3 72 (28.02%) CISA
4 60 (23.35%) Degree
5 29 (11.28%) IISP
6 28 (10.89%) CRISC
7 22 (8.56%) Security Cleared
8 21 (8.17%) SC Cleared
9 12 (4.67%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (3.50%) SANS
11 8 (3.11%) CLAS
12 7 (2.72%) CEH
13 6 (2.33%) CISMP
14 5 (1.95%) PCI QSA
15 3 (1.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 3 (1.17%) CCSP
15 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (1.17%) EC-Council LPT
15 3 (1.17%) SAP Certification
16 2 (0.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (54.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (45.53%) PCI DSS
3 25 (9.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (7.78%) COBIT
5 10 (3.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (3.50%) ISO 9001
6 9 (3.50%) ISO22301
7 6 (2.33%) RMADS
8 2 (0.78%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.39%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.39%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.39%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (0.78%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (12.06%) ArcSight
2 29 (11.28%) Splunk
3 12 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.11%) Cisco
5 4 (1.56%) SAP
5 4 (1.56%) SunGard
5 4 (1.56%) VMware
6 3 (1.17%) HP
7 2 (0.78%) CA
7 2 (0.78%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.78%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.78%) IBM
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle
8 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.39%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.39%) FireEye
8 1 (0.39%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.39%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.39%) Tufin
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