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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / West Midlands
Rank 127 169 183
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +14
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 93 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.92% 0.92% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.05% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 31
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%

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
4304 4572 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.85% 87.35% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3766 3659
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,500 £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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +10 37 £77,500 +40.90% 7
Coventry +32 21 £47,500 -13.63%
Warwickshire +28 18 £50,000 -7.40%
Worcestershire -2 12 £50,000 - 1
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 69 (42.33%) SIEM
2 63 (38.65%) Firewall
3 57 (34.97%) Penetration Testing
4 53 (32.52%) Information Security
5 47 (28.83%) CISSP
6 45 (27.61%) Presales
7 38 (23.31%) Malware Analysis
8 32 (19.63%) GPG13
8 32 (19.63%) Security Cleared
9 29 (17.79%) Vulnerability Management
10 27 (16.56%) Reverse Engineering
11 26 (15.95%) SC Cleared
11 26 (15.95%) QRadar
12 25 (15.34%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 25 (15.34%) CISM
12 25 (15.34%) IBM
13 24 (14.72%) Degree
14 23 (14.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 23 (14.11%) Network Security
14 23 (14.11%) Cisco
14 23 (14.11%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (13.50%) Finance
16 21 (12.88%) Management Information System
16 21 (12.88%) Windows
17 20 (12.27%) VPN
17 20 (12.27%) PCI DSS
17 20 (12.27%) Security Operations
18 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (11.66%) ITIL
19 18 (11.04%) Risk Management

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 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 63 (38.65%) Firewall
2 23 (14.11%) Network Security
3 20 (12.27%) VPN
4 17 (10.43%) DNS
5 13 (7.98%) LAN
5 13 (7.98%) WAN
6 11 (6.75%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.91%) HTTP
7 8 (4.91%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.29%) FTP
9 6 (3.68%) DHCP
9 6 (3.68%) ICMP
9 6 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (3.68%) IP Telephony
9 6 (3.68%) IPv4
9 6 (3.68%) IPv6
9 6 (3.68%) POP3
9 6 (3.68%) SMTP
9 6 (3.68%) SNMP
10 5 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.68%) Big Data
2 2 (1.23%) MySQL
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (13.50%) Finance
2 2 (1.23%) Banking
2 2 (1.23%) Local Government
3 1 (0.61%) Automotive
3 1 (0.61%) Electronics
3 1 (0.61%) Games
3 1 (0.61%) Legal
3 1 (0.61%) Marketing
3 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (25.15%) Consultant
2 28 (17.18%) Analyst
2 28 (17.18%) Security Manager
3 26 (15.95%) SIEM Consultant
4 16 (9.82%) Security Analyst
4 16 (9.82%) SOC Analyst
5 15 (9.20%) Security Consultant
6 14 (8.59%) Security Specialist
7 11 (6.75%) Architect
7 11 (6.75%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 11 (6.75%) Information Manager
7 11 (6.75%) Information Security Manager
7 11 (6.75%) Security Architect
7 11 (6.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 11 (6.75%) Senior Security Specialist
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Manager
9 9 (5.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 9 (5.52%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 8 (4.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) CSS
1 2 (1.23%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.75%) PKI
3 11 (6.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.52%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (4.91%) Cyber Defence
6 7 (4.29%) NHS
7 5 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.84%) SCADA
10 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.61%) CESG
10 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.61%) Physics
10 1 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Windows
2 17 (10.43%) Linux
3 11 (6.75%) Unix
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.23%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.33%) SIEM
2 57 (34.97%) Penetration Testing
3 53 (32.52%) Information Security
4 45 (27.61%) Presales
5 38 (23.31%) Malware Analysis
6 29 (17.79%) Vulnerability Management
7 27 (16.56%) Reverse Engineering
8 25 (15.34%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 20 (12.27%) Security Operations
10 19 (11.66%) ITIL
11 18 (11.04%) Risk Management
12 14 (8.59%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (7.36%) Data Loss Prevention
14 10 (6.13%) Data Privacy
14 10 (6.13%) Mentoring
14 10 (6.13%) Network Architecture
14 10 (6.13%) Project Management
15 9 (5.52%) Protective Monitoring
15 9 (5.52%) Security Management
16 8 (4.91%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.68%) C
2 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.23%) Perl
3 2 (1.23%) PHP
3 2 (1.23%) Python
3 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.23%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) C++
4 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (28.83%) CISSP
2 32 (19.63%) Security Cleared
3 26 (15.95%) SC Cleared
4 25 (15.34%) CISM
5 24 (14.72%) Degree
6 23 (14.11%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (11.04%) CREST Certified
8 15 (9.20%) CCNP
9 14 (8.59%) CCNA
9 14 (8.59%) DV Cleared
9 14 (8.59%) SANS
10 12 (7.36%) CISA
11 10 (6.13%) GCIA
11 10 (6.13%) GCIH
12 8 (4.91%) CEH
12 8 (4.91%) CLAS
13 7 (4.29%) CCSA
14 6 (3.68%) GIAC
15 5 (3.07%) HNC
15 5 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.63%) GPG13
2 23 (14.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (12.27%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.29%) QA
5 5 (3.07%) RMADS
5 5 (3.07%) SLA
6 1 (0.61%) COBIT
6 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.61%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.45%) Snort
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (15.95%) QRadar
2 10 (6.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (4.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.61%) Nessus
5 1 (0.61%) Nmap
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) IBM
2 23 (14.11%) Cisco
3 12 (7.36%) CheckPoint
4 10 (6.13%) VMware
5 9 (5.52%) LogRhythm
6 8 (4.91%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.91%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.07%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (3.07%) NetApp
7 5 (3.07%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.84%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.84%) Qualys
9 2 (1.23%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.23%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.23%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.61%) F5
10 1 (0.61%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.61%) Tripwire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 2 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive, DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified Competitive, DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29250 per annum + pen, 5w hol, DIS, salary increments
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago