Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 148 175
Rank change year-on-year -34 +27 -
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 8 64 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.22% 1.47% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.62% 8.67% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 11
Birmingham median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £40,800 £44,125 £57,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £49,759 £75,000
% change year-on-year -9.56% -33.65% -

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 493 738 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.43% 16.94% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 367 420 448
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,400 £25,700 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) Information Assurance
3 4 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 4 (50.00%) ISMS
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) ISO 22301
4 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) GDPR
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management

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:

General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Information Assurance
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (50.00%) ISMS
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 22301
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR