Period
to 22 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Cybersecurity Investigator was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

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

Cybersecurity Investigator
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1167 1228 -
Rank change year-on-year +61 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Investigator 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
UK median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £72,500 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 169042 187129 213088
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 135565 157223 176539
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Cybersecurity Investigator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Investigator in the UK

Cybersecurity Investigator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity Investigator in the UK

Cybersecurity Investigator
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Investigator within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2017. 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
England +72 7 £70,000 -3.45%
London +37 7 £70,000 -6.67%

Cybersecurity Investigator Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, Cybersecurity Investigator 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 Investigator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) GCIA
1 7 (100.00%) GCIH
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) FTK
1 7 (100.00%) EnCase
1 7 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis

Cybersecurity Investigator 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) GCIA
1 7 (100.00%) GCIH
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) EnCase
1 7 (100.00%) FTK