The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.18% - 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £53,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.08% +3.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1054 1259 1677
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.14% 95.81% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1068 1277
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Cheshire

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in Cheshire

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cheshire region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP