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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 103 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 20 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 1.88% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 6.59% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 31
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £57,000 £55,000
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
630 425 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.94% 28.56% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 528 369 399
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 3 March 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 31 (70.45%) Information Security
2 24 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (45.45%) CISM
4 17 (38.64%) PCI DSS
5 16 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 15 (34.09%) SIEM
7 13 (29.55%) Risk Management
7 13 (29.55%) CISA
8 10 (22.73%) Information Security Management
8 10 (22.73%) Security Management
8 10 (22.73%) ITIL
8 10 (22.73%) CESG
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.18%) PCI QSA
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (18.18%) Firewall
11 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
11 7 (15.91%) Degree
11 7 (15.91%) CEH
12 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
12 6 (13.64%) Electronics
12 6 (13.64%) CCNP
12 6 (13.64%) UNIX
13 5 (11.36%) Windows
13 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
13 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
13 5 (11.36%) Games
13 5 (11.36%) CRISC

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (2.27%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.82%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (13.64%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Games
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 12 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Information Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Security Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Security Officer
6 3 (6.82%) Compliance Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 10 (22.73%) CESG
3 6 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.82%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Information Security
2 15 (34.09%) SIEM
3 13 (29.55%) Risk Management
4 10 (22.73%) Information Security Management
4 10 (22.73%) Security Management
4 10 (22.73%) ITIL
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
7 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
10 3 (6.82%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) SABSA
10 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (6.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
1 3 (6.82%) Perl
1 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) CISM
2 13 (29.55%) CISA
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (18.18%) PCI QSA
4 7 (15.91%) Degree
4 7 (15.91%) CEH
5 6 (13.64%) CCNP
6 5 (11.36%) CRISC
7 4 (9.09%) OSCP
7 4 (9.09%) CCNA
7 4 (9.09%) GIAC
8 3 (6.82%) GCFA
8 3 (6.82%) CCDP
8 3 (6.82%) CCIE
8 3 (6.82%) SSCP
8 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) CSSLP
9 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (38.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.09%) COBIT
4 3 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco
1 4 (9.09%) Fortinet
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.27%) Tufin
3 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Tripwire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 22 days ago