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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Consultant
Rank 823 748 771
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 90 134 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 65 112 108
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 £40,000 £39,150 £42,190
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
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 28 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 28 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 -71 86 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South East +18 36 £55,000 +10.00% 1
London -80 23 £56,750 +3.18% 4
Berkshire +18 17 £80,000 +52.38%
Reading -3 14 £80,000 +52.38%
City of London -1 13 £56,000 -33.53% 2
Surrey -2 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Guildford +15 12 - -
Leeds -31 9 £43,250 -27.91%
West Yorkshire -37 9 £43,250 +28.14% 1
Yorkshire -49 9 £43,250 +19.31% 1
South West -29 6 £64,500 +29.00%
East Midlands -6 4 £41,250 -25.00%
Cheltenham -7 4 £64,500 +7.50%
Gloucestershire -19 4 £64,500 +29.00%
Kent - 4 £32,500 -
North West -1 3 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £42,500 -
Dorset -5 2 - -
Scotland -7 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Bournemouth -9 2 - -
North East +2 1 £41,000 -14.58%
Tyne and Wear 0 1 £41,000 -14.58%
Birmingham -1 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Hampshire -4 1 £67,500 +22.72%
Cheshire -9 1 £62,500 +13.63%
West Midlands -13 1 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Manchester -14 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Glasgow -16 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Gosport - 1 £67,500 -

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 183 (98.92%) Information Security
2 111 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (45.95%) CISSP
4 64 (34.59%) Security Cleared
5 62 (33.51%) CISM
6 48 (25.95%) Finance
7 47 (25.41%) Risk Management
8 46 (24.86%) RMADS
9 44 (23.78%) Information Assurance
10 43 (23.24%) SC Cleared
11 41 (22.16%) Degree
12 40 (21.62%) Management Information System
12 40 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
13 35 (18.92%) PCI DSS
14 32 (17.30%) DV Cleared
15 28 (15.14%) Security Architecture
16 25 (13.51%) Network Design
17 24 (12.97%) SIEM
18 23 (12.43%) Risk Analysis
19 22 (11.89%) Internet
20 19 (10.27%) Firewall
20 19 (10.27%) Penetration Testing
21 18 (9.73%) Law
21 18 (9.73%) E-Commerce
21 18 (9.73%) ISMS
22 17 (9.19%) JSP 440
22 17 (9.19%) CRAMM
22 17 (9.19%) SOA
23 16 (8.65%) Incident Management
23 16 (8.65%) Cyber Security

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.24%) IIS
2 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.54%) GroupWise
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
1 1 (0.54%) PaaS
1 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.89%) Internet
2 19 (10.27%) Firewall
3 10 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.16%) Wireless
4 4 (2.16%) Network Security
5 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) DNS
General
1 48 (25.95%) Finance
2 18 (9.73%) Law
3 8 (4.32%) Legal
4 5 (2.70%) Banking
4 5 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.08%) Local Government
5 2 (1.08%) Games
5 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) SAML
1 10 (5.41%) Web Services
2 4 (2.16%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.86%) RMADS
2 40 (21.62%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.24%) PKI
5 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.62%) CESG
6 3 (1.62%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.08%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.54%) Open Source
8 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.03%) Windows
2 7 (3.78%) UNIX
3 6 (3.24%) Linux
4 2 (1.08%) Solaris
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (98.92%) Information Security
2 47 (25.41%) Risk Management
3 44 (23.78%) Information Assurance
4 40 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
5 28 (15.14%) Security Architecture
6 25 (13.51%) Network Design
7 24 (12.97%) SIEM
8 23 (12.43%) Risk Analysis
9 19 (10.27%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (9.73%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.73%) ISMS
11 17 (9.19%) CRAMM
11 17 (9.19%) SOA
12 16 (8.65%) Incident Management
12 16 (8.65%) Cyber Security
13 15 (8.11%) Business Continuity
14 14 (7.57%) ITIL
14 14 (7.57%) Project Management
14 14 (7.57%) Business Development
15 13 (7.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.41%) Java
2 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (45.95%) CISSP
2 64 (34.59%) Security Cleared
3 62 (33.51%) CISM
4 43 (23.24%) SC Cleared
5 41 (22.16%) Degree
6 32 (17.30%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.41%) CISA
8 8 (4.32%) CEH
9 5 (2.70%) ISSAP
10 4 (2.16%) CRISC
10 4 (2.16%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.54%) EnCE
12 1 (0.54%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.54%) GCED
12 1 (0.54%) CFCE
12 1 (0.54%) CCNA
12 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.54%) GIAC
12 1 (0.54%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (18.92%) PCI DSS
3 17 (9.19%) JSP 440
4 8 (4.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (4.32%) COBIT
5 3 (1.62%) SLA
6 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.54%) QA
7 1 (0.54%) COSO
7 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.54%) XenApp
2 1 (0.54%) XenServer
2 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.54%) WSUS
2 1 (0.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (7.03%) Symantec
2 11 (5.95%) IBM
2 11 (5.95%) CheckPoint
3 10 (5.41%) Tripwire
3 10 (5.41%) Websense
3 10 (5.41%) Proofpoint
4 8 (4.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle
6 4 (2.16%) Qualys
7 3 (1.62%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.62%) Remedy
7 3 (1.62%) HP
7 3 (1.62%) BMC
7 3 (1.62%) VMware
8 2 (1.08%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.08%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.08%) Juniper
8 2 (1.08%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.08%) F5
9 1 (0.54%) LANDesk
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Midlands - home or office based with UK Travel
Trinity
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago