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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Consultant
Rank 220 223 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 24 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.037% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.038% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 0
Median salary £62,500 £36,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.06% -
UK excluding London median salary £60,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
6015 5238 4766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.93% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4440 3993
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +6 23 £62,500 +70.06%
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (88.46%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) Identity Management
4 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
4 12 (46.15%) Fraud Detection
5 11 (42.31%) Finance
6 10 (38.46%) CISA
6 10 (38.46%) CISM
6 10 (38.46%) CISSP
7 8 (30.77%) PKI
7 8 (30.77%) Security Architecture
7 8 (30.77%) Threat Analysis
7 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
7 8 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) LAN
8 4 (15.38%) WAN
8 4 (15.38%) Banking
8 4 (15.38%) Retail
8 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 4 (15.38%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) IIS
9 2 (7.69%) CRISC

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) PKI
1 8 (30.77%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (88.46%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 12 (46.15%) Fraud Detection
3 12 (46.15%) Identity Management
4 8 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
4 8 (30.77%) Threat Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) CISA
2 10 (38.46%) CISM
2 10 (38.46%) CISSP
3 2 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft