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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 807 905 929
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 79 40 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.038% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.039% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 50 26 37
Median salary £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £85,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 21 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 6 December 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 +97 72 £60,673 -2.92% 18
London +83 43 £66,000 +5.60% 9
South East +79 22 £45,000 -47.05% 4
Surrey +24 9 £30,000 -33.33%
City of London +27 7 £60,000 -2.04% 4
Guildford - 6 £30,000 -
Kent - 6 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £62,500 -
South West +12 3 £80,000 +33.33% 2
Birmingham -14 2 £78,750 +43.18%
West Midlands -19 2 £78,750 +43.18%
Bristol - 2 £80,000 - 2
Oxford - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire +50 1 - - 2
Reading +27 1 - - 2
North West -19 1 - - 2
Leeds - 1 £61,346 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £61,346 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £61,346 -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 97 (53.89%) Information Security
3 75 (41.67%) CISSP
4 74 (41.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 71 (39.44%) Degree
6 62 (34.44%) Finance
7 54 (30.00%) SIEM
8 52 (28.89%) Security Cleared
9 48 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
10 43 (23.89%) PCI DSS
11 41 (22.78%) CISM
12 40 (22.22%) Risk Management
12 40 (22.22%) CISA
13 34 (18.89%) CEH
14 33 (18.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 32 (17.78%) Security Architecture
16 31 (17.22%) CREST Certified
17 27 (15.00%) Security Operations
17 27 (15.00%) PKI
17 27 (15.00%) SC Cleared
18 26 (14.44%) Data Protection
19 25 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
19 25 (13.89%) Identity Management
20 24 (13.33%) Management Information System
20 24 (13.33%) SANS
21 22 (12.22%) Security Operations Centre
21 22 (12.22%) Firewall
21 22 (12.22%) Computer Science
22 21 (11.67%) Security Management
23 20 (11.11%) C

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 17 (9.44%) IIS
2 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Project
2 4 (2.22%) MS Office
2 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.22%) Firewall
2 14 (7.78%) Network Security
3 9 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.89%) LAN
5 5 (2.78%) Internet
6 4 (2.22%) FTP
6 4 (2.22%) HTTP
6 4 (2.22%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.67%) DNS
7 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.67%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.11%) SMTP
8 2 (1.11%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.11%) Big Data
2 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.11%) Burp Suite
General
1 62 (34.44%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.33%) Legal
3 6 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.22%) Military
5 4 (2.22%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.67%) Automotive
7 2 (1.11%) Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.78%) .NET
2 3 (1.67%) HTML
3 2 (1.11%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Flash
4 1 (0.56%) HTML5
4 1 (0.56%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.00%) PKI
2 24 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 22 (12.22%) Computer Science
3 22 (12.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 12 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (6.11%) Mathematics
7 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.56%) NHS
7 10 (5.56%) Physics
8 7 (3.89%) CESG
9 6 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.22%) Cybercrime
10 4 (2.22%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.22%) Fat Client
10 4 (2.22%) SCADA
10 4 (2.22%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.78%) Windows
2 7 (3.89%) Linux
2 7 (3.89%) Unix
3 6 (3.33%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.56%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.56%) VMS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 97 (53.89%) Information Security
3 54 (30.00%) SIEM
4 48 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 33 (18.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 32 (17.78%) Security Architecture
8 27 (15.00%) Security Operations
9 26 (14.44%) Data Protection
10 25 (13.89%) Identity Management
10 25 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (11.67%) Security Management
12 19 (10.56%) Information Assurance
12 19 (10.56%) Secure Coding
13 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (10.00%) Information Security Management
14 17 (9.44%) ITIL
15 16 (8.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 16 (8.89%) System Testing
15 16 (8.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.11%) C
2 15 (8.33%) C++
3 14 (7.78%) Java
4 10 (5.56%) Python
5 7 (3.89%) C#
6 5 (2.78%) PHP
7 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.67%) Perl
9 2 (1.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.11%) Ruby
9 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (41.67%) CISSP
2 71 (39.44%) Degree
3 52 (28.89%) Security Cleared
4 41 (22.78%) CISM
5 40 (22.22%) CISA
6 34 (18.89%) CEH
7 31 (17.22%) CREST Certified
8 27 (15.00%) SC Cleared
9 24 (13.33%) SANS
10 20 (11.11%) DV Cleared
11 19 (10.56%) OSCP
12 18 (10.00%) IISP
13 15 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
14 14 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (6.11%) CompTIA Security+
15 11 (6.11%) Security+ Certification
16 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (3.89%) MCSE
18 6 (3.33%) CCDP
18 6 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (41.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (23.89%) PCI DSS
3 16 (8.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (6.11%) RMADS
5 6 (3.33%) GPG13
6 3 (1.67%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.11%) COBIT
7 2 (1.11%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.11%) IAG
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) Nessus
1 8 (4.44%) Nmap
2 4 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.56%) QRadar
3 1 (0.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (2.78%) ArcSight
2 4 (2.22%) Citrix
3 3 (1.67%) Cloudera
3 3 (1.67%) Cognizant
3 3 (1.67%) Hortonworks
3 3 (1.67%) Splunk
4 2 (1.11%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (1.11%) Intel Security
4 2 (1.11%) MapR
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle
4 2 (1.11%) Trend Micro
4 2 (1.11%) VMware
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco
5 1 (0.56%) HP
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000K - £150,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000K - £150,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000K - £150,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000K - £150,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000K - £110,000k + comprehensive package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago