The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
UK / England
Rank 751 777 837
Rank change year-on-year +26 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 72 145 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 128 76
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,250 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in England

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in England

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Consultant in England

Information Security 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 Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +42 29 £52,500 -19.23% 5
South West +18 12 £55,000 -12.00%
West Midlands +16 11 £57,500 -8.00% 3
North West -12 8 £52,500 -16.00%
South East +31 4 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Yorkshire +19 4 £38,500 +4.05%
East Midlands -3 2 £73,750 +9.25%
Information Security Consultant
UK

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 153 (100.00%) Information Security
2 101 (66.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (60.13%) CISSP
4 70 (45.75%) CISM
5 66 (43.14%) Risk Management
6 58 (37.91%) PCI DSS
7 52 (33.99%) CISA
8 50 (32.68%) Management Information System
9 49 (32.03%) Security Architecture
10 40 (26.14%) Risk Assessment
11 39 (25.49%) Network Security
12 38 (24.84%) Security Management
13 36 (23.53%) Finance
14 35 (22.88%) ISMS
15 33 (21.57%) Information Security Management
16 32 (20.92%) Information Assurance
17 31 (20.26%) Degree
18 27 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
18 27 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
19 23 (15.03%) Data Protection
19 23 (15.03%) Penetration Testing
20 22 (14.38%) Security Operations
21 21 (13.73%) CESG Certified Professional
22 20 (13.07%) IISP
22 20 (13.07%) COBIT
22 20 (13.07%) IIS
23 19 (12.42%) ITIL
23 19 (12.42%) Microsoft
23 19 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
24 18 (11.76%) Data Security

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (13.07%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 12 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.92%) MS Office
2 6 (3.92%) MS Project
2 6 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.49%) Network Security
2 3 (1.96%) Firewall
3 2 (1.31%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.65%) MPLS
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) GIS
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) AppScan
1 7 (4.58%) Burp Suite
1 7 (4.58%) Paros
1 7 (4.58%) WebScarab
General
1 36 (23.53%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Legal
3 9 (5.88%) Law
4 7 (4.58%) Retail
5 6 (3.92%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.92%) Banking
6 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.31%) Military
7 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (32.68%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.46%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (6.54%) CESG
4 10 (6.54%) Mainframe
5 9 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (3.92%) Fintech
6 6 (3.92%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.96%) BBC
8 2 (1.31%) Blog
8 2 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.31%) SCADA
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.80%) Windows
2 10 (6.54%) Unix
3 5 (3.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (100.00%) Information Security
2 66 (43.14%) Risk Management
3 49 (32.03%) Security Architecture
4 40 (26.14%) Risk Assessment
5 38 (24.84%) Security Management
6 35 (22.88%) ISMS
7 33 (21.57%) Information Security Management
8 32 (20.92%) Information Assurance
9 27 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
9 27 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (15.03%) Data Protection
10 23 (15.03%) Penetration Testing
11 22 (14.38%) Security Operations
12 19 (12.42%) ITIL
12 19 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (11.76%) Data Security
14 16 (10.46%) Information Security Governance
15 14 (9.15%) Compliance Management
15 14 (9.15%) Performance Management
15 14 (9.15%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (60.13%) CISSP
2 70 (45.75%) CISM
3 52 (33.99%) CISA
4 31 (20.26%) Degree
5 21 (13.73%) CESG Certified Professional
6 20 (13.07%) IISP
7 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 14 (9.15%) SANS
9 13 (8.50%) CEH
10 12 (7.84%) CRISC
11 9 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (5.88%) CLAS
12 8 (5.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (3.92%) ISSAP
14 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
15 4 (2.61%) CCSP
15 4 (2.61%) PCI QSA
16 3 (1.96%) ISEB
16 3 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
17 2 (1.31%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (66.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (37.91%) PCI DSS
3 20 (13.07%) COBIT
4 10 (6.54%) ISO27002
5 8 (5.23%) JSP 440
5 8 (5.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (3.92%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (3.27%) GDPR
8 2 (1.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.31%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.65%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.65%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.65%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) Nessus
2 1 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.50%) ArcSight
2 13 (8.50%) Splunk
3 8 (5.23%) IBM
4 6 (3.92%) Oracle
5 1 (0.65%) CA
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco
5 1 (0.65%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.65%) ForgeRock
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