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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 212 236 246
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 35 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 19
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,500 £50,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
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
5946 6499 7164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.35% 96.90% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4989 5408 5765
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +6 24 £50,000 - 4
Cheshire +33 6 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 41 (51.90%) CISSP
2 35 (44.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (40.51%) PCI DSS
4 31 (39.24%) Information Security
5 29 (36.71%) Network Security
5 29 (36.71%) Cybersecurity
6 28 (35.44%) Degree
7 25 (31.65%) Project Management
8 24 (30.38%) Penetration Testing
9 22 (27.85%) CISM
9 22 (27.85%) Data Centre
10 19 (24.05%) Java
10 19 (24.05%) .NET
11 18 (22.78%) Security Architecture
11 18 (22.78%) Finance
12 17 (21.52%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (20.25%) Splunk
13 16 (20.25%) Portfolio Management
13 16 (20.25%) ArcSight
13 16 (20.25%) Performance Management
13 16 (20.25%) IIS
13 16 (20.25%) IISP
13 16 (20.25%) Security Operations
13 16 (20.25%) Security Operations Centre
13 16 (20.25%) Compliance Management
13 16 (20.25%) Risk and Compliance Management
14 15 (18.99%) CREST Certified
15 14 (17.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
16 13 (16.46%) Blog

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 16 (20.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) Network Security
2 3 (3.80%) Wireless
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) MPLS
3 2 (2.53%) VLAN
4 1 (1.27%) BGP
4 1 (1.27%) DHCP
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.27%) IPsec
4 1 (1.27%) Junos
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) OSPF
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) WAAS
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) GIS
2 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) sqlmap
2 2 (2.53%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.27%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Law
3 7 (8.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Data Centre
2 16 (20.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (16.46%) Blog
4 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.06%) iPad
6 2 (2.53%) CESG
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Android
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Information Security
2 29 (36.71%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (31.65%) Project Management
4 24 (30.38%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (22.78%) Security Architecture
6 17 (21.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (20.25%) Compliance Management
7 16 (20.25%) Performance Management
7 16 (20.25%) Portfolio Management
7 16 (20.25%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 16 (20.25%) Security Operations
8 14 (17.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (16.46%) Mentoring
10 12 (15.19%) Business Development
10 12 (15.19%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (15.19%) SIEM
10 12 (15.19%) Test Strategy
10 12 (15.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) Java
2 12 (15.19%) C#
2 12 (15.19%) C++
2 12 (15.19%) Objective-C
2 12 (15.19%) PHP
2 12 (15.19%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (51.90%) CISSP
2 28 (35.44%) Degree
3 22 (27.85%) CISM
4 16 (20.25%) IISP
5 15 (18.99%) CREST Certified
6 14 (17.72%) Security Cleared
7 13 (16.46%) CHECK Team Leader
7 13 (16.46%) Tigerscheme
8 12 (15.19%) Cyber Scheme
9 11 (13.92%) PCI QSA
10 9 (11.39%) CISA
11 8 (10.13%) GSNA
12 7 (8.86%) OSCE
12 7 (8.86%) OSCP
13 6 (7.59%) CEH
14 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
15 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (1.27%) CISMP
15 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (44.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (40.51%) PCI DSS
3 12 (15.19%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) QRadar
2 5 (6.33%) Nessus
2 5 (6.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) ArcSight
1 16 (20.25%) Splunk
2 3 (3.80%) SAP
3 2 (2.53%) Juniper
4 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco
4 1 (1.27%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.27%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (1.27%) Qualys
4 1 (1.27%) Riverbed
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