The first table below looks at the demand for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 811 744 764
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 93 132 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 110 110
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £39,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -16.66%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -76 90 £55,000 +10.00% 16
South East -1 38 £67,500 +35.00% 3
London -50 23 £56,750 +3.18% 7
Berkshire +12 18 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Reading +5 15 £80,000 +45.45% 2
City of London +5 14 £56,000 -33.53% 4
Guildford +11 12 - - 1
Surrey +6 12 - - 1
Leeds -22 9 £43,250 -27.91% 1
West Yorkshire -33 9 £43,250 +28.14% 2
Yorkshire -47 9 £43,250 +19.31% 2
South West -23 8 £54,000 +8.00%
Gloucestershire -10 5 £54,000 +8.00%
Cheltenham - 5 £54,000 -
East Midlands -4 4 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Kent - 4 £32,500 -
North West +4 3 £55,000 -
Dorset -8 3 £47,500 -
Bournemouth -12 3 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £42,500 -
Hampshire -6 2 £67,500 +22.72%
Birmingham +8 1 £40,000 -15.78%
West Midlands +2 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 1 £41,000 -14.58%
Manchester -2 1 £55,000 +10.00%
North East -2 1 £41,000 -14.58%
Cheshire -5 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Aldershot -8 1 £67,500 +22.72%
Leicester - 1 £40,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £62,500 -

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Consultant in their job title.

1 185 (98.93%) Information Security
2 112 (59.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (44.92%) CISSP
4 63 (33.69%) Security Cleared
5 61 (32.62%) CISM
6 49 (26.20%) Risk Management
7 47 (25.13%) Finance
8 45 (24.06%) RMADS
9 44 (23.53%) Information Assurance
10 43 (22.99%) SC Cleared
10 43 (22.99%) Management Information System
11 41 (21.93%) Risk Assessment
12 40 (21.39%) Degree
13 37 (19.79%) PCI DSS
14 32 (17.11%) DV Cleared
15 29 (15.51%) Security Architecture
16 25 (13.37%) Network Design
17 24 (12.83%) SIEM
18 23 (12.30%) Internet
19 22 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
20 21 (11.23%) Firewall
21 20 (10.70%) E-Commerce
22 19 (10.16%) Penetration Testing
23 17 (9.09%) Business Continuity
23 17 (9.09%) Law
23 17 (9.09%) ISMS
24 16 (8.56%) Cyber Security
24 16 (8.56%) JSP 440
24 16 (8.56%) CRAMM
24 16 (8.56%) ITIL

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.21%) IIS
2 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) GroupWise
3 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
1 1 (0.53%) PaaS
1 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) Internet
2 21 (11.23%) Firewall
3 10 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.67%) Network Security
5 4 (2.14%) Wireless
6 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.53%) VPN
7 1 (0.53%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 47 (25.13%) Finance
2 17 (9.09%) Law
3 8 (4.28%) Legal
4 5 (2.67%) Banking
4 5 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.07%) Local Government
5 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.07%) Games
5 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.35%) Web Services
1 10 (5.35%) SAML
2 4 (2.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.06%) RMADS
2 43 (22.99%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.35%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.21%) PKI
5 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) CESG
6 3 (1.60%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.60%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) Derivative
7 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.53%) Open Source
7 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.95%) Windows
2 7 (3.74%) UNIX
3 6 (3.21%) Linux
4 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (98.93%) Information Security
2 49 (26.20%) Risk Management
3 44 (23.53%) Information Assurance
4 41 (21.93%) Risk Assessment
5 29 (15.51%) Security Architecture
6 25 (13.37%) Network Design
7 24 (12.83%) SIEM
8 22 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
9 20 (10.70%) E-Commerce
10 19 (10.16%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (9.09%) Business Continuity
11 17 (9.09%) ISMS
12 16 (8.56%) Cyber Security
12 16 (8.56%) CRAMM
12 16 (8.56%) SOA
12 16 (8.56%) ITIL
13 15 (8.02%) Project Management
13 15 (8.02%) Incident Management
14 14 (7.49%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (6.95%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.35%) Java
2 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (44.92%) CISSP
2 63 (33.69%) Security Cleared
3 61 (32.62%) CISM
4 43 (22.99%) SC Cleared
5 40 (21.39%) Degree
6 32 (17.11%) DV Cleared
7 11 (5.88%) CISA
8 8 (4.28%) CEH
9 5 (2.67%) ISSAP
10 4 (2.14%) PCI QSA
10 4 (2.14%) CRISC
11 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.53%) CCNA
12 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.53%) GIAC
12 1 (0.53%) GSEC
12 1 (0.53%) GCIH
12 1 (0.53%) CCSE
12 1 (0.53%) EnCE
12 1 (0.53%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (59.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (19.79%) PCI DSS
3 16 (8.56%) JSP 440
4 8 (4.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (4.28%) COBIT
5 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.60%) SLA
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.53%) QA
6 1 (0.53%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.53%) XenApp
2 1 (0.53%) XenServer
2 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.53%) Nessus
2 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (6.95%) Symantec
2 11 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 11 (5.88%) IBM
3 10 (5.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.35%) Websense
3 10 (5.35%) Tripwire
3 10 (5.35%) Proofpoint
4 5 (2.67%) Oracle
5 4 (2.14%) Qualys
6 3 (1.60%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.60%) VMware
6 3 (1.60%) Remedy
6 3 (1.60%) HP
6 3 (1.60%) BMC
7 2 (1.07%) Juniper
7 2 (1.07%) F5
7 2 (1.07%) Sourcefire
7 2 (1.07%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.07%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.53%) LANDesk
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45K to 60K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Company bonus and pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Midlands - home or office based with UK Travel
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago