Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 137 143
Rank change year-on-year -29 +6 +49
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 28 89 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.73% 1.87% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.10% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 61 38
Birmingham median annual salary £51,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.54% +30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £28,250 £42,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £67,125 £96,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,459
% change year-on-year - +2.02% +28.65%

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 3471 4242 3434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.20% 89.12% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2718 3094 2878
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 14 (50.00%) Information Security
2 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (39.29%) Data Protection
2 11 (39.29%) Security Operations
3 10 (35.71%) Security Monitoring
3 10 (35.71%) CISSP
4 9 (32.14%) CISM
4 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) Digital Forensics
5 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) SIEM
5 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) IBM
6 7 (25.00%) assyst
6 7 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (25.00%) Service Management
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (25.00%) QRadar
6 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
8 5 (17.86%) Analytics
8 5 (17.86%) Security Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Network Security

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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) DMZ
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) IT Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Forensic Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Head of IT Security
6 1 (3.57%) Head of Security
6 1 (3.57%) Information Officer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (10.71%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Information Security
2 11 (39.29%) Data Protection
2 11 (39.29%) Security Operations
3 10 (35.71%) Security Monitoring
4 9 (32.14%) Digital Forensics
5 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 8 (28.57%) SIEM
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (25.00%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
8 5 (17.86%) Analytics
8 5 (17.86%) Security Testing
9 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
1 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISSP
2 9 (32.14%) CISM
2 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) CCSA
5 2 (7.14%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (10.71%) GDPR
4 1 (3.57%) GPG13
4 1 (3.57%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) QRadar
2 3 (10.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Dell
3 3 (10.71%) EMC
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) NetIQ
4 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto