Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Security Consultant
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 135 183
Rank change year-on-year -33 +48 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 7 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -13.64% -8.33%
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%

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 2910 2210 3192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 1906 2701
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,275 £22,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Cheshire

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Cheshire

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 Security Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Knutsford -44 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Security Consultant
North West

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) GIS
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (28.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
6 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
6 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
6 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management

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 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper