The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 426 447
Rank change year-on-year +42 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 5 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.034% 0.17% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.17% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 15
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 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
Berkshire +23 3 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey +35 1 - - 1
Hampshire +23 1 £52,500 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (89.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (84.21%) CISSP
4 11 (57.89%) CISM
5 10 (52.63%) CISA
6 8 (42.11%) Information Security Management
6 8 (42.11%) Security Management
6 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) ISO27002
7 7 (36.84%) ISMS
8 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
8 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
8 6 (31.58%) ISSAP
8 6 (31.58%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (31.58%) Scorecard
8 6 (31.58%) Private Cloud
8 6 (31.58%) Fintech
8 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
8 6 (31.58%) MS Project
8 6 (31.58%) MS Office
8 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) Legal
9 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
9 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.79%) CLAS

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 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) MS Project
1 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Fintech
1 6 (31.58%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security Management
2 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
2 8 (42.11%) Security Management
3 7 (36.84%) ISMS
4 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
4 6 (31.58%) Scorecard
4 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.53%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CISSP
2 11 (57.89%) CISM
3 10 (52.63%) CISA
4 6 (31.58%) ISSAP
5 3 (15.79%) CLAS
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) CEH
6 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (5.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (89.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (42.11%) ISO27002
3 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.26%) ISO27005
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus and car allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago