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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 151 198 173
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 93 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.60% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 79 22 34
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.38%
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
5456 4520 4155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.38% 83.64% 84.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4290 3773 3449
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +54 82 £60,000 +30.43% 3
Worcestershire +1 6 £25,000 -44.44%
Warwickshire -10 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 £55,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 72 (51.06%) Information Security
2 51 (36.17%) Security Cleared
3 48 (34.04%) SC Cleared
4 41 (29.08%) CISSP
5 36 (25.53%) Security Architecture
6 35 (24.82%) Data Protection
6 35 (24.82%) Finance
6 35 (24.82%) Security Operations
7 34 (24.11%) Security Operations Centre
8 33 (23.40%) SIEM
9 28 (19.86%) CISM
10 27 (19.15%) Identity Management
11 26 (18.44%) Fraud Detection
12 25 (17.73%) Firewall
13 23 (16.31%) Windows
14 22 (15.60%) Threat Analysis
14 22 (15.60%) PKI
15 19 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 19 (13.48%) PCI DSS
15 19 (13.48%) Cisco
16 18 (12.77%) CISA
17 16 (11.35%) Management Information System
17 16 (11.35%) Degree
18 15 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (9.93%) CEH
19 14 (9.93%) ITIL
20 13 (9.22%) Risk Management
21 11 (7.80%) LAN
21 11 (7.80%) WAN
22 10 (7.09%) Cisco Certification

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (4.26%) Drupal
2 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.84%) IaaS
1 4 (2.84%) SaaS
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.73%) Firewall
2 11 (7.80%) LAN
2 11 (7.80%) WAN
3 9 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (4.26%) Intranet
4 6 (4.26%) Network Security
4 6 (4.26%) SSL
5 3 (2.13%) DNS
5 3 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 2 (1.42%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.71%) FTP
7 1 (0.71%) HTTP
7 1 (0.71%) SMTP
7 1 (0.71%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.71%) Wireless
7 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.26%) MySQL
2 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.42%) JUnit
2 1 (0.71%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.71%) GCC
2 1 (0.71%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (24.82%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Retail
4 6 (4.26%) Marketing
5 5 (3.55%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (46.81%) Consultant
2 65 (46.10%) Security Consultant
3 25 (17.73%) Architect
3 25 (17.73%) Security Architect
4 23 (16.31%) Information Security Consultant
5 22 (15.60%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 16 (11.35%) Analyst
7 14 (9.93%) Security Analyst
8 11 (7.80%) Security Manager
9 10 (7.09%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (7.09%) Senior Security Consultant
10 9 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 9 (6.38%) IT Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) Network Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Security Specialist
11 8 (5.67%) Penetration Tester
11 8 (5.67%) Security Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) Security Operations Specialist
11 8 (5.67%) SIEM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) Web Services
2 2 (1.42%) EJB
2 2 (1.42%) J2EE
2 2 (1.42%) JMS
2 2 (1.42%) JSP
2 2 (1.42%) Servlets
2 2 (1.42%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 22 (15.60%) PKI
3 16 (11.35%) Management Information System
4 15 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.26%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.55%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.31%) Windows
2 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.26%) Unix
4 5 (3.55%) Linux
5 4 (2.84%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.84%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.06%) Information Security
2 36 (25.53%) Security Architecture
3 35 (24.82%) Data Protection
3 35 (24.82%) Security Operations
4 33 (23.40%) SIEM
5 27 (19.15%) Identity Management
6 26 (18.44%) Fraud Detection
7 22 (15.60%) Threat Analysis
8 14 (9.93%) ITIL
9 13 (9.22%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.67%) Business Continuity
10 8 (5.67%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.96%) IT Audit
11 7 (4.96%) Malware Analysis
11 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.96%) Web Development
12 6 (4.26%) Information Governance
12 6 (4.26%) Problem Management
12 6 (4.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.26%) JavaScript
1 6 (4.26%) PHP
2 4 (2.84%) C
2 4 (2.84%) Python
3 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.42%) Java
4 2 (1.42%) SQL
4 2 (1.42%) VB
5 1 (0.71%) C#
5 1 (0.71%) C++
5 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 48 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 41 (29.08%) CISSP
4 28 (19.86%) CISM
5 18 (12.77%) CISA
6 16 (11.35%) Degree
7 14 (9.93%) CEH
8 10 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.67%) CREST Certified
9 8 (5.67%) SANS
10 7 (4.96%) CCNA
10 7 (4.96%) GIAC
11 4 (2.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (2.84%) CCSP
11 4 (2.84%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (2.84%) ISACA
11 4 (2.84%) MCSA
11 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.84%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (2.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (13.48%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (6.38%) COBIT
4 2 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.42%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (1.42%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.71%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.71%) DO-254
5 1 (0.71%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.71%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.71%) ISO26262
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Nessus
2 2 (1.42%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.42%) Proventia
2 2 (1.42%) QRadar
2 2 (1.42%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.71%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (13.48%) Cisco
2 6 (4.26%) ArcSight
2 6 (4.26%) CheckPoint
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.84%) Palo Alto
3 4 (2.84%) VMware
4 3 (2.13%) Intel Security
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle
4 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.42%) Citrix
5 2 (1.42%) F5
5 2 (1.42%) Juniper
5 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.42%) ScanSafe
5 2 (1.42%) Splunk
6 1 (0.71%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.71%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.71%) Nokia
6 1 (0.71%) Sourcefire
Telford or Shipley
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £29,068 - £32,786 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
KPMG Technology
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago