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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 116 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 18 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 1.40% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 4.79% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +2.00%
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
790 626 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.04% 29.13% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 684 564 389
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 20 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (54.55%) CISM
4 14 (42.42%) CISA
4 14 (42.42%) Risk Management
4 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
5 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 8 (24.24%) SIEM
7 8 (24.24%) Firewall
7 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) ISMS
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (15.15%) CCNA
10 5 (15.15%) CESG
10 5 (15.15%) ACSA
10 5 (15.15%) Degree
11 4 (12.12%) COBIT
11 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
11 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) Information Security Management
11 4 (12.12%) Security Management
11 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 3 (9.09%) UNIX
12 3 (9.09%) Windows
12 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Security Specialist
1 7 (21.21%) Information Manager
1 7 (21.21%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (21.21%) Security Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Information Security Officer
2 5 (15.15%) Security Officer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Information Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Security Advisor
6 1 (3.03%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) CESG
3 3 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (9.09%) RMADS
4 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 14 (42.42%) Risk Management
3 11 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) SIEM
5 6 (18.18%) ISMS
6 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Security Management
6 4 (12.12%) Information Security Management
6 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
7 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
8 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.06%) Business Development
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.06%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) CISM
2 14 (42.42%) CISA
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.15%) CCNA
6 5 (15.15%) ACSA
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (9.09%) CEH
9 2 (6.06%) SSCP
9 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
9 2 (6.06%) CGEIT
10 1 (3.03%) CCSP
10 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (3.03%) GIAC
10 1 (3.03%) GCIH
10 1 (3.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.12%) COBIT
4 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) Tripwire
1 3 (9.09%) Tufin
1 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee
3 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
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