Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 137 93
Rank change year-on-year +48 -44 +36
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 109 64 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.93% 1.67% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.96% 6.58% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 61 32 87
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +22.64%
10th Percentile £37,249 £31,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £79,250
West Midlands median annual salary £57,250 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.09% -8.33% +9.09%

CISSP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,217 972 1,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.77% 25.37% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 690 730 939
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -6.59%
10th Percentile £24,988 £25,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,591 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.40% +1.48% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Birmingham

CISSP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Birmingham

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing CISSP 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 87 (79.82%) Information Security
2 82 (75.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (69.72%) ITIL
4 66 (60.55%) Data Centre
5 65 (59.63%) CISM
6 61 (55.96%) SIEM
7 41 (37.61%) Data Protection
7 41 (37.61%) PCI DSS
8 40 (36.70%) Service Delivery
9 39 (35.78%) IT Governance
10 36 (33.03%) Management Information System
11 34 (31.19%) ITIL V3
11 34 (31.19%) Risk Management
11 34 (31.19%) GDPR
12 32 (29.36%) Cyber Essentials
13 29 (26.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (25.69%) Presales
15 27 (24.77%) Service Management
15 27 (24.77%) CheckPoint
15 27 (24.77%) Degree
15 27 (24.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 26 (23.85%) CISA
16 26 (23.85%) CEH
17 25 (22.94%) Project Management
18 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
18 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
19 23 (21.10%) CompTIA Security+
19 23 (21.10%) Cybersecurity
19 23 (21.10%) Line Management
20 22 (20.18%) Firewall

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.26%) IIS
3 3 (2.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) assyst
2 7 (6.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) IaaS
2 18 (16.51%) PaaS
3 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (11.01%) Office 365
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.18%) Firewall
2 21 (19.27%) DNS
3 14 (12.84%) Network Security
4 12 (11.01%) DHCP
4 12 (11.01%) VPN
5 10 (9.17%) BGP
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (9.17%) Ethernet
5 10 (9.17%) LAN
5 10 (9.17%) MPLS
5 10 (9.17%) OSPF
5 10 (9.17%) WAN
6 9 (8.26%) Cisco Firepower
6 9 (8.26%) FWSM
6 9 (8.26%) SNMP
6 9 (8.26%) SSL
6 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.26%) VLAN
6 9 (8.26%) Wireshark
6 9 (8.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Big Data
General
1 18 (16.51%) Publishing
2 6 (5.50%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Legal
3 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Security Manager
2 33 (30.28%) Architect
3 28 (25.69%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (20.18%) Information Manager
4 22 (20.18%) Information Security Manager
5 20 (18.35%) Security Architect
6 15 (13.76%) Compliance Manager
6 15 (13.76%) Information Security Compliance Manager
6 15 (13.76%) Security Compliance Manager
6 15 (13.76%) Security Officer
6 15 (13.76%) Security Solutions Architect
7 13 (11.93%) Information Officer
7 13 (11.93%) Information Security Officer
8 11 (10.09%) IT Manager
8 11 (10.09%) IT Security Manager
9 10 (9.17%) Analyst
10 9 (8.26%) Compliance Officer
10 9 (8.26%) Information Security Compliance Officer
10 9 (8.26%) Security Compliance Officer
11 8 (7.34%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 66 (60.55%) Data Centre
2 36 (33.03%) Management Information System
3 18 (16.51%) CMDB
3 18 (16.51%) Computer Science
3 18 (16.51%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (12.84%) Cyberthreat
5 13 (11.93%) CESG
6 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (10.09%) Freedom of Information
7 9 (8.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (6.42%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (5.50%) PKI
10 5 (4.59%) BYOD
10 5 (4.59%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.92%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.75%) Windows
1 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (79.82%) Information Security
2 76 (69.72%) ITIL
3 61 (55.96%) SIEM
4 41 (37.61%) Data Protection
5 40 (36.70%) Service Delivery
6 39 (35.78%) IT Governance
7 34 (31.19%) ITIL V3
7 34 (31.19%) Risk Management
8 29 (26.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (25.69%) Presales
10 27 (24.77%) Service Management
11 25 (22.94%) Project Management
12 23 (21.10%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (21.10%) Line Management
13 20 (18.35%) TOGAF
14 19 (17.43%) Business Development
14 19 (17.43%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (16.51%) Requirements Analysis
15 18 (16.51%) Software Engineering
15 18 (16.51%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.83%) Perl
2 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (59.63%) CISM
2 27 (24.77%) Degree
3 26 (23.85%) CEH
3 26 (23.85%) CISA
4 24 (22.02%) SC Cleared
4 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
5 23 (21.10%) CompTIA Security+
6 19 (17.43%) ISEB
7 18 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (16.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (16.51%) PMI Certification
7 18 (16.51%) PMP
8 12 (11.01%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (10.09%) CCDP
10 10 (9.17%) CCNP
11 9 (8.26%) CCSE
11 9 (8.26%) IISP
11 9 (8.26%) ISSAP
11 9 (8.26%) JNCIP
12 8 (7.34%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (75.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (37.61%) PCI DSS
3 34 (31.19%) GDPR
4 32 (29.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 27 (24.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 19 (17.43%) GPG13
7 12 (11.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (6.42%) QA
9 5 (4.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (3.67%) COBIT
11 2 (1.83%) HIPAA
11 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.92%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) CheckPoint
2 21 (19.27%) VMware
3 18 (16.51%) Citrix
3 18 (16.51%) EMC
3 18 (16.51%) NetApp
4 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.01%) Cisco
6 9 (8.26%) Fortinet
6 9 (8.26%) IBM
6 9 (8.26%) LogRhythm
6 9 (8.26%) Splunk
6 9 (8.26%) Tufin
7 7 (6.42%) Forcepoint
7 7 (6.42%) Juniper
8 3 (2.75%) Dell
8 3 (2.75%) HP
9 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.83%) Veracode