Period
to 21 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberthreat in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberthreat over the 6 months to 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberthreat
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 187 199
Rank change year-on-year +51 +12 +26
Permanent jobs citing Cyberthreat 15 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.56% 0.19% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 0.43% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 1
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £80,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.63% +100.00% -5.88%
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £80,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -34.38% +77.78% -14.29%

Cyberthreat is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,053 1,613 1,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 39.17% 44.25% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 902 1,059 1,147
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Cyberthreat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberthreat in Birmingham

Cyberthreat
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyberthreat in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Cyberthreat in Birmingham

Cyberthreat
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyberthreat in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Cyberthreat in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT jobs citing Cyberthreat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cyberthreat.

1 15 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (86.67%) SIEM
3 12 (80.00%) CISSP
3 12 (80.00%) Information Security
4 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco
6 8 (53.33%) ISO 9001
6 8 (53.33%) CISM
6 8 (53.33%) Firewall
6 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (53.33%) Threat Detection
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) Cyberattack
9 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (20.00%) NetWitness
9 3 (20.00%) QRadar
9 3 (20.00%) SANS
9 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (20.00%) Splunk
9 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) McAfee
9 3 (20.00%) SSCP
9 3 (20.00%) Internal Audit
9 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring

Cyberthreat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Information Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IAM Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Resilience Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Cyberattack
2 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (86.67%) SIEM
3 12 (80.00%) Information Security
4 8 (53.33%) Threat Detection
4 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Internal Audit
5 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
7 1 (6.67%) Cyber Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Cyber Resilience
7 1 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) BeanShell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CISSP
2 8 (53.33%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) SANS
3 3 (20.00%) SSCP
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) CISMP
4 1 (6.67%) GCIH
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (53.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (6.67%) NIST
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee
2 3 (20.00%) NetWitness
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Meraki
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft