The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 75 121
Rank change year-on-year -37 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 7 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 1.05% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.09% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 2
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £60,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +22.44%  

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 1373 915 1643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.69% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4113 3743 6104
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 £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,120 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £70,000 -
Warrington -17 1 - -
Security Consultant
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) GIS
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) Behavioural Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (11.11%) Software Audit
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (11.11%) IISP
6 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified

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 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CISM
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) CEH
5 1 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) GCIH
5 1 (11.11%) GREM
5 1 (11.11%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Juniper
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago