The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Consultant
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 204 222
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 3 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.088% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 13
Median salary £75,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3233 4703 5280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.34% 95.36% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2625 3861 3901
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +3.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Consultant in Berkshire

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Reading +16 3 £75,000 +39.53% 1
Information Security Consultant
South East

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Berkshire region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CISA
3 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Legal
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) ISMS
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 5 (50.00%) Fintech
3 5 (50.00%) ISO27002
3 5 (50.00%) Scorecard
3 5 (50.00%) ISSAP
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Fintech
1 5 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) ISMS
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) Scorecard
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) CISA
3 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (50.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
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