The table below looks at the statistics for the Cybersecurity Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 839 920 919
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 95 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.028% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.029% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 78 23 15
Average salary £61,250 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £52,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £84,250 £88,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,250
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.99%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cybersecurity Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 8 February 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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 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 +65 92 £61,250 -12.50% 21
London +45 52 £64,000 -22.42% 14
South East +30 23 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Berkshire +10 15 £57,500 +4.54%
City of London +70 13 £62,500 -24.24% 2
Reading +10 11 £57,500 -23.33%
South West +4 7 £57,500 -13.20% 2
Hampshire +13 5 £85,000 -
Gloucestershire +3 5 £52,500 -20.75% 2
Surrey +15 3 £40,000 -42.85% 1
Birmingham - 3 £55,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £55,000 - 1
Manchester +26 2 £66,250 - 2
North West +21 2 £66,250 - 3
Gloucester 0 2 £52,500 -27.58%
Southampton - 2 £70,000 -
Lincoln - 2 £60,000 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £60,000 -
Egham - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Consultant in their job title.

1 125 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 76 (60.80%) Information Security
3 51 (40.80%) CISSP
4 42 (33.60%) Security Cleared
5 40 (32.00%) Degree
6 35 (28.00%) SC Cleared
7 32 (25.60%) CISM
8 27 (21.60%) Finance
8 27 (21.60%) Information Assurance
8 27 (21.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 26 (20.80%) CESG Certified Professional
10 25 (20.00%) CLAS
10 25 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 20 (16.00%) Risk Management
12 19 (15.20%) Management Information System
13 18 (14.40%) CISA
13 18 (14.40%) PCI DSS
14 17 (13.60%) Penetration Testing
15 16 (12.80%) CESG
15 16 (12.80%) DV Cleared
15 16 (12.80%) Security Architecture
16 15 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
17 14 (11.20%) SIEM
18 13 (10.40%) Security Management
19 12 (9.60%) Social Media
19 12 (9.60%) Network Security
19 12 (9.60%) Business Development
20 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
20 11 (8.80%) CESG CLAS
20 11 (8.80%) Data Protection

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) Network Security
2 2 (1.60%) Firewall
2 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) Wireless
3 1 (0.80%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) Big Data
3 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
General
1 27 (21.60%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Marketing
2 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Games
4 5 (4.00%) Legal
4 5 (4.00%) Military
5 3 (2.40%) Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) CGI
2 1 (0.80%) Flash
2 1 (0.80%) HTML
2 1 (0.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 19 (15.20%) Management Information System
3 16 (12.80%) CESG
4 12 (9.60%) Social Media
5 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.80%) CESG CLAS
5 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.40%) PKI
7 6 (4.80%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (3.20%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (3.20%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.80%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.80%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Unix
1 8 (6.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 76 (60.80%) Information Security
3 27 (21.60%) Information Assurance
4 20 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 17 (13.60%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (12.80%) Security Architecture
7 15 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (11.20%) SIEM
9 13 (10.40%) Security Management
10 12 (9.60%) Business Development
11 11 (8.80%) Data Protection
12 10 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
12 10 (8.00%) Information Security Management
13 9 (7.20%) Identity Management
14 7 (5.60%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 7 (5.60%) Project Management
14 7 (5.60%) Threat Analysis
14 7 (5.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 6 (4.80%) Threat Modelling
15 6 (4.80%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.40%) C
2 6 (4.80%) Java
3 4 (3.20%) C#
3 4 (3.20%) C++
3 4 (3.20%) PHP
3 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (40.80%) CISSP
2 42 (33.60%) Security Cleared
3 40 (32.00%) Degree
4 35 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 32 (25.60%) CISM
6 26 (20.80%) CESG Certified Professional
7 25 (20.00%) CLAS
8 18 (14.40%) CISA
9 16 (12.80%) DV Cleared
10 7 (5.60%) GIAC
11 6 (4.80%) CREST Certified
11 6 (4.80%) SANS
12 5 (4.00%) CRISC
13 4 (3.20%) CHECK Team Leader
13 4 (3.20%) PCI QSA
14 3 (2.40%) PhD
15 2 (1.60%) CEH
15 2 (1.60%) ISACA
16 1 (0.80%) CISMP
16 1 (0.80%) GSLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (14.40%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.80%) QA
4 5 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (3.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.80%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.80%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.80%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle
2 2 (1.60%) ArcSight
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £120000 - £140000 per annum + bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Pertemps IT
Salary: £80,000 to £110,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
QA Ltd
Salary: Competitive package + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 22 days ago
London or Cheltenham
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 25 days ago