The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 418 447
Rank change year-on-year +45 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 19 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 23
Median salary £53,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.82% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £46,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £60,000
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 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 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 23 June 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 23 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
Surrey +40 10 £54,250 -36.17% 2
Berkshire +16 4 £75,000 +30.43%
West Sussex +8 4 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
Information Security Consultant
England

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

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

1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (86.96%) CISSP
3 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (65.22%) Data Protection
5 14 (60.87%) CISM
6 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
7 9 (39.13%) Security Operations
8 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Project Management
9 6 (26.09%) CISA
9 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (26.09%) Information Security Management
9 6 (26.09%) Security Management
9 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
10 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
10 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
10 5 (21.74%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
10 5 (21.74%) CRAMM
10 5 (21.74%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) TACACS
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) OAuth
1 1 (4.35%) OpenID
1 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
1 1 (4.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (17.39%) Cyber Defence
2 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (4.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (65.22%) Data Protection
3 9 (39.13%) Security Operations
4 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (26.09%) Information Security Management
5 6 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 6 (26.09%) Security Management
5 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
6 5 (21.74%) CRAMM
6 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) CISSP
2 14 (60.87%) CISM
3 6 (26.09%) CISA
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) PCI QSA
5 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.35%) CLAS
5 1 (4.35%) CRISC
5 1 (4.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (47.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
1 1 (4.35%) CA
1 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
1 1 (4.35%) F5
1 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
1 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
Staines, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Salary: £52000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago