Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Cybersecurity Consultant
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 750 870
Rank change year-on-year -23 +120 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 65 92 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.13% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 32
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -1.96% -7.27%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £81,000 £107,500 £86,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Consultant in London

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
West London +12 5 £80,000 - 1
Central London +13 3 £65,000 -3.70% 1
Cybersecurity Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 32 (49.23%) Information Security
3 28 (43.08%) CISSP
4 25 (38.46%) Network Security
5 22 (33.85%) CISM
6 18 (27.69%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (27.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (26.15%) Degree
8 16 (24.62%) Identity Access Management
9 15 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (23.08%) PCI DSS
10 14 (21.54%) Data Privacy
11 13 (20.00%) Security Architecture
12 10 (15.38%) CREST Certified
13 9 (13.85%) Presales
13 9 (13.85%) CISA
13 9 (13.85%) Finance
14 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
14 8 (12.31%) Firewall
14 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
14 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
14 8 (12.31%) Records Management
14 8 (12.31%) Security Operations
14 8 (12.31%) GDPR
15 7 (10.77%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (10.77%) SIEM
15 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
15 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
15 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (10.77%) Microsoft

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.54%) Apache
1 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Network Security
2 8 (12.31%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) AppScan
1 1 (1.54%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.54%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Military
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) Flash
2 1 (1.54%) HTML5
2 1 (1.54%) J2EE
2 1 (1.54%) JSP
2 1 (1.54%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) CESG
4 4 (6.15%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (6.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.54%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (49.23%) Information Security
3 18 (27.69%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (24.62%) Identity Access Management
5 15 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (21.54%) Data Privacy
7 13 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 9 (13.85%) Presales
9 8 (12.31%) Business Analysis
9 8 (12.31%) Records Management
9 8 (12.31%) Security Operations
10 7 (10.77%) SIEM
11 6 (9.23%) Cryptography
11 6 (9.23%) Security Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Threat Management
12 5 (7.69%) Business Development
12 5 (7.69%) Data Protection
12 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
12 5 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
12 5 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) C#
2 1 (1.54%) C++
2 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.54%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.54%) VB
2 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) CISSP
2 22 (33.85%) CISM
3 17 (26.15%) Degree
4 10 (15.38%) CREST Certified
5 9 (13.85%) CISA
6 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
7 7 (10.77%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.69%) CCSP
8 5 (7.69%) OSCP
9 4 (6.15%) CCNP
9 4 (6.15%) CEH
10 3 (4.62%) CCNA
10 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (4.62%) CRISC
10 3 (4.62%) GIAC
10 3 (4.62%) SANS
11 2 (3.08%) CISMP
11 2 (3.08%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 8 (12.31%) GDPR
4 1 (1.54%) COBIT
4 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 3 (4.62%) CSIRT
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Apple
3 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) Intel
3 1 (1.54%) Splunk
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
3 1 (1.54%) Xamarin