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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Information Security Consultant
Rank 875 894 874
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Consultant 16 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 11
Average salary £76,250 £54,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.20% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £54,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £54,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £54,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+34.25% -6.08%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 +35 16 £76,250 +41.20% 3
London - 13 £80,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £71,250 -
South East - 2 £71,250 -
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £72,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £80,000 - 1

Senior Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (62.50%) CISSP
2 20 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (59.38%) CISM
4 14 (43.75%) Risk Management
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) CCNP
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (31.25%) ISMS
8 8 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
10 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
10 6 (18.75%) CISA
10 6 (18.75%) Cyber Security
11 5 (15.63%) Cryptography
11 5 (15.63%) Network Security
11 5 (15.63%) SCADA
11 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
12 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
12 4 (12.50%) Degree
12 4 (12.50%) COBIT
12 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (12.50%) Oracle
12 4 (12.50%) ITIL
12 4 (12.50%) UNIX
12 4 (12.50%) Windows
13 3 (9.38%) Linux

Senior Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) WLAN
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Cryptography
1 5 (15.63%) SCADA
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) RMADS
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (43.75%) Risk Management
3 10 (31.25%) ISMS
4 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
5 6 (18.75%) Cyber Security
6 5 (15.63%) Security Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) Benchmarking
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Information Management
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.13%) Data Management
10 1 (3.13%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) Computer Forensics
10 1 (3.13%) Business Development
10 1 (3.13%) CRAMM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) CISSP
2 19 (59.38%) CISM
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (37.50%) CCNP
4 6 (18.75%) CISA
5 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) CRISC
6 3 (9.38%) MBA
7 1 (3.13%) GIAC
7 1 (3.13%) GCFA
7 1 (3.13%) CEH
7 1 (3.13%) SSCP
7 1 (3.13%) ISACA
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
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