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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 154 176 177
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 75 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.36% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.93% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 44
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,750 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
4887 4418 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.56% 85.89% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 3704 4248
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 37 £56,250 +161.62% 10
Warwickshire +23 19 £41,250 -28.87% 2
Worcestershire +4 11 £50,500 - 3
Coventry - 6 £47,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 64 (40.76%) SIEM
2 57 (36.31%) Penetration Testing
2 57 (36.31%) Firewall
3 51 (32.48%) Security Cleared
3 51 (32.48%) Presales
4 47 (29.94%) SC Cleared
5 44 (28.03%) Information Security
5 44 (28.03%) CISSP
6 41 (26.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (19.75%) PCI DSS
8 30 (19.11%) Malware Analysis
9 29 (18.47%) Security Architecture
9 29 (18.47%) GPG13
10 25 (15.92%) CISM
10 25 (15.92%) PKI
10 25 (15.92%) Security Operations
11 21 (13.38%) CREST Certified
11 21 (13.38%) QRadar
11 21 (13.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 21 (13.38%) Reverse Engineering
11 21 (13.38%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (12.74%) Cisco
12 20 (12.74%) DV Cleared
13 19 (12.10%) IBM
13 19 (12.10%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 18 (11.46%) Network Security
15 17 (10.83%) VPN
15 17 (10.83%) Security Auditing
16 16 (10.19%) Windows
17 15 (9.55%) ITIL

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.64%) IIS
2 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (36.31%) Firewall
2 18 (11.46%) Network Security
3 17 (10.83%) VPN
4 14 (8.92%) LAN
4 14 (8.92%) WAN
5 13 (8.28%) DNS
6 10 (6.37%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.82%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.18%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.18%) FTP
9 5 (3.18%) HTTP
9 5 (3.18%) VLAN
10 4 (2.55%) DHCP
10 4 (2.55%) ICMP
10 4 (2.55%) IPv4
10 4 (2.55%) POP3
10 4 (2.55%) SMTP
10 4 (2.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.73%) Big Data
2 2 (1.27%) MySQL
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (6.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Retail
3 3 (1.91%) Automotive
3 3 (1.91%) Electronics
4 1 (0.64%) Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Legal
4 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (31.85%) Consultant
2 27 (17.20%) Security Consultant
3 25 (15.92%) Analyst
4 21 (13.38%) Architect
4 21 (13.38%) Security Architect
5 19 (12.10%) SIEM Consultant
6 18 (11.46%) Security Specialist
7 15 (9.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 15 (9.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 15 (9.55%) Senior Security Specialist
7 15 (9.55%) SOC Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) Security Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) Security Manager
9 13 (8.28%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 10 (6.37%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 9 (5.73%) SIEM Specialist
12 8 (5.10%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 8 (5.10%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.92%) PKI
2 13 (8.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (7.01%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.82%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (3.82%) NHS
6 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.55%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.27%) SCADA
10 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.64%) CESG
10 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.19%) Windows
2 11 (7.01%) Linux
3 10 (6.37%) Unix
4 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.27%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.76%) SIEM
2 57 (36.31%) Penetration Testing
3 51 (32.48%) Presales
4 44 (28.03%) Information Security
5 30 (19.11%) Malware Analysis
6 29 (18.47%) Security Architecture
7 25 (15.92%) Security Operations
8 21 (13.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 21 (13.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (12.10%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 17 (10.83%) Security Auditing
11 15 (9.55%) Data Loss Prevention
11 15 (9.55%) ITIL
11 15 (9.55%) Risk Management
12 13 (8.28%) Identity Access Management
12 13 (8.28%) Mentoring
13 11 (7.01%) Security Management
13 11 (7.01%) Server Hardening
13 11 (7.01%) Threat Detection
13 11 (7.01%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.37%) C
2 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.27%) PHP
2 2 (1.27%) Python
2 2 (1.27%) SQL
3 1 (0.64%) C++
3 1 (0.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (32.48%) Security Cleared
2 47 (29.94%) SC Cleared
3 44 (28.03%) CISSP
4 25 (15.92%) CISM
5 21 (13.38%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (13.38%) CREST Certified
6 20 (12.74%) DV Cleared
7 15 (9.55%) CCNA
7 15 (9.55%) CISA
7 15 (9.55%) Degree
8 14 (8.92%) CCNP
9 13 (8.28%) SANS
10 9 (5.73%) CLAS
11 8 (5.10%) CCSA
12 6 (3.82%) CEH
12 6 (3.82%) GCIA
12 6 (3.82%) GCIH
13 5 (3.18%) CCSE
13 5 (3.18%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (3.18%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (26.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (19.75%) PCI DSS
3 29 (18.47%) GPG13
4 6 (3.82%) QA
4 6 (3.82%) SLA
5 5 (3.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (3.18%) PA-DSS
6 4 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.91%) IEC 61508
7 3 (1.91%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.91%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (13.38%) QRadar
2 7 (4.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (3.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.64%) Nessus
5 1 (0.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (12.74%) Cisco
2 19 (12.10%) IBM
3 10 (6.37%) CheckPoint
4 9 (5.73%) Palo Alto
4 9 (5.73%) VMware
5 8 (5.10%) LogRhythm
6 5 (3.18%) Dell Compellent
6 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.18%) NetApp
6 5 (3.18%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.91%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.91%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.91%) Qualys
8 2 (1.27%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle
8 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.64%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.64%) F5
9 1 (0.64%) Juniper
9 1 (0.64%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum, Benefits TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: 24% shift allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page International
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum Excellent benefits available
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + £75,000 - OTE £150,000
Posted: 21 days ago