The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Information Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
England / West Midlands
Rank 196 224 220
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 6 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.20% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 0
Median salary £51,250 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%

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
4506 5729 4913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.28% 96.58% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3673 4736 4215
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Information Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Warwickshire - 3 £60,000 -
Birmingham +5 2 £45,000 -28.00%
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (75.00%) ISMS
4 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
4 5 (62.50%) Security Management
4 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (50.00%) Internal Audit
6 3 (37.50%) CISM
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) CISSP
6 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (25.00%) Blog
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 2 (25.00%) PCI QSA
7 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) CISA
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
8 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
8 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco
8 1 (12.50%) CCNA
8 1 (12.50%) IRCA
8 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISMS
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
3 5 (62.50%) Security Management
4 4 (50.00%) Internal Audit
5 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) OSINT
7 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Presales
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (25.00%) PCI QSA
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) GSNA
3 1 (12.50%) IRCA
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco