Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 791 719
Rank change year-on-year +36 -72 +117
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 41 61 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.061% 0.080% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 117
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70% +17.39%
10th Percentile £44,375 £47,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £87,250 £97,000
England median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -4.00% +13.64%

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 64,422 71,804 72,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.65% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52,877 56,428 63,108
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -15 5 £77,500 +19.23% 7
West London - 4 £75,000 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 41 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (58.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (53.66%) Data Protection
4 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (39.02%) CISSP
6 11 (26.83%) CISM
7 10 (24.39%) Security Architecture
7 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
8 9 (21.95%) SDLC
8 9 (21.95%) Law
8 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (19.51%) CRISC
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
9 8 (19.51%) Network Security
10 7 (17.07%) SIEM
10 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
10 7 (17.07%) Project Management
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Presales
11 6 (14.63%) GDPR
12 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
12 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) Cisco
12 5 (12.20%) Firewall
12 5 (12.20%) CISA
13 4 (9.76%) Windows
13 4 (9.76%) SSCP
13 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing

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 (2.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Network Security
2 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (21.95%) Law
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.88%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.88%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) SCADA
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) CentOS
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (53.66%) Data Protection
3 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (24.39%) Incident Management
4 10 (24.39%) Security Architecture
5 9 (21.95%) SDLC
6 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.07%) SIEM
7 6 (14.63%) Presales
8 4 (9.76%) Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (7.32%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Data Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (7.32%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.32%) Perl
1 3 (7.32%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) CISSP
2 11 (26.83%) CISM
3 8 (19.51%) CRISC
3 8 (19.51%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) CISA
5 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) SSCP
6 3 (7.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (7.32%) CEH
6 3 (7.32%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (7.32%) GSEC
7 2 (4.88%) CCSP
7 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.88%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.44%) GIAC
8 1 (2.44%) GSNA
8 1 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (58.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (14.63%) GDPR
4 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (4.88%) COBIT
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.88%) ISO 22301
5 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.44%) HIPAA
6 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco
2 3 (7.32%) Splunk
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.88%) Juniper
3 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) SAP