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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Consultant
Rank 177 178 193
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 16 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.028% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 16 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 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
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
3942 3520 4177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.58% 94.83% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3070 3748
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
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 29 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (94.44%) CISSP
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 15 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (83.33%) Security Architecture
3 15 (83.33%) OSCP
3 15 (83.33%) OSCE
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) OWASP
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
5 3 (16.67%) HIPAA
5 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (16.67%) CISA
5 3 (16.67%) CISM
5 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (11.11%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (83.33%) Security Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) OWASP
4 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Data Security
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CISSP
2 15 (83.33%) OSCP
2 15 (83.33%) OSCE
3 3 (16.67%) CISA
3 3 (16.67%) CISM
3 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 3 (16.67%) HIPAA