The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 118 86 160
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +74
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 54 84 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.46% 2.59% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 3.39% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 53 84 15
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Cyber Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3004 2481 2631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.32% 76.46% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2467 2032 2245
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the East Midlands region.

Cyber Security Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Cyber Security
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -8 53 £45,000 -
Derbyshire -14 1 - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 108 (95.58%) Smartcard
1 108 (95.58%) Finance
2 63 (55.75%) Mathematics
3 62 (54.87%) Computer Science
3 62 (54.87%) .NET
3 62 (54.87%) XML
3 62 (54.87%) Software Engineering
4 51 (45.13%) Windows
5 48 (42.48%) Web Development
5 48 (42.48%) SQL
6 46 (40.71%) C++
7 40 (35.40%) C#
8 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
8 38 (33.63%) DHTML
8 38 (33.63%) HTML
8 38 (33.63%) XSLT
8 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
9 26 (23.01%) Java
9 26 (23.01%) ISO 9001
9 26 (23.01%) Blackberry
9 26 (23.01%) TickIT
9 26 (23.01%) Identity Management
9 26 (23.01%) Degree
9 26 (23.01%) PKI
9 26 (23.01%) Android
9 26 (23.01%) Apple iOS
9 26 (23.01%) Mobile App
10 24 (21.24%) Automated Testing
10 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (21.24%) Windows Vista

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) LDAP
2 3 (2.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) ISDN
3 1 (0.88%) VoIP
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
General
1 108 (95.58%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (56.64%) Developer
2 25 (22.12%) Test Engineer
3 24 (21.24%) C++ Software Developer
3 24 (21.24%) C++ Developer
3 24 (21.24%) Software Developer
3 24 (21.24%) Web Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Development Manager
5 14 (12.39%) Senior Developer
5 14 (12.39%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (1.77%) Applications Developer
6 2 (1.77%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (1.77%) Analyst
7 1 (0.88%) Architect
7 1 (0.88%) Security Consultant
7 1 (0.88%) Consultant
7 1 (0.88%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (54.87%) .NET
1 62 (54.87%) XML
2 38 (33.63%) XSLT
2 38 (33.63%) DHTML
2 38 (33.63%) HTML
3 16 (14.16%) WPF
4 2 (1.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 108 (95.58%) Smartcard
2 63 (55.75%) Mathematics
3 62 (54.87%) Computer Science
4 26 (23.01%) Mobile App
4 26 (23.01%) Blackberry
4 26 (23.01%) PKI
5 24 (21.24%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.77%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 51 (45.13%) Windows
2 26 (23.01%) Apple iOS
2 26 (23.01%) Android
3 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (21.24%) BlackBerry OS
3 24 (21.24%) Windows XP
3 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (21.24%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.87%) Software Engineering
2 48 (42.48%) Web Development
3 26 (23.01%) Identity Management
4 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.24%) Automated Testing
5 20 (17.70%) Product Management
5 20 (17.70%) QMS
6 2 (1.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (1.77%) SIEM
6 2 (1.77%) Android Development
6 2 (1.77%) iOS Development
7 1 (0.88%) Information Assurance
7 1 (0.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (0.88%) Information Security
7 1 (0.88%) Test Management
7 1 (0.88%) ISMS
7 1 (0.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.48%) SQL
2 46 (40.71%) C++
3 40 (35.40%) C#
4 38 (33.63%) JavaScript
5 26 (23.01%) Java
6 16 (14.16%) XAML
7 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (23.01%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) GIAC
2 2 (1.77%) CEH
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.88%) HND
3 1 (0.88%) CCNA
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) CISSP
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.01%) ISO 9001
1 26 (23.01%) TickIT
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Snort
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Oracle
2 2 (1.77%) Sourcefire
2 2 (1.77%) ArcSight