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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 165 193 161
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 21 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.073% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.076% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 13
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,200 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £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
3688 3930 3658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.77% 95.11% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3092 3263 3203
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Rochdale - 5 - -
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (55.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (55.88%) Degree
1 19 (55.88%) PCI DSS
2 17 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (47.06%) CISSP
4 13 (38.24%) Security Architecture
5 12 (35.29%) Splunk
5 12 (35.29%) Portfolio Management
5 12 (35.29%) ArcSight
5 12 (35.29%) Performance Management
5 12 (35.29%) IIS
5 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
6 11 (32.35%) Firewall
7 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 9 (26.47%) Qualys
8 9 (26.47%) CISM
9 7 (20.59%) Law
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management
9 7 (20.59%) Nessus
9 7 (20.59%) Nmap
9 7 (20.59%) Open Source
9 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
10 6 (17.65%) SIEM
10 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Internet
11 5 (14.71%) VPN
11 5 (14.71%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (14.71%) Information Management
11 5 (14.71%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (14.71%) Analytics

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (35.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) Internet
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) WLAN
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 7 (20.59%) Law
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) RMADS
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) CESG
2 2 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.94%) SCADA
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (38.24%) Security Architecture
3 12 (35.29%) Portfolio Management
3 12 (35.29%) Performance Management
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Open Source
4 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
5 6 (17.65%) SIEM
5 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (14.71%) Information Management
6 5 (14.71%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (14.71%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
8 2 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
9 1 (2.94%) Network Management
9 1 (2.94%) Information Security
9 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Degree
2 16 (47.06%) CISSP
3 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (26.47%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (55.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (55.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Nessus
1 7 (20.59%) Nmap
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Splunk
1 12 (35.29%) ArcSight
2 9 (26.47%) Qualys
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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