Period
to 24 August 2017

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 24 August 2017 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
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 79 128
Rank change year-on-year -47 +49 +31
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 73 152 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.88% 3.21% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 10.84% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 92 41
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% +31.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £79,875 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +22.22%

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 1006 1402 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.93% 29.65% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 750 915 973
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.59% -4.21%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 50 (68.49%) ITIL
2 45 (61.64%) CISM
3 41 (56.16%) Finance
4 39 (53.42%) Information Security
5 38 (52.05%) Data Centre
6 31 (42.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (38.36%) Retail
8 27 (36.99%) Service Delivery
9 26 (35.62%) CISA
10 24 (32.88%) Management Information System
10 24 (32.88%) PCI DSS
11 20 (27.40%) Data Security
11 20 (27.40%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (21.92%) Line Management
13 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
14 15 (20.55%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (20.55%) SIEM
15 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
15 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
15 14 (19.18%) Security Operations
16 13 (17.81%) Service Management
17 12 (16.44%) ITIL V3
17 12 (16.44%) Data Protection
17 12 (16.44%) Cyber Attack
17 12 (16.44%) QRadar
18 11 (15.07%) Security Monitoring
18 11 (15.07%) Digital Forensics
18 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
18 11 (15.07%) Problem Management

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:

Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) assyst
2 9 (12.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Burp Suite
General
1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 28 (38.36%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Security Manager
2 20 (27.40%) Compliance Officer
2 20 (27.40%) Security Compliance Officer
2 20 (27.40%) Security Officer
3 15 (20.55%) Compliance Manager
4 11 (15.07%) Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Security Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Information Officer
6 9 (12.33%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 9 (12.33%) Information Security Officer
7 8 (10.96%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Security Operations Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) IT Manager
9 5 (6.85%) IT Security Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (6.85%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Audit Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Compliance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.05%) Data Centre
2 24 (32.88%) Management Information System
3 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (16.44%) Cyber Attack
5 11 (15.07%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.74%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) CESG
7 1 (1.37%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) ITIL
2 39 (53.42%) Information Security
3 27 (36.99%) Service Delivery
4 20 (27.40%) Data Security
5 16 (21.92%) Line Management
5 16 (21.92%) Risk Management
6 15 (20.55%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (20.55%) SIEM
7 14 (19.18%) Security Operations
8 13 (17.81%) Service Management
9 12 (16.44%) Data Protection
9 12 (16.44%) ITIL V3
10 11 (15.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (15.07%) Digital Forensics
10 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
10 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
10 11 (15.07%) Security Monitoring
11 10 (13.70%) IT Governance
12 9 (12.33%) Information Assurance
12 9 (12.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) C
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (61.64%) CISM
2 26 (35.62%) CISA
3 20 (27.40%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
4 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) Degree
6 4 (5.48%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (5.48%) CISMP
6 4 (5.48%) ISEB
6 4 (5.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (5.48%) PCI QSA
7 3 (4.11%) CEH
8 2 (2.74%) CLAS
8 2 (2.74%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.74%) OSCE
8 2 (2.74%) OSCP
8 2 (2.74%) SANS
9 1 (1.37%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.37%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (42.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (32.88%) PCI DSS
3 9 (12.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (6.85%) COBIT
4 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.48%) NIST 800
6 1 (1.37%) GDPR
6 1 (1.37%) GPG13
6 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) IBM
2 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.37%) Citrix
2 1 (1.37%) EMC
2 1 (1.37%) LogRhythm
2 1 (1.37%) NetApp
2 1 (1.37%) VMware