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:
"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.
"On the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much—the wheel, New York, wars and so on—whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time" ― Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“We’re talking about the fate of our economy and the questionable resiliency of our Nation’s critical infrastructure. Why are experts so polite, patient, and forgiving when talking about cybersecurity and National Security? The drama of each script kiddie botnet attack and Nation State pilfering of our IP has been turned into a soap opera through press releases, sound bites and enforced absurdity of mainstream media. It’s time for a cybersecurity zeitgeist in the West where cyber hygiene is a meme that is aggressively distributed by those who have mastered it and encouraged to be imitated by those who have experienced it.”
― James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
“Digital freedom stops where that of users begins... Nowadays, digital evolution must no longer be offered to a customer in trade-off between privacy and security. Privacy is not for sale, it's a valuable asset to protect.”
― Stephane Nappo