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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 187 162 209
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +47
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 51 59 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 1.08% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.79% 3.72% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 43 57 15
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1828 1584 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.84% 28.87% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1276 1627
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +4 20 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Gloucestershire 0 12 £65,000 +96.96% 2
Bristol -29 8 £50,000 -1.96% 10
Avon - 3 £55,000 -
Devon 0 1 - - 2
Dorset -24 1 £42,500 -17.47% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 48 (58.54%) Information Security
2 38 (46.34%) ITIL
3 27 (32.93%) PRINCE2
4 25 (30.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (28.05%) Management Information System
5 23 (28.05%) SIEM
6 22 (26.83%) CISA
7 21 (25.61%) PCI DSS
8 20 (24.39%) Degree
8 20 (24.39%) Security Management
9 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (21.95%) MCP
10 18 (21.95%) MCSA
10 18 (21.95%) CISM
10 18 (21.95%) CHFI
11 17 (20.73%) Risk Management
12 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
13 15 (18.29%) Finance
14 14 (17.07%) Cyber Security
15 13 (15.85%) Firewall
16 12 (14.63%) Information Security Management
16 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
17 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (13.41%) Security Architecture
17 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (13.41%) Windows
17 11 (13.41%) DV Cleared
18 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
18 9 (10.98%) Information Assurance
19 8 (9.76%) Change Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (2.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Firewall
2 5 (6.10%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.88%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.22%) Network Security
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 6 (7.32%) Legal
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Security Manager
2 18 (21.95%) Consultant
3 16 (19.51%) Analyst
3 16 (19.51%) Security Analyst
4 15 (18.29%) Security Consultant
5 12 (14.63%) Operations Manager
5 12 (14.63%) Security Operations Manager
6 9 (10.98%) Tester
6 9 (10.98%) Information Manager
6 9 (10.98%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (8.54%) IT Operations Manager
7 7 (8.54%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Information Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (7.32%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Security Specialist
9 5 (6.10%) IT Security Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.10%) IT Consultant
9 5 (6.10%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) JSP
2 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) RMADS
5 2 (2.44%) CESG
5 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Information Security
2 38 (46.34%) ITIL
3 27 (32.93%) PRINCE2
4 23 (28.05%) SIEM
5 20 (24.39%) Security Management
6 17 (20.73%) Risk Management
7 14 (17.07%) Cyber Security
8 12 (14.63%) Information Security Management
9 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (13.41%) Security Architecture
10 9 (10.98%) Information Assurance
11 8 (9.76%) Change Management
12 7 (8.54%) Business Continuity
12 7 (8.54%) Security Testing
13 6 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (7.32%) ITIL V2
13 6 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (7.32%) Coaching
14 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
14 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.44%) C
1 2 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) CISA
2 20 (24.39%) Degree
3 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (21.95%) CISM
4 18 (21.95%) MCP
4 18 (21.95%) MCSA
4 18 (21.95%) CHFI
5 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
6 11 (13.41%) DV Cleared
7 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (7.32%) SSCP
9 6 (7.32%) CCNP
9 6 (7.32%) CISMP
10 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (4.88%) CEH
12 3 (3.66%) GCIH
12 3 (3.66%) PCI QSA
12 3 (3.66%) GIAC
13 2 (2.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (25.61%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.54%) COBIT
4 2 (2.44%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Snort
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) BT
5 3 (3.66%) McAfee
6 2 (2.44%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.22%) Websense
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.22%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.22%) LogLogic
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £42,319 per annum and up to £50,248 for exceptional candidates + benefits + Market Forces payment of £5,000 (applicable after probationary period)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, South West
VitalityHealth
Salary: Up to £45k basic + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago