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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 218 221 221
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 34 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.28% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 35
Average salary £56,250 £57,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +2 28 £57,500 +13.30% 5
Cheshire -1 5 £50,000 -20.00%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 32 (61.54%) Information Security
2 30 (57.69%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (55.77%) CISSP
4 27 (51.92%) Security Architecture
5 18 (34.62%) Finance
6 17 (32.69%) Windows
6 17 (32.69%) Linux
6 17 (32.69%) OSCP
6 17 (32.69%) OSCE
7 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
9 8 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (13.46%) Degree
10 7 (13.46%) ArcSight
11 6 (11.54%) SQL
11 6 (11.54%) Security Management
11 6 (11.54%) CESG
11 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 5 (9.62%) IIS
12 5 (9.62%) Project Management
12 5 (9.62%) Service Management
12 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
12 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
12 5 (9.62%) PCI QSA
12 5 (9.62%) Splunk
12 5 (9.62%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (9.62%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (9.62%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) LAN
1 4 (7.69%) WLAN
1 4 (7.69%) Wireless
2 2 (3.85%) Network Security
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (1.92%) JNI
2 1 (1.92%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) CESG
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) SCADA
3 2 (3.85%) RMADS
3 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 2 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Information Security
2 30 (57.69%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (51.92%) Security Architecture
4 8 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (11.54%) Security Management
5 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
6 5 (9.62%) Test Strategy
6 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (9.62%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Service Management
6 5 (9.62%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.69%) OWASP
7 4 (7.69%) Information Assurance
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.69%) Network Management
7 4 (7.69%) Cyber Security
7 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) CISSP
2 17 (32.69%) OSCP
2 17 (32.69%) OSCE
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) PCI QSA
5 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) CISA
6 3 (5.77%) CISM
7 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.85%) CCNP
7 2 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.69%) JSP 440
4 3 (5.77%) HIPAA
4 3 (5.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) ArcSight
2 5 (9.62%) Splunk
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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