The table below looks at the statistics for the Cyber Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 872 809 895
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 18 36 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.036% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.038% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 1
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
Cyber Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100676 94267 105178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.30% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79096 90290
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Cyber Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Cyber Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cyber Security Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant across the England region.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Trend in England

Cyber Security Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Cyber Security Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 6 £65,000 -23.52%
South West -27 4 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands - 4 - -
South East -26 3 £100,000 +81.81%
Cyber Security Consultant
UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Cyber Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cyber Security Consultant in their job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 26 (52.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (36.00%) Information Security
5 17 (34.00%) Internet
6 16 (32.00%) Degree
7 11 (22.00%) Business Development
7 11 (22.00%) Mathematics
8 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (18.00%) Physics
9 9 (18.00%) Statistics
9 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.00%) C
9 9 (18.00%) Java
9 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
9 9 (18.00%) Machine Learning
9 9 (18.00%) Algorithms
10 7 (14.00%) HTML5
10 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
10 7 (14.00%) Device Driver
10 7 (14.00%) Flash
10 7 (14.00%) CISSP
10 7 (14.00%) HTML
10 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.00%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
11 6 (12.00%) Advertising
12 5 (10.00%) Finance
12 5 (10.00%) SCADA

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Cyber Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Cyber Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Advertising
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
5 3 (6.00%) Local Government
6 2 (4.00%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (4.00%) Arabic Language
7 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) HTML
1 7 (14.00%) Flash
1 7 (14.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.00%) Physics
3 9 (18.00%) Statistics
3 9 (18.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (14.00%) Device Driver
5 5 (10.00%) SCADA
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 18 (36.00%) Information Security
3 11 (22.00%) Business Development
4 9 (18.00%) Machine Learning
4 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (14.00%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) SIEM
6 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance
7 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.00%) Data Security
8 3 (6.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Security Management
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) C
1 9 (18.00%) Java
1 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.00%) Ruby
2 2 (4.00%) Perl
2 2 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (32.00%) Degree
4 7 (14.00%) CISSP
4 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) CISA
6 1 (2.00%) CEH
6 1 (2.00%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.00%) COBIT