Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 722 718 823
Rank change year-on-year -4 +105 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 80 76 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74 45 67
London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £41,625 £50,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £91,500 £93,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.04% +2.08%

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 66,543 66,281 82,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.90% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55,004 56,476 70,639
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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
West London - 5 £80,000 - 3
Central London -35 2 £65,000 -5.45% 5
Cybersecurity Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 80 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (32.50%) Information Security
3 24 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (25.00%) CISSP
5 19 (23.75%) Firewall
5 19 (23.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (21.25%) CISM
6 17 (21.25%) Finance
6 17 (21.25%) Network Security
7 16 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 16 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
7 16 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 15 (18.75%) Threat Management
9 14 (17.50%) SIEM
9 14 (17.50%) Degree
10 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (16.25%) Cyberattack
10 13 (16.25%) Splunk
11 12 (15.00%) Data Privacy
12 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
12 11 (13.75%) CISA
12 11 (13.75%) Security Monitoring
13 10 (12.50%) Compliance Management
13 10 (12.50%) Risk and Compliance Management
13 10 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
13 10 (12.50%) CREST Certified
13 10 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 10 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
14 9 (11.25%) Cryptography

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 (1.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) PaaS
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) Firewall
2 17 (21.25%) Network Security
3 4 (5.00%) Internet
3 4 (5.00%) Wireless
4 2 (2.50%) LAN
4 2 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Burp Suite
1 2 (2.50%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Retail
2 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Military
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.25%) Flash
2 1 (1.25%) HTML5
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Cyberattack
2 10 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (10.00%) CESG
4 5 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.75%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.50%) Fintech
7 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.50%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Kali Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (32.50%) Information Security
3 24 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (23.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 16 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 16 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 15 (18.75%) Threat Management
7 14 (17.50%) SIEM
8 12 (15.00%) Data Privacy
9 11 (13.75%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (12.50%) Compliance Management
10 10 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
10 10 (12.50%) Risk and Compliance Management
11 9 (11.25%) Cryptography
11 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
12 8 (10.00%) Cyber Resilience
12 8 (10.00%) Security Testing
13 7 (8.75%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) Java
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) C#
2 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) CISSP
2 17 (21.25%) CISM
3 14 (17.50%) Degree
4 11 (13.75%) CISA
5 10 (12.50%) CREST Certified
6 7 (8.75%) OSCP
6 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.25%) CSSLP
8 5 (6.25%) GXPN
8 5 (6.25%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (5.00%) GPEN
9 4 (5.00%) OSCE
9 4 (5.00%) OSWP
10 3 (3.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (3.75%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (3.75%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (3.75%) CRISC
10 3 (3.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.75%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.75%) GDPR
4 2 (2.50%) ISO 31000
4 2 (2.50%) PSD2
4 2 (2.50%) SEPA
5 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Nessus
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.25%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Splunk
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco
4 1 (1.25%) Intel
4 1 (1.25%) VMware