Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 238 222
Rank change year-on-year -47 -16 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 19 51 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.24% 0.68% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.70% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 43 39
Manchester median annual salary £48,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.49% +0.95% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £47,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,500 £70,500
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7739 7309 7172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.44% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6429 6274 5976
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 November 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 11 (57.89%) CISSP
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) CISM
4 7 (36.84%) Data Privacy
5 6 (31.58%) GDPR
6 5 (26.32%) ISO 22301
6 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
6 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) CEH
7 4 (21.05%) CRISC
7 4 (21.05%) Information Security Governance
7 4 (21.05%) CISMP
7 4 (21.05%) CIMA
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) CISA
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) CLAS
7 4 (21.05%) Internet of Things
7 4 (21.05%) Coaching
7 4 (21.05%) Privileged Access Management
7 4 (21.05%) SANS
8 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Network Security
9 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Google

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 1 (5.26%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Bluemix
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (36.84%) Data Privacy
4 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
4 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security Governance
5 4 (21.05%) Privileged Access Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Business Development
7 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) Records Management
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 7 (36.84%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) CEH
3 4 (21.05%) CIMA
3 4 (21.05%) CISA
3 4 (21.05%) CISMP
3 4 (21.05%) CLAS
3 4 (21.05%) CRISC
3 4 (21.05%) SANS
4 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
4 1 (5.26%) PCI QSA
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (31.58%) GDPR
4 5 (26.32%) ISO 22301
5 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (5.26%) NIST 800
5 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Core Impact
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) NetIQ
2 1 (5.26%) SAP