The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
North West / Cheshire
Rank 91 98 110
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.076% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.080% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £53,750 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1037 1252 1687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.01% 95.57% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1067 1289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (16.67%) CEH
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001