Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 763 763
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 +81
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 54 71 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 47 65 115
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £47,000 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +25.00%

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 67,431 69,937 79,570
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.19% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54,854 56,314 69,042
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018. 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 -28 3 £60,000 -7.69% 5
South London - 2 - -
West London - 2 £50,000 - 4
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 54 (100.00%) Information Security
2 32 (59.26%) CISSP
3 27 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (48.15%) CISM
5 25 (46.30%) Data Protection
6 24 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (35.19%) CISA
7 19 (35.19%) GDPR
8 18 (33.33%) Risk Management
9 16 (29.63%) Finance
10 10 (18.52%) Security Management
10 10 (18.52%) Firewall
11 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
12 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
13 7 (12.96%) Information Assurance
13 7 (12.96%) ISMS
13 7 (12.96%) Information Security Management
13 7 (12.96%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (12.96%) Cyber Defence
14 6 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (11.11%) Cisco
14 6 (11.11%) Unix
14 6 (11.11%) Windows
14 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
15 5 (9.26%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (9.26%) Linux
15 5 (9.26%) Python
15 5 (9.26%) Legal
15 5 (9.26%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.96%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (9.26%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.56%) CESG
5 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Cybercrime
6 2 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.70%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Unix
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (46.30%) Data Protection
4 18 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 10 (18.52%) Security Management
6 7 (12.96%) Information Assurance
6 7 (12.96%) Information Security Management
6 7 (12.96%) ISMS
6 7 (12.96%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.41%) Information Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) Information Security Governance
9 3 (5.56%) SIEM
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (3.70%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) CISSP
2 26 (48.15%) CISM
3 19 (35.19%) CISA
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 4 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (7.41%) ISACA
5 4 (7.41%) Master's Degree
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (5.56%) CRISC
6 3 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.70%) CCNA
7 2 (3.70%) CCNP
7 2 (3.70%) CISMP
7 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.70%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (35.19%) GDPR
3 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
4 6 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (7.41%) COBIT
6 3 (5.56%) ISO 22301
7 2 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.85%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (1.85%) COSO
8 1 (1.85%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.85%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) Snort
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (5.56%) Splunk
2 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Qualys