The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 121 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.41% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.43% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 15
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
Security Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1671 1641 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.94% 96.25% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1272 1408
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Cheshire region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £55,000 -
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (73.33%) Service Delivery
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Juniper
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (73.33%) CCSE
3 11 (73.33%) Fortinet
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (66.67%) IronPort
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (66.67%) Tufin
4 10 (66.67%) NetScreen
5 6 (40.00%) CCNP
5 6 (40.00%) JNCIP
6 5 (33.33%) CCIE
6 5 (33.33%) JNCIS
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) JNI
8 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) J2EE
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (66.67%) NetScreen
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) FWSM
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) JNI
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) OAuth
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) BYOD
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
2 2 (13.33%) OWASP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (73.33%) CCSE
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
2 6 (40.00%) JNCIP
3 5 (33.33%) CCIE
3 5 (33.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
1 11 (73.33%) Juniper
1 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
1 11 (73.33%) Fortinet
2 10 (66.67%) IronPort
2 10 (66.67%) Tufin
2 10 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (6.67%) F5