The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 99 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 30 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.53% 0.73% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.80% 2.11% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 32
Average salary £57,500 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.38% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,600 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+6.58% +1.17%
CISSP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
625 758 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.92% 34.55% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 519 654 586
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CISSP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Birmingham

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 42 (70.00%) Information Security
2 26 (43.33%) CISM
3 24 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 22 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (35.00%) SIEM
6 20 (33.33%) PCI DSS
7 17 (28.33%) CEH
8 16 (26.67%) ITIL
8 16 (26.67%) Windows
9 15 (25.00%) Linux
9 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 14 (23.33%) OSCP
10 14 (23.33%) Security Architecture
11 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (18.33%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (18.33%) OSCE
12 11 (18.33%) SQL
13 10 (16.67%) GIAC
13 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
14 9 (15.00%) CISA
14 9 (15.00%) Firewall
14 9 (15.00%) UNIX
15 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (13.33%) PRINCE
15 8 (13.33%) OWASP
16 7 (11.67%) SSCP
16 7 (11.67%) Finance

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Consultant
2 16 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 13 (21.67%) Security Specialist
4 10 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 10 (16.67%) Tester
4 10 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
5 9 (15.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (10.00%) IT Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Cyber Security Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Security Officer
7 5 (8.33%) Security Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Security Operations Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (5.00%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Operations Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) CESG
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Information Security
2 24 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 21 (35.00%) SIEM
4 16 (26.67%) ITIL
5 14 (23.33%) Security Architecture
6 11 (18.33%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (13.33%) OWASP
8 8 (13.33%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.33%) Security Management
9 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
11 3 (5.00%) Information Security Management
11 3 (5.00%) Data Security
11 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (5.00%) Business Development
11 3 (5.00%) Data Privacy
12 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.33%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) CISM
2 17 (28.33%) CEH
3 14 (23.33%) OSCP
4 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (18.33%) OSCE
6 10 (16.67%) GIAC
7 9 (15.00%) CISA
7 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
8 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (11.67%) SSCP
10 5 (8.33%) GCFA
11 4 (6.67%) Degree
11 4 (6.67%) CRISC
12 3 (5.00%) ISACA
12 3 (5.00%) PCI QSA
13 1 (1.67%) ACCA
13 1 (1.67%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (36.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) COBIT
4 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.00%) Qualys
2 2 (3.33%) Tufin
2 2 (3.33%) LogRhythm
2 2 (3.33%) Tripwire
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago