The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 174 - 188
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.23% - 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
Senior 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
3382 3501 3830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.71% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2857 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant across the Manchester region.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Trend in Manchester

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) CREST Certified
3 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
5 5 (31.25%) Tigerscheme
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Cyber Scheme
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Blog
5 5 (31.25%) Business Development
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
5 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security
6 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (18.75%) Presales
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN

Senior Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (12.50%) WAAS
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) xDSL
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blog
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (31.25%) Business Development
4 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (18.75%) Presales
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (12.50%) Information Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (6.25%) Network Design
8 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) C++
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
1 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
2 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CREST Certified
2 6 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Cyber Scheme
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Tigerscheme
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Ipanema Technologies
2 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Intel Security