The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Consultant
England / South East
Rank 385 417 456
Rank change year-on-year +32 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 15 40 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.21% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.22% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 3
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.08% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14300 18571 19699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.68% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11905 15855 15931
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in the South East

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in the South East.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in the South East

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Consultant in the South East

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 9 £67,500 -
Surrey +53 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Berkshire +4 1 £70,000 +16.66%
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
Cybersecurity Consultant
England

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South East region featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
3 19 (57.58%) Degree
4 15 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (42.42%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (42.42%) SIEM
6 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 13 (39.39%) Windows
7 12 (36.36%) C
7 12 (36.36%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 12 (36.36%) Secure Coding
8 11 (33.33%) Information Assurance
8 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 11 (33.33%) C++
9 10 (30.30%) Python
9 10 (30.30%) VxWorks
9 10 (30.30%) Firewall
9 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
9 10 (30.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (30.30%) Information Security
9 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
9 10 (30.30%) Source Code Analysis
10 9 (27.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 9 (27.27%) Metasploit
10 9 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
10 9 (27.27%) Nessus
10 9 (27.27%) Cryptography

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) Flash
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (30.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 8 (24.24%) NHS
4 8 (24.24%) PKI
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
7 1 (3.03%) CESG
7 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) VxWorks
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
3 14 (42.42%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (42.42%) SIEM
4 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 12 (36.36%) Secure Coding
6 11 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 10 (30.30%) Information Security
7 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
7 10 (30.30%) Source Code Analysis
8 9 (27.27%) Cryptography
8 9 (27.27%) Physics
8 9 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 8 (24.24%) SABSA
9 8 (24.24%) Security Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
9 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) C
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) C++
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 19 (57.58%) Degree
3 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) CEH
4 6 (18.18%) CISSP
5 5 (15.15%) CREST Certified
5 5 (15.15%) SANS
5 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) OSCP
7 3 (9.09%) CLAS
8 2 (6.06%) GCIA
8 2 (6.06%) GCIH
9 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (3.03%) CISM
9 1 (3.03%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (3.03%) IISP
9 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (15.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Nessus
1 9 (27.27%) Nmap
2 2 (6.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Huawei
2 1 (3.03%) Splunk