Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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 > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 490 488 543
Rank change year-on-year -2 +55 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 37 77 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.24% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.25% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 36 71 23
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £44,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 25,722 30,626 30,471
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.83% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21,267 25,639 25,279
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in the South East

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in the South East

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Security Consultant in the South East

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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
Hampshire +4 16 £60,000 +3.45% 3
Thames Valley +23 10 £65,000 +13.04%
Berkshire +15 10 £65,000 +13.04%
West Sussex -29 10 £60,000 -
Kent - 1 £70,000 -
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 South East region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 36 (97.30%) Information Security
2 23 (62.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (45.95%) PCI DSS
4 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
4 15 (40.54%) ITIL
4 15 (40.54%) PRINCE2
5 13 (35.14%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
7 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.92%) CISA
9 7 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (18.92%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (18.92%) RMADS
9 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) Decision-Making
10 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
10 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (16.22%) CISSP
11 5 (13.51%) CISM
12 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (10.81%) McAfee
12 4 (10.81%) OWASP
12 4 (10.81%) Trend Micro
12 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (10.81%) Logistics
12 4 (10.81%) PKI

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.92%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (10.81%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Information Security
2 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 15 (40.54%) PRINCE2
2 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
3 13 (35.14%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
5 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (16.22%) Decision-Making
7 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.81%) Logistics
8 4 (10.81%) OWASP
9 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 3 (8.11%) Security Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.11%) SIEM
9 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (5.41%) Security Management
11 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CISA
2 6 (16.22%) CISSP
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) CISM
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.70%) CCSP
6 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (62.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (45.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (18.92%) RMADS
5 3 (8.11%) COBIT
6 2 (5.41%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) CyberArk
2 4 (10.81%) McAfee
2 4 (10.81%) Qualys
2 4 (10.81%) Trend Micro
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle