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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 19 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.95% 2.86% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 15.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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 Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 38 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.76% 18.10% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 62
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT