Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 88 92
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4 +53
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 85 110 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.28% 2.94% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.96% 11.65% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 82 86
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £77,000 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% -10.26% +15.84%

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 1,068 944 1,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.60% 25.21% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 588 650 873
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,025 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -3.61% +3.75%

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 52 (61.18%) ITIL
1 52 (61.18%) Information Security
1 52 (61.18%) SIEM
2 51 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 49 (57.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (50.59%) CISM
5 37 (43.53%) Presales
6 35 (41.18%) ITIL V3
7 34 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (32.94%) PCI DSS
8 28 (32.94%) Cyberthreat
9 27 (31.76%) Incident Management
10 26 (30.59%) Management Information System
10 26 (30.59%) Cisco
10 26 (30.59%) Vulnerability Management
11 25 (29.41%) MPLS
11 25 (29.41%) OSPF
11 25 (29.41%) BGP
11 25 (29.41%) LAN
11 25 (29.41%) WAN
11 25 (29.41%) Ethernet
11 25 (29.41%) VPN
11 25 (29.41%) CCNP
11 25 (29.41%) CCDP
12 24 (28.24%) WLAN
12 24 (28.24%) Service Delivery
12 24 (28.24%) Fortinet
12 24 (28.24%) Network Security
13 23 (27.06%) Wireshark

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 23 (27.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) assyst
1 2 (2.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) IaaS
2 10 (11.76%) PaaS
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) BGP
1 25 (29.41%) Ethernet
1 25 (29.41%) LAN
1 25 (29.41%) MPLS
1 25 (29.41%) OSPF
1 25 (29.41%) VPN
1 25 (29.41%) WAN
2 24 (28.24%) Network Security
2 24 (28.24%) WLAN
3 23 (27.06%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (27.06%) Cisco Firepower
3 23 (27.06%) DHCP
3 23 (27.06%) DNS
3 23 (27.06%) FWSM
3 23 (27.06%) SNMP
3 23 (27.06%) SSL
3 23 (27.06%) TCP/IP
3 23 (27.06%) VLAN
3 23 (27.06%) Wireshark
4 14 (16.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (11.76%) Publishing
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Architect
2 35 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (32.94%) Security Architect
4 26 (30.59%) Security Solutions Architect
5 23 (27.06%) Security Manager
6 18 (21.18%) Information Manager
7 17 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
8 13 (15.29%) Compliance Manager
8 13 (15.29%) Security Compliance Manager
9 12 (14.12%) Information Security Compliance Manager
10 8 (9.41%) Security Officer
11 7 (8.24%) Analyst
11 7 (8.24%) Information Officer
11 7 (8.24%) Information Security Officer
11 7 (8.24%) Security Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) Compliance Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) Information Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) Information Security Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) Security Compliance Analyst
13 3 (3.53%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) .NET
1 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 28 (32.94%) Cyberthreat
3 26 (30.59%) Management Information System
4 23 (27.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
5 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (11.76%) CMDB
7 7 (8.24%) CESG
8 6 (7.06%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (5.88%) BYOD
10 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.35%) Cybercrime
10 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.18%) Cyberattack
11 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
1 5 (5.88%) Unix
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Information Security
1 52 (61.18%) ITIL
1 52 (61.18%) SIEM
2 37 (43.53%) Presales
3 35 (41.18%) ITIL V3
4 27 (31.76%) Incident Management
5 26 (30.59%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (28.24%) Service Delivery
7 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
7 23 (27.06%) Load Balancing
7 23 (27.06%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 23 (27.06%) Network Design
7 23 (27.06%) Software Optimisation
8 15 (17.65%) IT Governance
8 15 (17.65%) Line Management
9 14 (16.47%) Business Development
9 14 (16.47%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (16.47%) Project Management
9 14 (16.47%) Risk Management
10 13 (15.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) C#
2 1 (1.18%) C
2 1 (1.18%) C++
2 1 (1.18%) Java
2 1 (1.18%) PHP
2 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (50.59%) CISM
2 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (29.41%) CCDP
3 25 (29.41%) CCNP
4 23 (27.06%) CCSE
4 23 (27.06%) IISP
4 23 (27.06%) ISSAP
4 23 (27.06%) JNCIP
5 16 (18.82%) CEH
5 16 (18.82%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 13 (15.29%) Degree
8 10 (11.76%) CISA
8 10 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (11.76%) ISEB
8 10 (11.76%) PMI Certification
8 10 (11.76%) PMP
9 5 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (57.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (32.94%) PCI DSS
3 15 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 11 (12.94%) GPG13
5 6 (7.06%) GDPR
6 5 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (4.71%) COBIT
7 4 (4.71%) GCP
7 4 (4.71%) HIPAA
8 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (2.35%) QA
9 1 (1.18%) ISO 14001
9 1 (1.18%) ISO 22301
9 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.18%) NIST 800
9 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) QRadar
2 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 26 (30.59%) Cisco
3 24 (28.24%) Fortinet
4 23 (27.06%) Forcepoint
4 23 (27.06%) IBM
4 23 (27.06%) Juniper
4 23 (27.06%) LogRhythm
4 23 (27.06%) Splunk
4 23 (27.06%) Tufin
5 11 (12.94%) VMware
6 10 (11.76%) Citrix
6 10 (11.76%) EMC
6 10 (11.76%) NetApp
7 4 (4.71%) Veracode
8 3 (3.53%) Capita
9 1 (1.18%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.18%) Aruba
9 1 (1.18%) Huawei
9 1 (1.18%) Meraki
9 1 (1.18%) SAP