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Are you being paid enough? Cyber Security average UK salaries

As one of the fastest growing specialisms globally, cyber security is in high demand. Advances in technology have resulted in more hacks, stolen data and confidential company information at risk. Overall, professionals involved in cyber and information security obtain salaries and bonuses that are way above average.

Below you can find the salary averages based on the specialist title and the years of experience:

The salaries above are based on averages and in general will have some regional and industry related changes. Permanent and contract roles will also differ, with contract often providing significant uplifts.

As recruitment specialists in the Cyber area, we have dedicated Security specialists in the UK and globally. With numerous security jobs around the world, we can help you assess your current role, or indeed help plan your career development and earning potential during this key growth period.

If you’re unsure of your salary expectations, looking for your next career move or want a confidential discussion on your career development, please do contact one of our specialist consultants, Terry Witham.

While we have a number of jobs published on our website, we also have a number of confidential, high profile roles that aren’t advertised that we are headhunting for right now.

Alternatively, if you are looking to hire a cyber security professional on a contract or permanent basis, also contact Terry to discuss your recruitment needs and how our global and regional reach can provide the best talent.


Terry has over 17 years in the recruitment industry and is a technically minded, commercially aware Recruitment Director.

Terry specialises in Cyber Security recruitment. He also has experience in Global Mobile, Devices, Fixed Telecoms, ICT arena, inclusive of: R&D, Industrial Design, Creative Design, Mechanical Design within the Emerging Technologies and Electronics.