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 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 183 228 234
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 46 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 20
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £68,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
5327 5819 6622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.23% 96.37% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4684 5306
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +18 36 £55,250 +38.12% 3
Cheshire +34 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 32 (42.11%) Information Security
2 30 (39.47%) CISSP
3 27 (35.53%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (32.89%) Network Security
5 25 (32.89%) Project Management
6 24 (31.58%) PCI DSS
7 23 (30.26%) Degree
8 22 (28.95%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (22.37%) Java
9 17 (22.37%) .NET
10 16 (21.05%) Security Management
11 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
11 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
12 14 (18.42%) IISP
12 14 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (18.42%) IIS
12 14 (18.42%) CISM
13 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
13 13 (17.11%) Finance
13 13 (17.11%) SIEM
13 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
13 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 12 (15.79%) Security Operations
14 12 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
14 12 (15.79%) QRadar
14 12 (15.79%) CREST Certified
14 12 (15.79%) Splunk
14 12 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
14 12 (15.79%) ArcSight

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 14 (18.42%) IIS
2 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) Network Security
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) MPLS
2 3 (3.95%) VLAN
3 2 (2.63%) BGP
3 2 (2.63%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.63%) IPsec
3 2 (2.63%) LAN
3 2 (2.63%) OSPF
3 2 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (2.63%) SSL
3 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.63%) VPN
3 2 (2.63%) WAAS
3 2 (2.63%) WAN
3 2 (2.63%) Wireless
3 2 (2.63%) xDSL
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) sqlmap
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Law
3 7 (9.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (13.16%) Blog
4 5 (6.58%) iPad
4 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) Social Media
6 1 (1.32%) CESG
6 1 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Information Security
2 27 (35.53%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (32.89%) Project Management
4 22 (28.95%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (21.05%) Security Management
6 14 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
7 13 (17.11%) Security Architecture
7 13 (17.11%) SIEM
7 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 12 (15.79%) Performance Management
8 12 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
8 12 (15.79%) Security Operations
8 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 11 (14.47%) Business Development
9 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
10 10 (13.16%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.95%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) Java
2 10 (13.16%) C#
2 10 (13.16%) C++
2 10 (13.16%) Objective-C
2 10 (13.16%) PHP
2 10 (13.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (39.47%) CISSP
2 23 (30.26%) Degree
3 15 (19.74%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) CISM
4 14 (18.42%) IISP
5 12 (15.79%) CREST Certified
6 10 (13.16%) CHECK Team Leader
6 10 (13.16%) Cyber Scheme
6 10 (13.16%) Tigerscheme
7 6 (7.89%) PCI QSA
8 5 (6.58%) CEH
8 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.26%) CISA
9 4 (5.26%) GSNA
9 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.95%) OSCE
10 3 (3.95%) OSCP
11 2 (2.63%) CCNP
11 2 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (31.58%) PCI DSS
3 10 (13.16%) QA
4 2 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.63%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.63%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) QRadar
2 5 (6.58%) Nessus
2 5 (6.58%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) ArcSight
1 12 (15.79%) Splunk
2 3 (3.95%) Juniper
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco
3 2 (2.63%) Ipanema Technologies
3 2 (2.63%) Qualys
3 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
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