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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 169 188 163
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 74 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.57% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.67% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 63 15 59
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5398 4956 4509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.64% 85.88% 83.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4080 3776
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,000
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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +24 55 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Warwickshire - 11 £45,000 -
Worcestershire +9 3 £25,000 -44.44%
Staffordshire -11 1 £25,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (49.10%) Information Security
2 70 (41.92%) Security Cleared
3 69 (41.32%) SC Cleared
4 55 (32.93%) Security Architecture
5 47 (28.14%) Security Operations
6 46 (27.54%) CISSP
7 44 (26.35%) Data Protection
7 44 (26.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 43 (25.75%) Finance
9 38 (22.75%) SIEM
10 37 (22.16%) Identity Management
11 36 (21.56%) Fraud Detection
12 35 (20.96%) PKI
13 33 (19.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 32 (19.16%) Threat Analysis
14 32 (19.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 26 (15.57%) CISM
16 25 (14.97%) Firewall
17 23 (13.77%) PCI DSS
18 21 (12.57%) Risk Management
19 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (10.18%) CISA
20 16 (9.58%) Windows
21 15 (8.98%) Management Information System
22 14 (8.38%) CEH
22 14 (8.38%) Presales
22 14 (8.38%) Penetration Testing
23 13 (7.78%) CREST Certified
23 13 (7.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
23 13 (7.78%) Cisco

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 (3.59%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.80%) IaaS
1 3 (1.80%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.97%) Firewall
2 8 (4.79%) SSL
3 6 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (3.59%) Intranet
3 6 (3.59%) LAN
3 6 (3.59%) WAN
4 3 (1.80%) Internet
4 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.80%) Wireless
5 2 (1.20%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.20%) DAB
5 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.20%) NFC
5 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.60%) DNS
6 1 (0.60%) HTTP
6 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.60%) Network Security
6 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) MySQL
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.20%) JUnit
3 1 (0.60%) AppScan
3 1 (0.60%) Burp Suite
General
1 43 (25.75%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Banking
2 11 (6.59%) Retail
3 6 (3.59%) Marketing
4 5 (2.99%) Law
5 3 (1.80%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 81 (48.50%) Consultant
2 80 (47.90%) Security Consultant
3 33 (19.76%) Architect
3 33 (19.76%) Security Architect
4 32 (19.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 27 (16.17%) Information Security Consultant
6 19 (11.38%) Analyst
6 19 (11.38%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 15 (8.98%) Security Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) Security Manager
9 11 (6.59%) Security Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (6.59%) Senior Security Consultant
10 10 (5.99%) Lead Security Consultant
10 10 (5.99%) Penetration Tester
10 10 (5.99%) Tester
11 9 (5.39%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.39%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (5.39%) Security Operations Specialist
11 9 (5.39%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) EJB
1 2 (1.20%) J2EE
1 2 (1.20%) JMS
1 2 (1.20%) JSP
1 2 (1.20%) Servlets
1 2 (1.20%) Web Services
1 2 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.60%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.35%) Security Operations Centre
2 35 (20.96%) PKI
3 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.98%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.39%) Cryptography
6 6 (3.59%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.99%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.60%) iPad
11 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.58%) Windows
2 5 (2.99%) Linux
3 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.80%) Unix
5 2 (1.20%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (49.10%) Information Security
2 55 (32.93%) Security Architecture
3 47 (28.14%) Security Operations
4 44 (26.35%) Data Protection
5 38 (22.75%) SIEM
6 37 (22.16%) Identity Management
7 36 (21.56%) Fraud Detection
8 32 (19.16%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 32 (19.16%) Threat Analysis
9 21 (12.57%) Risk Management
10 14 (8.38%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (8.38%) Presales
11 12 (7.19%) Business Continuity
12 11 (6.59%) ITIL
12 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.99%) IT Audit
13 10 (5.99%) Malware Analysis
14 7 (4.19%) Reverse Engineering
14 7 (4.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.79%) C
2 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.59%) PHP
3 4 (2.40%) Python
3 4 (2.40%) SQL
4 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.20%) Java
5 2 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (0.60%) C#
6 1 (0.60%) C++
6 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (41.92%) Security Cleared
2 69 (41.32%) SC Cleared
3 46 (27.54%) CISSP
4 26 (15.57%) CISM
5 17 (10.18%) CISA
6 14 (8.38%) CEH
7 13 (7.78%) CREST Certified
8 8 (4.79%) Degree
9 7 (4.19%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (3.59%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.59%) GIAC
10 6 (3.59%) SANS
11 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (1.80%) CCSP
12 3 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (1.80%) ISACA
12 3 (1.80%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (1.80%) SSCP
13 2 (1.20%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (19.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (13.77%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.59%) COBIT
5 4 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (2.40%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.80%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.20%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.60%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.60%) DO-254
8 1 (0.60%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 1 (0.60%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.60%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Nessus
1 3 (1.80%) QRadar
2 2 (1.20%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.20%) Proventia
3 1 (0.60%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.60%) Nmap
3 1 (0.60%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (7.78%) Cisco
2 7 (4.19%) ArcSight
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.20%) Citrix
4 2 (1.20%) F5
4 2 (1.20%) Intel Security
4 2 (1.20%) Juniper
4 2 (1.20%) LogRhythm
4 2 (1.20%) QNX
4 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.20%) SAP
4 2 (1.20%) ScanSafe
4 2 (1.20%) Splunk
5 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.60%) Nokia
5 1 (0.60%) Qualys
5 1 (0.60%) RedPrairie
5 1 (0.60%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.60%) Veracode
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
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