The median annual salary for a IT Security Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

IT Security Consultant
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 174 183
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 8 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 9
Median salary £47,500 £53,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.62% -6.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.16% +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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in Manchester

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in Manchester

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Consultant in Manchester

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT 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 Manchester region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CLAS
2 5 (55.56%) CEH
2 5 (55.56%) CIMA
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) PCI QSA
3 3 (33.33%) iPad
3 3 (33.33%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CEH
2 5 (55.56%) CIMA
2 5 (55.56%) CLAS
3 3 (33.33%) PCI QSA