The median annual salary for a Information Security Consultant was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 224 210
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 11 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.37% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.39% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 0
Median salary £57,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -  
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4620 5952 4959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.40% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3833 4835 4244
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in the West Midlands

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in the West Midlands

Information Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Consultant in the West Midlands

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham -5 4 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £60,000 -
Coventry - 2 £75,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Information Security Consultant
England

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (50.00%) ISMS
3 7 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Management
3 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (50.00%) CISSP
4 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
5 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) Internal Audit
5 5 (35.71%) CISM
6 4 (28.57%) CISA
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Presales
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
7 3 (21.43%) CLAS
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Military
8 2 (14.29%) Business Development
8 2 (14.29%) Blog
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (14.29%) CREST Certified
8 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 7 (50.00%) ISMS
2 7 (50.00%) Security Management
3 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (35.71%) Internal Audit
4 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) Presales
6 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Business Development
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Security Auditing
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) CISA
4 3 (21.43%) CLAS
5 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (14.29%) CREST Certified
5 2 (14.29%) CRISC
5 2 (14.29%) PCI QSA
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) GSNA
6 1 (7.14%) IRCA
6 1 (7.14%) MBA
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (21.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (7.14%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, training/certification
Posted: 12 days ago