Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 291 299
Rank change year-on-year -59 +8 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 30 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 57 47
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -8.70%
10th Percentile £45,625 £43,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 12809 12111 12607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10245 10184 10464
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 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in the North West

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Security Consultant in the North West

Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Consultant in the North West

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 Security Consultant within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 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 -31 19 £48,500 -8.49% 7
Cheshire -39 5 £60,000 +26.32%
Merseyside +20 1 £75,000 +66.67% 4
Cumbria - 1 £52,000 -
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (60.00%) Information Security
2 15 (50.00%) CISSP
3 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) PCI DSS
6 10 (33.33%) CISM
7 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (26.67%) GDPR
9 7 (23.33%) Data Privacy
9 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
10 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
11 5 (16.67%) ISO 22301
12 4 (13.33%) Internet of Things
12 4 (13.33%) Coaching
12 4 (13.33%) CRISC
12 4 (13.33%) Information Security Governance
12 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
12 4 (13.33%) CEH
12 4 (13.33%) CISMP
12 4 (13.33%) CIMA
12 4 (13.33%) CISA
12 4 (13.33%) Internet
12 4 (13.33%) Project Management
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) C
12 4 (13.33%) SANS
12 4 (13.33%) CLAS
12 4 (13.33%) Security Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Bluemix
3 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Blockchain
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (3.33%) SAPUI5
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Internet of Things
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) KNOPPIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Information Security
2 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (23.33%) Data Privacy
3 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Governance
6 4 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.00%) Security Management
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) CISSP
2 10 (33.33%) CISM
3 4 (13.33%) CEH
3 4 (13.33%) CIMA
3 4 (13.33%) CISA
3 4 (13.33%) CISMP
3 4 (13.33%) CLAS
3 4 (13.33%) CRISC
3 4 (13.33%) SANS
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (3.33%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) IISP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (36.67%) PCI DSS
3 8 (26.67%) GDPR
4 5 (16.67%) ISO 22301
5 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (3.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Core Impact
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Google
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.33%) CyberArk
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) NetIQ