The table below looks at the statistics for the Cyber Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 861 872 854
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 20 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.020% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 2
Average salary £70,000 £53,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.23% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £88,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -11.81%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Cyber Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cyber Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security Consultant over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 14 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
England -5 16 £70,000 +27.27% 4
South East -13 7 £52,500 +8.24%
London +14 6 £82,500 -1.78% 2
Surrey -7 5 £50,000 +1.52%
Scotland - 3 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
City of London +3 2 £82,500 +57.14%
South West - 2 £72,500 - 1
Guildford - 2 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £72,500 - 1
Leatherhead +5 1 £50,000 +1.52%
Berkshire 0 1 £55,000 +11.67%
Hampshire -10 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £72,500 - 1

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 61 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 31 (50.82%) Information Security
3 30 (49.18%) CISSP
4 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
5 25 (40.98%) Degree
5 25 (40.98%) Risk Management
6 22 (36.07%) CISM
7 21 (34.43%) SC Cleared
8 17 (27.87%) SIEM
9 14 (22.95%) SCADA
9 14 (22.95%) Finance
10 13 (21.31%) Information Assurance
11 11 (18.03%) PCI DSS
11 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (18.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (18.03%) Security Management
11 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
12 10 (16.39%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (16.39%) Business Development
12 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
13 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (14.75%) CISA
14 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
15 7 (11.48%) CESG
15 7 (11.48%) LAN
15 7 (11.48%) WLAN
15 7 (11.48%) Security Architecture
16 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
16 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (11.48%) LAN
1 7 (11.48%) WLAN
2 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) Network Security
4 4 (6.56%) Wireless
5 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Big Data
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
4 3 (4.92%) Military
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Local Government
6 1 (1.64%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.64%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) JSP
2 1 (1.64%) Flash
2 1 (1.64%) HTML5
2 1 (1.64%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) SCADA
2 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
4 7 (11.48%) CESG
5 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.92%) Smart Meter
6 3 (4.92%) Open Source
6 3 (4.92%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (4.92%) Cryptography
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) UNIX
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 31 (50.82%) Information Security
3 25 (40.98%) Risk Management
4 17 (27.87%) SIEM
5 13 (21.31%) Information Assurance
6 11 (18.03%) Security Management
6 11 (18.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (16.39%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (16.39%) Business Development
8 9 (14.75%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Security Architecture
10 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.84%) Identity Management
10 6 (9.84%) Project Management
11 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
11 5 (8.20%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
12 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.56%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (6.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
1 3 (4.92%) C
2 2 (3.28%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) C++
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) CISSP
2 29 (47.54%) Security Cleared
3 25 (40.98%) Degree
4 22 (36.07%) CISM
5 21 (34.43%) SC Cleared
6 9 (14.75%) CISA
7 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (6.56%) GIAC
8 4 (6.56%) CRISC
9 3 (4.92%) MBA
10 2 (3.28%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (18.03%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.20%) COBIT
3 4 (6.56%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.64%) Unisys
2 1 (1.64%) HP
2 1 (1.64%) EMC
2 1 (1.64%) Software AG
2 1 (1.64%) CA
2 1 (1.64%) Symantec
2 1 (1.64%) Sophos
2 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire
2 1 (1.64%) Trend Micro
2 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.64%) LogLogic
2 1 (1.64%) Verint
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