Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 306 293
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 23 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 23
West Midlands median annual salary £49,250 £43,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.87% -38.21% +40.00%
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +5.00%

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 8935 9857 9219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.01% 89.36% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7163 7737 7630
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +13 7 £53,500 +7.00%
Warwickshire +3 5 £72,500 +163.64%
Coventry - 5 £36,000 -
Shropshire +3 3 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Security Monitoring
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Security Monitoring.

1 16 (69.57%) SIEM
2 15 (65.22%) Incident Management
3 13 (56.52%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (52.17%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) Security Operations
5 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (47.83%) Information Security
6 9 (39.13%) CISSP
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
8 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
9 5 (21.74%) Service Management
9 5 (21.74%) CISM
9 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) IBM
9 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
9 5 (21.74%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (21.74%) assyst
9 5 (21.74%) Digital Forensics
9 5 (21.74%) Network Security
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
9 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
9 5 (21.74%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (21.74%) QRadar
10 4 (17.39%) Cylance
10 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines

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 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) DMZ
5 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Security Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Security Operations Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (21.74%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 5 (21.74%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (8.70%) Cybercrime
6 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) SIEM
2 15 (65.22%) Incident Management
3 13 (56.52%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (52.17%) Security Operations
5 11 (47.83%) Information Security
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
8 5 (21.74%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
8 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
8 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) Service Management
8 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (17.39%) B2B
9 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (13.04%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) CISM
4 4 (17.39%) GCIH
5 3 (13.04%) CEH
5 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) GSEC
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.35%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) CCNP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Snort
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) QRadar
2 2 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.35%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
2 4 (17.39%) Cylance
2 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
2 4 (17.39%) Rapid7
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Splunk
3 3 (13.04%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) LogLogic
4 1 (4.35%) NetWitness