The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Cybersecurity Consultant
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 753 923
Rank change year-on-year -46 +170  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 45 165 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.17% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.17% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 35 135 20
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £91,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in England

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in England.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in England

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Consultant in England

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
London +12 28 £80,000 +23.07% 8
South East +36 14 £62,500 +4.16% 1
South West +6 2 £24,000 -60.00%
West Midlands +25 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Cybersecurity Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (44.64%) Information Security
3 42 (37.50%) Degree
4 40 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 40 (35.71%) CISSP
5 33 (29.46%) Finance
6 30 (26.79%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (25.89%) Ethical Hacking
7 29 (25.89%) Firewall
8 26 (23.21%) Java
9 23 (20.54%) CISM
9 23 (20.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (16.96%) Digital Forensics
10 19 (16.96%) SIEM
11 18 (16.07%) CEH
12 17 (15.18%) HTML
12 17 (15.18%) Computer Science
13 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 16 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 16 (14.29%) Risk Management
14 15 (13.39%) C#
14 15 (13.39%) Windows
14 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
15 14 (12.50%) SQL
15 14 (12.50%) Military
16 13 (11.61%) Management Information System
16 13 (11.61%) GCIA
16 13 (11.61%) GCIH
16 13 (11.61%) Business Development

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (5.36%) IIS
2 2 (1.79%) Apache
2 2 (1.79%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Project
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
2 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.89%) Firewall
2 6 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (4.46%) FTP
3 5 (4.46%) HTTP
3 5 (4.46%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.57%) Network Security
4 4 (3.57%) tcpdump
5 3 (2.68%) DNS
6 2 (1.79%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.79%) LAN
6 2 (1.79%) LDAP
6 2 (1.79%) SMTP
6 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.79%) VPN
7 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) Big Data
1 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.79%) Burp Suite
General
1 33 (29.46%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Military
3 9 (8.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.36%) Banking
4 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.57%) Advertising
6 4 (3.57%) Legal
6 4 (3.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.89%) Automotive
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) HTML
2 2 (1.79%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.79%) SPNEGO
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) Flash
3 1 (0.89%) HTML5
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.61%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
5 8 (7.14%) NHS
6 7 (6.25%) PKI
7 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.57%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.57%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.68%) CESG
8 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.68%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.79%) Clustering
9 2 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.89%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.89%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) VxWorks
3 8 (7.14%) Linux
4 4 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (44.64%) Information Security
3 30 (26.79%) Penetration Testing
4 29 (25.89%) Ethical Hacking
5 19 (16.96%) Digital Forensics
5 19 (16.96%) SIEM
6 16 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 16 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
8 13 (11.61%) Business Development
8 13 (11.61%) Information Assurance
8 13 (11.61%) Security Architecture
9 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.82%) TOGAF
9 11 (9.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 10 (8.93%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (8.93%) Identity Management
10 10 (8.93%) ITIL
10 10 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (8.93%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.21%) Java
2 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.39%) C#
4 14 (12.50%) SQL
5 12 (10.71%) C
6 11 (9.82%) C++
7 10 (8.93%) Python
8 2 (1.79%) Perl
8 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (37.50%) Degree
2 40 (35.71%) CISSP
2 40 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 23 (20.54%) CISM
4 18 (16.07%) CEH
5 13 (11.61%) DV Cleared
5 13 (11.61%) GCIA
5 13 (11.61%) GCIH
5 13 (11.61%) SC Cleared
6 12 (10.71%) CHFI
6 12 (10.71%) CISA
7 11 (9.82%) GAWN
7 11 (9.82%) GPEN
8 7 (6.25%) CREST Certified
8 7 (6.25%) IISP
9 5 (4.46%) GIAC
9 5 (4.46%) OSCP
9 5 (4.46%) SANS
10 4 (3.57%) CCSP
10 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.04%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (5.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (3.57%) RMADS
6 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.89%) COBIT
7 1 (0.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Nessus
1 9 (8.04%) Nmap
2 4 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.79%) QRadar
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.89%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (3.57%) Citrix
1 4 (3.57%) Cloudera
1 4 (3.57%) Hortonworks
2 3 (2.68%) MapR
2 3 (2.68%) Splunk
3 2 (1.79%) CyberArk
3 2 (1.79%) Huawei
3 2 (1.79%) Intel Security
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) Trend Micro
3 2 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (0.89%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.89%) FireEye
4 1 (0.89%) LogRhythm
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