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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 95 79 85
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 5 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.40% 1.31% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 4.14% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 2
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +37.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £34,550
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
364 362 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.43% 31.70% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 328 309 253
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015. 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 -15 5 £57,500 +27.77%
CISSP
Wales

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 13 (76.47%) CISA
2 13 (76.47%) CISM
2 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
3 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (47.06%) CRISC
5 8 (47.06%) Business Continuity Planning
5 8 (47.06%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (47.06%) Business Continuity
6 7 (41.18%) Internet
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
8 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
8 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
8 5 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (29.41%) Network Security
8 5 (29.41%) GSEC
8 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
8 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Internet of Things
8 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
8 5 (29.41%) Marketing
9 4 (23.53%) BYOD
9 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
9 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Security Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Information Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Internet of Things
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (23.53%) BYOD
4 1 (5.88%) RMADS
4 1 (5.88%) iSeries
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 13 (76.47%) Risk Management
3 8 (47.06%) Business Continuity
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (47.06%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
6 4 (23.53%) Product Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) ISMS
6 4 (23.53%) OWASP
6 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) BCP
6 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (23.53%) ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CISA
1 13 (76.47%) CISM
2 8 (47.06%) CRISC
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) GSEC
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) SAP Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) GCIA
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CEH
6 1 (5.88%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (23.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat