Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 170 211
Rank change year-on-year +26 +41 -23
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 54 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.37% 0.65% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.89% 4.46% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 3
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -38.24% +88.89%
10th Percentile £34,700 £44,050 £57,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £71,050 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year -13.64% -20.00% -2.48%

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 684 560 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.29% 14.64% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 411 435 525
Birmingham median annual salary £49,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.12% +7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,947 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +3.66% +2.50%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 45 (83.33%) ITIL
2 40 (74.07%) Data Centre
3 36 (66.67%) SIEM
4 30 (55.56%) Information Security
5 29 (53.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (51.85%) PCI DSS
7 26 (48.15%) CISM
7 26 (48.15%) CISSP
8 22 (40.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 21 (38.89%) ITIL V3
10 20 (37.04%) Security Management
11 19 (35.19%) Service Delivery
11 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
11 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
12 18 (33.33%) Network Security
12 18 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (33.33%) Cisco
12 18 (33.33%) CCNP
13 16 (29.63%) CCDP
13 16 (29.63%) HP
13 16 (29.63%) Cisco Prime
13 16 (29.63%) WAN
13 16 (29.63%) DNA
13 16 (29.63%) CCIE
13 16 (29.63%) Juniper
13 16 (29.63%) CheckPoint
13 16 (29.63%) McAfee
13 16 (29.63%) Sophos
13 16 (29.63%) Wireless

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 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) assyst
2 5 (9.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 18 (33.33%) Network Security
2 16 (29.63%) Cisco ISE
2 16 (29.63%) WAN
2 16 (29.63%) Wireless
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (3.70%) BGP
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (3.70%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.70%) IPsec
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 2 (3.70%) MPLS
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.70%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) GitLab
General
1 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Information Manager
1 19 (35.19%) Information Security Manager
1 19 (35.19%) Security Manager
2 16 (29.63%) Architect
2 16 (29.63%) Network Architect
2 16 (29.63%) Network Security Architect
2 16 (29.63%) Presales Solution Architect
2 16 (29.63%) Security Architect
2 16 (29.63%) Security Solutions Architect
2 16 (29.63%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (25.93%) Compliance Manager
3 14 (25.93%) Information Security Compliance Manager
3 14 (25.93%) Security Compliance Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.11%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 6 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
4 6 (11.11%) Security Officer
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) CSS
1 6 (11.11%) HTML
1 6 (11.11%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 40 (74.07%) Data Centre
2 16 (29.63%) FlexPod
3 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.26%) CESG
5 5 (9.26%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (9.26%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (9.26%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.85%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) ITIL
2 36 (66.67%) SIEM
3 30 (55.56%) Information Security
4 21 (38.89%) ITIL V3
5 20 (37.04%) Security Management
6 19 (35.19%) Service Delivery
7 16 (29.63%) Application Performance Management
7 16 (29.63%) Converged Infrastructure
7 16 (29.63%) DNA
7 16 (29.63%) Load Balancing
7 16 (29.63%) Migration
7 16 (29.63%) Performance Management
7 16 (29.63%) Presales
7 16 (29.63%) Value Proposition
8 12 (22.22%) Data Security
9 11 (20.37%) Data Protection
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.81%) Cryptography
10 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
11 7 (12.96%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) PHP
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) CISM
1 26 (48.15%) CISSP
2 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.33%) CCNP
3 18 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (29.63%) CCDP
4 16 (29.63%) CCIE
5 12 (22.22%) CISA
6 11 (20.37%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (7.41%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (53.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (51.85%) PCI DSS
3 22 (40.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (9.26%) GDPR
5 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (29.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) CASB
1 16 (29.63%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Cisco
2 16 (29.63%) Aruba
2 16 (29.63%) CheckPoint
2 16 (29.63%) F5
2 16 (29.63%) Fortinet
2 16 (29.63%) HP
2 16 (29.63%) Infoblox
2 16 (29.63%) Juniper
2 16 (29.63%) McAfee
2 16 (29.63%) Meraki
2 16 (29.63%) Palo Alto
2 16 (29.63%) Riverbed
2 16 (29.63%) SolarWinds
2 16 (29.63%) Sophos
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Zuora