The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 177 152 153
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £35,250 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
IT Security Consultant
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3601 2538 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.67% 95.56% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 1960 2174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in Leeds

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
2 7 (53.85%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (23.08%) CISM
6 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) CISA
8 1 (7.69%) McAfee
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.69%) CCNP
8 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (7.69%) GIAC
8 1 (7.69%) CCSA
8 1 (7.69%) Business Development
8 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (7.69%) Security Testing

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) GIAC
5 1 (7.69%) CCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCSE
5 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee