Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 120 75
Rank change year-on-year +24 -45 +69
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 109 79 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.80% 2.04% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.88% 7.94% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 53 61 102
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -5.88% +27.50%
10th Percentile £37,449 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £79,875
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.17% +14.29%

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 1,228 995 1,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.53% 25.70% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 668 744 937
Birmingham median annual salary £47,250 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.24% -3.53% -8.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 81 (74.31%) Information Security
2 77 (70.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (65.14%) ITIL
4 64 (58.72%) Data Centre
5 62 (56.88%) CISM
6 59 (54.13%) SIEM
7 41 (37.61%) PCI DSS
7 41 (37.61%) Management Information System
8 39 (35.78%) ITIL V3
9 38 (34.86%) Service Delivery
10 36 (33.03%) Presales
11 33 (30.28%) CheckPoint
11 33 (30.28%) IT Governance
12 32 (29.36%) Data Protection
13 27 (24.77%) Risk Management
13 27 (24.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (24.77%) Cyber Essentials
14 26 (23.85%) CEH
15 25 (22.94%) Service Management
15 25 (22.94%) Project Management
15 25 (22.94%) Degree
16 24 (22.02%) CompTIA Security+
16 24 (22.02%) Line Management
17 23 (21.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 23 (21.10%) Incident Management
18 22 (20.18%) Business Development
18 22 (20.18%) GDPR
19 21 (19.27%) Firewall
19 21 (19.27%) CISA
19 21 (19.27%) Cisco Certification

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 15 (13.76%) IIS
2 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) assyst
2 6 (5.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) IaaS
2 18 (16.51%) PaaS
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.50%) Office 365
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.27%) DNS
1 21 (19.27%) Firewall
2 18 (16.51%) Network Security
3 16 (14.68%) BGP
3 16 (14.68%) DHCP
3 16 (14.68%) Ethernet
3 16 (14.68%) LAN
3 16 (14.68%) MPLS
3 16 (14.68%) OSPF
3 16 (14.68%) VPN
3 16 (14.68%) WAN
4 15 (13.76%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (13.76%) Cisco Firepower
4 15 (13.76%) FWSM
4 15 (13.76%) SNMP
4 15 (13.76%) SSL
4 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
4 15 (13.76%) VLAN
4 15 (13.76%) Wireshark
4 15 (13.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (16.51%) Publishing
2 11 (10.09%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Legal
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Architect
2 35 (32.11%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (29.36%) Security Manager
4 26 (23.85%) Security Architect
5 22 (20.18%) Information Manager
5 22 (20.18%) Information Security Manager
5 22 (20.18%) Security Solutions Architect
6 15 (13.76%) Security Officer
7 14 (12.84%) Compliance Manager
7 14 (12.84%) Information Security Compliance Manager
7 14 (12.84%) Security Compliance Manager
8 13 (11.93%) Information Officer
8 13 (11.93%) Information Security Officer
9 10 (9.17%) Analyst
9 10 (9.17%) Security Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Compliance Officer
10 7 (6.42%) Information Security Compliance Officer
10 7 (6.42%) IT Manager
10 7 (6.42%) IT Security Manager
10 7 (6.42%) Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) .NET
1 1 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (58.72%) Data Centre
2 41 (37.61%) Management Information System
3 20 (18.35%) Cyberthreat
4 18 (16.51%) CMDB
4 18 (16.51%) Computer Science
4 18 (16.51%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (13.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (11.01%) CESG
7 10 (9.17%) Freedom of Information
8 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (5.50%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (4.59%) BYOD
10 5 (4.59%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.83%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.92%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Windows
2 4 (3.67%) Linux
2 4 (3.67%) Unix
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (74.31%) Information Security
2 71 (65.14%) ITIL
3 59 (54.13%) SIEM
4 39 (35.78%) ITIL V3
5 38 (34.86%) Service Delivery
6 36 (33.03%) Presales
7 33 (30.28%) IT Governance
8 32 (29.36%) Data Protection
9 27 (24.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (24.77%) Risk Management
10 25 (22.94%) Project Management
10 25 (22.94%) Service Management
11 24 (22.02%) Line Management
12 23 (21.10%) Incident Management
13 22 (20.18%) Business Development
14 20 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
14 20 (18.35%) Due Diligence
14 20 (18.35%) IT Strategy
15 19 (17.43%) TOGAF
15 19 (17.43%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 62 (56.88%) CISM
2 26 (23.85%) CEH
3 25 (22.94%) Degree
4 24 (22.02%) CompTIA Security+
5 21 (19.27%) CISA
5 21 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (19.27%) SC Cleared
5 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
6 19 (17.43%) ISEB
7 18 (16.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (16.51%) PMI Certification
7 18 (16.51%) PMP
8 16 (14.68%) CCDP
8 16 (14.68%) CCNP
9 15 (13.76%) CCSE
9 15 (13.76%) IISP
9 15 (13.76%) ISSAP
9 15 (13.76%) JNCIP
10 9 (8.26%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (7.34%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (70.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (37.61%) PCI DSS
3 27 (24.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 23 (21.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 22 (20.18%) GDPR
6 18 (16.51%) GPG13
7 9 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (5.50%) QA
9 5 (4.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (3.67%) COBIT
10 4 (3.67%) GCP
10 4 (3.67%) HIPAA
11 2 (1.83%) ISO 14001
11 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.92%) NIST 800
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (30.28%) CheckPoint
2 19 (17.43%) VMware
3 18 (16.51%) Citrix
3 18 (16.51%) EMC
3 18 (16.51%) NetApp
4 16 (14.68%) Cisco
5 15 (13.76%) Forcepoint
5 15 (13.76%) Fortinet
5 15 (13.76%) IBM
5 15 (13.76%) Juniper
5 15 (13.76%) LogRhythm
5 15 (13.76%) Splunk
5 15 (13.76%) Tufin
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.67%) Veracode
8 2 (1.83%) Capita
9 1 (0.92%) Dell
9 1 (0.92%) HP
9 1 (0.92%) SAP