Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 80 120
Rank change year-on-year -58 +40 +28
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 46 132 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.25% 3.18% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 11.56% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 72 67
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.73% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £46,300 £37,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £96,125 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% -9.09% +8.91%

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 931 1,142 1,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.31% 27.52% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 602 751 807
Birmingham median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £22,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,850
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year - -0.62% +0.63%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 30 (65.22%) Information Security
1 30 (65.22%) SIEM
1 30 (65.22%) Data Centre
2 24 (52.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (50.00%) ITIL
4 21 (45.65%) CISM
5 20 (43.48%) ITIL V3
6 19 (41.30%) Incident Management
7 18 (39.13%) Network Security
7 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
7 18 (39.13%) Presales
8 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (32.61%) IBM
8 15 (32.61%) CCNP
8 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (32.61%) QRadar
9 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 14 (30.43%) Cisco
9 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
10 13 (28.26%) Fortinet
10 13 (28.26%) MPLS
10 13 (28.26%) OSPF
10 13 (28.26%) BGP
10 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
10 13 (28.26%) VPN
10 13 (28.26%) WLAN
10 13 (28.26%) WAN
10 13 (28.26%) Ethernet
10 13 (28.26%) CCDP
10 13 (28.26%) LAN

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 (26.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) IaaS
1 5 (10.87%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) Network Security
2 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.26%) BGP
3 13 (28.26%) Ethernet
3 13 (28.26%) LAN
3 13 (28.26%) MPLS
3 13 (28.26%) OSPF
3 13 (28.26%) VPN
3 13 (28.26%) WAN
3 13 (28.26%) WLAN
4 12 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (26.09%) DHCP
4 12 (26.09%) DNS
4 12 (26.09%) Firewall
4 12 (26.09%) FWSM
4 12 (26.09%) SNMP
4 12 (26.09%) SSL
4 12 (26.09%) VLAN
4 12 (26.09%) Wireshark
5 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (10.87%) Publishing
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Architect
1 17 (36.96%) Security Architect
1 17 (36.96%) Security Solutions Architect
1 17 (36.96%) Solutions Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Security Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Information Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Information Officer
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (8.70%) Junior
5 4 (8.70%) Security Officer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Information Assurance Manager
6 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.52%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 30 (65.22%) Data Centre
2 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
3 12 (26.09%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (15.22%) Cyberattack
5 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.87%) CMDB
7 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.52%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (2.17%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Unix
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Information Security
1 30 (65.22%) SIEM
2 23 (50.00%) ITIL
3 20 (43.48%) ITIL V3
4 19 (41.30%) Incident Management
5 18 (39.13%) Presales
6 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
8 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
8 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
8 12 (26.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 12 (26.09%) Network Design
8 12 (26.09%) Software Optimisation
9 10 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Project Management
10 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
11 8 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (17.39%) Service Management
12 7 (15.22%) Business Development
12 7 (15.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
2 3 (6.52%) C#
2 3 (6.52%) C++
2 3 (6.52%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) CISM
2 15 (32.61%) CCNP
2 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (28.26%) CCDP
4 12 (26.09%) CCSE
4 12 (26.09%) IISP
4 12 (26.09%) ISSAP
4 12 (26.09%) JNCIP
5 11 (23.91%) CEH
5 11 (23.91%) Degree
5 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
5 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
6 6 (13.04%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (10.87%) ISEB
7 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
7 5 (10.87%) PMP
8 3 (6.52%) CCNA
8 3 (6.52%) CISA
8 3 (6.52%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 8 (17.39%) GPG13
4 6 (13.04%) GDPR
5 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (6.52%) COBIT
6 3 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (6.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (6.52%) ISO 22301
7 2 (4.35%) NIST 800
8 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) QRadar
2 2 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 15 (32.61%) IBM
3 14 (30.43%) Cisco
4 13 (28.26%) Fortinet
5 12 (26.09%) Forcepoint
5 12 (26.09%) Juniper
5 12 (26.09%) LogRhythm
5 12 (26.09%) Splunk
5 12 (26.09%) Tufin
6 9 (19.57%) VMware
7 5 (10.87%) Capita
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix
7 5 (10.87%) EMC
7 5 (10.87%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.17%) Aruba
8 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.17%) Huawei
8 1 (2.17%) Meraki
8 1 (2.17%) NetIQ