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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 93 107 91
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 34 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.86% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 2.59% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 36
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £62,500
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
680 657 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.71% 33.37% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 545 577 568
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 July 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 37 (66.07%) Information Security
2 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 21 (37.50%) CISM
2 21 (37.50%) SIEM
3 20 (35.71%) Cyber Security
4 18 (32.14%) CEH
5 16 (28.57%) Windows
6 14 (25.00%) Linux
6 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 13 (23.21%) OSCP
8 12 (21.43%) Security Architecture
8 12 (21.43%) ITIL
8 12 (21.43%) CISA
9 11 (19.64%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (17.86%) SQL
10 10 (17.86%) UNIX
10 10 (17.86%) OSCE
11 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
11 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
11 9 (16.07%) Firewall
11 9 (16.07%) GIAC
11 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.50%) OWASP
12 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (12.50%) SSCP
13 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
13 6 (10.71%) Finance
13 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
14 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Consultant
2 13 (23.21%) Security Specialist
3 12 (21.43%) Security Consultant
4 10 (17.86%) Tester
4 10 (17.86%) Penetration Tester
4 10 (17.86%) Security Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Security Officer
6 6 (10.71%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) IT Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Security Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Cyber Security Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (5.36%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Information Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) CESG
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) RMADS
6 1 (1.79%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Information Security
2 21 (37.50%) SIEM
3 20 (35.71%) Cyber Security
4 12 (21.43%) Security Architecture
4 12 (21.43%) ITIL
5 11 (19.64%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (12.50%) OWASP
7 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (5.36%) Data Security
10 3 (5.36%) Security Management
10 3 (5.36%) Business Development
10 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.57%) IT Governance
11 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) CISM
2 18 (32.14%) CEH
3 13 (23.21%) OSCP
4 12 (21.43%) CISA
5 10 (17.86%) OSCE
6 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
6 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.07%) GIAC
7 7 (12.50%) SSCP
8 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
9 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (8.93%) GCFA
10 3 (5.36%) Degree
10 3 (5.36%) CRISC
10 3 (5.36%) ISACA
11 2 (3.57%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.79%) ACCA
12 1 (1.79%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 21 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Tripwire
2 3 (5.36%) Qualys
2 3 (5.36%) Tufin
2 3 (5.36%) LogRhythm
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
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