Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 689 815 756
Rank change year-on-year +126 -59 +105
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 129 44 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.062% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 118 33 117
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £86,625 £80,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +13.04%

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 66,544 70,456 77,772
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 94.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,993 55,919 67,608
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -11 13 £67,500 +68.75% 2
Cybersecurity Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 63 (48.84%) Firewall
3 54 (41.86%) CISSP
4 44 (34.11%) Risk Management
5 42 (32.56%) Information Security
6 40 (31.01%) CISM
7 37 (28.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 36 (27.91%) Vulnerability Management
9 33 (25.58%) CISA
9 33 (25.58%) Security Management
10 30 (23.26%) Project Management
11 29 (22.48%) Security Operations
12 28 (21.71%) DevOps
12 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (21.71%) PaaS
13 27 (20.93%) Network Security
13 27 (20.93%) Security Operations Centre
14 25 (19.38%) Degree
14 25 (19.38%) SIEM
14 25 (19.38%) PCI DSS
15 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
15 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (17.83%) Service Delivery
16 23 (17.83%) SC Cleared
16 23 (17.83%) Threat Management
16 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (16.28%) Cyber Assurance
17 21 (16.28%) SDLC
17 21 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (16.28%) 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 (0.78%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (21.71%) PaaS
2 21 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.20%) IaaS
4 7 (5.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (48.84%) Firewall
2 27 (20.93%) Network Security
3 18 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (7.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.55%) Wireless
6 1 (0.78%) LAN
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Burp Suite
1 3 (2.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.78%) sqlmap
General
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Law
3 7 (5.43%) Banking
3 7 (5.43%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (1.55%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.78%) OpenID
3 1 (0.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (12.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (11.63%) PKI
4 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.75%) Cybercrime
5 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.98%) Internet of Things
7 4 (3.10%) Cyberattack
8 3 (2.33%) CESG
8 3 (2.33%) iPhone
8 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.55%) NHS
9 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.78%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.78%) SCADA
10 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.75%) Linux
1 10 (7.75%) Unix
1 10 (7.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (34.11%) Risk Management
3 42 (32.56%) Information Security
4 36 (27.91%) Vulnerability Management
5 33 (25.58%) Security Management
6 30 (23.26%) Project Management
7 29 (22.48%) Security Operations
8 28 (21.71%) DevOps
9 25 (19.38%) SIEM
10 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (17.83%) Service Delivery
11 23 (17.83%) Threat Management
12 21 (16.28%) Cryptography
12 21 (16.28%) Cyber Assurance
12 21 (16.28%) SDLC
13 19 (14.73%) Identity Access Management
13 19 (14.73%) Security Testing
13 19 (14.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 18 (13.95%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.08%) Python
2 11 (8.53%) C
3 10 (7.75%) C#
3 10 (7.75%) VBA
4 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (41.86%) CISSP
2 40 (31.01%) CISM
3 33 (25.58%) CISA
4 25 (19.38%) Degree
5 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
6 23 (17.83%) SC Cleared
7 14 (10.85%) CEH
8 13 (10.08%) Master's Degree
9 12 (9.30%) GIAC
10 11 (8.53%) CCNA
10 11 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (7.75%) CCNP
11 10 (7.75%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (6.20%) GSLC
13 5 (3.88%) SANS
14 4 (3.10%) CHFI
14 4 (3.10%) OSCP
15 3 (2.33%) OSCE
16 2 (1.55%) CRISC
16 2 (1.55%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (28.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (19.38%) PCI DSS
3 15 (11.63%) GDPR
4 12 (9.30%) COBIT
5 10 (7.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (6.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (3.10%) NIST 800
8 2 (1.55%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.78%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.78%) PSD2
9 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (7.75%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (11.63%) QRadar
2 2 (1.55%) Nessus
3 1 (0.78%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.78%) Nmap
3 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) Splunk
2 16 (12.40%) Qualys
3 4 (3.10%) VMware
4 3 (2.33%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.55%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.55%) McAfee
5 2 (1.55%) Symantec
6 1 (0.78%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) F5
6 1 (0.78%) FireEye
6 1 (0.78%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.78%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.78%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.78%) Radware
6 1 (0.78%) TippingPoint
6 1 (0.78%) Zscaler