The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Cybersecurity Consultant
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 757 894
Rank change year-on-year -49 +137  
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Consultant 68 178 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.19% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 49 146 39
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,750 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £107,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Cybersecurity Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Consultant in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity Consultant in the UK

Cybersecurity Consultant
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England -55 67 £60,000 -7.69% 17
UK excluding London -19 51 £60,000 -7.69% 10
South East +28 31 £60,000 -7.69% 5
London -22 17 £62,500 - 7
Midlands -9 5 £77,500 +10.71% 1
North of England -10 5 £60,000 -29.41% 2
South West -19 5 £60,000 -7.69%
East of England -5 4 £65,000 +73.33% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £75,000 -

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 featuring Cybersecurity Consultant in the job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (48.76%) Information Security
3 56 (46.28%) CISSP
4 52 (42.98%) Degree
5 49 (40.50%) Security Cleared
6 48 (39.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (33.88%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (30.58%) Ethical Hacking
9 36 (29.75%) SC Cleared
10 33 (27.27%) CEH
11 31 (25.62%) Computer Science
12 29 (23.97%) CISM
13 27 (22.31%) Cyber Essentials
14 26 (21.49%) Windows
15 24 (19.83%) Firewall
15 24 (19.83%) CREST Certified
16 23 (19.01%) Network Security
17 22 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
17 22 (18.18%) Java
18 21 (17.36%) Security Architecture
19 20 (16.53%) Presales
19 20 (16.53%) GCIH
20 19 (15.70%) Digital Forensics
20 19 (15.70%) Metasploit
21 18 (14.88%) Nessus
21 18 (14.88%) SQL
22 17 (14.05%) PCI DSS
22 17 (14.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
23 16 (13.22%) CLAS
23 16 (13.22%) Driving Licence

Cybersecurity Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (3.31%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.83%) Firewall
2 23 (19.01%) Network Security
3 6 (4.96%) Internet
4 5 (4.13%) DNS
5 4 (3.31%) DHCP
5 4 (3.31%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.31%) LAN
5 4 (3.31%) SAN
5 4 (3.31%) VLAN
5 4 (3.31%) VoIP
5 4 (3.31%) VPN
5 4 (3.31%) WAN
5 4 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.83%) Big Data
2 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (15.70%) Metasploit
2 5 (4.13%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (0.83%) Burp Suite
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Military
3 9 (7.44%) Legal
3 9 (7.44%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) HTML
2 13 (10.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.22%) Driving Licence
3 13 (10.74%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.44%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.61%) Cybercrime
5 8 (6.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 8 (6.61%) Life Science
6 6 (4.96%) CESG
7 5 (4.13%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.31%) User Experience
9 3 (2.48%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (2.48%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.65%) NHS
11 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.83%) iPhone
11 1 (0.83%) PKI
11 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.49%) Windows
2 11 (9.09%) Linux
3 8 (6.61%) VxWorks
4 6 (4.96%) Mac OS
4 6 (4.96%) Unix
5 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) VMS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (48.76%) Information Security
3 41 (33.88%) Penetration Testing
4 37 (30.58%) Ethical Hacking
5 22 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
6 21 (17.36%) Security Architecture
7 20 (16.53%) Presales
8 19 (15.70%) Digital Forensics
9 16 (13.22%) Business Development
9 16 (13.22%) ITIL
10 15 (12.40%) Security Testing
11 14 (11.57%) Risk Management
12 13 (10.74%) OWASP
12 13 (10.74%) Social Engineering
13 12 (9.92%) Data Protection
13 12 (9.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (8.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 10 (8.26%) Project Management
14 10 (8.26%) SIEM
14 10 (8.26%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.18%) Java
2 18 (14.88%) SQL
3 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.57%) C#
5 10 (8.26%) Python
6 8 (6.61%) C
6 8 (6.61%) C++
7 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.31%) VBScript
8 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (46.28%) CISSP
2 52 (42.98%) Degree
3 49 (40.50%) Security Cleared
4 36 (29.75%) SC Cleared
5 33 (27.27%) CEH
6 29 (23.97%) CISM
7 24 (19.83%) CREST Certified
8 20 (16.53%) GCIH
9 16 (13.22%) CLAS
10 15 (12.40%) CHECK Team Member
11 14 (11.57%) GCIA
11 14 (11.57%) OSCP
12 13 (10.74%) Cyber Scheme
12 13 (10.74%) Tigerscheme
13 12 (9.92%) CHFI
13 12 (9.92%) CISA
14 11 (9.09%) GAWN
14 11 (9.09%) GPEN
15 10 (8.26%) DV Cleared
16 9 (7.44%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (39.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (22.31%) Cyber Essentials
3 17 (14.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 17 (14.05%) PCI DSS
4 7 (5.79%) GDPR
5 5 (4.13%) RMADS
6 4 (3.31%) ISO 22301
7 2 (1.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) Nessus
2 5 (4.13%) Nmap
3 2 (1.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (1.65%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (4.13%) Codenomicon
2 4 (3.31%) Cisco
2 4 (3.31%) Citrix
2 4 (3.31%) HP
2 4 (3.31%) SonicWALL
2 4 (3.31%) VMware
3 3 (2.48%) Huawei
4 2 (1.65%) Splunk
5 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum + Generous Commission OTE £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 30 days holiday - flexible bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £52,250 - £57,750
Posted: 14 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago