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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 217 230 229
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 34 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.21% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 25
Average salary £57,500 £41,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.24% -28.69%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 21 £57,500 +40.24% 5
Cheshire - 12 £57,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (59.02%) Information Security
1 36 (59.02%) CISSP
2 32 (52.46%) Security Architecture
3 30 (49.18%) Penetration Testing
4 25 (40.98%) Windows
4 25 (40.98%) Linux
4 25 (40.98%) OSCP
4 25 (40.98%) OSCE
5 16 (26.23%) Finance
6 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
7 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (14.75%) Juniper
9 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
9 9 (14.75%) Cisco
9 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
9 9 (14.75%) Fortinet
9 9 (14.75%) CCSE
9 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
10 8 (13.11%) IronPort
10 8 (13.11%) Cisco PIX
10 8 (13.11%) Tufin
10 8 (13.11%) Blue Coat
10 8 (13.11%) NetScreen
10 8 (13.11%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (11.48%) Degree
12 6 (9.84%) Wireless
12 6 (9.84%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) RMDS
1 1 (1.64%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
1 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (13.11%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (13.11%) NetScreen
2 8 (13.11%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (9.84%) Wireless
3 6 (9.84%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) WLAN
5 2 (3.28%) VPN
5 2 (3.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) FWSM
6 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.64%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) SSL
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) DHCP
6 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) JSP
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) SAML
2 1 (1.64%) JNI
2 1 (1.64%) JSON
2 1 (1.64%) OAuth
2 1 (1.64%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) CESG
3 4 (6.56%) SCADA
4 1 (1.64%) RMADS
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.64%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Windows
1 25 (40.98%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Information Security
2 32 (52.46%) Security Architecture
3 30 (49.18%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (9.84%) Security Management
6 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.20%) Coaching
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Service Management
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.20%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (6.56%) Cyber Security
8 4 (6.56%) Network Management
8 4 (6.56%) Information Assurance
8 4 (6.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (6.56%) Data Security
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) ABAP
3 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) CISSP
2 25 (40.98%) OSCP
2 25 (40.98%) OSCE
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.75%) CCSE
5 7 (11.48%) Degree
6 6 (9.84%) CCNP
7 5 (8.20%) PCI QSA
7 5 (8.20%) JNCIP
8 4 (6.56%) CCIE
8 4 (6.56%) JNCIS
9 3 (4.92%) CISA
9 3 (4.92%) CISM
9 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) BICSI RCDD
10 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) CCNA
10 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (14.75%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.56%) JSP 440
4 3 (4.92%) HIPAA
4 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco
1 9 (14.75%) Juniper
1 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
1 9 (14.75%) Fortinet
2 8 (13.11%) IronPort
2 8 (13.11%) Tufin
2 8 (13.11%) Blue Coat
3 6 (9.84%) ArcSight
4 5 (8.20%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) F5
5 1 (1.64%) Qualys
5 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
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