Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 276 333
Rank change year-on-year -12 +57 -6
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 15 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.45% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 12
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +83.67% -65.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,600 £22,600
90th Percentile £70,200 £55,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +14.29%

Security Monitoring 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,397 9,114 11,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.79% 90.62% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,459 7,555 8,753
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in the West Midlands

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in the West Midlands

Security Monitoring
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Monitoring in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Monitoring in the West Midlands

Security Monitoring
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 Security Monitoring within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Birmingham -18 8 £65,000 +44.44%
Coventry -1 5 £47,500 +28.38%
Warwickshire +13 1 - -
Worcestershire +13 1 - -
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring 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 Security Monitoring.

1 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (60.00%) CISSP
3 8 (53.33%) Information Security
3 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) Security Operations
6 5 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) SIEM
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
7 4 (26.67%) COBIT
7 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (26.67%) IT Governance
7 4 (26.67%) CEH
7 4 (26.67%) Data Security
7 4 (26.67%) CCSP
7 4 (26.67%) Change Control
7 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (26.67%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (26.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (26.67%) Commercial Awareness
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) Linux

Security Monitoring
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) H.323
3 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (13.33%) SS7
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Information Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Cybercrime
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) SIEM
4 5 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (26.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (26.67%) Data Security
5 4 (26.67%) IT Governance
5 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) CEH
3 4 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (20.00%) CISA
4 3 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (26.67%) COBIT
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (6.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
1 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (6.67%) SAP