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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 213 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 28 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 26
Average salary £57,500 £41,250 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.39% -14.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -3.80%
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
6382 6710 7076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 95.12% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5137 5464 5950
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -3 14 £57,500 +39.39% 5
Cheshire - 13 £65,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Security Consultant
England

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 33 (55.00%) Information Security
2 32 (53.33%) CISSP
3 29 (48.33%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (46.67%) Security Architecture
5 25 (41.67%) Linux
6 24 (40.00%) Windows
6 24 (40.00%) OSCP
6 24 (40.00%) OSCE
7 15 (25.00%) Finance
8 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
9 11 (18.33%) Service Delivery
9 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
9 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (18.33%) Juniper
9 11 (18.33%) Cisco
9 11 (18.33%) CCSE
9 11 (18.33%) Fortinet
9 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (16.67%) Tufin
10 10 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (16.67%) IronPort
10 10 (16.67%) Blue Coat
10 10 (16.67%) NetScreen
10 10 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (11.67%) Degree
12 7 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (11.67%) PCI DSS
13 6 (10.00%) JNCIP
13 6 (10.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (10.00%) Wireless
3 6 (10.00%) LAN
4 4 (6.67%) WLAN
5 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 2 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (1.67%) FWSM
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.67%) DNS
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) SAML
2 1 (1.67%) JNI
2 1 (1.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) OAuth
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) Dalvik
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) CESG
2 4 (6.67%) SCADA
3 1 (1.67%) Open Source
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Linux
2 24 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Information Security
2 29 (48.33%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (46.67%) Security Architecture
4 11 (18.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (10.00%) Security Management
7 4 (6.67%) Data Security
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.67%) Network Management
7 4 (6.67%) Cyber Security
7 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.67%) Information Assurance
7 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.00%) Coaching
8 3 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Java
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) ABAP
2 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) CISSP
2 24 (40.00%) OSCP
2 24 (40.00%) OSCE
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (18.33%) CCSE
4 7 (11.67%) Degree
5 6 (10.00%) JNCIP
5 6 (10.00%) CCNP
6 5 (8.33%) CCIE
6 5 (8.33%) JNCIS
6 5 (8.33%) PCI QSA
6 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.00%) CISA
7 3 (5.00%) CISM
8 1 (1.67%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.67%) JSP 440
4 3 (5.00%) HIPAA
4 3 (5.00%) FISMA
4 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Nessus
2 2 (3.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Cisco
1 11 (18.33%) Juniper
1 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
1 11 (18.33%) Fortinet
2 10 (16.67%) IronPort
2 10 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 10 (16.67%) Tufin
3 3 (5.00%) Splunk
3 3 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.67%) F5
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