Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 83 129
Rank change year-on-year -56 +46 +33
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 54 144 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.41% 3.01% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 9.97% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 86 41
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £63,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +15.91% +13.99%
10th Percentile £37,250 £41,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £79,375 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -13.04% +6.98% +17.49%

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 980 1445 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.59% 30.22% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 724 955 956
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,390 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.48% - -

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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 34 (62.96%) Information Security
2 33 (61.11%) ITIL
2 33 (61.11%) Data Centre
3 29 (53.70%) CISM
4 26 (48.15%) Service Delivery
5 22 (40.74%) Management Information System
6 18 (33.33%) Retail
6 18 (33.33%) SIEM
7 17 (31.48%) Line Management
7 17 (31.48%) Finance
8 16 (29.63%) Service Management
8 16 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (27.78%) ITIL V3
10 14 (25.93%) PCI DSS
10 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
10 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
11 13 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (20.37%) Degree
13 10 (18.52%) IT Governance
13 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (18.52%) Data Protection
13 10 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (18.52%) QRadar
13 10 (18.52%) Security Operations
14 9 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
14 9 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
14 9 (16.67%) CEH
14 9 (16.67%) CISA
14 9 (16.67%) 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) assyst
2 4 (7.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) IaaS
1 6 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Burp Suite
General
1 18 (33.33%) Retail
2 17 (31.48%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Publishing
4 3 (5.56%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Compliance Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Security Compliance Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Security Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Security Officer
3 7 (12.96%) Security Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Compliance Officer
4 6 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Security Compliance Officer
4 6 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Information Officer
5 5 (9.26%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (9.26%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) IT Security Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (61.11%) Data Centre
2 22 (40.74%) Management Information System
3 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
4 9 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (11.11%) CMDB
5 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Information Security
2 33 (61.11%) ITIL
3 26 (48.15%) Service Delivery
4 18 (33.33%) SIEM
5 17 (31.48%) Line Management
6 16 (29.63%) Service Management
7 15 (27.78%) ITIL V3
8 13 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (18.52%) Data Protection
9 10 (18.52%) IT Governance
9 10 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Security Operations
10 9 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
10 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 9 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
11 8 (14.81%) Security Management
12 7 (12.96%) Project Management
12 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) C
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) CISM
2 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.37%) Degree
4 9 (16.67%) CEH
4 9 (16.67%) CISA
4 9 (16.67%) ISEB
5 6 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 6 (11.11%) PMP
5 6 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (3.70%) CLAS
6 2 (3.70%) CREST Certified
6 2 (3.70%) OSCE
6 2 (3.70%) OSCP
7 1 (1.85%) CRISC
7 1 (1.85%) IISP
7 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (25.93%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.11%) GPG13
4 5 (9.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (9.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (3.70%) GDPR
7 1 (1.85%) COBIT
7 1 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.85%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) IBM
2 6 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 6 (11.11%) Citrix
2 6 (11.11%) EMC
2 6 (11.11%) NetApp
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Capita
3 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm