Period
to 20 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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

Cybersecurity Consultant
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 325 328
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 10 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.099% 0.077% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.080% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 10
South West median annual salary £50,000 - £53,500
10th Percentile £30,000 - £25,500
90th Percentile £74,750 - £72,825
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,761 10,043 10,051
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.69% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,787 8,353 8,393
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,700
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Bristol +16 6 £46,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £57,500 -
Wiltshire -16 1 £70,000 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 - 1
Cybersecurity Consultant
England

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 South West region featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) IISP
4 4 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 3 (30.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (30.00%) CISM
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (20.00%) Business Development
6 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (20.00%) NIST
7 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
7 1 (10.00%) Active Listening
7 1 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
7 1 (10.00%) NCSC
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
7 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
7 1 (10.00%) ISMS
7 1 (10.00%) RMADS
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
3 4 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (20.00%) Business Development
5 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Active Listening
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) ISMS
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
1 4 (40.00%) IISP
2 3 (30.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISMP
3 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) NIST
2 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (10.00%) NCSC
2 1 (10.00%) RMADS