Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CREST Certification
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 190 196
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing CREST Certified 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% 0.072% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.26% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +31.25% -38.46%
10th Percentile £57,500 £39,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,250 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +19.05%

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 928 1,154 1,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.44% 27.65% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 599 755 815
Birmingham median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% -11.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,850 £22,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £69,600
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing CREST Certified 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 CREST Certified.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) GPG13
1 2 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (100.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Compliance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Auditing
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) GPG13
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware