The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 152 178 179
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 29 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 9
Median salary £55,250 £26,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+108.49% -49.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £24,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £41,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
3398 3422 3805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.64% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2896 2792 3130
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (48.39%) Information Security
2 22 (35.48%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (33.87%) Network Security
4 20 (32.26%) Project Management
5 19 (30.65%) CISSP
6 18 (29.03%) Degree
6 18 (29.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 17 (27.42%) PCI DSS
8 16 (25.81%) Security Management
8 16 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (25.81%) SIEM
9 14 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (22.58%) Risk Management
10 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
10 13 (20.97%) Security Operations
11 12 (19.35%) Security Architecture
12 11 (17.74%) Test Strategy
12 11 (17.74%) Splunk
12 11 (17.74%) Portfolio Management
12 11 (17.74%) ArcSight
12 11 (17.74%) Performance Management
12 11 (17.74%) Law
12 11 (17.74%) IIS
12 11 (17.74%) IISP
12 11 (17.74%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (17.74%) QRadar
13 10 (16.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (16.13%) CREST Certified
13 10 (16.13%) Java
13 10 (16.13%) .NET

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.74%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) Network Security
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) VPN
4 3 (4.84%) MPLS
4 3 (4.84%) VLAN
5 2 (3.23%) BGP
5 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) IPsec
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) OSPF
5 2 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (3.23%) SSL
5 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.23%) WAAS
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
5 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) xDSL
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) sqlmap
General
1 11 (17.74%) Law
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.74%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (9.68%) Blog
4 4 (6.45%) iPad
4 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.84%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Information Security
2 22 (35.48%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (32.26%) Project Management
4 18 (29.03%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (25.81%) Security Management
5 16 (25.81%) SIEM
6 14 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (22.58%) Risk Management
7 13 (20.97%) Security Operations
8 12 (19.35%) Security Architecture
9 11 (17.74%) Performance Management
9 11 (17.74%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (17.74%) Test Strategy
10 10 (16.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (11.29%) Business Development
13 6 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
13 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.45%) Presales
14 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Java
2 6 (9.68%) C#
2 6 (9.68%) C++
2 6 (9.68%) Objective-C
2 6 (9.68%) PHP
2 6 (9.68%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) CISSP
2 18 (29.03%) Degree
3 11 (17.74%) IISP
4 10 (16.13%) CREST Certified
4 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 7 (11.29%) CHECK Team Leader
6 6 (9.68%) Cyber Scheme
6 6 (9.68%) Tigerscheme
7 5 (8.06%) CISM
8 4 (6.45%) CEH
8 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
8 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.84%) PCI QSA
10 2 (3.23%) CCNP
10 2 (3.23%) CISA
10 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.23%) GSNA
10 2 (3.23%) OSCE
10 2 (3.23%) OSCP
10 2 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) PCI DSS
2 16 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) QRadar
2 5 (8.06%) Nessus
2 5 (8.06%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) ArcSight
1 11 (17.74%) Splunk
2 3 (4.84%) Juniper
2 3 (4.84%) Qualys
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco
3 2 (3.23%) Ipanema Technologies
3 2 (3.23%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
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