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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 140 131 203
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +72
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Security 68 78 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.41% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.84% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 66 78 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4056 4241 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.74% 76.83% 73.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3348 3575 3096
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 11 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 11 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 -2 47 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Worcestershire - 10 £60,000 -
Birmingham +17 9 £52,500 -38.23% 1
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 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 71 (68.93%) Finance
2 69 (66.99%) Smartcard
3 40 (38.83%) Degree
4 32 (31.07%) Mobile App
4 32 (31.07%) TickIT
4 32 (31.07%) Identity Management
4 32 (31.07%) C++
4 32 (31.07%) Windows
4 32 (31.07%) ISO 9001
5 28 (27.18%) SQL
6 27 (26.21%) Product Management
6 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (25.24%) Automated Testing
7 26 (25.24%) Windows Vista
7 26 (25.24%) QMS
7 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (25.24%) Windows XP
7 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (25.24%) Biometrics
8 15 (14.56%) XAML
8 15 (14.56%) C#
8 15 (14.56%) WPF
9 11 (10.68%) .NET
9 11 (10.68%) Business Development
9 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
10 10 (9.71%) Mathematics
10 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
10 10 (9.71%) DHTML
10 10 (9.71%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 (6.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Project
1 7 (6.80%) MS Office
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.97%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (68.93%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Legal
2 7 (6.80%) Advertising
3 6 (5.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Development Manager
1 26 (25.24%) Test Engineer
2 16 (15.53%) Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Analyst
4 9 (8.74%) Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Security Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) C# Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (6.80%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (6.80%) Project Support Officer
5 7 (6.80%) Project Officer
5 7 (6.80%) Project Support Coordinator
5 7 (6.80%) Coordinator
6 6 (5.83%) Security Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Applications Developer
7 3 (2.91%) Development Analyst
7 3 (2.91%) Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) WPF
2 11 (10.68%) .NET
3 10 (9.71%) DHTML
3 10 (9.71%) HTML
3 10 (9.71%) XML
3 10 (9.71%) XSLT
4 6 (5.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (66.99%) Smartcard
2 32 (31.07%) Mobile App
3 26 (25.24%) Biometrics
4 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.71%) Mathematics
6 6 (5.83%) PKI
6 6 (5.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.07%) Windows
2 26 (25.24%) Windows XP
2 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (25.24%) Windows Vista
2 26 (25.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone 8
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone
3 6 (5.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Identity Management
2 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) Product Management
3 26 (25.24%) Automated Testing
3 26 (25.24%) QMS
4 11 (10.68%) Business Development
5 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.74%) Information Security
6 9 (8.74%) Project Management
7 8 (7.77%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (6.80%) Document Management
8 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.80%) Scrum
9 6 (5.83%) CRM
9 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.83%) Android Development
9 6 (5.83%) iOS Development
10 5 (4.85%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (4.85%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (1.94%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) C++
2 28 (27.18%) SQL
3 15 (14.56%) XAML
3 15 (14.56%) C#
4 10 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.80%) Java
6 6 (5.83%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (38.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) CISSP
3 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.97%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (31.07%) ISO 9001
1 32 (31.07%) TickIT
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.94%) Splunk
2 2 (1.94%) ArcSight
2 2 (1.94%) LogRhythm
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle
3 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.97%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANG2 Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago