The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Consultant
Rank 161 179 194
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 25 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.028% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 1
Average salary £57,500 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.65% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
IT Security Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3749 3546 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.84% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3246 3100 3698
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,224 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

IT Security Consultant
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (96.30%) CISSP
3 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 24 (88.89%) Linux
3 24 (88.89%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (88.89%) Security Architecture
3 24 (88.89%) OSCP
3 24 (88.89%) OSCE
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) OWASP
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 3 (11.11%) PCI QSA
5 3 (11.11%) HIPAA
5 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (11.11%) CISA
5 3 (11.11%) CISM
5 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (7.41%) Finance
7 1 (3.70%) Security Testing

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
1 24 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (88.89%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (88.89%) Security Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) OWASP
4 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Data Security
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) CISSP
2 24 (88.89%) OSCP
2 24 (88.89%) OSCE
3 3 (11.11%) CISA
3 3 (11.11%) CISM
3 3 (11.11%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 3 (11.11%) HIPAA