The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
England / London
Rank 539 590 608
Rank change year-on-year +51 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 28 55 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.084% 0.13% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 32
Median salary £52,500 £65,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £86,000 £80,000
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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Canary Wharf -12 2 £67,500 -
City of London +38 1 £65,000 -8.77% 2
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Information Security
2 41 (61.19%) CISSP
3 40 (59.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (50.75%) CISA
4 34 (50.75%) CISM
5 27 (40.30%) Risk Management
6 26 (38.81%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (32.84%) Network Security
8 21 (31.34%) Finance
9 20 (29.85%) Security Architecture
9 20 (29.85%) COBIT
10 19 (28.36%) Information Assurance
11 18 (26.87%) ITIL
12 17 (25.37%) Management Information System
12 17 (25.37%) PCI DSS
12 17 (25.37%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (22.39%) Information Security Governance
13 15 (22.39%) Data Protection
13 15 (22.39%) Degree
14 13 (19.40%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (19.40%) Windows
14 13 (19.40%) SANS
15 12 (17.91%) Vulnerability Management
16 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (14.93%) Mainframe
18 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
18 9 (13.43%) Unix
18 9 (13.43%) IIS
18 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
18 9 (13.43%) CEH

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (13.43%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
1 9 (13.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) AppScan
1 6 (8.96%) Burp Suite
1 6 (8.96%) Paros
1 6 (8.96%) WebScarab
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Law
3 5 (7.46%) Legal
4 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.93%) Mainframe
3 8 (11.94%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.46%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Unix
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (40.30%) Risk Management
3 26 (38.81%) Risk Assessment
4 20 (29.85%) Security Architecture
5 19 (28.36%) Information Assurance
6 18 (26.87%) ITIL
7 17 (25.37%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (22.39%) Data Protection
8 15 (22.39%) Information Security Governance
9 13 (19.40%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (17.91%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (13.43%) IT Governance
12 9 (13.43%) Security Operations
13 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 5 (7.46%) Compliance Management
14 5 (7.46%) Performance Management
14 5 (7.46%) Portfolio Management
14 5 (7.46%) Risk and Compliance Management
14 5 (7.46%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 41 (61.19%) CISSP
2 34 (50.75%) CISA
2 34 (50.75%) CISM
3 15 (22.39%) Degree
4 13 (19.40%) SANS
5 9 (13.43%) CEH
5 9 (13.43%) IISP
6 8 (11.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (10.45%) CRISC
8 4 (5.97%) CCSP
9 3 (4.48%) ISEB
9 3 (4.48%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.99%) GIAC
10 2 (2.99%) PCI QSA
10 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (1.49%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (59.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (29.85%) COBIT
3 17 (25.37%) PCI DSS
4 6 (8.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (7.46%) GDPR
6 2 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.49%) ISO22301
7 1 (1.49%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) IBM
3 5 (7.46%) ArcSight
3 5 (7.46%) Splunk
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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