Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Consultant was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Consultant
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 144 185
Rank change year-on-year -31 +41 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.065% 0.18% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.18% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Cheshire median annual salary - £47,500 -
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2950 2207 3115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.27% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 1892 2642
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,725 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Cheshire

Information Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Information Security Consultant in Cheshire

Information Security Consultant
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - -
Information Security Consultant
North West

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Information 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 Cheshire region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) IISP
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) HP