Period
to 24 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 81 138
Rank change year-on-year -55 +57 +19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 56 151 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.45% 3.19% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 10.73% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 80 46
Birmingham median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% +2.50%
10th Percentile £50,200 £38,625 £43,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1004 1407 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.06% 29.71% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 733 916 952
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £71,125
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 39 (69.64%) Information Security
2 36 (64.29%) Data Centre
3 27 (48.21%) ITIL
3 27 (48.21%) CISM
4 23 (41.07%) SIEM
5 22 (39.29%) Service Delivery
5 22 (39.29%) Management Information System
6 20 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
7 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
8 15 (26.79%) Line Management
8 15 (26.79%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (26.79%) Risk Management
9 14 (25.00%) Retail
9 14 (25.00%) Service Management
9 14 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 14 (25.00%) ITIL V3
10 13 (23.21%) Degree
10 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (21.43%) Firewall
11 12 (21.43%) CEH
11 12 (21.43%) Finance
12 11 (19.64%) Incident Management
13 10 (17.86%) Security Management
13 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (17.86%) Cyber Attack
14 9 (16.07%) VMware
14 9 (16.07%) Project Management
14 9 (16.07%) ISEB
15 8 (14.29%) IBM

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 1 (1.79%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) assyst
2 2 (3.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) IaaS
1 6 (10.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Firewall
2 7 (12.50%) Network Security
3 4 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) BGP
5 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.57%) LAN
5 2 (3.57%) MPLS
5 2 (3.57%) OSPF
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) WLAN
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
6 1 (1.79%) DNS
6 1 (1.79%) SNMP
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) VPLS
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Burp Suite
General
1 14 (25.00%) Retail
2 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 6 (10.71%) Publishing
4 4 (7.14%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.79%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Security Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Security Compliance Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 7 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Information Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Information Officer
4 6 (10.71%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Security Officer
5 5 (8.93%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 36 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 22 (39.29%) Management Information System
3 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (17.86%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (10.71%) CMDB
6 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.57%) iPad
7 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Information Security
2 27 (48.21%) ITIL
3 23 (41.07%) SIEM
4 22 (39.29%) Service Delivery
5 15 (26.79%) Line Management
5 15 (26.79%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Risk Management
6 14 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 14 (25.00%) Service Management
7 11 (19.64%) Incident Management
8 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (17.86%) Security Management
9 9 (16.07%) Project Management
10 8 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 8 (14.29%) IT Governance
10 8 (14.29%) Presales
10 8 (14.29%) Security Operations
11 7 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
11 7 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) C
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) CISM
2 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
3 13 (23.21%) Degree
4 12 (21.43%) CEH
5 9 (16.07%) ISEB
6 6 (10.71%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (10.71%) PMI Certification
6 6 (10.71%) PMP
6 6 (10.71%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (7.14%) CCNP
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.14%) CREST Certified
8 3 (5.36%) CCNA
8 3 (5.36%) CISA
8 3 (5.36%) GCIA
8 3 (5.36%) GCIH
8 3 (5.36%) GIAC
8 3 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (14.29%) GPG13
4 5 (8.93%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (8.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (7.14%) GDPR
6 3 (5.36%) COBIT
6 3 (5.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (5.36%) ISO 22301
7 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.79%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) QRadar
2 2 (3.57%) Nessus
3 1 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) VMware
2 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 8 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (10.71%) Citrix
3 6 (10.71%) EMC
3 6 (10.71%) NetApp
4 2 (3.57%) Capita
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.79%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (1.79%) Aruba
5 1 (1.79%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.79%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.79%) Huawei
5 1 (1.79%) Juniper
5 1 (1.79%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.79%) Meraki
5 1 (1.79%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (1.79%) Tufin