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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 189 155 146
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 32 61 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 1.12% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.39% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 60 67
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
4829 4374 4273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.63% 80.15% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3973 3664 3601
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
(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 -1 23 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire -16 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 31 (50.00%) SIEM
2 22 (35.48%) CEH
3 18 (29.03%) CISSP
4 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
5 11 (17.74%) HTML
5 11 (17.74%) SQL
6 10 (16.13%) Snort
6 10 (16.13%) SCADA
6 10 (16.13%) Degree
6 10 (16.13%) Incident Management
7 9 (14.52%) Information Security
7 9 (14.52%) GIAC
7 9 (14.52%) Finance
8 8 (12.90%) Smartcard
8 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 8 (12.90%) ArcSight
9 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
9 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
9 7 (11.29%) ISO 9001
9 7 (11.29%) Windows
9 7 (11.29%) Linux
10 6 (9.68%) Python
10 6 (9.68%) Java
10 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.68%) OWASP
10 6 (9.68%) Web Development
10 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.68%) REST
11 5 (8.06%) Security Architecture
11 5 (8.06%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (4.84%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Broadband
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) Wireless
1 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) Impala
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) Sublime Text
2 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.61%) JUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Security Specialist
3 10 (16.13%) Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Security Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Security Operations Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Security Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Security Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Security Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.84%) IT Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) REST
2 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.45%) DHTML
3 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) CSS
3 4 (6.45%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) XSLT
4 3 (4.84%) Ajax
4 3 (4.84%) jQuery
4 3 (4.84%) HTML5
4 3 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.84%) SOAP
4 3 (4.84%) CSS3
5 2 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) SCADA
3 8 (12.90%) Smartcard
4 4 (6.45%) Biometrics
4 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.84%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) BYOD
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) CESG
7 1 (1.61%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Vista
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) CentOS
4 2 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) SIEM
2 10 (16.13%) Incident Management
3 9 (14.52%) Information Security
4 6 (9.68%) Web Development
4 6 (9.68%) OWASP
5 5 (8.06%) Security Architecture
5 5 (8.06%) Business Development
5 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 4 (6.45%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.84%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Change Control
7 3 (4.84%) QMS
7 3 (4.84%) CMMI
7 3 (4.84%) MVC
7 3 (4.84%) CRM
7 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.68%) Java
3 6 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
4 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.84%) Perl
4 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) CEH
2 18 (29.03%) CISSP
3 10 (16.13%) Degree
4 9 (14.52%) GIAC
5 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.06%) CISM
8 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.45%) TickIT
3 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Snort
2 3 (4.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
1 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) ArcSight
2 3 (4.84%) Cloudera
2 3 (4.84%) Adobe
2 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 14 days ago