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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 109 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 17 36 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 1.68% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 5.43% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 4
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
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
752 663 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.53% 31.01% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 650 598 390
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 18 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (51.52%) CISM
4 15 (45.45%) PCI DSS
5 14 (42.42%) Risk Management
6 10 (30.30%) Firewall
6 10 (30.30%) CISA
7 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
9 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) SIEM
9 7 (21.21%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) UNIX
10 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
10 6 (18.18%) ISMS
10 6 (18.18%) COBIT
11 5 (15.15%) ACSA
11 5 (15.15%) Degree
11 5 (15.15%) Finance
11 5 (15.15%) CCNA
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (12.12%) Java
12 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
12 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
13 3 (9.09%) RMADS
13 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
13 3 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
13 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 3 (9.09%) Tufin

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Security Specialist
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Information Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Information Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (12.12%) Security Officer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Security Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Security Officer
8 1 (3.03%) Security Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Security Advisor
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) CESG
2 3 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (9.09%) RMADS
3 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 14 (42.42%) Risk Management
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) SIEM
4 6 (18.18%) ISMS
5 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
5 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
6 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Business Development
7 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.06%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Data Security
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) CISM
2 10 (30.30%) CISA
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) ACSA
5 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.09%) CEH
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.06%) SSCP
7 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) CGEIT
8 1 (3.03%) GIAC
8 1 (3.03%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (45.45%) PCI DSS
3 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
3 6 (18.18%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) Tripwire
1 3 (9.09%) Tufin
1 3 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
1 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
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