Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Security Monitoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Monitoring over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Monitoring
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 173 198
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Monitoring 8 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.44% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 1
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £62,500 £44,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,950 £46,025 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +83.67% -65.00%

Security Monitoring 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%

Security Monitoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Monitoring in Birmingham

Security Monitoring
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Monitoring in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing Security Monitoring 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 Security Monitoring.

1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (50.00%) SIEM
4 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (50.00%) COBIT
4 4 (50.00%) CCSP
4 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 4 (50.00%) IT Governance
4 4 (50.00%) CEH
4 4 (50.00%) Data Security
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) CISA
5 3 (37.50%) CISM
5 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS

Security Monitoring
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 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Cybercrime
2 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 4 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 4 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (50.00%) Data Security
3 4 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (50.00%) CCSP
2 4 (50.00%) CEH
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP