Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 147 190
Rank change year-on-year -10 +43 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 33 42 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.87% 1.11% 0.092%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.83% 6.89% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 4
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £49,759 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -37.80% +77.78%
10th Percentile £43,500 £41,654 £72,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £62,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -24.00% -16.67% +25.00%

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 566 610 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.00% 16.11% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 388 419 471
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,463 £25,254 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £66,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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 Cyber Essentials.

1 24 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 23 (69.70%) ITIL
3 20 (60.61%) SIEM
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (42.42%) Network Security
4 14 (42.42%) CCNP
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (42.42%) Security Management
5 13 (39.39%) Information Security
5 13 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
6 12 (36.36%) Migration
6 12 (36.36%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) Wireless
6 12 (36.36%) CCIE
6 12 (36.36%) McAfee
6 12 (36.36%) Sophos
6 12 (36.36%) Juniper
6 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 12 (36.36%) CCDP
6 12 (36.36%) HP
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (36.36%) WAN
6 12 (36.36%) DNA
6 12 (36.36%) Performance Management
6 12 (36.36%) Load Balancing
6 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (36.36%) FlexPod
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco ISE

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco Nexus
1 14 (42.42%) Network Security
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco ISE
2 12 (36.36%) WAN
2 12 (36.36%) Wireless
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (6.06%) BGP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.06%) IPsec
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.06%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) GitLab
General
1 2 (6.06%) Legal
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Network Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Network Security Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Presales Solution Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Security Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Security Solutions Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Information Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Compliance Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Information Security Compliance Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Security Compliance Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Security Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (18.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 12 (36.36%) FlexPod
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) ITIL
2 20 (60.61%) SIEM
3 14 (42.42%) Security Management
4 13 (39.39%) Information Security
5 12 (36.36%) Application Performance Management
5 12 (36.36%) Converged Infrastructure
5 12 (36.36%) DNA
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 12 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 12 (36.36%) Migration
5 12 (36.36%) Performance Management
5 12 (36.36%) Presales
5 12 (36.36%) Value Proposition
6 8 (24.24%) Service Delivery
7 6 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 6 (18.18%) SEO
7 6 (18.18%) Web Development
8 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
9 4 (12.12%) Line Management
9 4 (12.12%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PHP
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CCNP
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCDP
2 12 (36.36%) CCIE
3 10 (30.30%) CISM
3 10 (30.30%) CISSP
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (18.18%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (30.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.06%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (36.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) CASB
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) Aruba
2 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 12 (36.36%) F5
2 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
2 12 (36.36%) HP
2 12 (36.36%) Infoblox
2 12 (36.36%) Juniper
2 12 (36.36%) McAfee
2 12 (36.36%) Meraki
2 12 (36.36%) Palo Alto
2 12 (36.36%) Riverbed
2 12 (36.36%) SolarWinds
2 12 (36.36%) Sophos
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Zuora