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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 160 176 145
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 17 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.49% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.47% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 2
Average salary £70,000 £43,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.84% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,800 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
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
3344 3579 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.82% 97.23% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2826 1869
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 31 July 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (44.23%) Cisco
2 22 (42.31%) Network Security
2 22 (42.31%) Data Centre
3 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 20 (38.46%) ArcSight
4 19 (36.54%) LAN
5 18 (34.62%) WAN
6 17 (32.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (32.69%) Information Security
7 14 (26.92%) PCI DSS
7 14 (26.92%) CISSP
7 14 (26.92%) Risk Management
8 13 (25.00%) Splunk
9 12 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
9 12 (23.08%) Performance Management
9 12 (23.08%) Degree
9 12 (23.08%) Law
9 12 (23.08%) Blue Coat
9 12 (23.08%) Juniper
9 12 (23.08%) Project Management
9 12 (23.08%) IIS
9 12 (23.08%) UNIX
9 12 (23.08%) Windows
9 12 (23.08%) F5
9 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 12 (23.08%) Coaching
10 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
10 11 (21.15%) HP
10 11 (21.15%) Oracle

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (23.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) Network Security
2 19 (36.54%) LAN
3 18 (34.62%) WAN
4 10 (19.23%) Wireless Security
4 10 (19.23%) Wireless
5 8 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (23.08%) Law
2 9 (17.31%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) UNIX
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Information Security
2 14 (26.92%) Risk Management
3 12 (23.08%) Project Management
3 12 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 12 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
3 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 12 (23.08%) Coaching
4 10 (19.23%) Security Architecture
4 10 (19.23%) Test Strategy
4 10 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (19.23%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Service Management
5 7 (13.46%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Test Management
7 2 (3.85%) OWASP
8 1 (1.92%) SIEM
8 1 (1.92%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) CISSP
2 12 (23.08%) Degree
3 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (19.23%) HP ASE
4 3 (5.77%) CISA
5 2 (3.85%) CISM
5 2 (3.85%) ACCA
5 2 (3.85%) PCI QSA
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) CEH
5 2 (3.85%) ICAEW
5 2 (3.85%) OSCP
5 2 (3.85%) OSCE
6 1 (1.92%) CRISC
6 1 (1.92%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (26.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Cisco
2 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 20 (38.46%) ArcSight
3 13 (25.00%) Splunk
4 12 (23.08%) F5
4 12 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 12 (23.08%) Juniper
5 11 (21.15%) HP
5 11 (21.15%) Oracle
6 10 (19.23%) Huawei
7 8 (15.38%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.85%) CA
9 1 (1.92%) Google
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