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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
UK
Rank 776 824 878
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 69 103 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.10% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 55 91 55
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +39 65 £60,000 +4.34% 9
London +56 27 £65,000 - 4
South East +16 12 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South West +27 9 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Berkshire +36 7 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds +33 7 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +27 7 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +27 7 £52,500 -
North West -11 6 £52,500 -
Newbury - 5 £60,000 -
Bristol - 4 £55,000 - 2
City of London +21 3 £87,500 +45.83% 2
West Midlands +9 3 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Avon - 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 £52,500 -
Manchester - 3 £60,000 -
Darwen - 3 £52,500 -
Scotland +28 2 £50,000 -
West Sussex +11 2 £65,000 -7.14%
Hampshire +11 2 £53,250 -33.43%
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Reading +30 1 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Surrey +3 1 £60,000 - 1
Crawley +1 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Staines -8 1 £60,000 -14.28%
Birmingham -10 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Bracknell - 1 £65,000 -
Worcester - 1 £42,500 -
Worthing - 1 £65,000 -

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Information Security
2 141 (69.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 132 (65.35%) CISSP
4 106 (52.48%) PCI DSS
5 99 (49.01%) CISM
6 88 (43.56%) Security Architecture
7 70 (34.65%) Network Security
8 69 (34.16%) Risk Management
9 68 (33.66%) CISA
10 62 (30.69%) Degree
11 55 (27.23%) Security Operations
12 51 (25.25%) IISP
12 51 (25.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 51 (25.25%) IIS
13 48 (23.76%) Cybersecurity
14 47 (23.27%) Security Monitoring
14 47 (23.27%) Management Information System
15 46 (22.77%) Splunk
15 46 (22.77%) Data Centre
16 45 (22.28%) Security Operations Centre
16 45 (22.28%) Compliance Management
16 45 (22.28%) Risk and Compliance Management
16 45 (22.28%) Performance Management
17 44 (21.78%) Finance
17 44 (21.78%) Portfolio Management
17 44 (21.78%) ArcSight
18 41 (20.30%) Risk Assessment
19 38 (18.81%) Security Management
20 35 (17.33%) ISMS
21 34 (16.83%) 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 51 (25.25%) IIS
2 2 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (3.96%) MS Excel
1 8 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (2.97%) MS Office
2 6 (2.97%) MS Project
2 6 (2.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (34.65%) Network Security
2 14 (6.93%) Firewall
3 9 (4.46%) LAN
4 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 44 (21.78%) Finance
2 24 (11.88%) Law
3 15 (7.43%) Banking
4 10 (4.95%) Legal
5 9 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.48%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.27%) Management Information System
2 46 (22.77%) Data Centre
3 45 (22.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (5.45%) CESG
5 10 (4.95%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.46%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.96%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.97%) Fintech
8 6 (2.97%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.98%) iPad
9 4 (1.98%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.49%) BBC
11 2 (0.99%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.99%) PKI
11 2 (0.99%) SCADA
12 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.46%) Windows
2 8 (3.96%) Unix
3 3 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) Information Security
2 88 (43.56%) Security Architecture
3 69 (34.16%) Risk Management
4 55 (27.23%) Security Operations
5 51 (25.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 48 (23.76%) Cybersecurity
7 47 (23.27%) Security Monitoring
8 45 (22.28%) Compliance Management
8 45 (22.28%) Performance Management
8 45 (22.28%) Risk and Compliance Management
9 44 (21.78%) Portfolio Management
10 41 (20.30%) Risk Assessment
11 38 (18.81%) Security Management
12 35 (17.33%) ISMS
13 34 (16.83%) Information Security Management
14 32 (15.84%) Data Protection
15 30 (14.85%) Project Management
16 27 (13.37%) Information Assurance
17 24 (11.88%) Test Strategy
18 22 (10.89%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.48%) C
Qualifications
1 132 (65.35%) CISSP
2 99 (49.01%) CISM
3 68 (33.66%) CISA
4 62 (30.69%) Degree
5 51 (25.25%) IISP
6 22 (10.89%) CRISC
7 18 (8.91%) CESG Certified Professional
8 16 (7.92%) Security Cleared
9 11 (5.45%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.96%) CEH
11 6 (2.97%) CLAS
11 6 (2.97%) ISSAP
11 6 (2.97%) PCI QSA
12 5 (2.48%) CISMP
13 3 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.49%) ISEB
13 3 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (1.49%) SANS
14 2 (0.99%) EC-Council LPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (69.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 106 (52.48%) PCI DSS
3 25 (12.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (11.88%) COBIT
5 9 (4.46%) ISO27002
6 7 (3.47%) GDPR
7 6 (2.97%) JSP 440
8 4 (1.98%) QA
9 3 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (1.49%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.99%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.99%) RMADS
11 1 (0.50%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 46 (22.77%) Splunk
2 44 (21.78%) ArcSight
3 14 (6.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.49%) Cognizant
4 3 (1.49%) SunGard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago