Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 33 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 18 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.22% 6.43% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 6.94% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 6
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £62,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +30.21% -
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +16.60%

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 383 461 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 89.70% 92.57% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 301 415 407
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.03%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,850 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,300 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 18 October 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 18 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
Malvern +4 12 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Worcester -13 5 £50,000 -35.48% 2
Kidderminster - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cybersecurity
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SIEM
2 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
2 8 (44.44%) GIAC
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Presales
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Snort
5 5 (27.78%) ArcSight
5 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (27.78%) Big Data
5 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) LogRhythm
5 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) GREM
5 5 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (27.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Threat Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) GCIA
5 5 (27.78%) GCIH
5 5 (27.78%) Legal

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 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) CMake
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Sales Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (5.56%) Qt
1 1 (5.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) SIEM
2 6 (33.33%) Presales
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
6 1 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
2 8 (44.44%) GIAC
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) GCIA
4 5 (27.78%) GCIH
4 5 (27.78%) GREM
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (16.67%) CCNP
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (16.67%) SANS
7 2 (11.11%) RHCE
8 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (5.56%) IASME
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Snort
2 2 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Postfix
3 1 (5.56%) Squid
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) SELinux
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) ArcSight
1 5 (27.78%) LogRhythm
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) VMware