The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 147 161 151
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 36 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.99% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 2.01% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 15
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1053 947 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.89% 28.08% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 880 783 898
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,256 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

CISSP
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the East Midlands region.

CISSP Salary Trend in the East Midlands

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

CISSP
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 21 £55,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 7 £77,500 +34.78%
Northamptonshire -33 4 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Derbyshire -7 2 £65,000 -7.14%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 75 (87.21%) Information Security
2 63 (73.26%) CISM
3 58 (67.44%) PCI DSS
4 44 (51.16%) Firewall
5 41 (47.67%) Wireless
6 33 (38.37%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (37.21%) Risk Management
8 25 (29.07%) CISA
9 21 (24.42%) Legal
10 20 (23.26%) Management Information System
11 19 (22.09%) Security Architecture
11 19 (22.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (17.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 14 (16.28%) CEH
14 14 (16.28%) Security Testing
14 14 (16.28%) Open Source
14 14 (16.28%) GPEN
14 14 (16.28%) OSCP
14 14 (16.28%) CISMP
14 14 (16.28%) VoIP
15 13 (15.12%) VPN
15 13 (15.12%) Information Management
16 12 (13.95%) Retail
17 10 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
17 10 (11.63%) GIAC
17 10 (11.63%) Objective-C
17 10 (11.63%) C
17 10 (11.63%) Java
17 10 (11.63%) PHP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (51.16%) Firewall
2 41 (47.67%) Wireless
3 14 (16.28%) VoIP
4 13 (15.12%) VPN
5 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.33%) OSPF
6 2 (2.33%) BGP
6 2 (2.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.16%) Network Security
General
1 21 (24.42%) Legal
2 12 (13.95%) Retail
3 9 (10.47%) Finance
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Architect
1 28 (32.56%) Security Architect
2 16 (18.60%) IT Security Architect
2 16 (18.60%) IT Architect
3 15 (17.44%) Security Manager
4 10 (11.63%) Information Manager
4 10 (11.63%) Security Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Security Tester
5 9 (10.47%) Tester
5 9 (10.47%) Penetration Tester
5 9 (10.47%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Information Security Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Consultant
6 7 (8.14%) Information Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (5.81%) Information Specialist
7 5 (5.81%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (23.26%) Management Information System
3 14 (16.28%) Open Source
4 4 (4.65%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.33%) CESG
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) UNIX
1 2 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (87.21%) Information Security
2 32 (37.21%) Risk Management
3 19 (22.09%) Security Architecture
4 16 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (17.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (16.28%) Security Testing
7 13 (15.12%) Information Management
8 10 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (10.47%) ITIL
10 7 (8.14%) Data Protection
10 7 (8.14%) Project Management
11 6 (6.98%) Network Architecture
12 5 (5.81%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (4.65%) Business Continuity
13 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
13 4 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (4.65%) Software Asset Management
14 3 (3.49%) Cyber Security
14 3 (3.49%) SIEM
14 3 (3.49%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) Objective-C
1 10 (11.63%) C
1 10 (11.63%) Java
1 10 (11.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (73.26%) CISM
2 25 (29.07%) CISA
3 14 (16.28%) CEH
3 14 (16.28%) GPEN
3 14 (16.28%) OSCP
3 14 (16.28%) CISMP
4 10 (11.63%) GIAC
4 10 (11.63%) Degree
5 4 (4.65%) GCIH
5 4 (4.65%) OSCE
5 4 (4.65%) GWAPT
6 2 (2.33%) IRCA
7 1 (1.16%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (67.44%) PCI DSS
2 19 (22.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (9.30%) COBIT
4 3 (3.49%) BS25999
5 2 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (2.33%) Juniper
1 2 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
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