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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 156 190 150
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -40
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 82 42 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 0.71% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.82% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 71 22 66
Median salary £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,994 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
5326 5147 4438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.00% 87.13% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4185 3676
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +14 50 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Warwickshire +29 23 £45,000 -41.93% 8
Staffordshire -3 2 £32,250 -
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 82 (46.59%) Information Security
2 75 (42.61%) SC Cleared
2 75 (42.61%) Security Cleared
3 59 (33.52%) Security Architecture
4 52 (29.55%) Security Operations
5 46 (26.14%) CISSP
6 43 (24.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 43 (24.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (23.30%) SIEM
8 40 (22.73%) PKI
8 40 (22.73%) Finance
9 39 (22.16%) Data Protection
10 36 (20.45%) Identity Management
10 36 (20.45%) Fraud Detection
11 32 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
11 32 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 30 (17.05%) PCI DSS
13 25 (14.20%) CISM
14 23 (13.07%) Firewall
15 22 (12.50%) Risk Management
15 22 (12.50%) Presales
16 21 (11.93%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (10.23%) CREST Certified
18 17 (9.66%) CISA
19 16 (9.09%) Windows
20 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (7.95%) ITIL
22 13 (7.39%) Cisco
22 13 (7.39%) Retail
23 12 (6.82%) Business Continuity

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 6 (3.41%) Drupal
2 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.07%) Firewall
2 8 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (4.55%) LAN
2 8 (4.55%) WAN
3 7 (3.98%) SSL
4 6 (3.41%) Intranet
5 4 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.70%) Internet
7 2 (1.14%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.14%) DAB
7 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.14%) Network Security
7 2 (1.14%) NFC
7 2 (1.14%) VLAN
7 2 (1.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.57%) HTTP
8 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.41%) MySQL
2 4 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (0.57%) AppScan
General
1 40 (22.73%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Retail
3 11 (6.25%) Banking
4 6 (3.41%) Marketing
5 5 (2.84%) Automotive
6 3 (1.70%) Electronics
6 3 (1.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (49.43%) Consultant
2 84 (47.73%) Security Consultant
3 35 (19.89%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 32 (18.18%) Architect
4 32 (18.18%) Security Architect
5 27 (15.34%) Information Security Consultant
6 22 (12.50%) Analyst
7 20 (11.36%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 16 (9.09%) Security Analyst
9 14 (7.95%) Security Manager
9 14 (7.95%) Senior Consultant
9 14 (7.95%) Senior Security Consultant
10 13 (7.39%) Security Specialist
11 12 (6.82%) SIEM Specialist
12 11 (6.25%) Lead Security Consultant
13 10 (5.68%) IT Manager
13 10 (5.68%) IT Security Manager
13 10 (5.68%) Penetration Tester
13 10 (5.68%) Tester
14 9 (5.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) EJB
1 2 (1.14%) J2EE
1 2 (1.14%) JMS
1 2 (1.14%) JSP
1 2 (1.14%) Servlets
1 2 (1.14%) XML
2 1 (0.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 40 (22.73%) PKI
3 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.98%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.84%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.14%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (3.41%) Linux
2 6 (3.41%) Unix
3 4 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.14%) Android
4 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.59%) Information Security
2 59 (33.52%) Security Architecture
3 52 (29.55%) Security Operations
4 41 (23.30%) SIEM
5 39 (22.16%) Data Protection
6 36 (20.45%) Fraud Detection
6 36 (20.45%) Identity Management
7 32 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 32 (18.18%) Threat Analysis
8 22 (12.50%) Presales
8 22 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 21 (11.93%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (7.95%) ITIL
11 12 (6.82%) Business Continuity
12 11 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
12 11 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
13 10 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.68%) IT Audit
13 10 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.11%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.11%) C
2 6 (3.41%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.41%) PHP
3 4 (2.27%) SQL
4 3 (1.70%) Python
5 2 (1.14%) Java
5 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (42.61%) SC Cleared
1 75 (42.61%) Security Cleared
2 46 (26.14%) CISSP
3 25 (14.20%) CISM
4 18 (10.23%) CREST Certified
5 17 (9.66%) CISA
6 11 (6.25%) CEH
6 11 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.11%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (2.84%) Degree
8 5 (2.84%) PCI QSA
9 4 (2.27%) SANS
10 3 (1.70%) CCNA
10 3 (1.70%) CCNP
10 3 (1.70%) CCSA
10 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.70%) CISMP
10 3 (1.70%) CRISC
11 2 (1.14%) CCSE
11 2 (1.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (24.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (17.05%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.41%) COBIT
5 4 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.27%) ISO22301
5 4 (2.27%) PA-DSS
6 3 (1.70%) GPG13
6 3 (1.70%) IEC 61508
6 3 (1.70%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.70%) ISO26262
7 2 (1.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.57%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.57%) DO-254
8 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 9 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) QRadar
2 2 (1.14%) Nessus
2 2 (1.14%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.14%) Proventia
3 1 (0.57%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (7.39%) Cisco
2 8 (4.55%) ArcSight
3 5 (2.84%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.70%) LogRhythm
4 3 (1.70%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.14%) Citrix
5 2 (1.14%) F5
5 2 (1.14%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.14%) QNX
5 2 (1.14%) Qualys
5 2 (1.14%) ScanSafe
5 2 (1.14%) Splunk
6 1 (0.57%) HP
6 1 (0.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) Intel
6 1 (0.57%) Juniper
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.57%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.57%) Veracode
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