The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 187 183 149
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 19 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.57% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 20
Average salary £70,000 £43,750 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,750 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Security Consultant
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4532 4720 3390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.67% 96.48% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3682 2668
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Consultant Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Security Consultant Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leeds +8 18 £70,000 +64.70%
Security Consultant
Yorkshire

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 18 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 16 (41.03%) Network Security
2 16 (41.03%) Information Security
2 16 (41.03%) Cisco
3 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 15 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (35.90%) LAN
4 14 (35.90%) WAN
5 12 (30.77%) HP
6 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (28.21%) Wireless
6 11 (28.21%) Huawei
6 11 (28.21%) Wireless Security
6 11 (28.21%) HP ASE
7 9 (23.08%) ArcSight
7 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 9 (23.08%) CISSP
8 8 (20.51%) UNIX
8 8 (20.51%) Windows
8 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
8 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
9 7 (17.95%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.95%) Coaching
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle
9 7 (17.95%) IIS

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (17.95%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Network Security
2 14 (35.90%) LAN
2 14 (35.90%) WAN
3 11 (28.21%) Wireless
3 11 (28.21%) Wireless Security
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
1 7 (17.95%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) UNIX
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Information Security
2 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 7 (17.95%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
3 7 (17.95%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.95%) Coaching
4 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
4 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Service Management
4 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.82%) Data Security
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.13%) SIEM
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (28.21%) HP ASE
2 9 (23.08%) CISSP
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) PCI QSA
5 2 (5.13%) ACCA
5 2 (5.13%) CISA
5 2 (5.13%) CISM
5 2 (5.13%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 12 (30.77%) HP
4 11 (28.21%) Huawei
5 9 (23.08%) ArcSight
6 7 (17.95%) Oracle
7 6 (15.38%) Splunk
8 5 (12.82%) F5
8 5 (12.82%) Juniper
8 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
9 4 (10.26%) Sourcefire
10 2 (5.13%) CA
11 1 (2.56%) Google