The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 94 62 91
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +29
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 21 57 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 3.28% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.16% 11.33% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -5.00%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
505 503 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.84% 28.92% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 442 399 334
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CISSP
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (74.60%) Information Security
2 37 (58.73%) Firewall
3 35 (55.56%) CISM
4 31 (49.21%) Linux
5 26 (41.27%) UNIX
6 23 (36.51%) Finance
6 23 (36.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (36.51%) Cyber-Ark
7 21 (33.33%) Network Security
7 21 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
9 13 (20.63%) SIEM
9 13 (20.63%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 11 (17.46%) PCI DSS
11 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
11 11 (17.46%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
12 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
12 10 (15.87%) Cisco
13 9 (14.29%) CCSP
13 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (14.29%) CESG
13 9 (14.29%) CEH
13 9 (14.29%) CCSE
13 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 9 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (14.29%) FortiGate
13 9 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
14 7 (11.11%) McAfee

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (58.73%) Firewall
2 21 (33.33%) Network Security
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (7.94%) VPN
4 5 (7.94%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) Intranet
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Advertising
3 4 (6.35%) Local Government
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Security Specialist
2 23 (36.51%) Information Security Specialist
2 23 (36.51%) Information Specialist
3 10 (15.87%) Security Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
4 9 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Information Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Security Manager
8 5 (7.94%) Information Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) CESG
3 5 (7.94%) PKI
3 5 (7.94%) RMADS
3 5 (7.94%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Linux
2 26 (41.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (74.60%) Information Security
2 21 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 13 (20.63%) SIEM
3 13 (20.63%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (17.46%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
6 9 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 9 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (6.35%) Information Security Management
8 4 (6.35%) Security Management
9 3 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) ITIL
10 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.17%) Service Management
10 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.17%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (3.17%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 35 (55.56%) CISM
2 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
4 9 (14.29%) CCSP
4 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.29%) CEH
4 9 (14.29%) CCSE
5 7 (11.11%) CISA
6 5 (7.94%) GSEC
7 3 (4.76%) Degree
8 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.59%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) ISSMP
9 1 (1.59%) GCIH
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.59%) MCSE
9 1 (1.59%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (36.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (17.46%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.52%) COBIT
4 5 (7.94%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.17%) SLA
5 2 (3.17%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.94%) Nessus
3 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Cyber-Ark
2 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco
4 7 (11.11%) McAfee
5 6 (9.52%) VMware
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.94%) Sourcefire
6 5 (7.94%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.94%) TippingPoint
6 5 (7.94%) ArcSight
6 5 (7.94%) Lumension
6 5 (7.94%) IBM
6 5 (7.94%) Juniper
6 5 (7.94%) Symantec
7 4 (6.35%) CA
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle
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