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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 170 144 156
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 16 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% 0.53% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.55% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 4
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,000 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
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
3690 2539 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 96.03% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 2000 2269
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (81.08%) Information Security
2 21 (56.76%) CISSP
3 11 (29.73%) Internet
3 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (21.62%) Firewall
4 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) Windows
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
5 7 (18.92%) CISM
5 7 (18.92%) CCSA
5 7 (18.92%) CCSE
5 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (16.22%) Finance
6 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.51%) Security Management
7 5 (13.51%) Information Management
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) CCNP
8 4 (10.81%) UNIX
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
8 4 (10.81%) MS Office
8 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (10.81%) CISA
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 7

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Internet
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Information Security
2 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
3 5 (13.51%) Information Management
3 5 (13.51%) Security Management
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Business Development
4 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.11%) People Management
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Practice Management
5 3 (8.11%) Time Management
5 3 (8.11%) Security Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security Governance
6 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) CISSP
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CISM
2 7 (18.92%) CCSA
2 7 (18.92%) CCSE
2 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) CCNP
4 4 (10.81%) CISA
5 3 (8.11%) CRISC
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CCNA
6 2 (5.41%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.70%) McAfee