The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Consultant
England / South West
Rank 237 235 252
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 3 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.059% 0.36% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.37% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Median salary £24,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -60.00% -17.24%  
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4917 5654 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.70% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4670 4874
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in the South West

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in the South West

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Somerset - 3 £24,000 -
Cybersecurity Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
5 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
5 3 (37.50%) CISM
5 3 (37.50%) CISSP
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (25.00%) RMADS
6 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (12.50%) SANS
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (12.50%) GIAC
7 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 1 (12.50%) CEH
7 1 (12.50%) MODAF
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL

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

General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) MODAF
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) SANS
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams