The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 744 906 970
Rank change year-on-year
+162 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 180 70 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.063% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.065% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 143 40 29
Median salary £65,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Cybersecurity Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +142 172 £65,000 +15.55% 13
London +62 72 £62,500 +13.63% 6
South East +72 47 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Berkshire +39 27 £65,000 +13.04% 2
West Midlands - 25 £65,000 - 1
Birmingham - 21 £65,000 - 1
South West +23 18 £65,000 +26.21%
Reading +34 16 £60,000 - 2
Bristol +30 13 £65,000 +26.21%
Surrey +42 10 £65,000 +8.33%
City of London +51 9 £40,000 -23.80% 3
North West +30 9 £85,000 +47.82%
Manchester +10 8 £85,000 +47.82%
Kent - 7 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland - 6 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire +8 5 £80,000 +52.38%
Leatherhead - 5 £65,000 -
Gloucester - 5 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire +12 3 £70,000 -
East Midlands +10 3 £70,000 -
Guildford +13 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Leamington Spa - 2 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £71,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire +8 1 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Cheshire - 1 £75,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £37,500 -
Warrington - 1 £75,000 -
East of England - 1 £37,500 - 1

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Cybersecurity Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 351 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 212 (60.40%) Information Security
3 136 (38.75%) CISSP
4 106 (30.20%) Security Cleared
5 100 (28.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 93 (26.50%) Degree
7 89 (25.36%) CISM
8 87 (24.79%) Finance
9 81 (23.08%) SC Cleared
10 80 (22.79%) Security Architecture
11 79 (22.51%) CISA
12 76 (21.65%) Data Protection
13 72 (20.51%) Security Operations
14 67 (19.09%) SIEM
15 61 (17.38%) PCI DSS
16 60 (17.09%) Risk Assessment
17 58 (16.52%) Risk Management
17 58 (16.52%) Security Operations Centre
18 57 (16.24%) Threat Analysis
19 53 (15.10%) PKI
19 53 (15.10%) Fraud Detection
20 52 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
21 48 (13.68%) Identity Management
22 45 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
23 43 (12.25%) CESG Certified Professional
24 42 (11.97%) DV Cleared
25 37 (10.54%) Information Assurance
25 37 (10.54%) Network Security
25 37 (10.54%) ArcSight
26 36 (10.26%) Security Management

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.99%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.54%) Network Security
2 6 (1.71%) Internet
3 5 (1.42%) Firewall
3 5 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.85%) WebEx
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.28%) Big Data
1 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Metasploit
General
1 87 (24.79%) Finance
2 29 (8.26%) Legal
3 17 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.70%) Banking
5 12 (3.42%) Games
5 12 (3.42%) Marketing
6 9 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.99%) Law
8 3 (0.85%) Advertising
8 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.85%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Military
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.99%) .NET
2 5 (1.42%) Flash
2 5 (1.42%) HTML
2 5 (1.42%) HTML5
3 1 (0.28%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.52%) Security Operations Centre
2 53 (15.10%) PKI
3 28 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.98%) Cyber Attack
4 27 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 26 (7.41%) CESG
5 26 (7.41%) Social Media
6 25 (7.12%) Computer Science
7 22 (6.27%) CESG CLAS
8 19 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
9 18 (5.13%) Cryptography
10 16 (4.56%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.85%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.71%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.42%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.42%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 2 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
16 1 (0.28%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.85%) Windows
2 2 (0.57%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.28%) AIX
3 1 (0.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 212 (60.40%) Information Security
3 80 (22.79%) Security Architecture
4 76 (21.65%) Data Protection
5 72 (20.51%) Security Operations
6 67 (19.09%) SIEM
7 60 (17.09%) Risk Assessment
8 58 (16.52%) Risk Management
9 57 (16.24%) Threat Analysis
10 53 (15.10%) Fraud Detection
11 52 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 48 (13.68%) Identity Management
13 45 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
14 37 (10.54%) Information Assurance
15 36 (10.26%) Security Management
16 32 (9.12%) Information Security Management
17 30 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (6.27%) Identity Access Management
18 22 (6.27%) Presales
19 20 (5.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.12%) C
2 11 (3.13%) Java
3 6 (1.71%) C++
4 5 (1.42%) Python
4 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 136 (38.75%) CISSP
2 106 (30.20%) Security Cleared
3 93 (26.50%) Degree
4 89 (25.36%) CISM
5 81 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 79 (22.51%) CISA
7 43 (12.25%) CESG Certified Professional
8 42 (11.97%) DV Cleared
9 33 (9.40%) CLAS
10 28 (7.98%) SANS
11 24 (6.84%) CRISC
12 17 (4.84%) CEH
13 12 (3.42%) CREST Certified
13 12 (3.42%) IISP
14 9 (2.56%) PCI QSA
15 8 (2.28%) OSCP
16 6 (1.71%) CISMP
16 6 (1.71%) GCIH
16 6 (1.71%) GIAC
17 5 (1.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (28.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (17.38%) PCI DSS
3 14 (3.99%) COBIT
3 14 (3.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 12 (3.42%) QA
5 4 (1.14%) ISO22301
5 4 (1.14%) ISO27002
5 4 (1.14%) RMADS
5 4 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.57%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Nessus
1 2 (0.57%) Nmap
2 1 (0.28%) MIIS
2 1 (0.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (10.54%) ArcSight
2 5 (1.42%) Splunk
3 2 (0.57%) Cisco
4 1 (0.28%) Apple
4 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Google
4 1 (0.28%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Up to £15k benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago