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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 77 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% 0.17% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 0.55% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £38,750 £35,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.92% -29.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £31,450 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £39,050 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
316 362 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.95% 29.94% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 282 311 288
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 - 6 £40,000 -
CISSP
Wales

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (52.94%) Information Security
2 13 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (35.29%) Firewall
4 11 (32.35%) Network Security
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (26.47%) CISM
7 8 (23.53%) Juniper
7 8 (23.53%) CCNP
7 8 (23.53%) CCDA
7 8 (23.53%) Information Security Management
7 8 (23.53%) Security Management
7 8 (23.53%) CCSA
7 8 (23.53%) JNCIA
7 8 (23.53%) JNCIE
7 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) Information Assurance
8 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) F5
10 4 (11.76%) Time Management
10 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
10 4 (11.76%) Project Management
10 4 (11.76%) Advertising
10 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
10 4 (11.76%) CEH
10 4 (11.76%) CISMP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Advertising
3 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Security Manager
2 11 (32.35%) Information Manager
2 11 (32.35%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Officer
5 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (5.88%) Sales Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Audit Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Audit Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Information Security
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security Management
2 8 (23.53%) Security Management
2 8 (23.53%) Information Assurance
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Product Management
6 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) ITSM
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) BCP
7 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Information Governance
7 1 (2.94%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) CISM
3 8 (23.53%) CCNP
3 8 (23.53%) CCDA
3 8 (23.53%) CCSA
3 8 (23.53%) JNCIA
3 8 (23.53%) JNCIE
3 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) CEH
4 4 (11.76%) CISMP
5 3 (8.82%) CISA
6 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CNA
6 2 (5.88%) Novell Certification
6 2 (5.88%) PMP
6 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco
2 8 (23.53%) Juniper
3 6 (17.65%) F5
4 2 (5.88%) ProCurve
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.88%) McAfee
4 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft