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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 815 945 968
Rank change year-on-year
+130 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 97 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.029% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 82 26 15
Median salary £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,250 £81,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.22%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 29 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 30 September 2016. 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 trends)
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 +122 92 £62,500 +4.16% 15
London +82 49 £60,000 -7.69% 10
South East +63 30 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Kent - 14 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 7 £65,000 - 1
Birmingham - 6 £67,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £67,500 -
South West -1 5 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £72,500 -
City of London +50 3 £77,500 +44.18% 1
Reading +24 3 - -
Berkshire +12 3 - -
Leatherhead - 3 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £85,000 -
Bristol - 2 £65,000 -
Cheltenham -11 1 £87,500 +45.83%
Gloucestershire -16 1 £87,500 +45.83% 1
Devon - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £60,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £27,500 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £60,000 -
West Drayton - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 138 (50.36%) Information Security
3 107 (39.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 103 (37.59%) CISSP
5 83 (30.29%) Finance
6 82 (29.93%) Security Cleared
7 80 (29.20%) Degree
8 71 (25.91%) Security Architecture
9 68 (24.82%) PCI DSS
10 67 (24.45%) Penetration Testing
11 60 (21.90%) SC Cleared
12 59 (21.53%) Data Protection
12 59 (21.53%) Security Operations
13 58 (21.17%) SIEM
14 57 (20.80%) CISA
15 51 (18.61%) CISM
16 50 (18.25%) Risk Management
16 50 (18.25%) Security Operations Centre
17 47 (17.15%) PKI
18 42 (15.33%) Identity Management
19 40 (14.60%) Risk Assessment
19 40 (14.60%) Fraud Detection
20 39 (14.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
20 39 (14.23%) Threat Analysis
21 38 (13.87%) CEH
22 34 (12.41%) CREST Certified
22 34 (12.41%) SANS
23 32 (11.68%) DV Cleared
23 32 (11.68%) C
24 31 (11.31%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 15 (5.47%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.76%) Network Security
2 13 (4.74%) Firewall
3 7 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.82%) LAN
5 4 (1.46%) Internet
6 2 (0.73%) WebEx
7 1 (0.36%) DNS
7 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.36%) Burp Suite
General
1 83 (30.29%) Finance
2 13 (4.74%) Legal
3 12 (4.38%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.65%) Banking
5 6 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.82%) Law
7 4 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.46%) Military
7 4 (1.46%) Retail
8 3 (1.09%) Automotive
8 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 47 (17.15%) PKI
3 27 (9.85%) Cryptography
4 19 (6.93%) Management Information System
5 18 (6.57%) Computer Science
6 15 (5.47%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (4.38%) CESG
8 10 (3.65%) CESG CLAS
8 10 (3.65%) Cyber Attack
9 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.55%) Data Centre
11 6 (2.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (2.19%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.82%) Cybercrime
13 4 (1.46%) NHS
13 4 (1.46%) SCADA
14 3 (1.09%) Physics
15 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
16 1 (0.36%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.01%) Windows
2 6 (2.19%) VxWorks
3 4 (1.46%) Unix
4 2 (0.73%) Linux
5 1 (0.36%) VMS
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 138 (50.36%) Information Security
3 71 (25.91%) Security Architecture
4 67 (24.45%) Penetration Testing
5 59 (21.53%) Data Protection
5 59 (21.53%) Security Operations
6 58 (21.17%) SIEM
7 50 (18.25%) Risk Management
8 42 (15.33%) Identity Management
9 40 (14.60%) Fraud Detection
9 40 (14.60%) Risk Assessment
10 39 (14.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 39 (14.23%) Threat Analysis
11 31 (11.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 28 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (8.39%) Security Management
14 21 (7.66%) Secure Coding
15 20 (7.30%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 20 (7.30%) System Testing
15 20 (7.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.68%) C
2 18 (6.57%) Java
3 16 (5.84%) C++
4 12 (4.38%) Python
5 8 (2.92%) C#
6 5 (1.82%) PHP
7 4 (1.46%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (37.59%) CISSP
2 82 (29.93%) Security Cleared
3 80 (29.20%) Degree
4 60 (21.90%) SC Cleared
5 57 (20.80%) CISA
6 51 (18.61%) CISM
7 38 (13.87%) CEH
8 34 (12.41%) CREST Certified
8 34 (12.41%) SANS
9 32 (11.68%) DV Cleared
10 25 (9.12%) CESG Certified Professional
11 21 (7.66%) OSCP
12 15 (5.47%) IISP
13 13 (4.74%) CRISC
14 11 (4.01%) CLAS
15 10 (3.65%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (3.65%) Security+ Certification
16 9 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (2.92%) GCIA
17 8 (2.92%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (39.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (24.82%) PCI DSS
3 16 (5.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (3.65%) RMADS
5 8 (2.92%) COBIT
6 5 (1.82%) GPG13
6 5 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.46%) ISO22301
8 3 (1.09%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.73%) HMG Infosec
9 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.36%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 6 (2.19%) Nessus
1 6 (2.19%) Nmap
2 1 (0.36%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (5.47%) ArcSight
2 5 (1.82%) Splunk
3 2 (0.73%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco
4 1 (0.36%) Google
4 1 (0.36%) HP
4 1 (0.36%) LogRhythm
London
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago