Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 144 82
Rank change year-on-year +35 -62 +43
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 76 47 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.33% 1.28% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 4.99% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 50 12 70
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £42,375 £46,300 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £96,250
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.15% +7.00% -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 1,014 941 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.14% 25.64% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 566 608 754
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -2.44%

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 58 (76.32%) Information Security
2 52 (68.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (63.16%) CISM
4 44 (57.89%) ITIL
4 44 (57.89%) SIEM
5 34 (44.74%) Data Centre
6 32 (42.11%) PCI DSS
7 29 (38.16%) Data Protection
7 29 (38.16%) GDPR
7 29 (38.16%) Service Delivery
8 24 (31.58%) VMware
8 24 (31.58%) CEH
8 24 (31.58%) Project Management
9 22 (28.95%) CompTIA Security+
10 21 (27.63%) Presales
10 21 (27.63%) Firewall
10 21 (27.63%) Management Information System
11 20 (26.32%) CheckPoint
11 20 (26.32%) TOGAF
11 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 20 (26.32%) SC Cleared
11 20 (26.32%) ITIL V3
11 20 (26.32%) Line Management
12 19 (25.00%) Degree
12 19 (25.00%) Service Management
13 17 (22.37%) PMP
13 17 (22.37%) PMI Certification
13 17 (22.37%) NetApp
13 17 (22.37%) Publishing
13 17 (22.37%) PRINCE2

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 7 (9.21%) Apache
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) IaaS
1 17 (22.37%) PaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) Firewall
2 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) DHCP
4 7 (9.21%) VoIP
5 5 (6.58%) Network Security
5 5 (6.58%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.95%) FWSM
7 3 (3.95%) LAN
7 3 (3.95%) MPLS
7 3 (3.95%) OSPF
7 3 (3.95%) SNMP
7 3 (3.95%) SSL
7 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.95%) VLAN
7 3 (3.95%) WAN
7 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Big Data
General
1 17 (22.37%) Publishing
2 7 (9.21%) Retail
3 6 (7.89%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Security Manager
2 23 (30.26%) Information Manager
3 22 (28.95%) Architect
3 22 (28.95%) Information Security Manager
4 20 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (17.11%) Compliance Manager
5 13 (17.11%) Information Security Compliance Manager
5 13 (17.11%) Security Compliance Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Network Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Security Officer
9 3 (3.95%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (44.74%) Data Centre
2 21 (27.63%) Management Information System
3 17 (22.37%) CMDB
3 17 (22.37%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.58%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.63%) PKI
8 1 (1.32%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.32%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Information Security
2 44 (57.89%) ITIL
2 44 (57.89%) SIEM
3 29 (38.16%) Data Protection
3 29 (38.16%) Service Delivery
4 24 (31.58%) Project Management
5 21 (27.63%) Presales
6 20 (26.32%) ITIL V3
6 20 (26.32%) Line Management
6 20 (26.32%) TOGAF
7 19 (25.00%) Service Management
8 17 (22.37%) Business Development
8 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
8 17 (22.37%) CRM
8 17 (22.37%) IT Governance
8 17 (22.37%) PRINCE2
8 17 (22.37%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (22.37%) Software Engineering
8 17 (22.37%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (22.37%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
1 1 (1.32%) Go
1 1 (1.32%) Perl
1 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (63.16%) CISM
2 24 (31.58%) CEH
3 22 (28.95%) CompTIA Security+
4 20 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 19 (25.00%) Degree
6 17 (22.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (22.37%) ISEB
6 17 (22.37%) PMI Certification
6 17 (22.37%) PMP
7 11 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (13.16%) CISMP
8 10 (13.16%) CRISC
9 8 (10.53%) CISA
10 7 (9.21%) CCNA
10 7 (9.21%) MCSE
10 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (9.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (6.58%) IISP
12 3 (3.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (68.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 29 (38.16%) GDPR
4 17 (22.37%) GPG13
5 14 (18.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (15.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (7.89%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.32%) COBIT
9 1 (1.32%) COSO
9 1 (1.32%) JSP 440
9 1 (1.32%) NIST 800
9 1 (1.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) VMware
2 20 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 17 (22.37%) Citrix
3 17 (22.37%) EMC
3 17 (22.37%) NetApp
4 7 (9.21%) Dell
4 7 (9.21%) HP
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.95%) IBM
7 3 (3.95%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.95%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.95%) Splunk
7 3 (3.95%) Tufin
8 1 (1.32%) ArcSight