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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 831 912 875
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 61 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.030% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 2
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -32.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £72,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £79,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +75 58 £51,500 +3.00% 5
London +63 38 £50,000 -37.50% 4
South East +6 10 £47,500 +5.55%
City of London - 10 £50,000 - 1
South West -7 7 £51,500 +21.17%
Bristol +1 6 £51,500 +21.17%
Hampshire -2 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire -6 4 £50,000 -
South Wales - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
Scotland - 3 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 -
North West +4 2 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Reading -13 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £57,500 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £70,000 -
Romsey - 1 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 81 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 56 (69.14%) Information Security
3 45 (55.56%) CISSP
4 43 (53.09%) Security Cleared
5 32 (39.51%) Degree
5 32 (39.51%) CISM
6 28 (34.57%) CISA
6 28 (34.57%) Finance
6 28 (34.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (28.40%) Information Assurance
8 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (23.46%) Data Protection
9 19 (23.46%) PCI DSS
10 18 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 18 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
10 18 (22.22%) ITIL
11 17 (20.99%) UNIX
11 17 (20.99%) Windows
11 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
11 17 (20.99%) COBIT
12 16 (19.75%) Computer Science
12 16 (19.75%) Network Security
12 16 (19.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 15 (18.52%) SCADA
13 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
14 14 (17.28%) Security Testing
14 14 (17.28%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
15 13 (16.05%) Mathematics
15 13 (16.05%) Project Management

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) Network Security
2 8 (9.88%) LAN
2 8 (9.88%) WLAN
3 7 (8.64%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) Wireless
4 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
3 11 (13.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.94%) Military
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Local Government
6 2 (2.47%) Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) JSP
3 1 (1.23%) Flash
3 1 (1.23%) HTML5
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (19.75%) Computer Science
3 15 (18.52%) SCADA
3 15 (18.52%) Management Information System
4 13 (16.05%) Mathematics
5 11 (13.58%) Mobile Payment
5 11 (13.58%) Cryptography
6 6 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (7.41%) Internet of Things
6 6 (7.41%) BYOD
7 3 (3.70%) CESG
8 2 (2.47%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (2.47%) RMADS
8 2 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) UNIX
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 56 (69.14%) Information Security
3 23 (28.40%) Information Assurance
4 19 (23.46%) Data Protection
5 18 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 18 (22.22%) ITIL
6 16 (19.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (17.28%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Security Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Project Management
8 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
9 12 (14.81%) Benchmarking
9 12 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
10 10 (12.35%) Malware Analysis
10 10 (12.35%) Identity Management
11 9 (11.11%) Security Architecture
12 6 (7.41%) OWASP
12 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
13 5 (6.17%) Security Management
13 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) Java
2 10 (12.35%) C
3 6 (7.41%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) C++
4 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
4 5 (6.17%) C#
4 5 (6.17%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (55.56%) CISSP
2 43 (53.09%) Security Cleared
3 32 (39.51%) CISM
3 32 (39.51%) Degree
4 28 (34.57%) CISA
5 18 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 10 (12.35%) DV Cleared
6 10 (12.35%) GIAC
7 7 (8.64%) CRISC
8 6 (7.41%) MBA
9 2 (2.47%) GCIH
9 2 (2.47%) GCFA
9 2 (2.47%) GPEN
9 2 (2.47%) EnCE
10 1 (1.23%) OSCP
10 1 (1.23%) OSWP
10 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.23%) CCNP
10 1 (1.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (23.46%) PCI DSS
3 17 (20.99%) COBIT
4 2 (2.47%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) SAP
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.23%) Juniper
2 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40 - £60 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago