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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 97 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 21 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 2.50% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 8.94% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
586 436 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.63% 27.93% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 515 386 433
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 January 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (70.73%) Information Security
2 22 (53.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (51.22%) CISM
4 15 (36.59%) PCI DSS
5 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
5 14 (34.15%) Risk Management
6 13 (31.71%) ITIL
6 13 (31.71%) SIEM
7 11 (26.83%) CISA
8 10 (24.39%) Information Security Management
8 10 (24.39%) Security Management
8 10 (24.39%) CESG
9 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.51%) CEH
10 8 (19.51%) PCI QSA
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (17.07%) Firewall
11 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) CCNP
13 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
13 5 (12.20%) UNIX
13 5 (12.20%) SSCP
13 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
13 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
13 5 (12.20%) Games
13 5 (12.20%) COBIT
13 5 (12.20%) Banking
13 5 (12.20%) Retail
13 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
General
1 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
1 5 (12.20%) Games
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Consultant
2 12 (29.27%) Security Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Security Specialist
4 6 (14.63%) Information Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (24.39%) CESG
3 4 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.32%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (4.88%) RMADS
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Information Security
2 14 (34.15%) Risk Management
3 13 (31.71%) ITIL
3 13 (31.71%) SIEM
4 10 (24.39%) Information Security Management
4 10 (24.39%) Security Management
5 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
7 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
7 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
7 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (7.32%) BCP
9 3 (7.32%) Process Management
9 3 (7.32%) Information Assurance
9 3 (7.32%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C
1 3 (7.32%) Perl
1 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) CISM
2 11 (26.83%) CISA
3 8 (19.51%) CEH
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (19.51%) PCI QSA
4 6 (14.63%) CCNP
4 6 (14.63%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) SSCP
5 5 (12.20%) CRISC
6 4 (9.76%) OSCP
6 4 (9.76%) CCNA
7 3 (7.32%) CCDP
7 3 (7.32%) CCIE
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.32%) GIAC
7 3 (7.32%) GCFA
7 3 (7.32%) CSSLP
8 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (53.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (36.59%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.20%) COBIT
4 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco
1 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + much more
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 26 days ago