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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 103 98 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 29 16 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.62% 0.85% 3.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.18% 3.03% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 43
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,886 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -4.54%
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
560 528 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.27% 28.19% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 424 468 434
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,642 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (65.31%) Information Security
2 26 (53.06%) SIEM
3 20 (40.82%) CEH
4 19 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (28.57%) CISM
6 13 (26.53%) CISA
6 13 (26.53%) PCI DSS
7 11 (22.45%) Cyber Security
7 11 (22.45%) Firewall
7 11 (22.45%) Linux
8 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
8 10 (20.41%) Windows
8 10 (20.41%) OSCP
9 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
9 9 (18.37%) SSCP
9 9 (18.37%) UNIX
9 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
10 8 (16.33%) GIAC
10 8 (16.33%) CESG
10 8 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (14.29%) GCFA
11 7 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (12.24%) Perl
12 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
12 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
13 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
13 5 (10.20%) OSCE
13 5 (10.20%) CRISC
13 5 (10.20%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (10.20%) Computer Forensics

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (22.45%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.20%) Electronics
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Military
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Security Specialist
2 7 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 5 (10.20%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (10.20%) Tester
3 5 (10.20%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (6.12%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Principal Security Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) CESG
3 5 (10.20%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.12%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) RMADS
6 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Information Security
2 26 (53.06%) SIEM
3 11 (22.45%) Cyber Security
4 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
7 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
8 5 (10.20%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (10.20%) Security Management
8 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.16%) Information Security Management
10 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (6.12%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (6.12%) Information Governance
10 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (6.12%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Perl
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) CEH
2 14 (28.57%) CISM
3 13 (26.53%) CISA
4 10 (20.41%) OSCP
5 9 (18.37%) SSCP
6 8 (16.33%) GIAC
7 7 (14.29%) GCFA
8 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.20%) OSCE
8 5 (10.20%) CRISC
9 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.12%) PCI QSA
10 3 (6.12%) ISACA
11 2 (4.08%) Degree
12 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
12 1 (2.04%) ACSA
12 1 (2.04%) ACCA
12 1 (2.04%) CCNA
12 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (26.53%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.16%) COBIT
4 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Qualys
2 3 (6.12%) Tufin
2 3 (6.12%) LogRhythm
2 3 (6.12%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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