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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 161 188 178
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 95 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 0.99% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 3.17% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 78 49 50
Average salary £57,500 £48,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.55% -4.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
1908 1827 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.51% 31.03% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1490 1263
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +30 40 £56,250 +2.27% 4
Gloucestershire +21 30 £75,000 +15.38% 7
Wiltshire -3 16 £55,000 +14.58% 8
Dorset +5 8 £47,500 +8.57%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (55.78%) Information Security
2 98 (49.25%) CISM
3 92 (46.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 84 (42.21%) Cybersecurity
5 67 (33.67%) Firewall
6 65 (32.66%) Security Cleared
7 53 (26.63%) Telecoms
8 51 (25.63%) Management Information System
9 50 (25.13%) GIAC
10 49 (24.62%) Finance
10 49 (24.62%) Risk Management
11 48 (24.12%) Penetration Testing
12 46 (23.12%) CISA
13 45 (22.61%) Security Management
13 45 (22.61%) SANS
14 43 (21.61%) ITIL
15 41 (20.60%) Windows
15 41 (20.60%) Linux
15 41 (20.60%) ISMS
16 40 (20.10%) SC Cleared
16 40 (20.10%) TCP/IP
16 40 (20.10%) SSCP
17 39 (19.60%) C
18 38 (19.10%) Cisco Certification
18 38 (19.10%) Ethical Hacking
19 36 (18.09%) Software Engineering
20 35 (17.59%) Reverse Engineering
20 35 (17.59%) CCNA
21 34 (17.09%) Objective-C
21 34 (17.09%) Linux+ Certification

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (17.09%) Apache Pig
2 22 (11.06%) IIS
3 4 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 67 (33.67%) Firewall
2 40 (20.10%) TCP/IP
3 19 (9.55%) Network Security
4 12 (6.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (4.52%) Internet
5 9 (4.52%) Wireshark
6 5 (2.51%) DNS
7 2 (1.01%) Extranet
7 2 (1.01%) Intranet
7 2 (1.01%) SAN
8 1 (0.50%) DHCP
8 1 (0.50%) FTP
8 1 (0.50%) HTTP
8 1 (0.50%) NAS
8 1 (0.50%) SMTP
8 1 (0.50%) SSL
8 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.09%) Apache Hive
1 34 (17.09%) Big Data
1 34 (17.09%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.51%) DB2
2 5 (2.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) GIS
General
1 53 (26.63%) Telecoms
2 49 (24.62%) Finance
3 24 (12.06%) Legal
4 16 (8.04%) Banking
5 5 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.01%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (24.62%) Analyst
1 49 (24.62%) Security Manager
2 42 (21.11%) Consultant
3 35 (17.59%) Security Analyst
4 27 (13.57%) Security Consultant
4 27 (13.57%) Senior Analyst
5 26 (13.07%) Software Engineer
6 23 (11.56%) Information Manager
6 23 (11.56%) Information Security Manager
7 18 (9.05%) Principal Engineer
8 17 (8.54%) Principal Software Engineer
9 16 (8.04%) Architect
10 15 (7.54%) Senior Security Analyst
11 12 (6.03%) Compliance Manager
11 12 (6.03%) IT Consultant
12 11 (5.53%) CISSP Manager
12 11 (5.53%) Security Architect
12 11 (5.53%) Security Officer
13 10 (5.03%) IT Security Consultant
13 10 (5.03%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.09%) Java EE
1 34 (17.09%) STL
2 1 (0.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 51 (25.63%) Management Information System
2 32 (16.08%) Cybercrime
3 15 (7.54%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (7.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (5.53%) Mainframe
5 10 (5.03%) CESG
6 7 (3.52%) Digital Media
6 7 (3.52%) PKI
7 6 (3.02%) AS400
7 6 (3.02%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.51%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.51%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.01%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.60%) Linux
1 41 (20.60%) Windows
2 34 (17.09%) Android
2 34 (17.09%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.52%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (55.78%) Information Security
2 84 (42.21%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (24.62%) Risk Management
4 48 (24.12%) Penetration Testing
5 45 (22.61%) Security Management
6 43 (21.61%) ITIL
7 41 (20.60%) ISMS
8 38 (19.10%) Ethical Hacking
9 36 (18.09%) Software Engineering
10 35 (17.59%) Reverse Engineering
11 34 (17.09%) Mobile Development
11 34 (17.09%) Multithreading
12 33 (16.58%) SIEM
13 29 (14.57%) Mentoring
14 28 (14.07%) Incident Management
15 27 (13.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 25 (12.56%) Information Security Management
16 25 (12.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
17 24 (12.06%) Coaching
18 22 (11.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.60%) C
2 34 (17.09%) C#
2 34 (17.09%) C++
2 34 (17.09%) Java
2 34 (17.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 98 (49.25%) CISM
2 65 (32.66%) Security Cleared
3 50 (25.13%) GIAC
4 46 (23.12%) CISA
5 45 (22.61%) SANS
6 40 (20.10%) SC Cleared
6 40 (20.10%) SSCP
7 38 (19.10%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (17.59%) CCNA
9 34 (17.09%) Linux+ Certification
9 34 (17.09%) MCSE
9 34 (17.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (16.08%) DV Cleared
11 26 (13.07%) GCIA
12 23 (11.56%) Degree
12 23 (11.56%) GCIH
13 22 (11.06%) IISP
14 20 (10.05%) CRISC
15 18 (9.05%) CEH
15 18 (9.05%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (46.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (10.55%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.03%) RMADS
4 8 (4.02%) ISO27002
5 7 (3.52%) ISO22301
6 6 (3.02%) COBIT
7 5 (2.51%) HMG Infosec
7 5 (2.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (2.01%) ISO27005
9 3 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.01%) GPG13
11 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.02%) Snort
2 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.01%) ACF2
5 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.50%) UAG
5 1 (0.50%) vCloud
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) QRadar
2 5 (2.51%) RSA enVision
3 4 (2.01%) Nessus
4 1 (0.50%) EnCase
4 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.50%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) ArcSight
2 17 (8.54%) LogRhythm
3 12 (6.03%) Splunk
4 9 (4.52%) VMware
5 7 (3.52%) McAfee
5 7 (3.52%) Oracle
6 6 (3.02%) IBM
6 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.51%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.01%) Trustwave
9 2 (1.01%) HP
9 2 (1.01%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.01%) NetWitness
10 1 (0.50%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.50%) AlienVault
10 1 (0.50%) Dell
10 1 (0.50%) EMC
10 1 (0.50%) NetApp
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.50%) Sophos
Bristol, Somerset
Harris Global
Salary: Very Competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 23 days ago
London or Cheltenham
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 24 days ago