Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for GPG13 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPG13 over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 148 -
Rank change year-on-year -25 - -
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 11 47 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.30% 1.12% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.17% 6.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Birmingham median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

GPG13 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 507 701 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.79% 16.76% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 355 428 451
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +8.97%

GPG13
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing GPG13 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for GPG13 in Birmingham

GPG13
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for GPG13 in Birmingham

GPG13
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPG13 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for GPG13 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing GPG13 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 GPG13.

1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (63.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (54.55%) Gantt Chart
4 6 (54.55%) IT Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (54.55%) IaaS
4 6 (54.55%) Line Management
4 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (54.55%) Presales
4 6 (54.55%) CMDB
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (54.55%) PaaS
4 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) Business Development
4 6 (54.55%) IT Governance
4 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis

GPG13
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 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) IaaS
1 6 (54.55%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (54.55%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Head of IT
4 2 (18.18%) Head of IT Security
4 2 (18.18%) Head of Security
4 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
4 2 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) CMDB
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Cyberattack
5 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
4 6 (54.55%) Business Development
4 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) CRM
4 6 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (54.55%) IT Governance
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) Line Management
4 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
4 6 (54.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 7 (63.64%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) CEH
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) PMI Certification
3 6 (54.55%) PMP
4 2 (18.18%) CREST Certified
4 2 (18.18%) IISP
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) COBIT
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 6 (54.55%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco