The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 150 161 160
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 33 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.48% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.51% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 26
Average salary £57,500 £46,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.65% -19.13%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
3719 3562 4180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.89% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 3110 3712
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 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 3 - -
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (80.49%) CISSP
2 32 (78.05%) Information Security
3 31 (75.61%) Penetration Testing
4 29 (70.73%) Security Architecture
5 26 (63.41%) Windows
5 26 (63.41%) Linux
5 26 (63.41%) OSCP
5 26 (63.41%) OSCE
6 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
6 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (14.63%) Security Management
8 5 (12.20%) Degree
8 5 (12.20%) PCI QSA
9 4 (9.76%) OWASP
9 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
9 4 (9.76%) Network Management
9 4 (9.76%) SCADA
9 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (9.76%) JSP 440
9 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.76%) Wireless
9 4 (9.76%) CESG
9 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
9 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
9 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) JSP
9 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 4 (9.76%) LAN
9 4 (9.76%) WLAN

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (7.32%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) LAN
1 4 (9.76%) WLAN
1 4 (9.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.76%) CESG
1 4 (9.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Information Security
2 31 (75.61%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (70.73%) Security Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (14.63%) Security Management
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.76%) OWASP
6 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
6 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
6 4 (9.76%) Network Management
7 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Coaching
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (80.49%) CISSP
2 26 (63.41%) OSCP
2 26 (63.41%) OSCE
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
3 5 (12.20%) PCI QSA
4 3 (7.32%) CISA
4 3 (7.32%) CISM
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.76%) JSP 440
3 3 (7.32%) HIPAA
3 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Splunk
1 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) Qualys
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