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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank - 87 76
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 0 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.92% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.44% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 8
Average salary - £33,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.51%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
330 410 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.33% 37.75% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 303 364 209
Average salary £38,400 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,749 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) CEH
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) CCDA
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) CNA
5 2 (20.00%) Novell Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (20.00%) CCSA
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (20.00%) Nessus
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) JNCIA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Sales Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Product Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCDA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CNA
2 2 (20.00%) Novell Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft