The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 155 122 191
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +69
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 58 81 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.48% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.92% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 54 81 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4179 4222 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.64% 77.37% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3577 3018
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 West Midlands

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cyber Security
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cyber Security Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cyber Security
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Cyber Security Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Cyber Security
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Warwickshire -5 44 £40,000 -11.11%
Birmingham +7 6 £52,500 -38.23% 1
Worcestershire - 4 £61,250 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 62 (61.39%) Finance
2 60 (59.41%) Smartcard
3 33 (32.67%) Degree
4 26 (25.74%) Mobile App
4 26 (25.74%) TickIT
4 26 (25.74%) Identity Management
4 26 (25.74%) Windows
4 26 (25.74%) ISO 9001
5 25 (24.75%) SQL
6 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (23.76%) Windows XP
6 24 (23.76%) Windows Vista
6 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (23.76%) Biometrics
6 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (23.76%) Automated Testing
7 22 (21.78%) C++
8 20 (19.80%) QMS
8 20 (19.80%) Product Management
9 16 (15.84%) WPF
9 16 (15.84%) XAML
9 16 (15.84%) C#
10 15 (14.85%) .NET
11 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
11 14 (13.86%) DHTML
11 14 (13.86%) HTML
11 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
11 14 (13.86%) XML
11 14 (13.86%) XSLT
11 14 (13.86%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Project
1 7 (6.93%) MS Office
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) Network Security
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.99%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (61.39%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Advertising
3 7 (6.93%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Test Engineer
2 20 (19.80%) Development Manager
3 16 (15.84%) Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) Senior Developer
5 14 (13.86%) C# Developer
5 14 (13.86%) Senior C# Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Security Consultant
6 10 (9.90%) Consultant
7 7 (6.93%) Coordinator
7 7 (6.93%) Project Coordinator
7 7 (6.93%) Project Officer
7 7 (6.93%) Project Support Officer
7 7 (6.93%) Project Support Coordinator
8 6 (5.94%) Research Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Development Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) WPF
2 15 (14.85%) .NET
3 14 (13.86%) DHTML
3 14 (13.86%) HTML
3 14 (13.86%) XML
3 14 (13.86%) XSLT
4 2 (1.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (59.41%) Smartcard
2 26 (25.74%) Mobile App
3 24 (23.76%) Biometrics
4 14 (13.86%) Mathematics
4 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) SCADA
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Windows
2 24 (23.76%) Windows XP
2 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (23.76%) Windows Vista
2 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Identity Management
2 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) Automated Testing
3 20 (19.80%) QMS
3 20 (19.80%) Product Management
4 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.88%) Business Development
6 11 (10.89%) Information Security
7 9 (8.91%) Project Management
8 8 (7.92%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (7.92%) Reverse Engineering
9 7 (6.93%) Document Management
9 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.93%) Scrum
10 6 (5.94%) CRM
10 6 (5.94%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (3.96%) SIEM
12 3 (2.97%) ITIL
13 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) SQL
2 22 (21.78%) C++
3 16 (15.84%) C#
3 16 (15.84%) XAML
4 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.97%) Java
6 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (32.67%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) CISSP
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.99%) GIAC
4 1 (0.99%) CEH
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.99%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.74%) ISO 9001
1 26 (25.74%) TickIT
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.97%) ArcSight
3 2 (1.98%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.98%) SAP
3 2 (1.98%) Splunk
4 1 (0.99%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago