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Average Cyber Security Salary in UK

Due to the market principles of supply vs demand, a shortage of cyber security professionals within the sector has resulted in cyber security average salaries typically exceeding those in IT and other sectors.

There has never a better time to start a career in cyber security or move on to your next cyber security job.

The average cyber security salary in the UK is £62,000!

Cyber security salary levels

A career in cyber security genuinely offers excellent prospects from the start of your career, with opportunities to progress your knowledge, experience [and earnings] as your career deveops.

Entry-level: Cyber security analyst's at the start of their career can typically expect a salary between £25,000 and £35,000.

Experienced hires: Experienced and senior cyber analyst's salaries typically range between £35,000 and £60,000.

Management: Senior leadership and management roles can typically command salaries exceeding £90,000.

A significant factor to consider will be location, with London offering some of the largest cyber security salaries in the United Kingdon.

Popular Cyber security jobs

There are boundless opportunities available within the information security sector. Some of our most popular job searches are listed below:

Cyber Security Training

"We all need to learn. We all need to develop. Repeat." - This is something that applies to all cyber security professionals. Below we share just a few of a wide-ranging set of cybersecurity training resources available on the world wide web.


The SANS institute is one of the most trusted sources for cyber security training, certification, and research.



With a CISSP, you validate your expertise and become an (ISC)² member, unlocking a broad array of exclusive resources, educational tools, and peer-to-peer networking opportunities.



The UK National Cyber Security Centre has a Certified Training scheme which provides a benchmark for cyber security training by assuring the quality of both content and its delivery.



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