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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 84 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 8 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.72% 0.24% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.45% 0.80% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 11
Median salary £82,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +3.33%
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
327 374 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.33% 29.66% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 298 347 313
Median salary £35,000 £35,369 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% -5.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 7 £82,500 +50.00%
CISSP
Wales

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
3 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
3 7 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) CISA
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) HTTP
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) Data Security
5 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (31.25%) IPsec
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (31.25%) Information Assurance
5 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (31.25%) Threat Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) Wireless
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) IPsec
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Head of Security
2 4 (25.00%) Audit Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Head of Technology
2 4 (25.00%) IT Audit Manager
2 4 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Audit Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior IT Audit Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior IT Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
1 10 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
2 7 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (31.25%) Data Security
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (31.25%) Information Assurance
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 4 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISA
2 4 (25.00%) ACCA
2 4 (25.00%) CIMA
2 4 (25.00%) CISM
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.25%) CHFI
3 1 (6.25%) CREST Certified
3 1 (6.25%) CRISC
3 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP