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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 169 166 183
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 13 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 17
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £52,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
3201 3742 4060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.21% 94.14% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2666 3097 3513
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 14 (51.85%) Security Architecture
3 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Information Security
5 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) OSCP
6 9 (33.33%) OSCE
7 7 (25.93%) Nessus
7 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (25.93%) Qualys
8 6 (22.22%) Nmap
8 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
9 5 (18.52%) Splunk
9 5 (18.52%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (18.52%) ArcSight
9 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (18.52%) Open Source
9 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
9 5 (18.52%) IIS
9 5 (18.52%) CISM
9 5 (18.52%) Firewall
10 2 (7.41%) Network Security
10 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
10 2 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.41%) CESG

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WLAN
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) RMADS
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) CESG
2 2 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Security Architecture
2 10 (37.04%) Information Security
3 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
4 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
5 2 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 12 (44.44%) Degree
3 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 9 (33.33%) OSCP
4 9 (33.33%) OSCE
5 5 (18.52%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Nessus
2 6 (22.22%) Nmap
3 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Qualys
2 5 (18.52%) Splunk
2 5 (18.52%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £55,000- £90,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Benefits
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