Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 340 396
Rank change year-on-year +31 +56 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 12 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.069% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.071% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 12
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +47.62% -8.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £68,875 £42,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,125 £69,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £77,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.13% +40.91% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 November 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (75.00%) ISMS
3 8 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Information Security Management
5 5 (41.67%) Security Management
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) GDPR
5 5 (41.67%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (33.33%) Business Development
7 3 (25.00%) BS25999
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) Games
7 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (25.00%) CISA
7 3 (25.00%) CISM
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) Law
7 3 (25.00%) Advertising
7 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
7 3 (25.00%) Presales
7 3 (25.00%) OWASP
7 3 (25.00%) CISSP
7 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 2 (16.67%) SaaS
8 2 (16.67%) Social Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) IaaS
8 2 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (25.00%) Games
2 3 (25.00%) Law
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) ISMS
3 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security Management
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Business Development
6 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (25.00%) OWASP
6 3 (25.00%) Presales
6 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
7 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 2 (16.67%) Social Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISA
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (8.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (41.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (41.67%) GDPR
4 3 (25.00%) BS25999
4 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
6 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27005