The median annual salary for a 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.

Security Consultant
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 188 239
Rank change year-on-year -52 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 32 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.87% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.89% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 14
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +30.00%  

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%  

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 -43 22 £47,500 -7.31% 5
Cheshire -37 7 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Security Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 41 (60.29%) Finance
2 39 (57.35%) CISSP
3 29 (42.65%) Information Security
4 20 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 18 (26.47%) CISM
6 17 (25.00%) Retail
6 17 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 16 (23.53%) CEH
7 16 (23.53%) CIMA
7 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (22.06%) CLAS
9 14 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (19.12%) Network Security
10 13 (19.12%) Firewall
11 12 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (17.65%) Cisco
11 12 (17.65%) CCNP
11 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
12 11 (16.18%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (13.24%) Security Architecture
14 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (11.76%) CISA
16 7 (10.29%) Security Management
16 7 (10.29%) CCIE
16 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
16 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
16 7 (10.29%) Splunk
16 7 (10.29%) FortiGate
16 7 (10.29%) Remediation Plan

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 (1.47%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Firewall
1 13 (19.12%) Network Security
2 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (8.82%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.82%) Internet
3 6 (8.82%) NetScaler
3 6 (8.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) GIS
2 2 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Metasploit
General
1 41 (60.29%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Retail
3 12 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
1 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) Internet of Things
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) iPad
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
3 1 (1.47%) HPUX
3 1 (1.47%) KNOPPIX
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Information Security
2 20 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 11 (16.18%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (13.24%) Security Architecture
6 7 (10.29%) Remediation Plan
6 7 (10.29%) Security Management
7 6 (8.82%) Coaching
7 6 (8.82%) Data Privacy
7 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 6 (8.82%) Information Security Governance
7 6 (8.82%) Privileged Access Management
7 6 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) Project Management
8 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.35%) ITIL
8 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.88%) SAP Security
10 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
1 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.47%) Perl
1 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) CISSP
2 18 (26.47%) CISM
3 16 (23.53%) CEH
3 16 (23.53%) CIMA
3 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (22.06%) CLAS
5 12 (17.65%) CCNP
6 8 (11.76%) CISA
7 7 (10.29%) CCIE
8 6 (8.82%) CCSA
8 6 (8.82%) CCSE
8 6 (8.82%) CCSP
8 6 (8.82%) CISMP
8 6 (8.82%) CREST Certified
8 6 (8.82%) CRISC
8 6 (8.82%) SANS
9 4 (5.88%) Tigerscheme
10 3 (4.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (4.41%) CHECK Team Member
10 3 (4.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.82%) GDPR
3 6 (8.82%) ISO 22301
4 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.94%) QA
4 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.41%) Nessus
3 1 (1.47%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Cisco
2 7 (10.29%) CheckPoint
2 7 (10.29%) Splunk
3 6 (8.82%) Citrix
3 6 (8.82%) Fortinet
3 6 (8.82%) Riverbed
4 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.47%) Epicor
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Infor
6 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Sage
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