Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 165 176
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 18 56 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 1.20% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.44% 6.75% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 9
Birmingham median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £43,500 £47,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £61,200 £53,375 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £70,500
% change year-on-year - -29.08% -

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 524 830 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.63% 17.72% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 390 472 467
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £41,333 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.87% -2.75% -
10th Percentile £26,475 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £75,000 £63,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in Birmingham

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in Birmingham

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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 Cyber Essentials.

1 15 (83.33%) Information Security
1 15 (83.33%) Information Assurance
2 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (55.56%) Business Continuity
4 9 (50.00%) ISMS
4 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
7 6 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (27.78%) Identity Management
8 5 (27.78%) Security Management
8 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) CISM
9 4 (22.22%) CISSP
9 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
9 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
9 4 (22.22%) GDPR
9 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
10 3 (16.67%) Analytics
10 3 (16.67%) Data Privacy
10 3 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (16.67%) Disruptive Innovation
10 3 (16.67%) Cybercrime
10 3 (16.67%) Compliance Audit
10 3 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System

Cyber Essentials
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 2 (11.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) DMZ
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 6 (33.33%) Information Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Information Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Compliance Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Information Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Compliance Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Compliance Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Compliance Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Security Compliance Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Cybercrime
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Information Assurance
1 15 (83.33%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) Business Continuity
3 9 (50.00%) ISMS
4 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
5 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (27.78%) Identity Management
6 5 (27.78%) Security Management
7 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) Data Privacy
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
8 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (22.22%) GDPR
5 2 (11.11%) ISO 22301
5 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (5.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft