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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
England / North West
Rank 193 201 222
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 48 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.59% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 25
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,003
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.08%

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
5748 5470 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.78% 96.54% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4801 4591 5688
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -15 38 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Cheshire - 4 £53,750 - 3
Lancashire -6 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 42 (51.85%) Finance
2 40 (49.38%) CISSP
3 37 (45.68%) Information Security
3 37 (45.68%) Network Security
3 37 (45.68%) Data Centre
4 29 (35.80%) Splunk
5 28 (34.57%) PCI DSS
6 27 (33.33%) Retail
7 24 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (29.63%) Degree
8 23 (28.40%) Risk Management
9 22 (27.16%) Firewall
9 22 (27.16%) Cisco
10 21 (25.93%) CCNP
10 21 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (25.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 21 (25.93%) Security Architecture
11 20 (24.69%) CISM
12 18 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
13 17 (20.99%) IIS
13 17 (20.99%) IISP
14 16 (19.75%) Security Operations
14 16 (19.75%) Security Operations Centre
14 16 (19.75%) Compliance Management
14 16 (19.75%) Risk and Compliance Management
14 16 (19.75%) Security Monitoring
14 16 (19.75%) Portfolio Management
14 16 (19.75%) ArcSight
14 16 (19.75%) Performance Management
15 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management

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 17 (20.99%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 37 (45.68%) Network Security
2 22 (27.16%) Firewall
3 8 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (9.88%) Ethernet
3 8 (9.88%) NetScaler
3 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.88%) VPN
4 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) GIS
1 4 (4.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (51.85%) Finance
2 27 (33.33%) Retail
3 21 (25.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (9.88%) Law
5 4 (4.94%) Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.68%) Data Centre
2 16 (19.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.23%) Blog
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) Information Security
2 23 (28.40%) Risk Management
3 21 (25.93%) Security Architecture
4 18 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (19.75%) Compliance Management
5 16 (19.75%) Performance Management
5 16 (19.75%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (19.75%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 16 (19.75%) Security Monitoring
5 16 (19.75%) Security Operations
6 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.11%) Project Management
8 8 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (9.88%) SAP Security
8 8 (9.88%) Test Strategy
9 7 (8.64%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.64%) Security Management
10 6 (7.41%) Data Security
10 6 (7.41%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (49.38%) CISSP
2 24 (29.63%) Degree
3 21 (25.93%) CCNP
3 21 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (24.69%) CISM
5 17 (20.99%) IISP
6 13 (16.05%) CCIE
6 13 (16.05%) CCSA
6 13 (16.05%) CCSE
6 13 (16.05%) CCSP
7 10 (12.35%) CEH
7 10 (12.35%) CLAS
8 9 (11.11%) CIMA
9 2 (2.47%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.23%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (1.23%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.23%) OSCE
10 1 (1.23%) OSCP
10 1 (1.23%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.57%) PCI DSS
2 24 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Splunk
2 22 (27.16%) Cisco
3 16 (19.75%) ArcSight
4 13 (16.05%) CheckPoint
4 13 (16.05%) Fortinet
5 8 (9.88%) Citrix
5 8 (9.88%) Riverbed
5 8 (9.88%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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