Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberattack in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberattack over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cyberattack
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 302 322
Rank change year-on-year +14 +20 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyberattack 8 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 6
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £49,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.17% -1.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,750 £35,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,875 £55,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -

Cyberattack 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,296 3,698 3,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.21% 36.72% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,350 2,896 2,893
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,375 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

Cyberattack
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cyberattack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberattack in the West Midlands

Cyberattack
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cyberattack in the West Midlands

Cyberattack
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyberattack in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyberattack in the West Midlands

Cyberattack
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 Cyberattack within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Worcestershire -3 4 £30,000 -22.08%
Coventry - 2 £65,000 -
Birmingham +6 1 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Solihull - 1 £60,000 -
Cyberattack
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Cyberattack 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cyberattack.

1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 4 (50.00%) Legal
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SANS
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (37.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware

Cyberattack
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 4 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) SOC Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) SOC Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Management
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) OSSTMM
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (37.50%) GIAC
2 3 (37.50%) SANS
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CSSLP
3 1 (12.50%) GPEN
3 1 (12.50%) GXPN
3 1 (12.50%) OSCE
3 1 (12.50%) OSCP
3 1 (12.50%) OSWP
3 1 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (37.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco