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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 162 144 147
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 21 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,700 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
3564 2548 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.56% 95.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 1971 2190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
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%

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 27 August 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 33 (76.74%) Information Security
2 26 (60.47%) CISSP
3 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (27.91%) CISM
5 11 (25.58%) Risk Management
6 10 (23.26%) Internet
7 8 (18.60%) Windows
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco
8 7 (16.28%) Firewall
8 7 (16.28%) Finance
8 7 (16.28%) Business Development
9 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) CCSE
9 6 (13.95%) CCSA
9 6 (13.95%) Security Management
9 6 (13.95%) Practice Management
9 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
9 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.63%) IIS
11 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
11 4 (9.30%) CISA
11 4 (9.30%) Project Management
11 4 (9.30%) MS Office
11 4 (9.30%) Oracle
11 4 (9.30%) UNIX
11 4 (9.30%) CCNP
11 4 (9.30%) Information Management

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (11.63%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Information Security
2 11 (25.58%) Risk Management
3 7 (16.28%) Business Development
4 6 (13.95%) Practice Management
4 6 (13.95%) Security Management
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Information Management
5 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Time Management
8 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Control
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) CISSP
2 12 (27.91%) CISM
3 6 (13.95%) CCSA
3 6 (13.95%) CCSE
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) CRISC
4 4 (9.30%) CISA
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) PCI QSA
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco
2 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Splunk
5 2 (4.65%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee