Period
to 23 November 2017

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

IT Security Consultant
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 352 314
Rank change year-on-year -18 -38 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Consultant 4 6 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.030% 0.048% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.049% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 26
North West median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £57,750 £68,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

IT Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 2 £47,500 -11.63%
Cheshire -28 2 £60,000 +9.09%
IT Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) CIMA
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) CLAS
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (25.00%) Software Audit
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) GIS
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security

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 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) CIMA
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
3 1 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)