Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 149 89
Rank change year-on-year -18 -60 +71
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 33 39 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.88% 1.03% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.14% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 115
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £53,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.50% -10.83% +30.43%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £42,000
90th Percentile £83,500 £95,000 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +37.93%

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 3,434 3,428 4,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.28% 90.83% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,430 2,718 3,146
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 19 (57.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (54.55%) CISSP
4 13 (39.39%) Security Testing
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) CISM
6 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 10 (30.30%) SIEM
7 10 (30.30%) ITIL
8 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
8 9 (27.27%) GDPR
8 9 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
9 8 (24.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 8 (24.24%) Security Management
10 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
11 6 (18.18%) OWASP
11 6 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (18.18%) CEH
11 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
11 6 (18.18%) Firewall
11 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
11 6 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
12 5 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (15.15%) CISA
12 5 (15.15%) Windows
12 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 5 (15.15%) CESG
12 5 (15.15%) Legal

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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Security Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Security Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Security Officer
3 5 (15.15%) Head of Security
3 5 (15.15%) Information Officer
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (15.15%) IT Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Head of Information
5 3 (9.09%) Head of Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) BYOD
2 5 (15.15%) CESG
2 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (12.12%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Cyberattack
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Security Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) SIEM
5 9 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
6 8 (24.24%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 8 (24.24%) Security Management
7 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.18%) OWASP
8 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 6 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
8 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
9 5 (15.15%) Data Privacy
9 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
9 5 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (15.15%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) CISSP
2 11 (33.33%) CISM
3 6 (18.18%) CEH
3 6 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (15.15%) CISA
5 4 (12.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (12.12%) CCSP
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (3.03%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) OSCP
6 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (27.27%) GDPR
3 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 5 (15.15%) COBIT
4 5 (15.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (3.03%) COSO
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
5 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (3.03%) NIST 800
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Intel
1 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.03%) Twitter