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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 750 872 906
Rank change year-on-year
+122 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 115 97 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.090% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.094% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 103 88 67
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +77 99 £62,500 +4.16% 7
London +77 48 £72,500 +20.83% 5
South East +59 18 £60,000 +4.34% 2
North West -2 18 £52,500 -16.00%
Manchester - 15 £60,000 -
Berkshire +49 11 £60,000 +11.62% 1
Scotland - 11 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 10 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +28 8 £52,500 -
Leeds +27 8 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +21 8 £52,500 -
City of London +32 6 £77,500 +47.61% 1
Newbury - 5 £60,000 -
Lancashire 0 3 £52,500 -16.00%
Hampshire - 3 £57,500 -
Slough - 3 £48,500 -
Darwen - 3 £52,500 -
Reading +32 2 £75,000 +50.00% 1
West Sussex +21 2 £65,000 -7.14%
South West +11 2 £66,250 +35.89%
Surrey -3 2 £57,500 -6.12%
West Midlands -24 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Portsmouth - 2 £60,000 -
Bracknell +17 1 £65,000 +4.00%
Bristol +16 1 £62,500 +38.88%
East of England +14 1 - -
Crawley +13 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Staines -3 1 £60,000 -14.28%
Farnham -9 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Birmingham -15 1 £42,500 -15.00%

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 238 (100.00%) Information Security
2 163 (68.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 148 (62.18%) CISSP
4 130 (54.62%) PCI DSS
5 114 (47.90%) CISM
6 94 (39.50%) Security Architecture
7 86 (36.13%) Cybersecurity
8 80 (33.61%) CISA
8 80 (33.61%) Risk Management
9 74 (31.09%) Network Security
10 69 (28.99%) Degree
11 65 (27.31%) Finance
12 62 (26.05%) Security Operations
13 53 (22.27%) Vulnerability Management
14 49 (20.59%) Management Information System
15 48 (20.17%) IIS
16 47 (19.75%) IISP
17 46 (19.33%) Security Operations Centre
17 46 (19.33%) Data Centre
17 46 (19.33%) Splunk
17 46 (19.33%) Compliance Management
18 45 (18.91%) Risk and Compliance Management
18 45 (18.91%) ArcSight
19 44 (18.49%) Portfolio Management
19 44 (18.49%) Performance Management
19 44 (18.49%) Data Protection
20 43 (18.07%) Risk Assessment
21 34 (14.29%) Project Management
22 33 (13.87%) Identity Access Management
23 31 (13.03%) ISMS

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 48 (20.17%) IIS
2 2 (0.84%) Drupal
3 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.94%) MS Office
4 6 (2.52%) MS Project
4 6 (2.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (31.09%) Network Security
2 21 (8.82%) Firewall
3 15 (6.30%) LAN
4 3 (1.26%) WAN
5 1 (0.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.42%) MPLS
5 1 (0.42%) RTP
5 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) GIS
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 65 (27.31%) Finance
2 25 (10.50%) Law
3 19 (7.98%) Banking
4 14 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (5.46%) Legal
6 3 (1.26%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.26%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 46 (19.33%) Data Centre
2 46 (19.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (6.30%) Client/Server
4 13 (5.46%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (4.20%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.94%) iPad
7 6 (2.52%) Fintech
7 6 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.10%) CESG
8 5 (2.10%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.68%) PKI
10 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.84%) BBC
11 2 (0.84%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.42%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.88%) Windows
2 10 (4.20%) Unix
3 3 (1.26%) Linux
3 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (100.00%) Information Security
2 94 (39.50%) Security Architecture
3 86 (36.13%) Cybersecurity
4 80 (33.61%) Risk Management
5 62 (26.05%) Security Operations
6 53 (22.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 46 (19.33%) Compliance Management
8 45 (18.91%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 44 (18.49%) Data Protection
9 44 (18.49%) Performance Management
9 44 (18.49%) Portfolio Management
10 43 (18.07%) Risk Assessment
11 34 (14.29%) Project Management
12 33 (13.87%) Identity Access Management
13 31 (13.03%) ISMS
13 31 (13.03%) Security Management
14 30 (12.61%) Information Security Management
15 24 (10.08%) SIEM
15 24 (10.08%) Test Strategy
16 23 (9.66%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.84%) C
2 1 (0.42%) Java
2 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 148 (62.18%) CISSP
2 114 (47.90%) CISM
3 80 (33.61%) CISA
4 69 (28.99%) Degree
5 47 (19.75%) IISP
6 27 (11.34%) CRISC
7 11 (4.62%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (4.62%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.78%) CEH
9 7 (2.94%) PCI QSA
10 6 (2.52%) ISSAP
10 6 (2.52%) SANS
11 5 (2.10%) CISMP
11 5 (2.10%) CLAS
12 4 (1.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.26%) ISEB
13 3 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.84%) EC-Council LPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (68.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 130 (54.62%) PCI DSS
3 31 (13.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (10.50%) COBIT
5 7 (2.94%) ISO27002
6 5 (2.10%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.68%) ISO22301
7 4 (1.68%) QA
7 4 (1.68%) RMADS
8 2 (0.84%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.42%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (0.84%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 46 (19.33%) Splunk
2 45 (18.91%) ArcSight
3 16 (6.72%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.10%) Cisco
5 4 (1.68%) SunGard
6 3 (1.26%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.84%) CA
7 2 (0.84%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.84%) IBM
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle
8 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.42%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.42%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.42%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) Tufin
8 1 (0.42%) VMware
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Cybercrowd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago