Period
to 9 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity Consultant
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 241 271
Rank change year-on-year +88 +30 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 8 6 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 15
Median annual salary £67,500 - £75,000
10th Percentile £64,125 - £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 - £82,500
South East median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 2,664 5,600 6,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 95.22% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,099 4,624 5,327
Median annual salary £56,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% +1.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,075 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,250 £76,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in Berkshire

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in Berkshire

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in Berkshire over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Consultant in Berkshire

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 4 £65,000 -
Slough - 2 £70,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £57,500 -
Reading - 1 £75,000 -
Cybersecurity Consultant
South East

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, Cybersecurity Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (62.50%) SABSA
4 4 (50.00%) CCSP
4 4 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (50.00%) NIST
4 4 (50.00%) Logistics
4 4 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) SCCP
4 4 (50.00%) CISM
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Presales
7 1 (12.50%) SIEM
7 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
7 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
7 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (12.50%) CASB

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SCCP
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) SABSA
3 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
4 4 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (50.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
6 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Presales
6 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (50.00%) CCSP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) NIST
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CASB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software