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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 849 903 843
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 48 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.020% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.022% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 20
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.38%

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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 5 August 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 15 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 5 August 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 +55 47 £57,500 +6.97% 14
London +38 29 £57,500 -17.85% 7
South East +6 10 £60,000 +20.00%
City of London +34 8 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire +12 8 £50,000 -
South West - 7 £52,500 - 3
Gloucestershire - 5 £60,000 -
Reading -6 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Bristol - 2 £52,000 - 3
Hampshire +4 1 £60,000 +41.17%
North West -5 1 £60,000 - 4
Manchester - 1 £60,000 - 4
Cheltenham - 1 £60,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 66 (64.71%) Information Security
3 58 (56.86%) CISSP
4 52 (50.98%) Security Cleared
5 46 (45.10%) CISM
6 40 (39.22%) Degree
7 37 (36.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 31 (30.39%) Finance
8 31 (30.39%) Information Assurance
9 29 (28.43%) CISA
10 26 (25.49%) Risk Assessment
11 24 (23.53%) Data Protection
12 23 (22.55%) PCI DSS
12 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
13 20 (19.61%) Management Information System
14 19 (18.63%) ITIL
15 18 (17.65%) UNIX
15 18 (17.65%) Windows
15 18 (17.65%) DV Cleared
15 18 (17.65%) Mathematics
15 18 (17.65%) Security Testing
15 18 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 17 (16.67%) Network Security
16 17 (16.67%) COBIT
16 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
17 16 (15.69%) Java
18 15 (14.71%) Computer Science
19 14 (13.73%) Oracle
19 14 (13.73%) Identity Management

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.67%) Network Security
2 8 (7.84%) Internet
3 7 (6.86%) LAN
3 7 (6.86%) WLAN
4 2 (1.96%) Firewall
4 2 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.98%) HTTP
5 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
General
1 31 (30.39%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.90%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Military
6 2 (1.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (0.98%) Flash
3 1 (0.98%) HTML5
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Management Information System
2 18 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (14.71%) Computer Science
5 12 (11.76%) SCADA
6 10 (9.80%) Cryptography
6 10 (9.80%) Mobile Payment
7 9 (8.82%) CESG
8 7 (6.86%) Internet of Things
9 6 (5.88%) BYOD
9 6 (5.88%) PKI
9 6 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (1.96%) RMADS
11 2 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.65%) UNIX
1 18 (17.65%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 66 (64.71%) Information Security
3 31 (30.39%) Information Assurance
4 26 (25.49%) Risk Assessment
5 24 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 19 (18.63%) ITIL
7 18 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 18 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (13.73%) Identity Management
9 13 (12.75%) Project Management
9 13 (12.75%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Malware Analysis
10 12 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 11 (10.78%) Benchmarking
11 11 (10.78%) Protective Monitoring
12 10 (9.80%) Security Architecture
13 8 (7.84%) Network Architecture
13 8 (7.84%) Programme Management
14 7 (6.86%) OWASP
14 7 (6.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) Java
2 11 (10.78%) C
3 7 (6.86%) C++
4 6 (5.88%) C#
4 6 (5.88%) PHP
4 6 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.90%) SQL
6 1 (0.98%) Python
6 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (56.86%) CISSP
2 52 (50.98%) Security Cleared
3 46 (45.10%) CISM
4 40 (39.22%) Degree
5 29 (28.43%) CISA
6 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
7 18 (17.65%) DV Cleared
8 13 (12.75%) GIAC
9 9 (8.82%) CRISC
10 6 (5.88%) CEH
11 5 (4.90%) MBA
12 3 (2.94%) OSCP
13 2 (1.96%) OSWP
13 2 (1.96%) GREM
13 2 (1.96%) GPEN
13 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.96%) GCIH
13 2 (1.96%) GCFA
13 2 (1.96%) EnCE
13 2 (1.96%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (36.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (22.55%) PCI DSS
3 17 (16.67%) COBIT
4 2 (1.96%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle
2 2 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.98%) Juniper
3 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Fortinet
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