Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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

Information Security Consultant
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 735 749 728
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 +116
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 49 62 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 65
London median annual salary £70,000 £66,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.66% -5.36% +7.69%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,875 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,500 £90,000 £86,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 59,974 66,618 66,345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 95.32% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49,089 55,073 56,540
London median annual salary £62,375 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in London

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in London

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Security Consultant in London

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Central London +46 11 £77,500 +47.62% 4
West London - 3 £75,000 -
East London - 2 - -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Information Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 48 (97.96%) Information Security
2 28 (57.14%) CISSP
3 27 (55.10%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (51.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (32.65%) CISM
6 15 (30.61%) Data Protection
7 14 (28.57%) CRISC
7 14 (28.57%) CISA
8 12 (24.49%) Degree
9 11 (22.45%) Firewall
9 11 (22.45%) Cisco
10 10 (20.41%) Network Security
10 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
10 10 (20.41%) Presales
11 9 (18.37%) Project Management
12 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
12 8 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (14.29%) Finance
13 7 (14.29%) Law
13 7 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (14.29%) SDLC
13 7 (14.29%) Machine Learning
13 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
13 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 7 (14.29%) Physics
14 6 (12.24%) Information Assurance
14 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
14 6 (12.24%) GDPR

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (2.04%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) Network Security
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
1 7 (14.29%) Law
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) CESG
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) SCADA
3 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) CentOS
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (97.96%) Information Security
2 27 (55.10%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (30.61%) Data Protection
4 10 (20.41%) Presales
4 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
5 9 (18.37%) Project Management
6 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
7 7 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 7 (14.29%) Physics
7 7 (14.29%) SDLC
8 6 (12.24%) Information Assurance
8 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) Creative Thinking
10 4 (8.16%) Data Privacy
10 4 (8.16%) Information Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (57.14%) CISSP
2 16 (32.65%) CISM
3 14 (28.57%) CISA
3 14 (28.57%) CRISC
4 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 7 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.16%) ISACA
8 3 (6.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (6.12%) CEH
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (6.12%) GSEC
8 3 (6.12%) SSCP
9 2 (4.08%) CCSP
9 2 (4.08%) CGEIT
9 2 (4.08%) ISEB
10 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
10 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (51.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 6 (12.24%) GDPR
5 2 (4.08%) COBIT
5 2 (4.08%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco
2 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
2 2 (4.08%) Juniper
2 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) SAP