Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 150 92
Rank change year-on-year +50 -58 +46
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 95 49 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.62% 1.26% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.11% 4.89% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 61 12 81
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £68,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% +14.58% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,249 £47,325 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 1,172 1,003 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.27% 25.84% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 681 740 949
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 82 (86.32%) Information Security
2 75 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (68.42%) ITIL
4 62 (65.26%) CISM
5 55 (57.89%) Data Centre
6 47 (49.47%) SIEM
7 42 (44.21%) PCI DSS
8 39 (41.05%) Data Protection
9 38 (40.00%) GDPR
10 35 (36.84%) Service Delivery
11 33 (34.74%) IT Governance
12 29 (30.53%) Cyber Essentials
13 28 (29.47%) Management Information System
13 28 (29.47%) Risk Management
14 25 (26.32%) Project Management
14 25 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (26.32%) SC Cleared
14 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
15 24 (25.26%) Degree
15 24 (25.26%) ITIL V3
15 24 (25.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 24 (25.26%) CISA
15 24 (25.26%) CEH
16 23 (24.21%) Service Management
17 21 (22.11%) VMware
17 21 (22.11%) Line Management
18 20 (21.05%) Firewall
19 19 (20.00%) CheckPoint
19 19 (20.00%) TOGAF
19 19 (20.00%) Presales

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 (12.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.16%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) assyst
2 5 (5.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.84%) IaaS
1 16 (16.84%) PaaS
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.05%) Firewall
2 17 (17.89%) DNS
3 8 (8.42%) DHCP
4 7 (7.37%) Network Security
5 5 (5.26%) VoIP
5 5 (5.26%) VPN
6 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.16%) BGP
7 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.16%) FWSM
7 3 (3.16%) LAN
7 3 (3.16%) MPLS
7 3 (3.16%) OSPF
7 3 (3.16%) SNMP
7 3 (3.16%) SSL
7 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.16%) VLAN
7 3 (3.16%) WAN
7 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) Big Data
General
1 16 (16.84%) Publishing
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 26 (27.37%) Information Manager
2 26 (27.37%) Information Security Manager
3 24 (25.26%) Architect
4 19 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (15.79%) Compliance Manager
5 15 (15.79%) Information Security Compliance Manager
5 15 (15.79%) Security Compliance Manager
6 12 (12.63%) Security Architect
7 11 (11.58%) IT Manager
7 11 (11.58%) IT Security Manager
8 10 (10.53%) Security Officer
9 8 (8.42%) Information Officer
9 8 (8.42%) Information Security Officer
10 7 (7.37%) Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) Compliance Officer
10 7 (7.37%) Information Security Compliance Officer
10 7 (7.37%) Security Compliance Officer
10 7 (7.37%) Security Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 55 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 28 (29.47%) Management Information System
3 16 (16.84%) CMDB
3 16 (16.84%) Computer Science
3 16 (16.84%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.32%) CESG
5 6 (6.32%) PKI
6 5 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (4.21%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.05%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.05%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.26%) Windows
1 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (86.32%) Information Security
2 65 (68.42%) ITIL
3 47 (49.47%) SIEM
4 39 (41.05%) Data Protection
5 35 (36.84%) Service Delivery
6 33 (34.74%) IT Governance
7 28 (29.47%) Risk Management
8 25 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (26.32%) Project Management
9 24 (25.26%) ITIL V3
10 23 (24.21%) Service Management
11 21 (22.11%) Line Management
12 19 (20.00%) Presales
12 19 (20.00%) TOGAF
13 18 (18.95%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (17.89%) Penetration Testing
15 16 (16.84%) Business Development
15 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
15 16 (16.84%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (16.84%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.11%) Perl
2 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (65.26%) CISM
2 25 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 24 (25.26%) CEH
3 24 (25.26%) CISA
3 24 (25.26%) Degree
4 19 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 17 (17.89%) ISEB
6 16 (16.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (16.84%) PMI Certification
6 16 (16.84%) PMP
7 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (11.58%) CISMP
8 10 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (9.47%) CRISC
10 6 (6.32%) MCSE
10 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (5.26%) CCNA
11 5 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (4.21%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (44.21%) PCI DSS
3 38 (40.00%) GDPR
4 29 (30.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (25.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 17 (17.89%) GPG13
7 10 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (5.26%) QA
9 3 (3.16%) COBIT
9 3 (3.16%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (1.05%) COSO
11 1 (1.05%) ISO 14001
11 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
11 1 (1.05%) JSP 440
11 1 (1.05%) NIST 800
11 1 (1.05%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) VMware
2 19 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (16.84%) Citrix
3 16 (16.84%) EMC
3 16 (16.84%) NetApp
4 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.26%) Cisco
5 5 (5.26%) Dell
5 5 (5.26%) HP
6 3 (3.16%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.16%) IBM
6 3 (3.16%) LogRhythm
6 3 (3.16%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.16%) Splunk
6 3 (3.16%) Tufin