NCSC Jobs in the Midlands

National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for NCSC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NCSC over the 6 months to 22 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 301 285 332
Rank change year-on-year -16 +47 -57
Permanent jobs citing NCSC 26 31 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.21% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.47% 1.28% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 11
10th Percentile £43,300 £50,271 £41,750
25th Percentile £51,500 £56,250 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% -1.89%
75th Percentile £64,148 £75,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £75,000 - -
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +14.75% -6.15%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands

NCSC 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,765 2,413 2,136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 14.51% 26.75% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,272 909 1,321
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,950 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,375 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% -1.08%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for NCSC in the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for NCSC in the Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing NCSC in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Salary histogram for NCSC in the Midlands

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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 NCSC within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 May 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 +11 21 £60,000 -4.00% 3
East Midlands -21 5 £61,439 +8.74% 1
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England

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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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Azure
2 10 (38.46%) Azure DevOps
3 9 (34.62%) AWS
3 9 (34.62%) GitHub
3 9 (34.62%) GitHub Actions
3 9 (34.62%) IaaS
3 9 (34.62%) PaaS
3 9 (34.62%) SaaS
4 2 (7.69%) Entra ID
4 2 (7.69%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) 3GPP
1 3 (11.54%) 5G
2 1 (3.85%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SCTP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.85%) Git
General
1 4 (15.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.85%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Architect
2 2 (7.69%) Consultant
2 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 2 (7.69%) Lead
2 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
2 2 (7.69%) Lead Security Architect
2 2 (7.69%) Risk Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
2 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
2 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Data Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Senior
3 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Tester
3 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) ARM Templates
1 9 (34.62%) Azure Blueprints
2 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
2 9 (34.62%) Onboarding
3 6 (23.08%) SCADA
4 5 (19.23%) Industry 4.0
4 5 (19.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (11.54%) Operational Technology
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 9 (34.62%) Containerisation
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (34.62%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (34.62%) DevSecOps
3 9 (34.62%) Dynamic Application Security Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Functional Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
3 9 (34.62%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 9 (34.62%) Release Management
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) Static Application Security Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Digital Twin
4 5 (19.23%) Gamification
4 5 (19.23%) Impact Assessments
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Response
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) Master's Degree
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) CISM
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) NIST
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 22301
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 31000
4 1 (3.85%) NIST 800
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Ansible
1 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
1 9 (34.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) BT
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Databricks