The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Consultant
England / London
Rank 540 563 634
Rank change year-on-year +23 +71  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 27 82 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.081% 0.20% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.21% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 21 68 14
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.08% +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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in London

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in London

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Consultant in London

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (41.54%) CISSP
3 26 (40.00%) Information Security
4 20 (30.77%) Finance
5 19 (29.23%) Firewall
6 17 (26.15%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (24.62%) Degree
7 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
8 15 (23.08%) C#
8 15 (23.08%) HTML
8 15 (23.08%) Java
8 15 (23.08%) Digital Forensics
9 14 (21.54%) SQL
9 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
9 14 (21.54%) Ethical Hacking
9 14 (21.54%) Military
10 13 (20.00%) CISM
10 13 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
11 12 (18.46%) CISA
11 12 (18.46%) CEH
11 12 (18.46%) CHFI
12 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (16.92%) GCIA
12 11 (16.92%) GCIH
12 11 (16.92%) GAWN
12 11 (16.92%) GPEN
13 10 (15.38%) Security Architecture
13 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
15 8 (12.31%) Security Management

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (10.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Project
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) Firewall
2 4 (6.15%) FTP
2 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 4 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.15%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.62%) tcpdump
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.08%) LAN
4 2 (3.08%) LDAP
4 2 (3.08%) Network Security
4 2 (3.08%) SMTP
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Big Data
1 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Military
3 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (6.15%) Banking
6 3 (4.62%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) SPNEGO
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (6.15%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) CESG
6 1 (1.54%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.54%) FMCG
6 1 (1.54%) iPhone
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (40.00%) Information Security
3 17 (26.15%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (23.08%) Digital Forensics
5 14 (21.54%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.31%) Business Development
9 8 (12.31%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (12.31%) Security Management
9 8 (12.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (10.77%) Information Security Management
10 7 (10.77%) People Management
11 6 (9.23%) Data Privacy
11 6 (9.23%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (9.23%) SIEM
12 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
12 5 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.08%) C#
2 15 (23.08%) Java
3 14 (21.54%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) C++
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) CISSP
2 16 (24.62%) Degree
3 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
4 13 (20.00%) CISM
5 12 (18.46%) CEH
5 12 (18.46%) CHFI
5 12 (18.46%) CISA
6 11 (16.92%) GAWN
6 11 (16.92%) GCIA
6 11 (16.92%) GCIH
6 11 (16.92%) GPEN
7 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
8 7 (10.77%) IISP
9 4 (6.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (6.15%) CCSP
9 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.62%) GIAC
11 2 (3.08%) CLAS
11 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
11 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.15%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.08%) RMADS
3 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.54%) COBIT
4 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.08%) QRadar
3 1 (1.54%) Nessus
3 1 (1.54%) Nmap
3 1 (1.54%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Citrix
2 3 (4.62%) Cloudera
2 3 (4.62%) Hortonworks
3 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.08%) MapR
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Splunk
3 2 (3.08%) Trend Micro
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.54%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
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