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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 175 175 164
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 14 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.30% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 20
Average salary £57,500 £41,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.39% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -0.97%
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
3622 3802 3794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.62% 94.84% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2968 3180 3301
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 26 March 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 31 (73.81%) CISSP
2 30 (71.43%) Information Security
3 29 (69.05%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (64.29%) Security Architecture
5 25 (59.52%) Linux
6 24 (57.14%) Windows
6 24 (57.14%) OSCP
6 24 (57.14%) OSCE
7 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (16.67%) Degree
7 7 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 6 (14.29%) Security Management
9 5 (11.90%) PCI QSA
9 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.52%) JSP
10 4 (9.52%) LAN
10 4 (9.52%) WLAN
10 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.52%) Wireless
10 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.52%) Aerospace
10 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.52%) CESG
10 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (9.52%) SCADA
10 4 (9.52%) JSP 440
10 4 (9.52%) Information Assurance
10 4 (9.52%) Network Management
10 4 (9.52%) Cyber Security

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LAN
1 4 (9.52%) WLAN
1 4 (9.52%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.52%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.52%) CESG
1 4 (9.52%) SCADA
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 24 (57.14%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Information Security
2 29 (69.05%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (64.29%) Security Architecture
4 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (14.29%) Security Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.52%) Network Management
6 4 (9.52%) Information Assurance
6 4 (9.52%) Cyber Security
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) ABAP
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) CISSP
2 24 (57.14%) OSCP
2 24 (57.14%) OSCE
3 7 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (11.90%) PCI QSA
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) CISA
5 3 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.52%) JSP 440
3 3 (7.14%) HIPAA
3 3 (7.14%) FISMA
3 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Nessus
2 2 (4.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Splunk
1 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.76%) Qualys
3 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
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