Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CREST Certified qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CREST Certification
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 212 176
Rank change year-on-year +19 -36 +21
Permanent jobs citing CREST Certified 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.063% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.21% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Birmingham median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -4.35% -11.54%
10th Percentile £57,500 £51,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +19.05% -8.70% -8.00%

CREST Certified 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 997 1421 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.74% 29.85% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 729 926 944
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,150 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £70,875
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

CREST Certified
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CREST Certified as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CREST Certified in Birmingham

CREST Certified
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CREST Certified in Birmingham.

Salary trend for CREST Certified in Birmingham

CREST Certified
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CREST Certified in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CREST Certified in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing CREST Certified 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 CREST Certified.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) OSCE
2 2 (50.00%) GPG13
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL

CREST Certified
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Information
1 2 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Technology
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) OSCE
2 2 (50.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
1 2 (50.00%) GPG13
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware