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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 230 238 205
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 24 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.26% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.27% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 32
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £44,400 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £65,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 20 £50,000 +6.95% 5
Cheshire -5 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (50.00%) CISSP
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 20 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (47.62%) PCI DSS
3 18 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (40.48%) ArcSight
5 15 (35.71%) Security Architecture
6 14 (33.33%) IIS
6 14 (33.33%) Splunk
6 14 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
6 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 14 (33.33%) Performance Management
7 12 (28.57%) CISM
8 10 (23.81%) Firewall
8 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 9 (21.43%) Qualys
9 9 (21.43%) Law
9 9 (21.43%) Project Management
10 7 (16.67%) SIEM
10 7 (16.67%) Open Source
10 7 (16.67%) Nessus
10 7 (16.67%) Nmap
10 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 5 (11.90%) Finance
12 5 (11.90%) Internet
13 4 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
13 4 (9.52%) Analytics
13 4 (9.52%) Information Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) Internet
3 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) NetScreen
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) WLAN
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
General
1 9 (21.43%) Law
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) J2EE
1 2 (4.76%) JSP
1 2 (4.76%) JNI
1 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) RMADS
4 2 (4.76%) CESG
4 2 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.38%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) UNIX
1 3 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 14 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 14 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 7 (16.67%) Open Source
5 7 (16.67%) SIEM
5 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Information Management
6 4 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (9.52%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security
8 2 (4.76%) OWASP
8 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) CISSP
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
2 12 (28.57%) CISM
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CEH
5 2 (4.76%) CCSE
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (47.62%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Nessus
1 7 (16.67%) Nmap
2 3 (7.14%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) ArcSight
2 14 (33.33%) Splunk
3 9 (21.43%) Qualys
4 2 (4.76%) Tufin
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Juniper
4 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.76%) IronPort
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
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