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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 146 194 180
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 93 27 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 0.50% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.59% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 81 13 43
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
5354 4581 4558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.67% 84.83% 84.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4156 3800 3810
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +48 74 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire +1 8 £45,000 -
Worcestershire +2 6 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Staffordshire -11 1 £25,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 81 (50.63%) Information Security
2 61 (38.13%) Security Cleared
3 59 (36.88%) SC Cleared
4 47 (29.38%) CISSP
5 45 (28.13%) Security Architecture
6 42 (26.25%) Data Protection
6 42 (26.25%) Security Operations
7 41 (25.63%) Finance
8 40 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 36 (22.50%) SIEM
10 33 (20.63%) Identity Management
11 32 (20.00%) Fraud Detection
12 28 (17.50%) PKI
12 28 (17.50%) CISM
12 28 (17.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 28 (17.50%) Threat Analysis
13 25 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 23 (14.38%) Firewall
15 21 (13.13%) PCI DSS
16 19 (11.88%) Windows
16 19 (11.88%) CISA
17 18 (11.25%) Risk Management
18 17 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (10.00%) Management Information System
19 16 (10.00%) Cisco
20 15 (9.38%) CEH
21 12 (7.50%) Degree
21 12 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
21 12 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 12 (7.50%) ITIL

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 (3.75%) Drupal
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.50%) IaaS
1 4 (2.50%) SaaS
2 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.38%) Firewall
2 8 (5.00%) SSL
3 7 (4.38%) LAN
3 7 (4.38%) WAN
4 6 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (3.75%) Intranet
5 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.88%) Internet
6 3 (1.88%) Wireless
7 2 (1.25%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.25%) DAB
7 2 (1.25%) DNS
7 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.25%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.25%) Network Security
7 2 (1.25%) NFC
7 2 (1.25%) VPN
7 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.75%) MySQL
2 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.25%) JUnit
3 1 (0.63%) AppScan
3 1 (0.63%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.63%) GCC
General
1 41 (25.63%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Retail
4 6 (3.75%) Law
4 6 (3.75%) Marketing
5 3 (1.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (47.50%) Consultant
1 76 (47.50%) Security Consultant
2 30 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 27 (16.88%) Architect
3 27 (16.88%) Security Architect
4 26 (16.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 20 (12.50%) Analyst
6 16 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 13 (8.13%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 13 (8.13%) Security Manager
8 10 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
8 10 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
8 10 (6.25%) Tester
9 9 (5.63%) IT Analyst
9 9 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (5.63%) Lead Security Consultant
9 9 (5.63%) Security Operations Specialist
9 9 (5.63%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.25%) EJB
2 2 (1.25%) J2EE
2 2 (1.25%) JMS
2 2 (1.25%) JSP
2 2 (1.25%) Servlets
2 2 (1.25%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 28 (17.50%) PKI
3 17 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.63%) Cryptography
6 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.25%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.25%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.63%) iPad
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.88%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) Linux
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.50%) Unix
5 2 (1.25%) Android
5 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (50.63%) Information Security
2 45 (28.13%) Security Architecture
3 42 (26.25%) Data Protection
3 42 (26.25%) Security Operations
4 36 (22.50%) SIEM
5 33 (20.63%) Identity Management
6 32 (20.00%) Fraud Detection
7 28 (17.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 28 (17.50%) Threat Analysis
8 18 (11.25%) Risk Management
9 12 (7.50%) ITIL
9 12 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (6.25%) Business Continuity
11 9 (5.63%) Malware Analysis
11 9 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (5.00%) IT Audit
12 8 (5.00%) Presales
13 7 (4.38%) Web Development
14 6 (3.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) C
2 6 (3.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.75%) PHP
3 4 (2.50%) Python
3 4 (2.50%) SQL
4 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.25%) Java
5 2 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (38.13%) Security Cleared
2 59 (36.88%) SC Cleared
3 47 (29.38%) CISSP
4 28 (17.50%) CISM
5 19 (11.88%) CISA
6 15 (9.38%) CEH
7 12 (7.50%) Degree
8 10 (6.25%) CREST Certified
9 8 (5.00%) GIAC
9 8 (5.00%) SANS
10 7 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (3.75%) DV Cleared
12 5 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (2.50%) CCNA
13 4 (2.50%) CCSP
13 4 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (2.50%) ISACA
13 4 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (13.13%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (4.38%) COBIT
5 4 (2.50%) ISO22301
6 3 (1.88%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.25%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.25%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.63%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.63%) DO-254
8 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 1 (0.63%) ISO26262
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) Nessus
1 3 (1.88%) QRadar
2 2 (1.25%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.25%) Proventia
2 2 (1.25%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.63%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.63%) Nmap
3 1 (0.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (10.00%) Cisco
2 7 (4.38%) ArcSight
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.88%) SAP
5 2 (1.25%) Citrix
5 2 (1.25%) F5
5 2 (1.25%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.25%) Juniper
5 2 (1.25%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.25%) QNX
5 2 (1.25%) ScanSafe
5 2 (1.25%) Splunk
6 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.63%) IBM
6 1 (0.63%) Qualys
6 1 (0.63%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.63%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.63%) VMware
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