The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 880 838 892
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 25 41 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.038% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.040% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 1
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +15.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 16 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -45 24 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South East -14 12 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hampshire +4 5 £42,500 -
London -61 5 £78,750 -7.35% 1
Southampton - 5 £42,500 -
Berkshire +2 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Reading -5 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey -4 3 £57,500 +21.05%
West Midlands - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Chester - 1 £60,000 -
Guildford - 1 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £60,000 -
Woking - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
North West - 1 £60,000 -

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 37 (61.67%) Security Cleared
3 33 (55.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (46.67%) Internet
5 20 (33.33%) Information Security
5 20 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 19 (31.67%) Degree
7 18 (30.00%) Mathematics
8 17 (28.33%) Java
9 15 (25.00%) HTML
9 15 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 15 (25.00%) Flash
9 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 15 (25.00%) Device Driver
9 15 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
9 15 (25.00%) HTML5
10 14 (23.33%) C
11 13 (21.67%) Statistics
11 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
12 12 (20.00%) Physics
12 12 (20.00%) CISSP
12 12 (20.00%) Machine Learning
13 11 (18.33%) Security Architecture
14 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (11.67%) Business Development
16 5 (8.33%) Finance
16 5 (8.33%) CISM
16 5 (8.33%) SIEM
16 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
16 5 (8.33%) Network Security

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (46.67%) Internet
2 5 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) VPLS
4 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.67%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Local Government
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) HTML
1 15 (25.00%) Flash
1 15 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (3.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 15 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 13 (21.67%) Statistics
3 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
4 12 (20.00%) Physics
5 3 (5.00%) CESG
5 3 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.00%) PKI
6 2 (3.33%) SCADA
7 1 (1.67%) RMADS
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 20 (33.33%) Information Security
3 15 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 11 (18.33%) Security Architecture
6 7 (11.67%) Business Development
7 5 (8.33%) SIEM
8 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (6.67%) Information Assurance
8 4 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (5.00%) ITIL
9 3 (5.00%) Data Security
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (3.33%) Analytics
10 2 (3.33%) Security Management
10 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (23.33%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) Security Cleared
2 33 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 19 (31.67%) Degree
5 12 (20.00%) CISSP
6 5 (8.33%) CISM
7 2 (3.33%) GIAC
7 2 (3.33%) GCIH
7 2 (3.33%) CISA
7 2 (3.33%) CGEIT
8 1 (1.67%) EnCE
8 1 (1.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) HP
1 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
1 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £90 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago