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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 165 140 205
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +65
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 53 71 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.31% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.67% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
4454 4245 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.56% 78.13% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 3597 3150
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,708 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -13 44 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Birmingham - 6 £52,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £57,500 - 1
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (55.86%) Finance
2 60 (54.05%) Smartcard
3 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (33.33%) Degree
5 31 (27.93%) SQL
6 30 (27.03%) Windows
7 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (22.52%) Windows XP
7 25 (22.52%) ISO 9001
7 25 (22.52%) Identity Management
7 25 (22.52%) Biometrics
7 25 (22.52%) TickIT
7 25 (22.52%) Windows Vista
7 25 (22.52%) Automated Testing
7 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (22.52%) Mobile App
8 20 (18.02%) Line Management
9 19 (17.12%) .NET
10 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
10 18 (16.22%) C#
10 18 (16.22%) DHTML
10 18 (16.22%) HTML
10 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (16.22%) XML
10 18 (16.22%) XSLT
10 18 (16.22%) XAML
10 18 (16.22%) WPF
10 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
10 18 (16.22%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (6.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.31%) MS Project
1 7 (6.31%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Network Security
2 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (55.86%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Advertising
3 7 (6.31%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) Test Engineer
2 23 (20.72%) Analyst
3 18 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Developer
3 18 (16.22%) C# Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Senior C# Developer
4 17 (15.32%) Development Manager
5 12 (10.81%) Consultant
5 12 (10.81%) Security Consultant
6 11 (9.91%) Security Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Development Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Research Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Coordinator
8 7 (6.31%) Project Officer
8 7 (6.31%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (6.31%) Project Support Officer
8 7 (6.31%) Project Support Coordinator
9 5 (4.50%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.12%) .NET
2 18 (16.22%) DHTML
2 18 (16.22%) HTML
2 18 (16.22%) XML
2 18 (16.22%) XSLT
2 18 (16.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (54.05%) Smartcard
2 25 (22.52%) Biometrics
2 25 (22.52%) Mobile App
3 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
3 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Open Source
5 1 (0.90%) SCADA
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (22.52%) Windows XP
2 25 (22.52%) Windows Vista
2 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.52%) Identity Management
2 25 (22.52%) Automated Testing
3 20 (18.02%) Line Management
4 18 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.32%) QMS
5 17 (15.32%) Product Management
6 14 (12.61%) Business Development
7 13 (11.71%) Information Security
8 11 (9.91%) Reverse Engineering
9 9 (8.11%) Project Management
10 8 (7.21%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.31%) Scrum
11 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.31%) Document Management
12 6 (5.41%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (5.41%) CRM
13 5 (4.50%) Network Architecture
14 4 (3.60%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) SQL
2 18 (16.22%) C#
2 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (16.22%) XAML
3 17 (15.32%) C++
4 1 (0.90%) Python
4 1 (0.90%) Java
4 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) CISSP
2 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.90%) GIAC
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.90%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.90%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.52%) ISO 9001
1 25 (22.52%) TickIT
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (1.80%) Splunk
3 2 (1.80%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.80%) SAP
4 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle
4 1 (0.90%) Sourcefire
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