The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £52,500 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.

Security Consultant
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 154 178
Rank change year-on-year -26 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 27 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 0.85% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.87% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 13
Median salary £52,500 £55,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.97% -3.91%  
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 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%  

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 29 March 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 29 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 Manchester region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (69.35%) Finance
2 29 (46.77%) Network Security
2 29 (46.77%) Data Centre
3 27 (43.55%) CISSP
4 23 (37.10%) Retail
5 21 (33.87%) Firewall
5 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (33.87%) CCNP
5 21 (33.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 21 (33.87%) Cisco
5 21 (33.87%) Splunk
6 15 (24.19%) Information Security
7 14 (22.58%) Degree
8 13 (20.97%) Fortinet
8 13 (20.97%) FortiGate
8 13 (20.97%) CCSA
8 13 (20.97%) CCSE
8 13 (20.97%) Risk Management
8 13 (20.97%) CIMA
8 13 (20.97%) CCIE
8 13 (20.97%) CCSP
8 13 (20.97%) CheckPoint
8 13 (20.97%) CLAS
9 12 (19.35%) CEH
10 10 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (16.13%) PCI DSS
11 9 (14.52%) SAP
11 9 (14.52%) IIS
11 9 (14.52%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (14.52%) IISP

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) Network Security
2 21 (33.87%) Firewall
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (12.90%) Ethernet
3 8 (12.90%) NetScaler
3 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.90%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Metasploit
General
1 43 (69.35%) Finance
2 23 (37.10%) Retail
3 21 (33.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.45%) Law
4 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) KNOPPIX
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Information Security
2 13 (20.97%) Risk Management
3 9 (14.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (12.90%) Compliance Management
4 8 (12.90%) Performance Management
4 8 (12.90%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (12.90%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 8 (12.90%) SAP Security
4 8 (12.90%) Security Architecture
4 8 (12.90%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (12.90%) Security Operations
5 6 (9.68%) Presales
6 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) ITIL
7 4 (6.45%) Process Management
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) CISSP
2 21 (33.87%) CCNP
2 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (22.58%) Degree
4 13 (20.97%) CCIE
4 13 (20.97%) CCSA
4 13 (20.97%) CCSE
4 13 (20.97%) CCSP
4 13 (20.97%) CIMA
4 13 (20.97%) CLAS
5 12 (19.35%) CEH
6 9 (14.52%) IISP
7 6 (9.68%) CISM
8 4 (6.45%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.61%) ACCA
9 1 (1.61%) CISA
9 1 (1.61%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.61%) GIAC
9 1 (1.61%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (1.61%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Cisco
1 21 (33.87%) Splunk
2 13 (20.97%) CheckPoint
2 13 (20.97%) Fortinet
3 9 (14.52%) SAP
4 8 (12.90%) ArcSight
4 8 (12.90%) Citrix
4 8 (12.90%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.61%) Epicor
6 1 (1.61%) Infor
6 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) Sage
6 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
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