The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Consultant
UK
Rank 781 831 925
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 68 107 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.10% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.11% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 48 89 23
Median salary £68,750 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £45,000 £50,600
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Cybersecurity Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

Cybersecurity Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK.

Cybersecurity Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 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
England +60 59 £70,000 +16.66% 16
London +27 31 £77,500 +19.23% 10
South East +58 14 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £65,000 -
West Midlands +35 7 £75,000 +36.36%
Birmingham +22 6 £82,500 +50.00%
South West +17 6 £24,000 -60.00% 2
Somerset - 5 £24,000 - 1
Bath - 5 £24,000 - 1
Oxford - 4 £55,000 -
Surrey +49 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Dorking - 2 £55,000 -
West Wales - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - - 1
Swansea - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +33 1 £70,000 +24.44%
Reading +27 1 £70,000 +21.73%
North West -9 1 - - 1
Manchester -24 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -
Bristol - 1 £75,000 -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Cybersecurity 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 featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 149 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 74 (49.66%) Information Security
3 61 (40.94%) CISSP
4 56 (37.58%) Degree
5 47 (31.54%) Security Cleared
6 44 (29.53%) Finance
7 40 (26.85%) CISM
8 38 (25.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 38 (25.50%) SIEM
9 33 (22.15%) Penetration Testing
10 30 (20.13%) Firewall
11 28 (18.79%) CISA
11 28 (18.79%) Risk Management
12 25 (16.78%) CEH
13 24 (16.11%) Management Information System
14 21 (14.09%) Ethical Hacking
14 21 (14.09%) PCI DSS
15 20 (13.42%) Security Architecture
16 19 (12.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 19 (12.75%) Java
17 18 (12.08%) Security Management
17 18 (12.08%) Presales
18 17 (11.41%) Identity Management
18 17 (11.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 16 (10.74%) SC Cleared
19 16 (10.74%) Information Assurance
19 16 (10.74%) PKI
19 16 (10.74%) Computer Science
20 15 (10.07%) Windows
20 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (7.38%) IIS
2 2 (1.34%) Apache
2 2 (1.34%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.34%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Project
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
2 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.13%) Firewall
2 6 (4.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.36%) FTP
3 5 (3.36%) HTTP
3 5 (3.36%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.68%) LAN
4 4 (2.68%) tcpdump
5 3 (2.01%) DNS
5 3 (2.01%) Network Security
6 2 (1.34%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.34%) LDAP
6 2 (1.34%) SMTP
6 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.34%) VPN
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) Big Data
2 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.34%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.01%) Burp Suite
General
1 44 (29.53%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Military
2 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.03%) Banking
4 6 (4.03%) Legal
5 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.68%) Advertising
7 3 (2.01%) Swedish Language
8 2 (1.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.67%) Automotive
9 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.38%) HTML
2 2 (1.34%) .NET
2 2 (1.34%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.34%) SPNEGO
3 1 (0.67%) Flash
3 1 (0.67%) HTML5
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.11%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.74%) PKI
3 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.72%) Mathematics
5 12 (8.05%) NHS
5 12 (8.05%) Physics
6 8 (5.37%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (5.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (3.36%) CESG
8 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.68%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.68%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.34%) iPhone
10 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.07%) Windows
2 11 (7.38%) Linux
3 8 (5.37%) VxWorks
4 4 (2.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.67%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 74 (49.66%) Information Security
3 38 (25.50%) SIEM
4 33 (22.15%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (18.79%) Risk Management
6 21 (14.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 20 (13.42%) Security Architecture
8 19 (12.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 18 (12.08%) Presales
9 18 (12.08%) Security Management
10 17 (11.41%) Identity Management
10 17 (11.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (10.74%) Information Assurance
12 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (10.07%) Identity Access Management
12 15 (10.07%) Information Security Management
13 14 (9.40%) Digital Forensics
13 14 (9.40%) Secure Coding
13 14 (9.40%) Security Testing
13 14 (9.40%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.75%) Java
2 11 (7.38%) C
2 11 (7.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.71%) C++
3 10 (6.71%) Python
4 9 (6.04%) C#
5 8 (5.37%) SQL
6 2 (1.34%) Perl
6 2 (1.34%) Ruby
6 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (40.94%) CISSP
2 56 (37.58%) Degree
3 47 (31.54%) Security Cleared
4 40 (26.85%) CISM
5 28 (18.79%) CISA
6 25 (16.78%) CEH
7 16 (10.74%) SC Cleared
8 15 (10.07%) CREST Certified
9 14 (9.40%) DV Cleared
10 12 (8.05%) IISP
11 11 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (7.38%) SANS
12 10 (6.71%) OSCP
13 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (4.70%) CHFI
14 7 (4.70%) CompTIA Security+
14 7 (4.70%) GCIA
14 7 (4.70%) GCIH
14 7 (4.70%) MCSE
14 7 (4.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (25.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (14.09%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (5.37%) RMADS
5 6 (4.03%) GPG13
6 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.67%) COBIT
7 1 (0.67%) GDPR
7 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.68%) IAG
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) CSIRT
1 10 (6.71%) Nessus
1 10 (6.71%) Nmap
2 4 (2.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.34%) QRadar
4 1 (0.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.67%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (3.36%) Splunk
2 4 (2.68%) Citrix
2 4 (2.68%) Cloudera
2 4 (2.68%) Hortonworks
3 3 (2.01%) Cognizant
3 3 (2.01%) MapR
4 2 (1.34%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.34%) Intel Security
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle
4 2 (1.34%) Trend Micro
4 2 (1.34%) VMware
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco
5 1 (0.67%) FireEye
5 1 (0.67%) HP
5 1 (0.67%) LogRhythm
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £42991 per annum + up to 10k allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £75,000K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago