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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 158 168 161
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 22 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 0.34% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.36% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 22
Average salary £57,500 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.24% -18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
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
3736 3569 3864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.38% 94.39% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3043 3340
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 2 March 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 32 (78.05%) CISSP
2 31 (75.61%) Information Security
3 30 (73.17%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (68.29%) Security Architecture
5 25 (60.98%) Windows
5 25 (60.98%) Linux
5 25 (60.98%) OSCP
5 25 (60.98%) OSCE
6 7 (17.07%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
7 6 (14.63%) Degree
7 6 (14.63%) Security Management
8 5 (12.20%) PCI QSA
9 4 (9.76%) JSP 440
9 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
9 4 (9.76%) Network Management
9 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (9.76%) SCADA
9 4 (9.76%) CESG
9 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.76%) Wireless
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%) LAN
9 4 (9.76%) WLAN
9 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
10 3 (7.32%) Mentoring

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
2 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
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 1 (2.44%) 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
1 25 (60.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Information Security
2 30 (73.17%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (68.29%) 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%) Network Management
6 4 (9.76%) Information Assurance
6 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Coaching
7 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.32%) OWASP
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 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) CISSP
2 25 (60.98%) OSCP
2 25 (60.98%) OSCE
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) PCI QSA
5 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) CISA
5 3 (7.32%) CISM
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
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) 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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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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