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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Specialist
Rank 229 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Specialist 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.020% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.020% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £55,750 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.78%
Cybersecurity Specialist
England

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
5472 4931 5489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.94% 97.09% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4339 4156 4839
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Cybersecurity Specialist Salary Histogram 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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 5 £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 6 December 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Information Security
1 13 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (84.62%) CISA
2 11 (84.62%) CISM
2 11 (84.62%) CISSP
3 10 (76.92%) PKI
3 10 (76.92%) PCI DSS
3 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) SIEM
3 10 (76.92%) Server Hardening
3 10 (76.92%) Security Auditing
3 10 (76.92%) Threat Detection
3 10 (76.92%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (76.92%) Data Loss Prevention
3 10 (76.92%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (69.23%) Presales
4 9 (69.23%) GPG13
4 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) Information Security Management
4 9 (69.23%) Security Management
5 8 (61.54%) Big Data
6 5 (38.46%) Analytics
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
7 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 2 (15.38%) 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 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
1 13 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Data Loss Prevention
2 10 (76.92%) Identity Access Management
2 10 (76.92%) Security Auditing
2 10 (76.92%) Server Hardening
2 10 (76.92%) SIEM
2 10 (76.92%) Threat Detection
2 10 (76.92%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security Management
3 9 (69.23%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Presales
3 9 (69.23%) Security Management
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISA
1 11 (84.62%) CISM
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 10 (76.92%) DV Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) PCI DSS
2 9 (69.23%) GPG13
2 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001