The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 191 176 186
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 58 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.92% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 3.24% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 34
Average salary £51,788 £51,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.54% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1866 1637 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.40% 28.28% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1337 1653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CISSP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the South West region.

CISSP Salary Trend in the South West

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in the South West

CISSP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Wiltshire +16 24 £53,288 +15.21% 1
Bristol -14 12 £53,250 +4.41% 5
Dorset -14 8 £43,750 -27.08%
Gloucestershire -19 7 £52,000 +2.97% 5
Devon - 4 £28,250 - 1
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
Somerset +9 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (64.29%) Information Security
2 44 (39.29%) ITIL
3 38 (33.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (32.14%) PCI DSS
5 32 (28.57%) Degree
6 31 (27.68%) Management Information System
7 30 (26.79%) Firewall
7 30 (26.79%) PRINCE2
8 28 (25.00%) SIEM
9 27 (24.11%) Security Cleared
9 27 (24.11%) Risk Management
10 25 (22.32%) CHFI
11 21 (18.75%) CISM
12 20 (17.86%) MCSA
12 20 (17.86%) MCP
12 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (17.86%) Security Management
13 18 (16.07%) Information Assurance
14 17 (15.18%) Security Architecture
14 17 (15.18%) Business Continuity
14 17 (15.18%) Finance
15 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.29%) Cyber Security
16 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
17 14 (12.50%) DV Cleared
17 14 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
17 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (12.50%) Windows
18 13 (11.61%) CISA
18 13 (11.61%) Vulnerability Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.79%) Firewall
2 12 (10.71%) Internet
3 8 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (5.36%) Network Security
5 5 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.46%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.89%) DNS
7 1 (0.89%) DMZ
7 1 (0.89%) X.400
7 1 (0.89%) SMTP
7 1 (0.89%) DHCP
7 1 (0.89%) FTP
7 1 (0.89%) HTTP
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (2.68%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.68%) Law
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Consultant
2 23 (20.54%) Security Consultant
3 22 (19.64%) Security Manager
4 21 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 21 (18.75%) Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) Operations Manager
5 12 (10.71%) Security Operations Manager
6 10 (8.93%) Information Security Manager
6 10 (8.93%) Information Manager
7 9 (8.04%) Security Specialist
8 8 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
10 6 (5.36%) IT Security Consultant
10 6 (5.36%) IT Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.46%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) Information Specialist
11 5 (4.46%) Information Security Specialist
12 4 (3.57%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) JSP
2 1 (0.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.68%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.14%) RMADS
5 6 (5.36%) CESG
6 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.68%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.68%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.68%) BYOD
8 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.29%) Information Security
2 44 (39.29%) ITIL
3 30 (26.79%) PRINCE2
4 28 (25.00%) SIEM
5 27 (24.11%) Risk Management
6 20 (17.86%) Security Management
7 18 (16.07%) Information Assurance
8 17 (15.18%) Security Architecture
8 17 (15.18%) Business Continuity
9 16 (14.29%) Cyber Security
10 14 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (11.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 12 (10.71%) Information Security Management
13 11 (9.82%) Coaching
13 11 (9.82%) Data Protection
14 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
14 10 (8.93%) Project Management
14 10 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) C
2 3 (2.68%) Java
3 2 (1.79%) SQL
3 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (28.57%) Degree
2 27 (24.11%) Security Cleared
3 25 (22.32%) CHFI
4 21 (18.75%) CISM
5 20 (17.86%) MCP
5 20 (17.86%) MCSA
5 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (13.39%) SC Cleared
7 14 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 13 (11.61%) CISA
9 12 (10.71%) SSCP
10 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (8.93%) CCNP
12 8 (7.14%) CISMP
13 5 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (3.57%) CCNA
15 3 (2.68%) PCI QSA
15 3 (2.68%) GCIA
16 2 (1.79%) GSEC
16 2 (1.79%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (32.14%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.93%) COBIT
4 5 (4.46%) JSP 440
5 4 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Snort
2 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Cisco
3 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.36%) BT
5 3 (2.68%) Splunk
5 3 (2.68%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.68%) LogRhythm
5 3 (2.68%) McAfee
5 3 (2.68%) Websense
6 1 (0.89%) Sourcefire
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £85k plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, South West
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Plymouth
Land Registry
Salary: £31k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago