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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 153 124 87
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -37
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 23 58 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 1.54% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.88% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22 57 83
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £106,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
3214 3086 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.17% 82.14% 78.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2675 2565 2096
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Nottinghamshire - 11 £72,500 -
Leicestershire -29 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Derbyshire -7 2 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire -4 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 29 (80.56%) Information Security
2 21 (58.33%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Open Source
4 11 (30.56%) Reverse Engineering
4 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) CISSP
5 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
7 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
7 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.89%) CISM
9 5 (13.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.89%) Network Security
10 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.11%) WebInspect
10 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
10 4 (11.11%) CSSLP
10 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
10 4 (11.11%) Android
10 4 (11.11%) OWASP

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) Network Security
3 4 (11.11%) HTTP
3 4 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Security Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Developer
4 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Information Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Incident Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Application Security Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) ICT Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.11%) Smartcard
4 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 2 (5.56%) Biometrics
5 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.78%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Information Security
2 13 (36.11%) Open Source
3 11 (30.56%) Reverse Engineering
3 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.11%) OWASP
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
10 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
10 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CISSP
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
3 5 (13.89%) CISM
4 4 (11.11%) CSSLP
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) GREM
6 2 (5.56%) GCIA
6 2 (5.56%) GCIH
6 2 (5.56%) GCFA
6 2 (5.56%) EnCE
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.78%) CCENT
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CCSP
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Veeam