The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 162 162 147
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 17 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +0.47%
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
3312 3164 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.33% 95.97% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 2464 2419
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Leeds

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 20 (71.43%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) CISSP
3 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (39.29%) PCI DSS
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
5 9 (32.14%) CISA
5 9 (32.14%) CISM
5 9 (32.14%) PCI QSA
5 9 (32.14%) CRISC
6 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (28.57%) Time Management
6 8 (28.57%) Firewall
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco
6 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 7 (25.00%) Internet
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (21.43%) CCSE
8 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (21.43%) ArcSight
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (21.43%) CCSA
8 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
9 5 (17.86%) Games
9 5 (17.86%) Information Security Management
9 5 (17.86%) Security Management

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Internet
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
1 5 (17.86%) Games
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Information Security
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) Time Management
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) Information Security Management
6 5 (17.86%) Security Management
6 5 (17.86%) SIEM
7 4 (14.29%) Information Management
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.14%) Coaching
9 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
9 2 (7.14%) Service Management
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) CISSP
2 9 (32.14%) CISA
2 9 (32.14%) CISM
2 9 (32.14%) PCI QSA
2 9 (32.14%) CRISC
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (21.43%) CCSA
4 6 (21.43%) CCSE
5 5 (17.86%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) CCNP
7 3 (10.71%) CCNA
7 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (39.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco
1 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 6 (21.43%) ArcSight
3 5 (17.86%) Splunk
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
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