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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 85 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 6 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.56% 0.33% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.95% 0.99% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 7
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £37,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
CISSP
Wales

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
307 404 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.64% 33.17% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 280 354 300
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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
Cardiff +4 4 £40,000 +23.07%
CISSP
Wales

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) Network Security
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (25.00%) CCDA
6 6 (25.00%) CCNP
6 6 (25.00%) Juniper
6 6 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 6 (25.00%) JNCIE
6 6 (25.00%) CISM
6 6 (25.00%) CCSA
6 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
7 5 (20.83%) Security Management
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (16.67%) CEH
8 4 (16.67%) Time Management
8 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 4 (16.67%) F5
9 3 (12.50%) Nessus
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Retail
9 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Windows

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Security Officer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Security Officer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) SCADA
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
2 5 (20.83%) Security Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Product Management
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
6 1 (4.17%) ISMS
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
2 6 (25.00%) CCDA
2 6 (25.00%) CISM
2 6 (25.00%) CCSA
2 6 (25.00%) JNCIA
2 6 (25.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CEH
4 2 (8.33%) CISMP
4 2 (8.33%) CNA
4 2 (8.33%) Novell Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PMP
5 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft