The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 231 198 249
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 34 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.71% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 18
Median salary £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -1.73%
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
6056 5787 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.83% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4779 6116
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 27 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Cheshire +15 4 - -
Lancashire -7 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Security Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 45 (72.58%) CISSP
2 37 (59.68%) Information Security
3 33 (53.23%) PCI DSS
4 32 (51.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (51.61%) Data Centre
5 29 (46.77%) Degree
5 29 (46.77%) Network Security
5 29 (46.77%) Splunk
6 28 (45.16%) Security Architecture
7 25 (40.32%) IIS
7 25 (40.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (40.32%) IISP
8 24 (38.71%) Security Operations
8 24 (38.71%) Security Operations Centre
8 24 (38.71%) Compliance Management
8 24 (38.71%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 24 (38.71%) Portfolio Management
8 24 (38.71%) ArcSight
8 24 (38.71%) Performance Management
9 22 (35.48%) CISM
10 18 (29.03%) Finance
11 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
12 15 (24.19%) Project Management
13 13 (20.97%) Law
13 13 (20.97%) Test Strategy
14 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (11.29%) CEH
16 6 (9.68%) SIEM
16 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (40.32%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) Network Security
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.61%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.61%) sqlmap
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Law
3 5 (8.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (51.61%) Data Centre
2 24 (38.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Blog
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.61%) CESG
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Information Security
2 28 (45.16%) Security Architecture
3 25 (40.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (38.71%) Compliance Management
4 24 (38.71%) Performance Management
4 24 (38.71%) Portfolio Management
4 24 (38.71%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 24 (38.71%) Security Operations
5 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
6 15 (24.19%) Project Management
7 13 (20.97%) Test Strategy
8 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Security Management
10 6 (9.68%) SIEM
10 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.45%) Data Security
11 4 (6.45%) Remediation Plan
12 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.61%) C#
1 1 (1.61%) C++
1 1 (1.61%) Java
1 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
1 1 (1.61%) PHP
1 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
1 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (72.58%) CISSP
2 29 (46.77%) Degree
3 25 (40.32%) IISP
4 22 (35.48%) CISM
5 7 (11.29%) CEH
6 6 (9.68%) CIMA
6 6 (9.68%) CLAS
7 5 (8.06%) CCIE
7 5 (8.06%) CCNP
7 5 (8.06%) CCSA
7 5 (8.06%) CCSE
7 5 (8.06%) CCSP
7 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (6.45%) CISA
8 4 (6.45%) CREST Certified
8 4 (6.45%) OSCE
8 4 (6.45%) OSCP
9 3 (4.84%) PCI QSA
10 2 (3.23%) GSNA
10 2 (3.23%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (53.23%) PCI DSS
2 32 (51.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.45%) QRadar
3 1 (1.61%) Nessus
3 1 (1.61%) Nmap
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Splunk
2 24 (38.71%) ArcSight
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.06%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
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