Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 298 313
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 18 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 15
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +80.00% -64.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,130 £22,900
90th Percentile £68,500 £76,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +17.02% -21.67% +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 7,837 9,122 10,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.43% 91.44% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,986 7,447 8,273
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Coventry +7 8 £41,250 +14.58%
Worcestershire +5 5 - - 2
Birmingham -5 5 £65,000 +21.50%
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (72.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (66.67%) SIEM
3 10 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 9 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 7 (38.89%) ArcSight
5 7 (38.89%) Unix
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (27.78%) CREST Certified
7 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
7 5 (27.78%) LogRhythm
7 5 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (27.78%) Presales
7 5 (27.78%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) GREM
7 5 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (27.78%) Big Data
7 5 (27.78%) Analytics
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) H.323
3 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
General
1 4 (22.22%) Billing
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Operational Security Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Security Operations Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) SOC Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (11.11%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (66.67%) SIEM
3 10 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 9 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (27.78%) Presales
6 5 (27.78%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (22.22%) Change Control
7 4 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (22.22%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CREST Certified
1 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) GCIA
1 5 (27.78%) GCIH
1 5 (27.78%) GIAC
1 5 (27.78%) GREM
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (22.22%) CCSP
2 4 (22.22%) CEH
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) COBIT
3 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) ArcSight
2 5 (27.78%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee