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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 202 225 252
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 32 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 11
Average salary £55,000 £26,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.54% -36.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £57,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
5511 6304 6830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.72% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 5026 5506
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +23 23 £55,250 +108.49% 4
Cheshire +24 8 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Merseyside +6 1 £57,500 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (38.89%) Information Security
1 28 (38.89%) CISSP
2 26 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (34.72%) PCI DSS
4 22 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (29.17%) Network Security
6 20 (27.78%) Project Management
6 20 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (26.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (25.00%) Security Management
9 17 (23.61%) Degree
9 17 (23.61%) SIEM
10 14 (19.44%) CISM
10 14 (19.44%) Risk Management
11 13 (18.06%) IIS
11 13 (18.06%) IISP
11 13 (18.06%) Security Operations
12 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 12 (16.67%) Security Architecture
13 11 (15.28%) Performance Management
13 11 (15.28%) Law
13 11 (15.28%) Test Strategy
13 11 (15.28%) Splunk
13 11 (15.28%) Portfolio Management
13 11 (15.28%) ArcSight
13 11 (15.28%) Security Operations Centre
13 11 (15.28%) QRadar
14 10 (13.89%) CREST Certified
14 10 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (18.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) Network Security
2 6 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (5.56%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) MPLS
4 3 (4.17%) VLAN
5 2 (2.78%) BGP
5 2 (2.78%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.78%) Internet
5 2 (2.78%) IPsec
5 2 (2.78%) LAN
5 2 (2.78%) OSPF
5 2 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (2.78%) SSL
5 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.78%) WAAS
5 2 (2.78%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) Wireless
5 2 (2.78%) xDSL
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) sqlmap
General
1 11 (15.28%) Law
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (6.94%) Blog
4 3 (4.17%) iPad
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Android
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Information Security
2 22 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (27.78%) Project Management
4 19 (26.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (25.00%) Security Management
6 17 (23.61%) SIEM
7 14 (19.44%) Risk Management
8 13 (18.06%) Security Operations
9 12 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 11 (15.28%) Performance Management
10 11 (15.28%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (15.28%) Test Strategy
11 10 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (9.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (8.33%) Business Development
13 6 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
13 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 4 (5.56%) Open Source
15 3 (4.17%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Java
2 5 (6.94%) C#
2 5 (6.94%) C++
2 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
2 5 (6.94%) PHP
2 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) CISSP
2 17 (23.61%) Degree
3 14 (19.44%) CISM
4 13 (18.06%) IISP
5 10 (13.89%) CREST Certified
5 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.33%) CHECK Team Leader
6 6 (8.33%) Tigerscheme
7 5 (6.94%) Cyber Scheme
7 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.56%) CEH
8 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.17%) CISA
9 3 (4.17%) GSNA
9 3 (4.17%) PCI QSA
10 2 (2.78%) CCNP
10 2 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (2.78%) CHECK Team Member
10 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (34.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.94%) QA
4 2 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.78%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.78%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) QRadar
2 5 (6.94%) Nessus
2 5 (6.94%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) ArcSight
1 11 (15.28%) Splunk
2 4 (5.56%) Qualys
3 3 (4.17%) Juniper
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.78%) Ipanema Technologies
4 2 (2.78%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.39%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Symantec
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