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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
UK
Rank 785 843 876
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 59 113 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.12% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 42 107 67
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,800 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +44 59 £55,000 -12.00% 14
London +35 21 £70,000 +7.69% 10
South West +28 11 £55,000 -12.00%
North West -8 8 £52,500 -8.69% 1
South East +24 7 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +30 6 £51,250 -18.00% 1
West Yorkshire +23 5 £52,500 +41.89%
Leeds +21 5 £52,500 +41.89%
Yorkshire +18 5 £52,500 +41.89%
Bristol 0 5 £55,000 -12.00%
Avon - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire +36 2 £75,000 +46.34%
City of London +32 2 £87,500 - 2
Reading +32 2 £75,000 +50.00%
Hampshire +18 2 £53,250 -33.43%
Birmingham +7 2 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Lancashire - 2 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £61,250 -
Darwen - 2 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £53,750 - 1
Surrey +22 1 - - 1
Staines -10 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £65,000 -
Warwick - 1 £57,500 -
Southampton - 1 £54,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £52,500 -
Crawley - 1 £65,000 -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Information Security
2 129 (70.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 120 (65.22%) CISSP
4 91 (49.46%) PCI DSS
5 89 (48.37%) CISM
6 71 (38.59%) Security Architecture
7 65 (35.33%) Risk Management
8 61 (33.15%) CISA
9 57 (30.98%) Network Security
10 52 (28.26%) Degree
11 46 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 46 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 42 (22.83%) IISP
12 42 (22.83%) Security Operations
12 42 (22.83%) IIS
13 41 (22.28%) Finance
14 39 (21.20%) Risk Assessment
15 38 (20.65%) Security Management
15 38 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
16 37 (20.11%) Data Centre
17 36 (19.57%) Performance Management
17 36 (19.57%) ISMS
17 36 (19.57%) Compliance Management
17 36 (19.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
17 36 (19.57%) Security Monitoring
18 35 (19.02%) Security Operations Centre
18 35 (19.02%) Splunk
18 35 (19.02%) Portfolio Management
18 35 (19.02%) ArcSight
19 33 (17.93%) Information Security Management

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 42 (22.83%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.26%) MS Office
2 6 (3.26%) MS Project
2 6 (3.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (30.98%) Network Security
2 9 (4.89%) Firewall
3 6 (3.26%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) AppScan
1 3 (1.63%) Burp Suite
1 3 (1.63%) Paros
1 3 (1.63%) WebScarab
General
1 41 (22.28%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Law
3 12 (6.52%) Banking
4 11 (5.98%) Legal
5 7 (3.80%) Retail
6 6 (3.26%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 37 (20.11%) Data Centre
3 35 (19.02%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (5.43%) CESG
5 8 (4.35%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.26%) Fintech
7 6 (3.26%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.17%) iPad
9 3 (1.63%) BBC
10 2 (1.09%) Blog
10 2 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.35%) Windows
2 6 (3.26%) Unix
3 2 (1.09%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (100.00%) Information Security
2 71 (38.59%) Security Architecture
3 65 (35.33%) Risk Management
4 46 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 42 (22.83%) Security Operations
6 39 (21.20%) Risk Assessment
7 38 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (20.65%) Security Management
8 36 (19.57%) Compliance Management
8 36 (19.57%) ISMS
8 36 (19.57%) Performance Management
8 36 (19.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 36 (19.57%) Security Monitoring
9 35 (19.02%) Portfolio Management
10 33 (17.93%) Information Security Management
11 29 (15.76%) Project Management
12 28 (15.22%) Data Protection
13 25 (13.59%) Information Assurance
14 22 (11.96%) Test Strategy
15 21 (11.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.80%) C
Qualifications
1 120 (65.22%) CISSP
2 89 (48.37%) CISM
3 61 (33.15%) CISA
4 52 (28.26%) Degree
5 42 (22.83%) IISP
6 20 (10.87%) CESG Certified Professional
7 17 (9.24%) CRISC
8 15 (8.15%) Security Cleared
9 10 (5.43%) CEH
10 8 (4.35%) PCI QSA
11 7 (3.80%) SANS
11 7 (3.80%) SC Cleared
12 6 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (3.26%) CLAS
12 6 (3.26%) ISSAP
13 5 (2.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (1.63%) ISEB
14 3 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (1.09%) CISMP
15 2 (1.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (70.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (49.46%) PCI DSS
3 20 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (9.78%) COBIT
5 11 (5.98%) ISO27002
6 7 (3.80%) GDPR
6 7 (3.80%) JSP 440
7 4 (2.17%) QA
8 2 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.09%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.54%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.54%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.54%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.54%) RMADS
9 1 (0.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Nessus
2 1 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 35 (19.02%) ArcSight
1 35 (19.02%) Splunk
2 15 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.63%) Cognizant
3 3 (1.63%) IBM
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle
4 1 (0.54%) SunGard
England
Astbury Marsden
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45k - £65k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago