Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 265 314
Rank change year-on-year +24 +49 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 13 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 14
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.98% -2.27%
10th Percentile £48,250 £44,050 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £72,750 £68,375
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,199 7,504 10,435
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 95.57% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,029 5,834 8,463
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury -16 7 £52,500 -12.50%
Reading +11 3 £75,000 +30.43%
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 - 1
Information Security Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (92.31%) CISSP
3 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
3 10 (76.92%) CISM
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (53.85%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (53.85%) CRAMM
5 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
7 5 (38.46%) OWASP
7 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
8 3 (23.08%) SIEM
8 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (23.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
8 3 (23.08%) Logistics
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (23.08%) SCCP
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Information Management
8 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) WAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SCCP
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) Risk Management
3 7 (53.85%) CRAMM
3 7 (53.85%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 5 (38.46%) OWASP
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (23.08%) Information Management
6 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
6 3 (23.08%) Logistics
6 3 (23.08%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Security Auditing
7 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 10 (76.92%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (23.08%) CCSP
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS