Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 171 118
Rank change year-on-year +13 -53 +24
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 39 30 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.03% 0.78% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.84% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 91
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.15% -17.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £35,225 £39,125 £46,250
90th Percentile £90,125 £66,250 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% +15.43%

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 3,423 3,557 4,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.65% 91.98% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,438 2,860 3,212
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,150 £65,000 £69,875
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 30 (76.92%) Information Security
2 23 (58.97%) CISSP
3 17 (43.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (38.46%) SIEM
5 12 (30.77%) CISM
6 11 (28.21%) Security Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
7 10 (25.64%) Data Loss Prevention
8 9 (23.08%) GDPR
8 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 9 (23.08%) ITIL
9 8 (20.51%) CISA
9 8 (20.51%) Threat Intelligence
9 8 (20.51%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Degree
10 7 (17.95%) IT Governance
10 7 (17.95%) CEH
11 6 (15.38%) PKI
11 6 (15.38%) OWASP
11 6 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (15.38%) Legal
11 6 (15.38%) Security Management
11 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (12.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 5 (12.82%) CompTIA 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Legal
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
1 8 (20.51%) Security Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) IT Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Head of Security
3 5 (12.82%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Head of Information
4 4 (10.26%) Head of Information Security
4 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Security Officer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Information Officer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.38%) PKI
3 5 (12.82%) BYOD
3 5 (12.82%) CESG
4 4 (10.26%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.13%) Cyberattack
6 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.56%) BBC
7 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Information Security
2 15 (38.46%) SIEM
3 11 (28.21%) Security Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Data Loss Prevention
4 10 (25.64%) Data Protection
5 9 (23.08%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 8 (20.51%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 8 (20.51%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (17.95%) IT Governance
7 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (15.38%) OWASP
8 6 (15.38%) Security Management
9 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
9 5 (12.82%) Data Privacy
9 5 (12.82%) Information Assurance
9 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (10.26%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) CISSP
2 12 (30.77%) CISM
3 8 (20.51%) CISA
4 7 (17.95%) CEH
4 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 6 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.82%) CISMP
6 5 (12.82%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (10.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (10.26%) CCSP
8 2 (5.13%) MCSE
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.56%) CREST Certified
9 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.56%) ISACA
9 1 (2.56%) OSCP
9 1 (2.56%) RHCA
9 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (23.08%) GDPR
3 5 (12.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (10.26%) COBIT
4 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
5 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.56%) GPG13
6 1 (2.56%) ISO 14001
6 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Siemens
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.56%) VMware