The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Consultant
England / South West
Rank 217 242 226
Rank change year-on-year +25 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 12 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 14
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.16%  
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4848 5643 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.69% 96.73% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4042 4659 4875
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in the South West

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in the South West

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Consultant in the South West

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol +2 7 £55,000 -12.00%
Avon - 4 - -
Gloucestershire +5 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
1 16 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) CISSP
4 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 10 (62.50%) Matrix Organization
5 9 (56.25%) C
5 9 (56.25%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (50.00%) CESG
6 8 (50.00%) Information Assurance
6 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (50.00%) CISM
6 8 (50.00%) JSP 440
7 7 (43.75%) Business Development
8 5 (31.25%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
8 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (31.25%) Security Management
8 5 (31.25%) ISMS
8 5 (31.25%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (31.25%) Security Auditing
9 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
10 3 (18.75%) IIS
10 3 (18.75%) IISP
11 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (6.25%) Compliance Management
12 1 (6.25%) Risk and Compliance Management
12 1 (6.25%) Remediation Plan

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) CESG
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) Matrix Organization
2 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 9 (56.25%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (50.00%) Information Assurance
5 7 (43.75%) Business Development
6 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
6 5 (31.25%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) ISMS
6 5 (31.25%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (31.25%) Security Auditing
6 5 (31.25%) Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) Compliance Management
7 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
7 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (6.25%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (6.25%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) CISSP
4 8 (50.00%) CISM
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) IISP
7 1 (6.25%) CISA
7 1 (6.25%) CLAS
7 1 (6.25%) CRISC
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (6.25%) HMG Infosec