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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 178 160 160
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.099% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 20
Average salary £46,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
3849 3710 3687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.92% 94.57% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3179 3240 3243
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (82.61%) Information Security
2 15 (65.22%) Business Development
3 12 (52.17%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 3 (13.04%) Advertising
4 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) Finance
6 1 (4.35%) CISA
6 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
6 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) ABAP
6 1 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) Windows
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
6 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.35%) SAP GRC
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Information Security
2 15 (65.22%) Business Development
3 12 (52.17%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.35%) OWASP
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Security
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) C++
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CRISC
3 1 (4.35%) OSCP
3 1 (4.35%) OSCE
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) SAP