The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 235 223 211
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 18 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 39
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £43,150 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
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
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
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 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Security Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
Manchester -4 14 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Cheshire -7 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (41.30%) CISSP
2 16 (34.78%) Security Architecture
3 15 (32.61%) Degree
4 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
5 13 (28.26%) Finance
6 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
6 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (23.91%) Juniper
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco
6 11 (23.91%) CCSE
6 11 (23.91%) Information Security
6 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (23.91%) Fortinet
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 10 (21.74%) Tufin
7 10 (21.74%) IronPort
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (21.74%) Blue Coat
7 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Linux
7 10 (21.74%) NetScreen
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
8 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
9 8 (17.39%) Performance Management
9 8 (17.39%) Windows
9 8 (17.39%) IIS
9 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (17.39%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (21.74%) NetScreen
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) Wireless
4 4 (8.70%) LAN
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) WLAN
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.17%) DNS
7 1 (2.17%) SSL
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (2.17%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) FWSM
7 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Law
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) J2EE
1 2 (4.35%) JSP
1 2 (4.35%) JNI
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) OAuth
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) CESG
3 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.35%) RMADS
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
4 1 (2.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Security Architecture
2 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
2 11 (23.91%) Information Security
3 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (17.39%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.87%) Open Source
5 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Coaching
7 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Wealth Management
7 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.35%) OWASP
7 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) CISSP
2 15 (32.61%) Degree
3 11 (23.91%) CCSE
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.39%) OSCP
5 8 (17.39%) OSCE
6 6 (13.04%) JNCIP
6 6 (13.04%) CISM
6 6 (13.04%) CCNP
7 5 (10.87%) CCIE
7 5 (10.87%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.35%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Nessus
2 6 (13.04%) Nmap
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco
1 11 (23.91%) Juniper
1 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
1 11 (23.91%) Fortinet
2 10 (21.74%) IronPort
2 10 (21.74%) Tufin
2 10 (21.74%) Blue Coat
3 8 (17.39%) Splunk
3 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
4 7 (15.22%) Qualys
5 1 (2.17%) F5
5 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
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