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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 147 161 180
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 86 60 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 1.13% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.30% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 62 49 49
Median salary £49,000 £51,459 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.77% +28.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,650 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +6.63%
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
5093 4616 4722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.86% 86.90% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4002 3821 3959
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -8 48 £63,750 +27.50% 6
Warwickshire +22 25 £37,500 -46.42%
Worcestershire +11 5 £48,000 -
Staffordshire +3 2 £39,500 -21.00%
Solihull - 2 £40,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 66 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 64 (40.25%) SC Cleared
3 50 (31.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (31.45%) Security Architecture
4 46 (28.93%) SIEM
5 45 (28.30%) Information Security
6 42 (26.42%) CISSP
7 40 (25.16%) Security Operations
8 38 (23.90%) Presales
9 34 (21.38%) Penetration Testing
9 34 (21.38%) Firewall
10 33 (20.75%) PKI
11 31 (19.50%) PCI DSS
12 29 (18.24%) Security Operations Centre
13 20 (12.58%) Data Protection
13 20 (12.58%) CISM
14 19 (11.95%) Identity Management
14 19 (11.95%) Risk Management
14 19 (11.95%) Threat Analysis
14 19 (11.95%) Fraud Detection
14 19 (11.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 17 (10.69%) Malware Analysis
15 17 (10.69%) Reverse Engineering
15 17 (10.69%) DV Cleared
16 16 (10.06%) GPG13
16 16 (10.06%) C
17 15 (9.43%) CREST Certified
18 14 (8.81%) Finance
19 13 (8.18%) CISA
19 13 (8.18%) CEH

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 3 (1.89%) Drupal
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.38%) Firewall
2 9 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (5.03%) LAN
3 8 (5.03%) WAN
4 5 (3.14%) DNS
4 5 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (3.14%) IP Telephony
4 5 (3.14%) Network Security
4 5 (3.14%) VPN
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.89%) Internet
5 3 (1.89%) Intranet
5 3 (1.89%) SSL
5 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.89%) VLAN
6 2 (1.26%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.26%) DAB
6 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.26%) NFC
6 2 (1.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) Big Data
2 4 (2.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.63%) AppScan
General
1 14 (8.81%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Retail
3 6 (3.77%) Automotive
4 4 (2.52%) Electronics
5 3 (1.89%) Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (41.51%) Consultant
2 52 (32.70%) Security Consultant
3 31 (19.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 27 (16.98%) Architect
4 27 (16.98%) Security Architect
5 26 (16.35%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 19 (11.95%) Analyst
7 15 (9.43%) Security Specialist
8 12 (7.55%) Security Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) Security Engineer
9 11 (6.92%) Security Manager
10 10 (6.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) Principal Consultant
10 10 (6.29%) Principal Security Consultant
10 10 (6.29%) SIEM Consultant
10 10 (6.29%) SIEM Specialist
11 8 (5.03%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 8 (5.03%) Information Security Consultant
11 8 (5.03%) Lead Security Consultant
12 7 (4.40%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) .NET
1 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.75%) PKI
2 29 (18.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (5.66%) Cryptography
4 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.26%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Physics
8 1 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.66%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) Unix
4 2 (1.26%) Android
4 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.26%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.45%) Security Architecture
2 46 (28.93%) SIEM
3 45 (28.30%) Information Security
4 40 (25.16%) Security Operations
5 38 (23.90%) Presales
6 34 (21.38%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (12.58%) Data Protection
8 19 (11.95%) Fraud Detection
8 19 (11.95%) Identity Management
8 19 (11.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 19 (11.95%) Risk Management
8 19 (11.95%) Threat Analysis
9 17 (10.69%) Malware Analysis
9 17 (10.69%) Reverse Engineering
10 13 (8.18%) Security Auditing
11 11 (6.92%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (6.92%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (6.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 9 (5.66%) Business Continuity
13 9 (5.66%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.06%) C
2 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.14%) PHP
3 3 (1.89%) Python
3 3 (1.89%) SQL
4 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.63%) C++
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 64 (40.25%) SC Cleared
3 42 (26.42%) CISSP
4 20 (12.58%) CISM
5 17 (10.69%) DV Cleared
6 15 (9.43%) CREST Certified
7 13 (8.18%) CEH
7 13 (8.18%) CISA
8 12 (7.55%) Degree
9 10 (6.29%) CCNA
9 10 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (5.66%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (3.77%) CCNP
11 6 (3.77%) CCSA
11 6 (3.77%) SANS
12 5 (3.14%) PCI QSA
13 4 (2.52%) CISMP
13 4 (2.52%) CLAS
14 3 (1.89%) CRISC
14 3 (1.89%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (31.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (19.50%) PCI DSS
3 16 (10.06%) GPG13
4 10 (6.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (3.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (3.14%) PA-DSS
7 4 (2.52%) IEC 61508
7 4 (2.52%) ISO22301
7 4 (2.52%) ISO26262
7 4 (2.52%) QA
8 3 (1.89%) COBIT
8 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
8 3 (1.89%) SLA
9 1 (0.63%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.63%) DO-254
9 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 6 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (8.18%) QRadar
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.63%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.63%) Nessus
2 1 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.63%) Nmap
2 1 (0.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (6.92%) Cisco
1 11 (6.92%) IBM
2 7 (4.40%) VMware
3 6 (3.77%) CheckPoint
4 5 (3.14%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (3.14%) LogRhythm
4 5 (3.14%) NetApp
4 5 (3.14%) Palo Alto
5 4 (2.52%) Qualys
5 4 (2.52%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.89%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.26%) Juniper
7 2 (1.26%) QNX
8 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Intel
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Lorien
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Atos
Salary: Car Allowance, Bonus, Healthcare etc
Posted: 11 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Atos
Salary: Car allowance, Bonus, Helathcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Parking
Posted: 20 days ago