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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 234 233 203
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 20 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.21% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.22% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 39
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.91%
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
7064 6376 7025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.29% 94.40% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5459 6034
Average salary £38,230 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Cheshire -15 10 £60,000 -4.00%
Manchester -15 6 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Lancashire - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 26 (59.09%) Information Security
2 20 (45.45%) Finance
3 14 (31.82%) CISSP
4 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (27.27%) Security Architecture
6 11 (25.00%) Cyber Security
7 9 (20.45%) Business Development
8 7 (15.91%) ArcSight
8 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (13.64%) Degree
9 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
9 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
10 5 (11.36%) Splunk
10 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
11 4 (9.09%) Coaching
11 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 4 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
11 4 (9.09%) Service Management
11 4 (9.09%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) IIS
11 4 (9.09%) SQL
12 3 (6.82%) Windows
12 3 (6.82%) Linux
12 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
12 3 (6.82%) Firewall
12 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
12 3 (6.82%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) RMDS
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) RMADS
1 2 (4.55%) CESG
1 2 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) AIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Information Security
2 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 11 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 9 (20.45%) Business Development
6 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Coaching
8 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 4 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.82%) SIEM
10 2 (4.55%) OWASP
10 2 (4.55%) ISMS
10 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) CISSP
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) PCI QSA
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) OSCP
4 2 (4.55%) OSCE
4 2 (4.55%) CISM
4 2 (4.55%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CISA
5 1 (2.27%) CEH
5 1 (2.27%) EnCE
5 1 (2.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) ArcSight
2 5 (11.36%) Splunk
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago