Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Assurance Consultant was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1144 1163 1233
Rank change year-on-year +19 +70 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Consultant 28 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.016% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 23
England median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% -16.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £41,125 £43,500
90th Percentile £67,125 £68,125 £86,500
UK median annual salary £53,750 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -14.00% - +13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Information Assurance Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Information Assurance Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance Consultant in England

Information Assurance Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance Consultant in England

Information Assurance Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance Consultant in England

Information Assurance Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +12 10 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South East +50 9 £52,500 -8.70%
Yorkshire +25 6 £52,500 +10.53%
North of England -8 6 £52,500 -6.67%
London -1 3 £67,500 -
Information Assurance Consultant
UK

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Information Assurance 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 England region featuring Information Assurance Consultant in the job title.

1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 17 (60.71%) Finance
3 16 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (57.14%) Information Assurance
4 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
5 12 (42.86%) CISSP
5 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 11 (39.29%) CRAMM
6 11 (39.29%) CISM
7 10 (35.71%) OWASP
8 9 (32.14%) RMADS
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
9 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
12 4 (14.29%) Electronics
12 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (14.29%) Network Design
12 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
12 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (10.71%) Remediation Plan

Information Assurance Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) CESG
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 16 (57.14%) Information Assurance
2 16 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
4 11 (39.29%) CRAMM
5 10 (35.71%) OWASP
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (14.29%) Network Design
7 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (10.71%) ISMS
8 3 (10.71%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (10.71%) Validation
9 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
9 2 (7.14%) Security Management
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CISSP
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) CISM
3 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CGEIT
6 1 (3.57%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) CRISC
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 9 (32.14%) RMADS
4 6 (21.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (10.71%) JSP 440
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (7.14%) ISO 22301
6 2 (7.14%) ISO 31000
7 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) SAP