The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Consultant
Rank 206 212 209
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 11 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.019% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.019% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5270 5142 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4397 4264 4397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the West Midlands region.

Information Security Consultant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Information Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 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
(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
Birmingham +11 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (56.25%) CISSP
3 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) CISM
4 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Information Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) CISA
8 1 (6.25%) GIAC
8 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (6.25%) SSCP
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (6.25%) CEH
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) GCFA

Information Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CISM
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CRISC
3 1 (6.25%) ISACA
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) GCFA
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SSCP
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £70,000- £90,000+ an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago