The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 132 135
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 1 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.051% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.36% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Median salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1903 2244 1982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.60% 96.06% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1666 1632
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,948 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
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 Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Birmingham

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in Birmingham

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Birmingham region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) ISMS
2 4 (80.00%) Internal Audit
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Internal Audit
2 4 (80.00%) ISMS
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft