The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 574 638
Rank change year-on-year -6 +64  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 32 62 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.16% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 59 31
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  

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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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
City of London +34 5 £77,500 +10.71% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £67,500 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 37 (61.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (51.67%) CISSP
4 21 (35.00%) CISA
4 21 (35.00%) Network Security
5 18 (30.00%) Data Protection
6 17 (28.33%) CISM
6 17 (28.33%) Risk Management
6 17 (28.33%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 16 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
7 16 (26.67%) SANS
8 14 (23.33%) CEH
8 14 (23.33%) Finance
9 11 (18.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (18.33%) ITIL
9 11 (18.33%) Windows
10 10 (16.67%) IBM
10 10 (16.67%) Nessus
10 10 (16.67%) AppScan
10 10 (16.67%) WebScarab
10 10 (16.67%) Paros
10 10 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (16.67%) Burp Suite
10 10 (16.67%) Degree
10 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
11 9 (15.00%) COBIT
11 9 (15.00%) Information Governance

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 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) IaaS
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) AppScan
1 10 (16.67%) Burp Suite
1 10 (16.67%) Paros
1 10 (16.67%) WebScarab
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Law
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Data Protection Act
1 16 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Unix
3 5 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 17 (28.33%) Risk Assessment
3 17 (28.33%) Risk Management
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL
4 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (15.00%) Data Security
6 9 (15.00%) Information Governance
6 9 (15.00%) Information Management
7 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (13.33%) Security Architecture
8 6 (10.00%) Information Assurance
8 6 (10.00%) Information Security Governance
8 6 (10.00%) IT Governance
8 6 (10.00%) Project Management
8 6 (10.00%) Security Operations
9 5 (8.33%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) CISSP
2 21 (35.00%) CISA
3 17 (28.33%) CISM
4 16 (26.67%) SANS
5 14 (23.33%) CEH
6 10 (16.67%) Degree
7 8 (13.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (8.33%) CCSP
10 4 (6.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (3.33%) PCI QSA
11 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.67%) CLAS
12 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (1.67%) CRISC
12 1 (1.67%) GIAC
12 1 (1.67%) IISP
12 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (61.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 9 (15.00%) COBIT
4 4 (6.67%) GDPR
5 3 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (5.00%) ISO 22301
5 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) IBM
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haysfm
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £5500 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago