The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 75 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 0.19% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -
UK excluding London median salary £53,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.18% -

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
232 318 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.04% 29.83% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 206 275 279
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,580 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CISSP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

CISSP Salary Trend in South Wales

CISSP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

CISSP Salary Histogram in South Wales

CISSP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 3 £61,500 +11.81%
Newport -8 2 £37,375 -32.04%
CISSP
Wales

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
1 15 (93.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (68.75%) Management Information System
3 11 (68.75%) Risk Management
4 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (43.75%) ISMS
5 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (37.50%) CISA
6 6 (37.50%) CISM
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (18.75%) SDLC
9 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
9 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) Network Security
9 3 (18.75%) Pattern Matching
9 3 (18.75%) Threat Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) IPsec
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Head of Security
2 7 (43.75%) Head of Compliance
3 3 (18.75%) Head of Technology
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Fintech
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 11 (68.75%) Risk Management
3 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 7 (43.75%) ISMS
4 7 (43.75%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 3 (18.75%) Data Security
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) Internal Audit
7 3 (18.75%) Pattern Matching
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISA
1 6 (37.50%) CISM
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (6.25%) CISMP
4 1 (6.25%) CLAS
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) GPEN
4 1 (6.25%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (12.50%) ISO22301
3 2 (12.50%) RMADS
4 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle