The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 123 147
Rank change year-on-year +19 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.23% 0.51% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.53% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Median salary £75,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Reading

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in Reading

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Consultant in Reading

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

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

1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001