The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 743 887
Rank change year-on-year -55 +144  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 67 171 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.19% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.19% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 47 140 39
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,750 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £107,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04%  

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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
South East +28 31 £60,000 -7.69% 5
London -22 17 £62,500 - 7
Midlands -9 5 £77,500 +10.71% 1
North of England -10 5 £60,000 -29.41% 2
South West -19 5 £60,000 -7.69%
North West -39 5 £60,000 -29.41% 2
East of England -5 4 £65,000 +73.33% 2
West Midlands -10 3 £55,000 -15.38% 1
East Midlands +26 2 £100,000 +42.85%
Cybersecurity Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (46.49%) Information Security
3 50 (43.86%) CISSP
4 47 (41.23%) Degree
5 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
6 43 (37.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (35.96%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (32.46%) Ethical Hacking
9 33 (28.95%) CEH
10 31 (27.19%) SC Cleared
10 31 (27.19%) Computer Science
11 27 (23.68%) Cyber Essentials
12 26 (22.81%) Windows
13 24 (21.05%) Firewall
13 24 (21.05%) CREST Certified
14 23 (20.18%) Network Security
14 23 (20.18%) CISM
15 22 (19.30%) Java
15 22 (19.30%) Malware Analysis
16 20 (17.54%) Presales
16 20 (17.54%) GCIH
17 19 (16.67%) Metasploit
17 19 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
18 18 (15.79%) Nessus
18 18 (15.79%) SQL
19 17 (14.91%) PCI DSS
19 17 (14.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
20 16 (14.04%) Security Architecture
20 16 (14.04%) CLAS
20 16 (14.04%) Driving Licence

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 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) Firewall
2 23 (20.18%) Network Security
3 6 (5.26%) Internet
4 5 (4.39%) DNS
5 4 (3.51%) DHCP
5 4 (3.51%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.51%) LAN
5 4 (3.51%) SAN
5 4 (3.51%) VLAN
5 4 (3.51%) VoIP
5 4 (3.51%) VPN
5 4 (3.51%) WAN
5 4 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Metasploit
2 5 (4.39%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
General
1 16 (14.04%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Military
3 9 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.02%) Legal
5 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.51%) Marketing
7 2 (1.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.88%) Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) HTML
2 13 (11.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.19%) Computer Science
2 16 (14.04%) Driving Licence
3 13 (11.40%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.02%) Cybercrime
4 8 (7.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (7.02%) Life Science
5 5 (4.39%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.51%) User Experience
7 3 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (2.63%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.75%) NHS
9 1 (0.88%) CESG
9 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.88%) iPhone
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.81%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 8 (7.02%) VxWorks
4 6 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 6 (5.26%) Unix
5 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) VMS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (46.49%) Information Security
3 41 (35.96%) Penetration Testing
4 37 (32.46%) Ethical Hacking
5 22 (19.30%) Malware Analysis
6 20 (17.54%) Presales
7 19 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
8 16 (14.04%) ITIL
8 16 (14.04%) Security Architecture
9 15 (13.16%) Business Development
9 15 (13.16%) Security Testing
10 13 (11.40%) OWASP
10 13 (11.40%) Social Engineering
11 12 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 12 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (8.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 10 (8.77%) Project Management
12 10 (8.77%) Threat Intelligence
13 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) Java
2 18 (15.79%) SQL
3 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.28%) C#
5 10 (8.77%) Python
6 8 (7.02%) C
6 8 (7.02%) C++
7 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.51%) VBScript
8 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (43.86%) CISSP
2 47 (41.23%) Degree
3 44 (38.60%) Security Cleared
4 33 (28.95%) CEH
5 31 (27.19%) SC Cleared
6 24 (21.05%) CREST Certified
7 23 (20.18%) CISM
8 20 (17.54%) GCIH
9 16 (14.04%) CLAS
10 15 (13.16%) CHECK Team Member
11 14 (12.28%) GCIA
11 14 (12.28%) OSCP
12 13 (11.40%) Cyber Scheme
12 13 (11.40%) Tigerscheme
13 12 (10.53%) CHFI
13 12 (10.53%) CISA
14 11 (9.65%) GAWN
14 11 (9.65%) GPEN
15 10 (8.77%) DV Cleared
16 9 (7.89%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (37.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (23.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 17 (14.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 17 (14.91%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.14%) GDPR
5 4 (3.51%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (15.79%) Nessus
2 5 (4.39%) Nmap
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (1.75%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (4.39%) Codenomicon
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco
2 4 (3.51%) Citrix
2 4 (3.51%) HP
2 4 (3.51%) SonicWALL
2 4 (3.51%) VMware
3 3 (2.63%) Huawei
4 1 (0.88%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) Splunk
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum + Generous Commission OTE £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £52,250 - £57,750
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago