Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 132 126
Rank change year-on-year -27 -6 +56
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 21 69 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.58% 1.67% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.84% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 65
Birmingham median annual salary £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% +9.09% +19.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £85,625 £96,250 £71,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +37.50%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,282 3,741 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.97% 90.71% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,409 2,793 2,945
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 11 (52.38%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (33.33%) CISM
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) SIEM
6 5 (23.81%) GDPR
6 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
6 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Security Management
7 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Data Privacy
8 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (14.29%) QRadar
8 3 (14.29%) Cyberattack
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics

Cybersecurity
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 2 (9.52%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Security Operations Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Head of IT
5 3 (14.29%) Head of IT Security
5 3 (14.29%) Head of Security
6 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Cyberattack
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (9.52%) Taxonomies
5 1 (4.76%) Cybercrime
5 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 6 (28.57%) SIEM
4 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Data Privacy
6 3 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 3 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) CISM
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) CCSA
6 2 (9.52%) IISP
6 2 (9.52%) PCI QSA
7 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) GDPR
2 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.52%) GPG13
3 2 (9.52%) NIST 800
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.76%) Intel
3 1 (4.76%) NetIQ