Cybersecurity Jobs in the Midlands

Cybersecurity
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 31 35 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 670 701 549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.96% 7.07% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 7.32% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 528 253 293
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,631 £34,950
25th Percentile £37,500 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £56,500 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.65% +5.61% -6.96%
75th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £83,370 £86,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +4.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,301 9,582 10,249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.76% 96.65% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7,042 4,745 7,094
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £34,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £62,200 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the Midlands

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in the Midlands

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in the Midlands

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands +8 489 £55,000 -8.33% 103
East Midlands +24 178 £42,500 -10.53% 56
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (6.87%) Microsoft Exchange
2 27 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 71 (10.60%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (7.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) CANalyzer
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Simulink
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 144 (21.49%) Azure
2 136 (20.30%) Microsoft 365
3 43 (6.42%) SaaS
4 42 (6.27%) Entra ID
5 39 (5.82%) AWS
6 26 (3.88%) Power Platform
7 20 (2.99%) IaaS
7 20 (2.99%) PowerApps
8 18 (2.69%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (2.54%) PaaS
9 17 (2.54%) Power Automate
10 13 (1.94%) GCP
11 12 (1.79%) Azure Sentinel
11 12 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (1.49%) Azure DevOps
12 10 (1.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 9 (1.34%) GitHub
14 8 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (1.19%) Cloudflare
15 7 (1.04%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 108 (16.12%) Firewall
2 50 (7.46%) DNS
3 40 (5.97%) DHCP
4 30 (4.48%) WAN
5 28 (4.18%) SAN
6 24 (3.58%) Wi-Fi
7 23 (3.43%) TCP/IP
8 18 (2.69%) VLAN
9 16 (2.39%) LAN
10 13 (1.94%) SD-WAN
10 13 (1.94%) VPN
11 11 (1.64%) Network Security
12 10 (1.49%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.34%) 802.11
14 8 (1.19%) Cisco Firepower
14 8 (1.19%) Ethernet
14 8 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (1.19%) Wireshark
15 7 (1.04%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.88%) Power BI
2 16 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.60%) MySQL
6 3 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.30%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.30%) Metadata
7 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.30%) Tableau
8 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.04%) SonarQube
2 5 (0.75%) CANoe
2 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.45%) JIRA
4 2 (0.30%) Git
4 2 (0.30%) GitLab
General
1 180 (26.87%) Social Skills
2 93 (13.88%) Finance
3 58 (8.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 54 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (7.16%) Public Sector
6 46 (6.87%) Legal
7 39 (5.82%) Telecoms
8 34 (5.07%) Organisational Skills
9 30 (4.48%) Manufacturing
10 24 (3.58%) Automotive
11 23 (3.43%) Games
12 20 (2.99%) Retail
13 14 (2.09%) Aerospace
14 10 (1.49%) Documentation Skills
15 9 (1.34%) Banking
15 9 (1.34%) Marketing
16 8 (1.19%) Law
17 7 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
18 5 (0.75%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (10.30%) Analyst
2 63 (9.40%) Senior
3 59 (8.81%) Architect
4 51 (7.61%) Lead
5 47 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (7.01%) IT Engineer
6 35 (5.22%) IT Manager
7 34 (5.07%) Security Manager
8 31 (4.63%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (4.48%) IT Support
9 30 (4.48%) Security Analyst
9 30 (4.48%) Senior Architect
10 29 (4.33%) Developer
10 29 (4.33%) Network Engineer
11 23 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (3.28%) Consultant
13 21 (3.13%) Security Architect
14 20 (2.99%) Data Scientist
14 20 (2.99%) Security Engineer
14 20 (2.99%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.69%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.19%) Laravel
3 7 (1.04%) ARM Templates
3 7 (1.04%) Azure Blueprints
4 6 (0.90%) .NET
4 6 (0.90%) EDI
4 6 (0.90%) Middleware
4 6 (0.90%) XML
5 4 (0.60%) JSON
5 4 (0.60%) OAuth
5 4 (0.60%) OpenID
5 4 (0.60%) REST
5 4 (0.60%) Web Services
6 3 (0.45%) HTML
6 3 (0.45%) jQuery
6 3 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.30%) LDAP
7 2 (0.30%) SAML
7 2 (0.30%) ServiceStack
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 70 (10.45%) Driving Licence
3 69 (10.30%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 28 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 20 (2.99%) Security Posture
8 19 (2.84%) Cyber Threat
9 14 (2.09%) Freedom of Information
9 14 (2.09%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.09%) Taxonomies
10 13 (1.94%) Onboarding
10 13 (1.94%) Operational Technology
11 11 (1.64%) SCADA
12 10 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.49%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.34%) Cloud Native
13 9 (1.34%) Clustering
13 9 (1.34%) Distributed Systems
14 6 (0.90%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 154 (22.99%) Windows
2 82 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 40 (5.97%) Linux
4 19 (2.84%) Windows 10
5 11 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.34%) Unix
8 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (0.90%) Solaris
10 5 (0.75%) VMS
10 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.60%) CentOS
11 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.30%) Android
12 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (22.84%) Problem-Solving
2 108 (16.12%) Information Security
3 78 (11.64%) Incident Response
4 74 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 70 (10.45%) Mentoring
5 70 (10.45%) Project Management
6 64 (9.55%) Risk Management
7 61 (9.10%) Decision-Making
8 57 (8.51%) Computer Science
8 57 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 52 (7.76%) ITIL
10 49 (7.31%) Analytics
10 49 (7.31%) Data Protection
11 48 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (7.01%) Security Operations
13 46 (6.87%) Agile
14 43 (6.42%) Coaching
15 41 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (5.97%) Data Science
17 39 (5.82%) Data Collection
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.33%) PowerShell
2 27 (4.03%) SQL
3 17 (2.54%) Python
4 10 (1.49%) Bash
4 10 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.19%) PHP
5 8 (1.19%) Rust
6 7 (1.04%) C
7 6 (0.90%) C#
8 5 (0.75%) Java
9 4 (0.60%) C++
10 3 (0.45%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.45%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.30%) Ladder Logic
11 2 (0.30%) Perl
11 2 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 132 (19.70%) Degree
2 111 (16.57%) Security Cleared
3 46 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 36 (5.37%) CISSP
5 26 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (3.88%) CISM
6 23 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (3.13%) CCNP
8 20 (2.99%) CCNA
9 19 (2.84%) Azure Certification
10 16 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (2.24%) CISA
12 13 (1.94%) Master's Degree
13 12 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (1.49%) AWS Certification
14 10 (1.49%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
14 10 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (1.49%) OSCP
15 9 (1.34%) DV Cleared
16 8 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (15.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (10.45%) GDPR
3 57 (8.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 44 (6.57%) ISO 9001
5 43 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 38 (5.67%) NIST
7 20 (2.99%) NCSC
8 19 (2.84%) GRC
9 15 (2.24%) QA
10 13 (1.94%) Def Stans
11 11 (1.64%) PCI DSS
12 10 (1.49%) Data Quality
13 8 (1.19%) Accessibility
13 8 (1.19%) ISO 26262
14 5 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.75%) SLA
14 5 (0.75%) SOC 2
15 4 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 3 (0.45%) Automotive SPICE
16 3 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 109 (16.27%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.82%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (1.49%) Docker
6 7 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.60%) pfSense
8 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.60%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.60%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (5.82%) EnCase
2 26 (3.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (1.79%) Terraform
4 11 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.34%) SCCM
6 8 (1.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 8 (1.19%) Ansible
7 5 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.60%) CASB
8 4 (0.60%) Functional Safety
8 4 (0.60%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.15%) Nagios
10 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 241 (35.97%) Microsoft
2 76 (11.34%) VMware
3 45 (6.72%) Veeam
4 41 (6.12%) Cisco
5 32 (4.78%) Apple
6 30 (4.48%) Adobe
7 22 (3.28%) Aruba
8 19 (2.84%) Dell
9 14 (2.09%) HP
9 14 (2.09%) Juniper
9 14 (2.09%) Nimble Storage
10 13 (1.94%) Sage
11 12 (1.79%) CrowdStrike
11 12 (1.79%) Meraki
12 10 (1.49%) Acronis
12 10 (1.49%) Fortinet
13 9 (1.34%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
14 8 (1.19%) EqualLogic
15 7 (1.04%) Proofpoint