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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 85 100 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 44 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.19% 1.18% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.66% 3.60% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 29
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £50,000 £63,400
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
508 584 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.25% 32.79% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 393 508 351
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (61.19%) CISM
1 41 (61.19%) Information Security
2 40 (59.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (37.31%) PCI DSS
4 22 (32.84%) SIEM
4 22 (32.84%) Finance
4 22 (32.84%) ITIL
5 19 (28.36%) CISA
6 18 (26.87%) Firewall
6 18 (26.87%) Management Information System
7 14 (20.90%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (17.91%) GIAC
9 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
10 9 (13.43%) Network Security
10 9 (13.43%) Data Protection
10 9 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Information Security Management
10 9 (13.43%) Security Management
10 9 (13.43%) Websense
10 9 (13.43%) Unix
10 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.43%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (13.43%) CLAS
10 9 (13.43%) SANS
10 9 (13.43%) Security Operations
11 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
11 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
11 8 (11.94%) Windows
11 8 (11.94%) Linux
11 8 (11.94%) CEH

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) IIS
1 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) Network Security
3 5 (7.46%) LAN
3 5 (7.46%) WAN
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.99%) MPLS
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
5 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Legal
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Security Manager
2 13 (19.40%) Consultant
3 12 (17.91%) Security Consultant
4 11 (16.42%) Architect
4 11 (16.42%) IT Manager
5 10 (14.93%) IT Security Manager
6 9 (13.43%) Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Security Architect
7 7 (10.45%) Security Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Operational Security Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Operations Manager
8 6 (8.96%) Security Operations Manager
9 5 (7.46%) Designer
9 5 (7.46%) Head of Information
9 5 (7.46%) Head of Information Security
9 5 (7.46%) Head of Security
9 5 (7.46%) Information Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.43%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) PKI
5 3 (4.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Unix
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) AIX
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (61.19%) Information Security
2 22 (32.84%) ITIL
2 22 (32.84%) SIEM
3 14 (20.90%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
5 9 (13.43%) Data Protection
5 9 (13.43%) Information Security Management
5 9 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (13.43%) Security Management
5 9 (13.43%) Security Operations
6 8 (11.94%) ISMS
7 7 (10.45%) Computer Forensics
7 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.45%) Project Management
7 7 (10.45%) Security Architecture
7 7 (10.45%) Threat Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.96%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) Perl
2 3 (4.48%) C
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (61.19%) CISM
2 19 (28.36%) CISA
3 12 (17.91%) GIAC
4 9 (13.43%) CLAS
4 9 (13.43%) SANS
5 8 (11.94%) CEH
5 8 (11.94%) Degree
5 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
5 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) CRISC
6 6 (8.96%) GCFA
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (8.96%) SSCP
7 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.97%) PCI QSA
8 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (4.48%) CCIE
9 3 (4.48%) MCSE
9 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (59.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (37.31%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (7.46%) COBIT
5 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.49%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.49%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.49%) ISO27005
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
1 9 (13.43%) Websense
2 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) Symantec
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago