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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Consultant
Rank 841 895 857
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Consultant 54 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.026% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.028% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 20 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 6 July 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 +45 54 £55,000 +10.00% 10
London +51 37 £55,000 +29.41% 8
City of London +48 13 £55,000 -
South East -4 8 £55,000 +10.00%
South West -3 6 £52,000 +22.35% 2
Bristol -11 6 £52,000 +22.35% 1
Berkshire -2 4 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
Hampshire -5 3 £52,500 +23.52%
North West -1 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Reading -5 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £57,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -

Cyber Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 91 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 61 (67.03%) Information Security
3 48 (52.75%) CISSP
4 46 (50.55%) Security Cleared
5 36 (39.56%) CISM
6 33 (36.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (35.16%) Degree
8 31 (34.07%) Finance
9 30 (32.97%) CISA
10 27 (29.67%) Information Assurance
11 24 (26.37%) Risk Assessment
12 22 (24.18%) Data Protection
13 21 (23.08%) PCI DSS
14 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
14 20 (21.98%) ITIL
15 19 (20.88%) UNIX
15 19 (20.88%) Windows
15 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (19.78%) COBIT
16 18 (19.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 17 (18.68%) Security Testing
17 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
17 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
18 16 (17.58%) Network Security
18 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
19 15 (16.48%) Oracle
19 15 (16.48%) Java
20 14 (15.38%) SCADA
20 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
20 14 (15.38%) Penetration Testing

Cyber Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (2.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) Network Security
2 8 (8.79%) LAN
2 8 (8.79%) WLAN
3 7 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) Wireless
5 1 (1.10%) HTTP
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Local Government
5 3 (3.30%) Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Military
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.10%) Retail
7 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) JSP
3 1 (1.10%) Flash
3 1 (1.10%) HTML5
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
3 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
4 14 (15.38%) SCADA
4 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 11 (12.09%) Mobile Payment
5 11 (12.09%) Cryptography
6 6 (6.59%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (6.59%) Internet of Things
6 6 (6.59%) BYOD
7 4 (4.40%) CESG
8 3 (3.30%) PKI
9 2 (2.20%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (2.20%) RMADS
9 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) UNIX
1 19 (20.88%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 61 (67.03%) Information Security
3 27 (29.67%) Information Assurance
4 24 (26.37%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (24.18%) Data Protection
6 20 (21.98%) ITIL
7 18 (19.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 17 (18.68%) Security Testing
9 14 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (14.29%) Project Management
10 13 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 12 (13.19%) Identity Management
11 12 (13.19%) Benchmarking
11 12 (13.19%) Protective Monitoring
11 12 (13.19%) Malware Analysis
12 9 (9.89%) Security Architecture
13 6 (6.59%) OWASP
13 6 (6.59%) Service Management
13 6 (6.59%) ITSM
14 5 (5.49%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) Java
2 11 (12.09%) C
3 7 (7.69%) C++
4 6 (6.59%) C#
4 6 (6.59%) PHP
4 6 (6.59%) SQL
4 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (52.75%) CISSP
2 46 (50.55%) Security Cleared
3 36 (39.56%) CISM
4 32 (35.16%) Degree
5 30 (32.97%) CISA
6 20 (21.98%) SC Cleared
7 13 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 12 (13.19%) GIAC
9 8 (8.79%) CRISC
10 6 (6.59%) MBA
11 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.20%) GCIH
11 2 (2.20%) GCFA
11 2 (2.20%) CEH
11 2 (2.20%) EnCE
11 2 (2.20%) GPEN
11 2 (2.20%) OSCP
11 2 (2.20%) OSWP
11 2 (2.20%) CGEIT
12 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (36.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 18 (19.78%) COBIT
4 2 (2.20%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle
2 2 (2.20%) SAP
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) Juniper
3 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago