The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 249 316
Rank change year-on-year +22 +67  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 1 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 5
Median salary £65,000 £71,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.77% +18.75%  
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6888 9927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 6155 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in the City of London

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in the City of London

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (20.00%) IISP
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) IISP
2 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognizant