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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 96 102 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 31 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.52% 0.94% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 3.02% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 35
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
663 597 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.52% 31.26% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 521 523 536
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (64.71%) Information Security
2 23 (45.10%) SIEM
3 20 (39.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (37.25%) CEH
5 18 (35.29%) CISM
6 16 (31.37%) PCI DSS
6 16 (31.37%) Cyber Security
7 12 (23.53%) CISA
8 11 (21.57%) Windows
8 11 (21.57%) Linux
9 10 (19.61%) Firewall
9 10 (19.61%) UNIX
9 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
9 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
9 10 (19.61%) OSCP
10 9 (17.65%) Risk Management
10 9 (17.65%) ITIL
11 8 (15.69%) SSCP
11 8 (15.69%) GIAC
11 8 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
12 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
12 7 (13.73%) CESG
13 6 (11.76%) SQL
13 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (11.76%) GCFA
13 6 (11.76%) Finance
13 6 (11.76%) OSCE
14 5 (9.80%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Security Specialist
2 9 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Security Officer
3 7 (13.73%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Tester
4 6 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (7.84%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Information Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Cyber Security Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Security Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Architect
9 1 (1.96%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
1 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) CESG
3 4 (7.84%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.92%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.96%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Information Security
2 23 (45.10%) SIEM
3 16 (31.37%) Cyber Security
4 9 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL
5 8 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.84%) OWASP
9 4 (7.84%) Security Management
9 4 (7.84%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.88%) PRINCE
10 3 (5.88%) Information Security Management
10 3 (5.88%) Data Security
10 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.92%) IT Governance
11 2 (3.92%) Business Development
11 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Perl
3 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) CEH
2 18 (35.29%) CISM
3 12 (23.53%) CISA
4 10 (19.61%) OSCP
5 8 (15.69%) SSCP
5 8 (15.69%) GIAC
5 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.76%) GCFA
7 6 (11.76%) OSCE
8 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
9 3 (5.88%) CRISC
9 3 (5.88%) ISACA
9 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (3.92%) Degree
11 1 (1.96%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.96%) ACSA
11 1 (1.96%) ACCA
11 1 (1.96%) CCNA
11 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (31.37%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.84%) COBIT
4 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Tripwire
2 3 (5.88%) Qualys
2 3 (5.88%) Tufin
2 3 (5.88%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + more
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago