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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Consultant
Rank 754 920 958
Rank change year-on-year
+166 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 154 50 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.045% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.047% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 126 32 22
Median salary £65,000 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £79,500 £76,750
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 +159 147 £65,000 +10.63% 11
London +69 61 £65,000 +13.04% 4
South East +70 47 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Berkshire +22 21 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands - 21 £67,500 - 2
Birmingham - 17 £70,000 - 1
Reading +24 15 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Kent - 10 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +41 9 £65,000 +8.33%
South West +22 9 £65,000 +23.80%
North West +28 7 £85,000 +41.66%
Bristol +19 7 £65,000 +25.00%
Leatherhead - 7 £65,000 -
Manchester +6 6 £85,000 +41.66%
Edinburgh - 6 £50,000 - 2
Scotland - 6 £50,000 - 2
City of London +56 5 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Hampshire +3 4 £85,000 +41.66% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £72,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £70,000 -
Guildford +11 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Gloucestershire -7 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Leamington Spa - 2 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £80,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £37,500 -
Watford - 1 - - 1

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 208 (60.82%) Information Security
3 128 (37.43%) CISSP
4 105 (30.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 103 (30.12%) Security Cleared
6 93 (27.19%) Finance
7 91 (26.61%) Degree
8 84 (24.56%) Security Architecture
9 81 (23.68%) Security Operations
10 79 (23.10%) SC Cleared
11 78 (22.81%) Data Protection
11 78 (22.81%) CISM
12 75 (21.93%) CISA
13 71 (20.76%) SIEM
14 67 (19.59%) Security Operations Centre
15 62 (18.13%) Threat Analysis
15 62 (18.13%) PCI DSS
16 61 (17.84%) Risk Management
17 58 (16.96%) Risk Assessment
17 58 (16.96%) PKI
17 58 (16.96%) Fraud Detection
18 57 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
19 53 (15.50%) Identity Management
20 52 (15.20%) Penetration Testing
21 40 (11.70%) DV Cleared
22 39 (11.40%) ArcSight
23 38 (11.11%) C
23 38 (11.11%) Network Security
24 37 (10.82%) CESG Certified Professional
25 31 (9.06%) 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 10 (2.92%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.11%) Network Security
2 8 (2.34%) Internet
3 5 (1.46%) Firewall
3 5 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.88%) WebEx
5 2 (0.58%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Metasploit
General
1 93 (27.19%) Finance
2 26 (7.60%) Legal
3 13 (3.80%) Banking
3 13 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.22%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.34%) Games
5 8 (2.34%) Marketing
6 7 (2.05%) Law
7 5 (1.46%) Military
8 4 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.17%) Retail
9 3 (0.88%) Advertising
9 3 (0.88%) Automotive
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.63%) .NET
2 5 (1.46%) Flash
2 5 (1.46%) HTML
2 5 (1.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (19.59%) Security Operations Centre
2 58 (16.96%) PKI
3 27 (7.89%) Cyber Attack
4 25 (7.31%) Computer Science
5 24 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (6.43%) Cryptography
7 21 (6.14%) Mathematics
8 20 (5.85%) CESG
8 20 (5.85%) Cyberthreat
9 18 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
9 18 (5.26%) Social Media
10 13 (3.80%) Cybercrime
10 13 (3.80%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.75%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.46%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.46%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.17%) SCADA
14 1 (0.29%) Reinsurance
14 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.05%) Windows
2 4 (1.17%) VxWorks
3 2 (0.58%) Unix
4 1 (0.29%) AIX
4 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 208 (60.82%) Information Security
3 84 (24.56%) Security Architecture
4 81 (23.68%) Security Operations
5 78 (22.81%) Data Protection
6 71 (20.76%) SIEM
7 62 (18.13%) Threat Analysis
8 61 (17.84%) Risk Management
9 58 (16.96%) Fraud Detection
9 58 (16.96%) Risk Assessment
10 57 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 53 (15.50%) Identity Management
12 52 (15.20%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (9.06%) Security Management
14 30 (8.77%) Information Assurance
14 30 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (8.19%) Information Security Management
16 23 (6.73%) Identity Access Management
17 22 (6.43%) Presales
18 21 (6.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.11%) C
2 14 (4.09%) Java
3 10 (2.92%) C++
4 7 (2.05%) Python
5 5 (1.46%) C#
5 5 (1.46%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.58%) PHP
6 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (37.43%) CISSP
2 103 (30.12%) Security Cleared
3 91 (26.61%) Degree
4 79 (23.10%) SC Cleared
5 78 (22.81%) CISM
6 75 (21.93%) CISA
7 40 (11.70%) DV Cleared
8 37 (10.82%) CESG Certified Professional
9 30 (8.77%) SANS
10 25 (7.31%) CLAS
11 23 (6.73%) CEH
11 23 (6.73%) CRISC
12 19 (5.56%) CREST Certified
13 15 (4.39%) IISP
14 11 (3.22%) OSCP
15 9 (2.63%) GCIH
16 7 (2.05%) GCIA
16 7 (2.05%) PCI QSA
17 5 (1.46%) CompTIA Security+
17 5 (1.46%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (30.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (18.13%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 13 (3.80%) COBIT
5 8 (2.34%) QA
5 8 (2.34%) RMADS
6 5 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.17%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.88%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.58%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.29%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.29%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 4 (1.17%) Nessus
1 4 (1.17%) Nmap
2 1 (0.29%) MIIS
2 1 (0.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 39 (11.40%) ArcSight
2 5 (1.46%) Splunk
3 2 (0.58%) Cisco
4 1 (0.29%) Apple
4 1 (0.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Google
4 1 (0.29%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle
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