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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 161 173 170
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 11 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 17
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -4.54%
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
3129 3620 3931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.86% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2983 3414
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 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (69.70%) CISSP
2 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 21 (63.64%) Security Architecture
3 20 (60.61%) Information Security
4 19 (57.58%) Windows
4 19 (57.58%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (57.58%) OSCP
4 19 (57.58%) OSCE
5 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) Nessus
8 5 (15.15%) Nmap
8 5 (15.15%) Qualys
9 4 (12.12%) Firewall
9 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (12.12%) Open Source
10 3 (9.09%) Security Management
10 3 (9.09%) CISM
11 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
11 2 (6.06%) Wireless
11 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (6.06%) CRM
11 2 (6.06%) LAN
11 2 (6.06%) WLAN
11 2 (6.06%) IIS
11 2 (6.06%) JSP
11 2 (6.06%) UNIX
11 2 (6.06%) Network Security

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WLAN
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) RMADS
2 2 (6.06%) CESG
2 2 (6.06%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Security Architecture
2 20 (60.61%) Information Security
3 19 (57.58%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.06%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.03%) OWASP
6 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Security
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) CISSP
2 19 (57.58%) OSCP
2 19 (57.58%) OSCE
3 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) CISM
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) JSP 440
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Nessus
2 5 (15.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Qualys
2 2 (6.06%) Splunk
2 2 (6.06%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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