Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 714 775 735
Rank change year-on-year +61 -40 +125
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 111 46 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.067% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.070% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 103 30 121
London median annual salary £70,000 £78,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +21.15% +18.18%
10th Percentile £38,750 £49,375 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,250 £85,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +13.64%

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 66,043 65,419 79,176
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.80% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54,124 54,768 68,528
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 £92,500 £88,750 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 0 6 £67,500 +68.75% 3
Cybersecurity Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 53 (47.75%) Firewall
3 30 (27.03%) Security Operations
4 27 (24.32%) CISSP
5 26 (23.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 26 (23.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 25 (22.52%) Threat Management
6 25 (22.52%) Risk Management
6 25 (22.52%) Degree
7 24 (21.62%) Information Security
7 24 (21.62%) SIEM
8 22 (19.82%) Splunk
9 21 (18.92%) Security Management
9 21 (18.92%) Finance
9 21 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 20 (18.02%) Network Security
11 19 (17.12%) Malware Analysis
12 18 (16.22%) DevOps
12 18 (16.22%) PaaS
12 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (16.22%) CISM
13 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (14.41%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (14.41%) CISA
14 16 (14.41%) Project Management
14 16 (14.41%) C#
15 15 (13.51%) Service Delivery
15 15 (13.51%) Computer Science
15 15 (13.51%) Problem-Solving

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 (0.90%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (16.22%) PaaS
2 14 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.41%) IaaS
4 4 (3.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (47.75%) Firewall
2 20 (18.02%) Network Security
3 16 (14.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.50%) Internet
5 4 (3.60%) Wireless
6 2 (1.80%) LAN
6 2 (1.80%) VPN
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Burp Suite
1 4 (3.60%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.90%) sqlmap
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Law
3 8 (7.21%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Retail
4 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) HTML
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.90%) OpenID
4 1 (0.90%) SAML
4 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Security Operations Centre
2 15 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.61%) Cyberattack
4 10 (9.01%) Cybercrime
5 9 (8.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (7.21%) PKI
7 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.60%) CESG
9 4 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (2.70%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.70%) iPhone
11 2 (1.80%) NHS
11 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.80%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.90%) SCADA
12 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Unix
2 10 (9.01%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (27.03%) Security Operations
3 26 (23.42%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (22.52%) Risk Management
4 25 (22.52%) Threat Management
5 24 (21.62%) Information Security
5 24 (21.62%) SIEM
6 21 (18.92%) Security Management
7 19 (17.12%) Malware Analysis
8 18 (16.22%) DevOps
8 18 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (14.41%) Project Management
11 15 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (13.51%) Service Delivery
12 14 (12.61%) Data Loss Prevention
12 14 (12.61%) SDLC
13 13 (11.71%) Cryptography
13 13 (11.71%) Cyber Assurance
13 13 (11.71%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) C#
2 13 (11.71%) Python
3 10 (9.01%) C
3 10 (9.01%) VBA
4 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.31%) SQL
6 6 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) CISSP
2 25 (22.52%) Degree
3 18 (16.22%) CISM
4 16 (14.41%) CISA
5 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
5 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (11.71%) Master's Degree
7 11 (9.91%) CCNA
7 11 (9.91%) CCNP
8 10 (9.01%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (6.31%) CEH
10 6 (5.41%) OSCP
11 5 (4.50%) CREST Certified
11 5 (4.50%) OSCE
12 4 (3.60%) CHFI
12 4 (3.60%) CSSLP
12 4 (3.60%) GXPN
12 4 (3.60%) OSWP
12 4 (3.60%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.61%) PCI DSS
3 13 (11.71%) GDPR
4 4 (3.60%) COBIT
5 3 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (2.70%) ISO 31000
5 3 (2.70%) PSD2
6 2 (1.80%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.80%) NIST 800
6 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.80%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) QRadar
2 4 (3.60%) Nessus
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (1.80%) Nmap
3 2 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.90%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) Splunk
2 9 (8.11%) Qualys
3 5 (4.50%) ArcSight
4 3 (2.70%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco
5 2 (1.80%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.80%) McAfee
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.80%) Symantec
6 1 (0.90%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.90%) F5
6 1 (0.90%) FireEye
6 1 (0.90%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.90%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.90%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.90%) Radware
6 1 (0.90%) TippingPoint
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) Zscaler