The median annual salary for an IT Security Consultant was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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.

IT Security Consultant
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 230 251
Rank change year-on-year -29 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 13 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.13% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 5
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -35.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.83% +14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5388 4656 4994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Consultant in the North West

IT Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IT Security Consultant in the North West

IT Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Consultant in the North West

IT Security Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Consultant within the North West 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
Manchester -24 9 £47,500 -19.14% 1
Cheshire -35 4 £60,000 +33.33% 1
IT Security Consultant
England

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region featuring IT Security Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (95.24%) CISSP
2 17 (80.95%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) Risk Management
4 12 (57.14%) CEH
4 12 (57.14%) CIMA
4 12 (57.14%) CLAS
5 6 (28.57%) Information Security
6 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (19.05%) iPad
7 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
8 3 (14.29%) PCI QSA
8 3 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (14.29%) Presales
8 3 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (14.29%) CISM
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (9.52%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.76%) Banking
10 1 (4.76%) Retail
10 1 (4.76%) Network Design
10 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
10 1 (4.76%) AIX

IT Security Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) iPad
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) HPUX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Risk Management
2 6 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (14.29%) Presales
4 3 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Software Audit
5 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) CISSP
2 12 (57.14%) CEH
2 12 (57.14%) CIMA
2 12 (57.14%) CLAS
3 3 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CISM
3 3 (14.29%) PCI QSA
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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