Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 175 125
Rank change year-on-year +44 -50 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 55 24 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.57% 0.63% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.69% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 44 22 60
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £53,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.89% -17.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,750 £36,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £96,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.56% +1.90% -2.33%

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 3,189 3,499 4,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.01% 91.86% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 2,716 3,119
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 26 (47.27%) Information Security
2 17 (30.91%) SIEM
3 16 (29.09%) CISSP
4 14 (25.45%) Degree
5 12 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (20.00%) Scrum
6 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) Project Management
7 10 (18.18%) Security Operations
8 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (16.36%) CISM
8 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.55%) Firewall
9 8 (14.55%) CISA
10 7 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (12.73%) PKI
10 7 (12.73%) CISMP
10 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.73%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (12.73%) GDPR
11 6 (10.91%) Data Science
11 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (10.91%) SDLC
11 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
11 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
11 6 (10.91%) Machine Learning
11 6 (10.91%) Big Data
11 6 (10.91%) Kafka
11 6 (10.91%) DevOps

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 6 (10.91%) Apache
1 6 (10.91%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) Network Security
3 3 (5.45%) Wireless
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Intranet
5 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Big Data
1 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) JMeter
1 6 (10.91%) Selenium
1 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.91%) Law
1 6 (10.91%) Legal
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Security Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Development Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Graduate
5 6 (10.91%) Graduate Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Graduate Software Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Software Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Software Development Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 5 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
8 3 (5.45%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Kafka
1 6 (10.91%) SOAP
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) PKI
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.82%) BBC
6 1 (1.82%) CESG
6 1 (1.82%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
1 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Information Security
2 17 (30.91%) SIEM
3 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Scrum
4 10 (18.18%) Project Management
4 10 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 7 (12.73%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.91%) Data Science
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) Machine Learning
6 6 (10.91%) SDLC
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) CISSP
2 14 (25.45%) Degree
3 9 (16.36%) CISM
4 8 (14.55%) CISA
5 7 (12.73%) CISMP
5 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (9.09%) CCNA
8 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.45%) CCNP
9 3 (5.45%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (5.45%) CREST Certified
10 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.64%) ISACA
10 2 (3.64%) MCSE
10 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.64%) Tigerscheme
11 1 (1.82%) CEH
11 1 (1.82%) ISEB
11 1 (1.82%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.73%) GDPR
3 6 (10.91%) QA
4 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.82%) COBIT
6 1 (1.82%) COSO
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.82%) GPG13
6 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.82%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Google
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) McAfee
5 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
5 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.82%) Darktrace
7 1 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.82%) Meraki
7 1 (1.82%) Siemens
7 1 (1.82%) VMware