Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 55 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 17 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.65% 4.74% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 5.21% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 6
Worcestershire median annual salary £82,500 £62,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.00% +150.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £48,750 £37,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £93,500 £27,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +26.32%

Cybersecurity 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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 401 557 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 86.05% 91.01% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 324 530 544
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.04%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,725 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,895 £53,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Worcestershire

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Worcestershire

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Worcestershire

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Malvern -5 7 - - 3
Worcester +2 6 £82,500 +32.00% 6
Kidderminster - 1 £45,000 - 1
Cybersecurity
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 6 (35.29%) Apache
3 6 (35.29%) RHCE
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 6 (35.29%) Nagios
3 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (35.29%) CentOS
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
3 6 (35.29%) Change Control
3 6 (35.29%) SELinux
3 6 (35.29%) iptables
3 6 (35.29%) Server Hardening
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
4 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) C
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Squid
5 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 4 (23.53%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (23.53%) LAPP Stack

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) FTP
3 2 (11.76%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
1 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) CMake
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Security Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Security Solutions Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LAMP
1 4 (23.53%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Qt
2 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) CentOS
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Control
1 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Server Hardening
2 4 (23.53%) IT Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
5 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) RHCE
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) iptables
2 4 (23.53%) Squid
3 2 (11.76%) Postfix
4 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Nagios
1 6 (35.29%) SELinux
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm