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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / West Midlands
Rank 124 178 172
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 89 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.88% 1.05% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.19% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 38
Median salary £51,500 £59,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.08% +48.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,250 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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
4228 5117 4157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.42% 88.18% 83.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 4209 3515
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +10 33 £76,250 +27.08% 3
Warwickshire +44 21 £55,000 +1.85% 3
Coventry +32 19 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Worcestershire - 13 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +6 2 - - 1
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 69 (43.67%) SIEM
2 60 (37.97%) Firewall
3 54 (34.18%) Information Security
3 54 (34.18%) Penetration Testing
4 47 (29.75%) CISSP
5 43 (27.22%) Presales
6 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
7 33 (20.89%) Malware Analysis
8 30 (18.99%) SC Cleared
9 28 (17.72%) Vulnerability Management
9 28 (17.72%) GPG13
10 27 (17.09%) CISM
11 26 (16.46%) Degree
11 26 (16.46%) Reverse Engineering
12 24 (15.19%) Network Security
12 24 (15.19%) Finance
13 23 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (14.56%) Cisco
13 23 (14.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 23 (14.56%) QRadar
14 22 (13.92%) CREST Certified
14 22 (13.92%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 22 (13.92%) IBM
14 22 (13.92%) Windows
14 22 (13.92%) Management Information System
15 21 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (12.66%) ITIL
16 20 (12.66%) PCI DSS
17 19 (12.03%) VPN
18 18 (11.39%) Risk Management

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 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
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 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 60 (37.97%) Firewall
2 24 (15.19%) Network Security
3 19 (12.03%) VPN
4 16 (10.13%) DNS
5 13 (8.23%) LAN
5 13 (8.23%) WAN
6 12 (7.59%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (5.06%) HTTP
9 7 (4.43%) FTP
9 7 (4.43%) SNMP
9 7 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.80%) DHCP
10 6 (3.80%) ICMP
10 6 (3.80%) IPv4
10 6 (3.80%) IPv6
10 6 (3.80%) POP3
10 6 (3.80%) SMTP
11 5 (3.16%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.43%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.63%) MySQL
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (15.19%) Finance
2 2 (1.27%) Banking
2 2 (1.27%) Local Government
3 1 (0.63%) Games
3 1 (0.63%) Marketing
3 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (24.05%) Consultant
2 29 (18.35%) Security Manager
3 27 (17.09%) Analyst
4 23 (14.56%) SIEM Consultant
5 17 (10.76%) SOC Analyst
6 16 (10.13%) Security Consultant
7 13 (8.23%) Security Analyst
7 13 (8.23%) Security Specialist
8 12 (7.59%) Architect
8 12 (7.59%) Information Manager
8 12 (7.59%) Information Security Manager
9 11 (6.96%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 11 (6.96%) Senior Manager
10 10 (6.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 10 (6.33%) Senior Security Specialist
11 9 (5.70%) Security Architect
12 8 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 7 (4.43%) Cybersecurity Specialist
13 7 (4.43%) QA Manager
13 7 (4.43%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) CSS
1 2 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Management Information System
2 21 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.33%) Cyber Attack
3 10 (6.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (5.06%) Cyber Defence
4 8 (5.06%) PKI
5 7 (4.43%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (4.43%) NHS
6 5 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.90%) SCADA
8 2 (1.27%) Blog
8 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) CESG
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.63%) Robotics
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.92%) Windows
2 17 (10.76%) Linux
3 12 (7.59%) Unix
4 3 (1.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.67%) SIEM
2 54 (34.18%) Information Security
2 54 (34.18%) Penetration Testing
3 43 (27.22%) Presales
4 33 (20.89%) Malware Analysis
5 28 (17.72%) Vulnerability Management
6 26 (16.46%) Reverse Engineering
7 22 (13.92%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 20 (12.66%) ITIL
9 18 (11.39%) Risk Management
10 17 (10.76%) Security Operations
11 15 (9.49%) Data Loss Prevention
11 15 (9.49%) Identity Access Management
12 14 (8.86%) Protective Monitoring
13 11 (6.96%) Data Privacy
13 11 (6.96%) Project Management
14 10 (6.33%) Network Architecture
15 9 (5.70%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.70%) Security Auditing
16 8 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.16%) C
2 3 (1.90%) Java
2 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.27%) Perl
3 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.27%) SQL
4 1 (0.63%) C++
4 1 (0.63%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (29.75%) CISSP
2 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
3 30 (18.99%) SC Cleared
4 27 (17.09%) CISM
5 26 (16.46%) Degree
6 23 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (13.92%) CREST Certified
8 15 (9.49%) DV Cleared
9 14 (8.86%) SANS
10 13 (8.23%) CCNP
11 12 (7.59%) CCNA
11 12 (7.59%) CISA
11 12 (7.59%) GCIA
11 12 (7.59%) GCIH
12 9 (5.70%) GIAC
13 8 (5.06%) CLAS
14 6 (3.80%) CEH
14 6 (3.80%) CHECK Team Member
15 5 (3.16%) HNC
15 5 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.72%) GPG13
2 23 (14.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (12.66%) PCI DSS
4 8 (5.06%) QA
5 5 (3.16%) RMADS
5 5 (3.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.63%) COBIT
6 1 (0.63%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.63%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Snort
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (14.56%) QRadar
2 10 (6.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (5.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.63%) Nessus
5 1 (0.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 23 (14.56%) Cisco
2 22 (13.92%) IBM
3 10 (6.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (6.33%) LogRhythm
4 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.80%) Palo Alto
5 6 (3.80%) VMware
6 5 (3.16%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.16%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.90%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.27%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.27%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.27%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.27%) NetApp
8 2 (1.27%) Qualys
8 2 (1.27%) Splunk
9 1 (0.63%) F5
9 1 (0.63%) FireEye
9 1 (0.63%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.63%) Rapid7
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 + 20% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 to £90,000 plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £44,000 to £48,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + beefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 12 days ago
Whitchurch, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 19 days ago
Telford or Shipley
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £64,125 - £70,875 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago