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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 864 887 835
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 40 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.019% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.020% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 32
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £107,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 12 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 4 September 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 +26 38 £57,500 - 30
London +17 25 £57,500 -17.85% 12
South West -10 7 £55,000 - 4
South East +9 6 £60,000 +4.34%
Gloucestershire - 6 £57,500 - 1
City of London +37 5 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Berkshire +20 5 £53,750 -46.25%
Reading +7 3 £47,500 -52.50%
Hampshire +18 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Bristol - 1 £52,500 - 3
Cheltenham - 1 £60,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £60,000 -

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 70 (66.04%) Information Security
3 63 (59.43%) CISSP
4 50 (47.17%) CISM
5 49 (46.23%) Security Cleared
6 41 (38.68%) Degree
7 39 (36.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 34 (32.08%) Information Assurance
8 34 (32.08%) Finance
9 29 (27.36%) CISA
10 24 (22.64%) Risk Assessment
11 22 (20.75%) Data Protection
11 22 (20.75%) PCI DSS
12 21 (19.81%) SC Cleared
12 21 (19.81%) Management Information System
13 19 (17.92%) Mathematics
14 18 (16.98%) DV Cleared
14 18 (16.98%) Network Security
14 18 (16.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (16.04%) Security Testing
15 17 (16.04%) ITIL
15 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (15.09%) Windows
17 15 (14.15%) Java
17 15 (14.15%) GIAC
17 15 (14.15%) UNIX
17 15 (14.15%) COBIT
18 14 (13.21%) Identity Management
19 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
19 13 (12.26%) Telecoms

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (6.60%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) Network Security
2 8 (7.55%) Internet
3 5 (4.72%) LAN
3 5 (4.72%) WLAN
4 2 (1.89%) Firewall
4 2 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 34 (32.08%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.66%) Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) Military
6 2 (1.89%) Local Government
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Management Information System
2 19 (17.92%) Mathematics
3 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (12.26%) Computer Science
5 11 (10.38%) CESG
6 10 (9.43%) SCADA
7 8 (7.55%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (7.55%) Internet of Things
7 8 (7.55%) Cryptography
8 6 (5.66%) PKI
8 6 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (5.66%) BYOD
9 3 (2.83%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.89%) RMADS
10 2 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.09%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) UNIX
3 4 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 70 (66.04%) Information Security
3 34 (32.08%) Information Assurance
4 24 (22.64%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (20.75%) Data Protection
6 18 (16.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 17 (16.04%) Security Testing
7 17 (16.04%) ITIL
8 14 (13.21%) Identity Management
9 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
9 13 (12.26%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (11.32%) Project Management
10 12 (11.32%) Malware Analysis
11 10 (9.43%) Protective Monitoring
11 10 (9.43%) Programme Management
12 9 (8.49%) Benchmarking
12 9 (8.49%) Security Architecture
12 9 (8.49%) Network Architecture
13 8 (7.55%) OWASP
13 8 (7.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.15%) Java
2 9 (8.49%) C
3 6 (5.66%) C#
3 6 (5.66%) C++
3 6 (5.66%) PHP
3 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (59.43%) CISSP
2 50 (47.17%) CISM
3 49 (46.23%) Security Cleared
4 41 (38.68%) Degree
5 29 (27.36%) CISA
6 21 (19.81%) SC Cleared
7 18 (16.98%) DV Cleared
8 15 (14.15%) GIAC
9 9 (8.49%) CRISC
10 7 (6.60%) CEH
11 3 (2.83%) OSCP
11 3 (2.83%) MBA
12 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.89%) GCIH
12 2 (1.89%) GCFA
12 2 (1.89%) EnCE
12 2 (1.89%) CGEIT
12 2 (1.89%) OSWP
12 2 (1.89%) GREM
12 2 (1.89%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (36.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (20.75%) PCI DSS
3 15 (14.15%) COBIT
4 2 (1.89%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle
2 2 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (0.94%) Cisco
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.94%) Juniper
3 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.94%) Fortinet
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