The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 143 132 194
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +62
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 65 79 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.42% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.84% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 62 79 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4095 4286 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.88% 76.78% 74.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3395 3616 3124
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Cyber Security
England

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 July 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 30 July 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 -4 45 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Worcestershire - 10 £60,000 -
Birmingham +7 7 £52,500 -38.23% 1
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 67 (66.34%) Finance
2 65 (64.36%) Smartcard
3 38 (37.62%) Degree
4 30 (29.70%) Mobile App
4 30 (29.70%) TickIT
4 30 (29.70%) Identity Management
4 30 (29.70%) C++
4 30 (29.70%) Windows
4 30 (29.70%) ISO 9001
5 25 (24.75%) SQL
5 25 (24.75%) Product Management
5 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (23.76%) Windows Vista
6 24 (23.76%) Automated Testing
6 24 (23.76%) QMS
6 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (23.76%) Windows XP
6 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (23.76%) Biometrics
7 16 (15.84%) XAML
7 16 (15.84%) C#
7 16 (15.84%) WPF
8 11 (10.89%) .NET
8 11 (10.89%) Business Development
8 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
9 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
9 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.90%) Information Security
9 10 (9.90%) Network Security
9 10 (9.90%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Excel
1 7 (6.93%) MS Project
1 7 (6.93%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.99%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (66.34%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Advertising
3 7 (6.93%) Legal
4 6 (5.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Test Engineer
1 24 (23.76%) Development Manager
2 16 (15.84%) Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) C# Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Senior C# Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Consultant
4 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Security Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Project Officer
5 7 (6.93%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (6.93%) Project Support Officer
5 7 (6.93%) Project Support Coordinator
5 7 (6.93%) Coordinator
6 6 (5.94%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Development Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) WPF
2 11 (10.89%) .NET
3 10 (9.90%) DHTML
3 10 (9.90%) HTML
3 10 (9.90%) XML
3 10 (9.90%) XSLT
4 6 (5.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (64.36%) Smartcard
2 30 (29.70%) Mobile App
3 24 (23.76%) Biometrics
4 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
6 6 (5.94%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.99%) SCADA
7 1 (0.99%) Open Source
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Windows
2 24 (23.76%) Windows Vista
2 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (23.76%) Windows XP
2 24 (23.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Phone
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Phone 8
3 6 (5.94%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Identity Management
2 25 (24.75%) Product Management
2 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.76%) Automated Testing
3 24 (23.76%) QMS
4 11 (10.89%) Business Development
5 10 (9.90%) Software Engineering
5 10 (9.90%) Information Security
6 9 (8.91%) Project Management
7 8 (7.92%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (6.93%) Document Management
8 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.93%) Scrum
9 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.94%) CRM
9 6 (5.94%) Reverse Engineering
9 6 (5.94%) Android Development
9 6 (5.94%) iOS Development
10 5 (4.95%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (2.97%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) C++
2 25 (24.75%) SQL
3 16 (15.84%) XAML
3 16 (15.84%) C#
4 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.93%) Java
6 6 (5.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (37.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) CISSP
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) CEH
4 1 (0.99%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.99%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (29.70%) TickIT
1 30 (29.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
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%) Splunk
4 1 (0.99%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.99%) SAP
4 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANG2 Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago