The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Consultant
Rank 224 253 266
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Consultant 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.077% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.080% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
Senior 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
5509 6281 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5011 5513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Consultant across the North West region.

Senior Security Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 - 8 £55,000 -
Senior Security Consultant
England

Senior Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) CREST Certified
3 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
4 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
5 5 (31.25%) Tigerscheme
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Cyber Scheme
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Blog
5 5 (31.25%) Business Development
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
5 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security
6 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (18.75%) Presales
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (12.50%) WAAS
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) xDSL
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blog
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (31.25%) Business Development
4 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (18.75%) Presales
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (12.50%) Information Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (6.25%) Network Design
8 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) C++
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) Objective-C
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
1 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
2 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CREST Certified
2 6 (37.50%) CHECK Team Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Cyber Scheme
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Tigerscheme
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Ipanema Technologies
2 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Intel Security