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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 205 221 229
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 37 19 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.29% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.30% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 35
Average salary £57,500 £46,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.65% -19.13%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(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
Manchester +11 33 £57,500 +23.65% 5
Cheshire +2 3 £50,000 +7.52%
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 40 (71.43%) Information Security
2 38 (67.86%) CISSP
3 35 (62.50%) Security Architecture
4 32 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
5 26 (46.43%) OSCP
5 26 (46.43%) OSCE
5 26 (46.43%) Windows
5 26 (46.43%) Linux
6 11 (19.64%) Finance
6 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
8 7 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (12.50%) Degree
8 7 (12.50%) ArcSight
9 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.71%) Wireless
9 6 (10.71%) CESG
9 6 (10.71%) Security Management
9 6 (10.71%) SQL
9 6 (10.71%) LAN
10 5 (8.93%) IIS
10 5 (8.93%) Project Management
10 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
10 5 (8.93%) Service Management
10 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.93%) Coaching
10 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (8.93%) Splunk
10 5 (8.93%) Portfolio Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (8.93%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) RMDS
2 1 (1.79%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) LAN
1 6 (10.71%) Wireless
2 4 (7.14%) WLAN
3 3 (5.36%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.79%) FWSM
4 1 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.57%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (1.79%) JNI
2 1 (1.79%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) CESG
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) SCADA
3 2 (3.57%) RMADS
3 2 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.79%) CCTV
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Windows
1 26 (46.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Information Security
2 35 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 32 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (10.71%) Security Management
5 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.93%) Coaching
6 5 (8.93%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
6 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
6 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Service Management
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.14%) Network Management
7 4 (7.14%) OWASP
7 4 (7.14%) Information Assurance
7 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) ABAP
3 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (67.86%) CISSP
2 26 (46.43%) OSCP
2 26 (46.43%) OSCE
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) PCI QSA
5 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.36%) CCNP
6 3 (5.36%) CISA
6 3 (5.36%) CISM
7 2 (3.57%) CCNA
7 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) BICSI RCDD
8 1 (1.79%) CCSE
8 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.14%) JSP 440
4 3 (5.36%) HIPAA
4 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 5 (8.93%) Splunk
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Juniper
4 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.79%) Qualys
4 1 (1.79%) F5
4 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
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