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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 96 96 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 -33
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 22 23 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 1.27% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.81% 4.57% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 50
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £50,000
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
577 503 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.83% 27.87% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 453 444 403
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 17 April 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (82.93%) Information Security
2 21 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (43.90%) CISM
4 16 (39.02%) CISA
4 16 (39.02%) SIEM
5 15 (36.59%) PCI DSS
6 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
7 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
7 11 (26.83%) Windows
8 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) UNIX
8 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.95%) CEH
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
9 8 (19.51%) Linux
9 8 (19.51%) Firewall
10 7 (17.07%) Security Management
10 7 (17.07%) CRISC
10 7 (17.07%) OSCP
10 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Retail
11 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
11 6 (14.63%) CESG
11 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
11 6 (14.63%) GIAC
11 6 (14.63%) Information Security Management
11 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
12 5 (12.20%) Electronics
12 5 (12.20%) Games

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
General
1 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
1 6 (14.63%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Games
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Electronics
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
4 3 (7.32%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Security Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Security Specialist
3 6 (14.63%) Security Officer
4 5 (12.20%) Security Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (9.76%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (4.88%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) CESG
3 5 (12.20%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.32%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) UNIX
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Information Security
2 16 (39.02%) SIEM
3 11 (26.83%) Risk Management
4 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) ITIL
5 8 (19.51%) Security Architecture
6 7 (17.07%) Security Management
6 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
7 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.63%) Information Security Management
8 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
9 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (7.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Security Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Time Management
10 3 (7.32%) Data Security
10 3 (7.32%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (7.32%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Perl
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.32%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) CISM
2 16 (39.02%) CISA
3 9 (21.95%) CEH
4 8 (19.51%) Degree
5 7 (17.07%) CRISC
5 7 (17.07%) OSCP
6 6 (14.63%) GIAC
7 5 (12.20%) GCFA
7 5 (12.20%) SSCP
7 5 (12.20%) PCI QSA
8 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) CCNA
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (9.76%) OSCE
9 3 (7.32%) CCNP
9 3 (7.32%) CSSLP
9 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.88%) ISACA
11 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.44%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (36.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (7.32%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.32%) Tripwire
1 3 (7.32%) Tufin
1 3 (7.32%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.44%) Qualys
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