Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 790 759
Rank change year-on-year +80 -31 +125
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 90 63 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 69 53 76
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £77,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.88% +6.25%

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 63,828 70,723 72,542
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.64% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52,365 55,551 62,660
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,249 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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
Central London +13 19 £67,500 +3.85% 6
Cybersecurity Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 London region featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 90 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (52.22%) CISSP
3 39 (43.33%) CISM
4 33 (36.67%) Information Security
5 31 (34.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (33.33%) Firewall
6 30 (33.33%) CISA
7 28 (31.11%) Risk Management
7 28 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (23.33%) PCI DSS
9 20 (22.22%) Security Management
10 19 (21.11%) Project Management
10 19 (21.11%) Security Testing
10 19 (21.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (18.89%) DevOps
12 16 (17.78%) Network Security
12 16 (17.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 16 (17.78%) Finance
13 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (15.56%) PaaS
14 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.56%) Identity Access Management
14 14 (15.56%) GIAC
15 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
15 13 (14.44%) SIEM
16 12 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (13.33%) Cyberattack
16 12 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (12.22%) Cyber Assurance

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 (1.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.56%) PaaS
3 12 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.33%) IaaS
4 3 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.33%) Firewall
2 16 (17.78%) Network Security
3 11 (12.22%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Cyberattack
2 11 (12.22%) Internet of Things
3 7 (7.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (7.78%) PKI
3 7 (7.78%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.44%) CESG
7 3 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.22%) NHS
9 1 (1.11%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Linux
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (36.67%) Information Security
3 28 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (31.11%) Risk Management
4 20 (22.22%) Security Management
5 19 (21.11%) Project Management
5 19 (21.11%) Security Testing
5 19 (21.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (18.89%) DevOps
7 16 (17.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (15.56%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.44%) SIEM
10 12 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (12.22%) Cryptography
11 11 (12.22%) Cyber Assurance
11 11 (12.22%) SDLC
11 11 (12.22%) Service Delivery
12 9 (10.00%) Analytics
12 9 (10.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (52.22%) CISSP
2 39 (43.33%) CISM
3 30 (33.33%) CISA
4 14 (15.56%) GIAC
4 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
5 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.22%) Degree
7 10 (11.11%) CREST Certified
8 9 (10.00%) CEH
8 9 (10.00%) SANS
9 8 (8.89%) GSLC
10 6 (6.67%) CCNA
10 6 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (3.33%) CRISC
11 3 (3.33%) CSSLP
11 3 (3.33%) GPEN
11 3 (3.33%) GXPN
11 3 (3.33%) OSCE
11 3 (3.33%) OSCP
11 3 (3.33%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (34.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (23.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.11%) COBIT
4 9 (10.00%) GDPR
4 9 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (2.22%) NIST 800
7 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Qualys
1 7 (7.78%) Splunk
2 4 (4.44%) VMware