The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 175 174 168
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 54 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.98% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 48 38 27
Average salary £58,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Cybersecurity
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
4945 4186 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.86% 82.73% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3569 2861
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cybersecurity Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Birmingham +23 34 £60,000 +30.43% 7
Warwickshire -36 9 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Solihull - 4 £42,500 -
Staffordshire 0 2 £42,500 -
Coventry - 1 £55,000 - 2
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 42 (38.18%) Security Cleared
2 37 (33.64%) Information Security
3 28 (25.45%) PCI DSS
4 26 (23.64%) CISSP
5 24 (21.82%) Windows
5 24 (21.82%) CISM
5 24 (21.82%) SC Cleared
6 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (20.00%) Firewall
7 21 (19.09%) SIEM
8 20 (18.18%) Network Security
8 20 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (18.18%) SQL
8 20 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 19 (17.27%) Cisco
9 19 (17.27%) Management Information System
10 18 (16.36%) Degree
10 18 (16.36%) RESTful
10 18 (16.36%) ITIL
11 17 (15.45%) OO
12 16 (14.55%) Computer Science
13 15 (13.64%) jQuery
13 15 (13.64%) OWASP
13 15 (13.64%) Laravel
13 15 (13.64%) REST
13 15 (13.64%) CSS3
13 15 (13.64%) HTML5
13 15 (13.64%) MVC
13 15 (13.64%) PHP
13 15 (13.64%) HTML

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) Zimbra
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.64%) IaaS
1 4 (3.64%) SaaS
2 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.00%) Firewall
2 20 (18.18%) Network Security
3 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.18%) LAN
4 9 (8.18%) WAN
5 8 (7.27%) HTTP
6 6 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.64%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.64%) VoIP
8 3 (2.73%) DNS
8 3 (2.73%) VPN
9 2 (1.82%) Internet
9 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.82%) SSL
10 1 (0.91%) DMZ
10 1 (0.91%) SMTP
10 1 (0.91%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.91%) VLAN
10 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) Big Data
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.82%) JUnit
2 1 (0.91%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.91%) GCC
2 1 (0.91%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Law
3 3 (2.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Consultant
2 28 (25.45%) Security Consultant
3 26 (23.64%) Architect
4 19 (17.27%) Security Architect
4 19 (17.27%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (15.45%) Developer
6 15 (13.64%) PHP Developer
7 14 (12.73%) Analyst
7 14 (12.73%) Graduate
8 13 (11.82%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (11.82%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 12 (10.91%) Information Security Consultant
9 12 (10.91%) Security Analyst
9 12 (10.91%) Security Solutions Architect
10 10 (9.09%) Network Engineer
11 9 (8.18%) Security Engineer
11 9 (8.18%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (6.36%) Junior Developer
12 7 (6.36%) Security Manager
12 7 (6.36%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) RESTful
2 15 (13.64%) CSS
2 15 (13.64%) CSS3
2 15 (13.64%) HTML
2 15 (13.64%) HTML5
2 15 (13.64%) jQuery
2 15 (13.64%) Laravel
2 15 (13.64%) REST
3 3 (2.73%) Web Services
4 2 (1.82%) .NET
4 2 (1.82%) EJB
4 2 (1.82%) J2EE
4 2 (1.82%) JMS
4 2 (1.82%) JSP
4 2 (1.82%) Servlets
4 2 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (0.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.64%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.64%) PKI
6 2 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.82%) Windows
2 10 (9.09%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Unix
3 8 (7.27%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Information Security
2 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.09%) SIEM
4 20 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 18 (16.36%) ITIL
6 17 (15.45%) OO
7 15 (13.64%) Database Security
7 15 (13.64%) MVC
7 15 (13.64%) OO PHP
7 15 (13.64%) OWASP
8 14 (12.73%) Security Architecture
9 12 (10.91%) CRM
9 12 (10.91%) Data Protection
10 10 (9.09%) Presales
10 10 (9.09%) Security Operations
11 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.18%) Identity Management
11 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
12 8 (7.27%) TOGAF
12 8 (7.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.18%) SQL
2 15 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (2.73%) C#
4 2 (1.82%) Java
4 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.91%) C
5 1 (0.91%) C++
5 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (38.18%) Security Cleared
2 26 (23.64%) CISSP
3 24 (21.82%) CISM
3 24 (21.82%) SC Cleared
4 18 (16.36%) Degree
5 12 (10.91%) CISA
6 10 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.36%) CCNA
7 7 (6.36%) CITP
7 7 (6.36%) GIAC
7 7 (6.36%) SANS
8 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.55%) CEH
10 4 (3.64%) CCSP
10 4 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (3.64%) MCSA
10 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (3.64%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (3.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.45%) PCI DSS
2 20 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.45%) COBIT
3 6 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.82%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (1.82%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.64%) Snort
3 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Nessus
2 4 (3.64%) Nmap
3 3 (2.73%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.73%) EnCase
4 1 (0.91%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.91%) Proventia
4 1 (0.91%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) Cisco
2 8 (7.27%) CheckPoint
2 8 (7.27%) VMware
3 7 (6.36%) Palo Alto
4 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.73%) FireEye
5 3 (2.73%) Infoblox
5 3 (2.73%) IronPort
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle
5 3 (2.73%) Remedy
5 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.73%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.82%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.82%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.82%) Sage
6 2 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) Citrix
7 1 (0.91%) Juniper
7 1 (0.91%) Nokia
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ECS
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£80,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary with Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Al Rayan Bank
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago