Period
to 26 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 342 339
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3 +76
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 36 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.30% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.62% 2.59% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 12
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -24.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,500 £37,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +9.52%

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,219 2,044 2,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.36% 13.72% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,461 1,557 1,557
Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in the Midlands

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in the Midlands

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in the Midlands

Cyber Essentials
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +3 23 £52,500 +10.53%
East Midlands +30 13 £39,284 -12.21%
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials.

1 31 (86.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (63.89%) Information Security
3 14 (38.89%) ITIL
4 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 12 (33.33%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 10 (27.78%) Office 365
7 10 (27.78%) SIEM
8 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 9 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 8 (22.22%) Cisco
9 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 8 (22.22%) Business Continuity
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) CISSP
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (19.44%) MCSE
10 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
11 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 6 (16.67%) SCCM
11 6 (16.67%) SCVMM
11 6 (16.67%) Aruba
11 6 (16.67%) F5
11 6 (16.67%) High Availability
11 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Cyber Essentials
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 6 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 6 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Electronics
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
1 6 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Security Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Information Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Information Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Security Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Information Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SOC Manager
7 2 (5.56%) GDPR Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security Compliance Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Security Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) CESG
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Information Security
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 10 (27.78%) SIEM
5 9 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 8 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 6 (16.67%) High Availability
7 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) Data Security
8 5 (13.89%) E-Discovery
8 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.89%) Internal Audit
8 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Security Operations
8 5 (13.89%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) CISSP
3 7 (19.44%) MCSE
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.67%) MCSA
5 5 (13.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (11.11%) CISM
7 3 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (5.56%) IISP
9 1 (2.78%) CEH
9 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (86.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (30.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
4 6 (16.67%) PMO
5 4 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
1 6 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.56%) Nessus
2 2 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) Aruba
4 6 (16.67%) F5
4 6 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Mitel
5 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.56%) AlienVault
6 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.56%) Qualys
6 2 (5.56%) Rapid7
6 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.78%) SAP