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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 113 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 23 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 2.03% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.98% 7.50% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £27,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
772 547 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.96% 27.04% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 693 492 434
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 27 November 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 27 (67.50%) Information Security
2 22 (55.00%) CISM
3 20 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (42.50%) PCI DSS
4 17 (42.50%) Risk Management
5 12 (30.00%) CISA
5 12 (30.00%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
7 10 (25.00%) Firewall
8 9 (22.50%) SIEM
9 8 (20.00%) CESG
9 8 (20.00%) CCNA
10 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) Degree
11 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.00%) CCNP
11 6 (15.00%) UNIX
11 6 (15.00%) Information Security Management
11 6 (15.00%) Security Management
12 5 (12.50%) Windows
12 5 (12.50%) ACSA
12 5 (12.50%) PCI QSA
12 5 (12.50%) ISMS
12 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
13 4 (10.00%) IT Governance
13 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
13 4 (10.00%) TOGAF

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.00%) Games
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Information Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Security Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Security Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.00%) CESG
3 3 (7.50%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (7.50%) RMADS
4 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Information Security
2 17 (42.50%) Risk Management
3 12 (30.00%) ITIL
4 9 (22.50%) SIEM
5 6 (15.00%) Information Security Management
5 6 (15.00%) Security Management
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) ISMS
6 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) IT Governance
7 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.50%) SABSA
8 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C
2 3 (7.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) CISM
2 12 (30.00%) CISA
2 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.00%) CCNA
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) Degree
5 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) CCNP
6 5 (12.50%) ACSA
6 5 (12.50%) PCI QSA
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.50%) SSCP
8 3 (7.50%) CCDP
8 3 (7.50%) CCIE
8 3 (7.50%) CEH
8 3 (7.50%) CSSLP
9 2 (5.00%) CRISC
9 2 (5.00%) OSCP
10 1 (2.50%) CGEIT
10 1 (2.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (42.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.50%) COBIT
4 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco
1 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (7.50%) Sourcefire
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Tufin
3 2 (5.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint