Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 179 182
Rank change year-on-year +40 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 52 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.38% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.01% 4.46% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 4
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £43,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,075 £53,375
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% -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 742 493 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.71% 12.87% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 379 375 518
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.87% -2.75%
10th Percentile £29,800 £27,900 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £76,625
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,333
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.82% +3.33%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 42 (80.77%) ITIL
2 38 (73.08%) Information Security
3 37 (71.15%) Data Centre
4 36 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (69.23%) SIEM
5 34 (65.38%) PCI DSS
6 32 (61.54%) CISSP
7 31 (59.62%) CISM
8 28 (53.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 23 (44.23%) Service Delivery
10 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
10 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
11 16 (30.77%) CISA
11 16 (30.77%) ITIL V3
12 15 (28.85%) Data Security
12 15 (28.85%) Risk Management
13 14 (26.92%) Security Management
13 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
14 13 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (25.00%) Cisco
15 12 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 12 (23.08%) Cryptography
16 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (19.23%) IT Governance
17 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
17 10 (19.23%) Migration
17 10 (19.23%) VMware
17 10 (19.23%) Risk Assessment

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 3 (5.77%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) assyst
2 7 (13.46%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Zapier
2 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco ISE
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (17.31%) WAN
1 9 (17.31%) Wireless
2 8 (15.38%) Network Security
3 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) SSL
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) GitLab
General
1 2 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Information Manager
1 21 (40.38%) Information Security Manager
1 21 (40.38%) Security Manager
2 16 (30.77%) Compliance Manager
2 16 (30.77%) Information Security Compliance Manager
2 16 (30.77%) Security Compliance Manager
3 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Compliance Officer
3 9 (17.31%) Information Officer
3 9 (17.31%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 9 (17.31%) Information Security Officer
3 9 (17.31%) Network Security Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Presales Solution Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Security Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Security Compliance Officer
3 9 (17.31%) Security Officer
3 9 (17.31%) Security Solutions Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) CSS
1 3 (5.77%) HTML
1 3 (5.77%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 37 (71.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (15.38%) FlexPod
5 7 (13.46%) CESG
5 7 (13.46%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (13.46%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (9.62%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.92%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) ITIL
2 38 (73.08%) Information Security
3 36 (69.23%) SIEM
4 23 (44.23%) Service Delivery
5 16 (30.77%) ITIL V3
6 15 (28.85%) Data Security
6 15 (28.85%) Risk Management
7 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
7 14 (26.92%) Security Management
8 12 (23.08%) Cryptography
9 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 10 (19.23%) IT Audit
10 10 (19.23%) IT Governance
10 10 (19.23%) Migration
10 10 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (17.31%) Application Performance Management
11 9 (17.31%) DNA
11 9 (17.31%) Presales
11 9 (17.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) PHP
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (61.54%) CISSP
2 31 (59.62%) CISM
3 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 16 (30.77%) CISA
5 13 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (17.31%) CCDP
7 9 (17.31%) CCIE
7 9 (17.31%) CCNP
8 4 (7.69%) CRISC
8 4 (7.69%) Degree
9 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.92%) CCNA
10 1 (1.92%) MCSE
10 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (65.38%) PCI DSS
3 28 (53.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 12 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 10 (19.23%) GDPR
6 7 (13.46%) QA
7 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (17.31%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) CASB
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.92%) Nessus
2 1 (1.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 9 (17.31%) Aruba
3 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
3 9 (17.31%) F5
3 9 (17.31%) Fortinet
3 9 (17.31%) Infoblox
3 9 (17.31%) Juniper
3 9 (17.31%) Meraki
3 9 (17.31%) Palo Alto
3 9 (17.31%) Riverbed
3 9 (17.31%) SolarWinds
3 9 (17.31%) Sophos
4 8 (15.38%) HP
4 8 (15.38%) McAfee
5 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) Zuora
7 1 (1.92%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec