The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Information Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Information Security Consultant
Rank 876 884 860
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Consultant 5 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.008% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 12
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% -33.60%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,500 -
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Consultant within the UK.

Senior Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Consultant over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Senior Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Information Security Consultant
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland - 3 £55,000 -
England -12 2 £63,750 +53.61%
London +10 1 £70,000 +68.67%
Gloucestershire - 1 £57,500 -
South West - 1 £57,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £57,500 -

Senior Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Information Security Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (50.00%) CISA
5 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) MBA
5 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) COBIT
5 3 (37.50%) SCADA
5 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance

Senior Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Information Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WLAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) SCADA
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Cyber Security
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) CISA
4 3 (37.50%) MBA
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle