The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Cybersecurity Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Specialist
England / West Midlands
Rank 211 216 215
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Specialist 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £50,250 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £59,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +27.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4754 4927 4840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.44% 96.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3776 4115 4242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Cybersecurity Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Cybersecurity Specialist in the job title.

Cybersecurity Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Specialist across the West Midlands region.

Cybersecurity Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 -
Coventry - 1 £48,000 -
Cybersecurity Specialist
England

Cybersecurity Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Cybersecurity Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Cybersecurity Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (90.00%) CISA
2 9 (90.00%) CISM
2 9 (90.00%) CISSP
3 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) SIEM
4 7 (70.00%) PKI
4 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (70.00%) GPG13
4 7 (70.00%) Server Hardening
4 7 (70.00%) Presales
4 7 (70.00%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) Information Security Management
4 7 (70.00%) Security Management
4 7 (70.00%) Security Auditing
4 7 (70.00%) Threat Detection
4 7 (70.00%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (70.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (60.00%) Big Data
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Analytics
7 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (20.00%) CEH

Cybersecurity Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 7 (70.00%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (70.00%) Information Security Management
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Presales
2 7 (70.00%) Security Auditing
2 7 (70.00%) Security Management
2 7 (70.00%) Server Hardening
2 7 (70.00%) SIEM
2 7 (70.00%) Threat Detection
2 7 (70.00%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISA
1 9 (90.00%) CISM
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (70.00%) GPG13
2 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001