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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 216 163 139
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -24
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 12 47 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.92% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 3.14% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 74
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.27%
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
1651 1497 2135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.61% 29.37% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1274 1892
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
Bristol -23 6 £57,500 +13.86% 2
Gloucestershire -28 3 £54,000 +8.00% 1
Wiltshire -9 2 £56,250 +40.62%
Somerset - 1 £65,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 29 (54.72%) Information Security
2 27 (50.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (43.40%) Management Information System
4 19 (35.85%) CISM
5 18 (33.96%) Finance
5 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
6 17 (32.08%) CISA
7 15 (28.30%) Service Management
8 14 (26.42%) DV Cleared
9 13 (24.53%) ITIL
10 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
11 11 (20.75%) BCP
11 11 (20.75%) ITSM
11 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity
11 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity Planning
12 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (18.87%) Business Development
13 8 (15.09%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (15.09%) Security Architecture
14 7 (13.21%) Project Management
14 7 (13.21%) Security Management
14 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
14 7 (13.21%) CEH
14 7 (13.21%) ISSAP
14 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
14 7 (13.21%) SABSA
15 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
15 6 (11.32%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (3.77%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Consultant
1 11 (20.75%) Audit Manager
1 11 (20.75%) Security Consultant
1 11 (20.75%) IT Risk Manager
1 11 (20.75%) Risk Manager
1 11 (20.75%) IT Audit Manager
1 11 (20.75%) Security Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Operations Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Information Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Security Officer
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) RMADS
3 1 (1.89%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Solaris
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Information Security
2 15 (28.30%) Service Management
3 13 (24.53%) ITIL
4 12 (22.64%) Risk Management
5 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity
5 11 (20.75%) BCP
5 11 (20.75%) ITSM
5 11 (20.75%) Business Continuity Planning
6 10 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Business Development
7 8 (15.09%) Security Architecture
7 8 (15.09%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
8 7 (13.21%) Project Management
8 7 (13.21%) Security Management
8 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (13.21%) SABSA
9 6 (11.32%) SIEM
10 5 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) CISM
2 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
3 17 (32.08%) CISA
4 14 (26.42%) DV Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) CEH
5 7 (13.21%) ISSAP
6 6 (11.32%) Degree
6 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (7.55%) MCSE
8 4 (7.55%) CCNP
9 3 (5.66%) CCIP
9 3 (5.66%) CCIE
9 3 (5.66%) CCSP
9 3 (5.66%) CCDP
9 3 (5.66%) CCVP
9 3 (5.66%) CCSE
10 2 (3.77%) GIAC
10 2 (3.77%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) HMG Infosec
3 3 (5.66%) JSP 440
4 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (3.77%) COBIT
4 2 (3.77%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) Nokia
5 1 (1.89%) Altiris
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago