The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Consultant
Rank 218 - 259
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% - 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £48,750 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +15.78%
IT Security Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5495 6276 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.08% 96.72% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4655 5006 5490
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,142
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IT Security Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Cheshire - 6 £45,000 -
Manchester - 4 £55,125 - 3
IT Security Consultant
England

IT Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title.

1 21 (80.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (80.77%) PCI DSS
2 20 (76.92%) CISSP
3 15 (57.69%) Project Management
3 15 (57.69%) SIEM
4 13 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (50.00%) Security Operations
5 12 (46.15%) Network Security
6 11 (42.31%) Performance Management
6 11 (42.31%) Degree
6 11 (42.31%) Splunk
6 11 (42.31%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (42.31%) ArcSight
6 11 (42.31%) Security Architecture
6 11 (42.31%) Test Strategy
6 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
6 11 (42.31%) IIS
6 11 (42.31%) Law
6 11 (42.31%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (42.31%) IISP
6 11 (42.31%) QRadar
7 8 (30.77%) CISM
8 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (23.08%) Information Security
10 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Firewall
10 4 (15.38%) Security Management
10 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 2 (7.69%) Analytics
11 2 (7.69%) Presales

IT Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.85%) Junos
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
General
1 11 (42.31%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Data Centre
1 11 (42.31%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Project Management
1 15 (57.69%) SIEM
2 13 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 13 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (42.31%) Performance Management
3 11 (42.31%) Portfolio Management
3 11 (42.31%) Security Architecture
3 11 (42.31%) Test Strategy
4 7 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (23.08%) Information Security
6 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Security Management
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (7.69%) Information Management
7 2 (7.69%) Presales
7 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) CISSP
2 11 (42.31%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) IISP
3 8 (30.77%) CISM
4 2 (7.69%) CEH
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.85%) GSNA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) OSCP
5 1 (3.85%) SANS
5 1 (3.85%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (80.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (80.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) ArcSight
1 11 (42.31%) Splunk
2 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.85%) Juniper
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