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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 849 878 880
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 41 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.020% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.022% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 0
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 -

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
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 £26,861 £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 29 December 2014 within the UK.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 13 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 29 December 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
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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 +23 41 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South East +3 21 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire +13 14 £55,000 - 2
London +10 12 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Surrey +4 7 £55,000 +2.80%
Reading -6 4 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Manchester - 4 - -
Cheadle - 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £53,750 -
North West - 4 - -
South West -1 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Gloucestershire -12 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Bracknell - 2 £75,000 -

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 59 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 28 (47.46%) Information Security
3 27 (45.76%) CISSP
3 27 (45.76%) Security Cleared
4 25 (42.37%) Risk Management
5 23 (38.98%) Degree
6 22 (37.29%) SC Cleared
7 19 (32.20%) CISM
8 17 (28.81%) SIEM
9 13 (22.03%) Business Development
9 13 (22.03%) SCADA
10 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (16.95%) Finance
10 10 (16.95%) Security Management
11 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
11 9 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (15.25%) PCI DSS
12 8 (13.56%) Security Architecture
12 8 (13.56%) Information Assurance
12 8 (13.56%) Mathematics
13 7 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (11.86%) CESG
14 6 (10.17%) Wireless
14 6 (10.17%) Identity Management
14 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (8.47%) Network Security
15 5 (8.47%) CISA
15 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (10.17%) Wireless
2 5 (8.47%) Network Security
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.78%) LAN
3 4 (6.78%) WLAN
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Big Data
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Advertising
3 4 (6.78%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Military
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (3.39%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) JSP
2 1 (1.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) SCADA
2 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (13.56%) Mathematics
4 7 (11.86%) CESG
5 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.08%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (5.08%) Smart Meter
6 3 (5.08%) Open Source
6 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) RMADS
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 28 (47.46%) Information Security
3 25 (42.37%) Risk Management
4 17 (28.81%) SIEM
5 13 (22.03%) Business Development
6 10 (16.95%) Security Management
6 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Information Assurance
7 8 (13.56%) Security Architecture
8 7 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.17%) Identity Management
10 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
11 4 (6.78%) Network Management
12 3 (5.08%) Information Security Management
12 3 (5.08%) Data Security
12 3 (5.08%) Project Management
12 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) C
1 3 (5.08%) C#
2 2 (3.39%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
2 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) CISSP
1 27 (45.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.98%) Degree
3 22 (37.29%) SC Cleared
4 19 (32.20%) CISM
5 5 (8.47%) CISA
6 4 (6.78%) GIAC
6 4 (6.78%) CRISC
7 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.39%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (15.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.78%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle
1 1 (1.69%) Unisys
1 1 (1.69%) HP
1 1 (1.69%) EMC
1 1 (1.69%) Software AG
1 1 (1.69%) CA
1 1 (1.69%) Symantec
1 1 (1.69%) Sophos
1 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire
1 1 (1.69%) Trend Micro
1 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
1 1 (1.69%) LogLogic
1 1 (1.69%) Verint
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