The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 254 309
Rank change year-on-year +32 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.097% 0.016% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.016% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £77,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +16.66%  
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 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 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4373 5586 8280
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
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 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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) CEH
3 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) ISMS
3 4 (66.67%) SaaS
3 4 (66.67%) IaaS
3 4 (66.67%) Social Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 4 (66.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 4 (66.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) MBA

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) IaaS
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) ISMS
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 4 (66.67%) Social Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISA
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 4 (66.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (66.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MBA
3 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
City, London
Randstad Technologies
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