The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 22 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.81% 2.34% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 6.35% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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 Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 63 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.51% 36.84% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 57
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CISSP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

CISSP Salary Trend in the Midlands

CISSP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) SABSA
3 2 (50.00%) SANS
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) CEH
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Life Science
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SABSA Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) SABSA
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS