The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 156 176
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 23 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.55% 0.97% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.99% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 13
Median salary £47,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.31% +13.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £43,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00%  

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 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Manchester

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in Manchester

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 37 (72.55%) Finance
2 26 (50.98%) CISSP
3 15 (29.41%) CIMA
4 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
4 14 (27.45%) Information Security
4 14 (27.45%) CEH
4 14 (27.45%) CLAS
5 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
5 13 (25.49%) Network Security
5 13 (25.49%) Retail
5 13 (25.49%) Firewall
5 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (25.49%) CCNP
5 13 (25.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (25.49%) Cisco
6 8 (15.69%) CISM
6 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (15.69%) Splunk
7 7 (13.73%) FortiGate
7 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
7 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
7 7 (13.73%) CISA
7 7 (13.73%) CCSA
7 7 (13.73%) CCSE
7 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
7 7 (13.73%) CCIE
7 7 (13.73%) CCSP
7 7 (13.73%) Programme Delivery
8 6 (11.76%) Privileged Access Management
8 6 (11.76%) GDPR

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:

Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) Firewall
1 13 (25.49%) Network Security
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 6 (11.76%) NetScaler
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (72.55%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (25.49%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Internet of Things
3 5 (9.80%) iPad
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) AIX
2 1 (1.96%) HPUX
2 1 (1.96%) KNOPPIX
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Information Security
1 14 (27.45%) Risk Management
2 7 (13.73%) Programme Delivery
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) Coaching
3 6 (11.76%) Data Privacy
3 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 6 (11.76%) Information Security Governance
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Privileged Access Management
3 6 (11.76%) Project Management
3 6 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (9.80%) SAP Security
5 3 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Presales
5 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.96%) Perl
1 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (50.98%) CISSP
2 15 (29.41%) CIMA
3 14 (27.45%) CEH
3 14 (27.45%) CLAS
4 13 (25.49%) CCNP
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (15.69%) CISM
6 7 (13.73%) CCIE
6 7 (13.73%) CCSA
6 7 (13.73%) CCSE
6 7 (13.73%) CCSP
6 7 (13.73%) CISA
7 6 (11.76%) CISMP
7 6 (11.76%) CRISC
7 6 (11.76%) SANS
8 3 (5.88%) Degree
8 3 (5.88%) PCI QSA
9 2 (3.92%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.96%) OSCE
10 1 (1.96%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.76%) GDPR
3 6 (11.76%) ISO 22301
4 3 (5.88%) QA
5 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.88%) Nessus
3 1 (1.96%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Cisco
2 8 (15.69%) Splunk
3 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
3 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) Riverbed
4 6 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.96%) Epicor
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Infor
6 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) Sage
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