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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / South West
Rank 150 158 196
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +38
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 76 92 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 1.65% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 4.98% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 51 76 38
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +18.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,250 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
1505 1848 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.83% 33.15% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1504 1515
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -11 23 £70,000 +27.27% 9
Gloucestershire -20 23 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Wiltshire +23 18 £45,000 -25.00%
Dorset +20 7 £60,000 +26.31%
Devon - 5 £33,581 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 135 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 110 (45.27%) DV Cleared
3 105 (43.21%) Cybersecurity
4 102 (41.98%) SANS
5 98 (40.33%) Information Security
6 91 (37.45%) GIAC
7 83 (34.16%) Management Information System
7 83 (34.16%) Cisco Certification
8 80 (32.92%) CCNA
9 75 (30.86%) CISM
10 71 (29.22%) CISA
10 71 (29.22%) ITIL
10 71 (29.22%) Penetration Testing
11 69 (28.40%) Firewall
12 68 (27.98%) Linux
13 66 (27.16%) TCP/IP
14 65 (26.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 62 (25.51%) C
16 60 (24.69%) MCSE
16 60 (24.69%) Microsoft Certification
17 59 (24.28%) Security Architecture
18 58 (23.87%) Ethical Hacking
19 57 (23.46%) SC Cleared
19 57 (23.46%) PCI DSS
20 55 (22.63%) SSCP
21 52 (21.40%) Network+ Certification
21 52 (21.40%) Linux+ Certification
22 48 (19.75%) Security+ Certification
22 48 (19.75%) Risk Management
22 48 (19.75%) CompTIA Security+

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.00%) Apache Pig
2 6 (2.47%) Apache
3 2 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (8.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.40%) Firewall
2 66 (27.16%) TCP/IP
3 35 (14.40%) Network Security
4 28 (11.52%) HTTP
5 22 (9.05%) DHCP
5 22 (9.05%) DNS
5 22 (9.05%) FTP
5 22 (9.05%) SMTP
6 21 (8.64%) DMZ
6 21 (8.64%) X.400
7 11 (4.53%) FCoE
7 11 (4.53%) SNMP
8 8 (3.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.88%) SSL
10 6 (2.47%) Wireshark
11 4 (1.65%) Internet
12 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.41%) LAN
12 1 (0.41%) VPN
12 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.82%) Big Data
2 17 (7.00%) Apache Hive
2 17 (7.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.88%) MySQL
3 7 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.41%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.41%) JIRA
2 11 (4.53%) Redmine
3 7 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (2.88%) Bitbucket
3 7 (2.88%) CodeSonar
3 7 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.88%) git-flow
3 7 (2.88%) Robot Framework
3 7 (2.88%) Selenium
4 3 (1.23%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (17.28%) Finance
2 25 (10.29%) Games
3 21 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 20 (8.23%) Aerospace
5 16 (6.58%) Legal
6 7 (2.88%) German Language
7 6 (2.47%) Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Electronics
8 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (1.23%) Military
8 3 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (22.63%) Consultant
2 45 (18.52%) Analyst
3 39 (16.05%) Architect
4 33 (13.58%) Security Analyst
5 31 (12.76%) Security Architect
6 24 (9.88%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (9.47%) Platform Engineer
8 22 (9.05%) Security Consultant
8 22 (9.05%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (8.23%) Security Manager
10 19 (7.82%) IT Analyst
10 19 (7.82%) IT Security Analyst
10 19 (7.82%) Senior Security Analyst
11 18 (7.41%) Information Manager
11 18 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
11 18 (7.41%) Network Engineer
12 17 (7.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
12 17 (7.00%) Software Engineer
13 14 (5.76%) Compliance Consultant
13 14 (5.76%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.93%) Java EE
1 29 (11.93%) STL
2 18 (7.41%) .NET
3 15 (6.17%) Web Services
4 7 (2.88%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.88%) Django
4 7 (2.88%) LAMP
4 7 (2.88%) Node.js
4 7 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (2.88%) REST
4 7 (2.88%) SOAP
4 7 (2.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 83 (34.16%) Management Information System
2 46 (18.93%) CESG
3 33 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.58%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (5.35%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.35%) Cryptography
6 10 (4.12%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.82%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.41%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.98%) Linux
2 41 (16.87%) Windows
3 17 (7.00%) Android
3 17 (7.00%) Apple iOS
4 16 (6.58%) Unix
5 7 (2.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.23%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.21%) Cybersecurity
2 98 (40.33%) Information Security
3 71 (29.22%) ITIL
3 71 (29.22%) Penetration Testing
4 59 (24.28%) Security Architecture
5 58 (23.87%) Ethical Hacking
6 48 (19.75%) Risk Management
7 47 (19.34%) Reverse Engineering
8 46 (18.93%) Software Engineering
9 37 (15.23%) Risk Assessment
10 35 (14.40%) Mentoring
11 33 (13.58%) Coaching
11 33 (13.58%) SIEM
12 31 (12.76%) ITIL V3
13 30 (12.35%) TOGAF
14 29 (11.93%) Multithreading
15 27 (11.11%) Security Operations
16 26 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (10.70%) MODAF
16 26 (10.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.51%) C
2 40 (16.46%) Java
3 29 (11.93%) C#
3 29 (11.93%) C++
3 29 (11.93%) Objective-C
4 19 (7.82%) Python
5 18 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 16 (6.58%) SQL
7 12 (4.94%) Perl
7 12 (4.94%) VB
8 11 (4.53%) Korn
9 7 (2.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.88%) PHP
9 7 (2.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 135 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 110 (45.27%) DV Cleared
3 102 (41.98%) SANS
4 91 (37.45%) GIAC
5 83 (34.16%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (32.92%) CCNA
7 75 (30.86%) CISM
8 71 (29.22%) CISA
9 60 (24.69%) MCSE
9 60 (24.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 57 (23.46%) SC Cleared
11 55 (22.63%) SSCP
12 52 (21.40%) Linux+ Certification
12 52 (21.40%) Network+ Certification
13 48 (19.75%) CompTIA Security+
13 48 (19.75%) Security+ Certification
14 46 (18.93%) CEH
15 45 (18.52%) Degree
16 29 (11.93%) CESG Certified Professional
17 21 (8.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (26.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (23.46%) PCI DSS
3 33 (13.58%) COBIT
4 19 (7.82%) ISO27002
5 12 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (4.12%) QA
7 8 (3.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (2.88%) ISO22301
8 7 (2.88%) ISO27005
9 6 (2.47%) JSP 440
10 4 (1.65%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (6.17%) vSphere
2 11 (4.53%) NFS
2 11 (4.53%) Samba
2 11 (4.53%) Snort
2 11 (4.53%) VMware ESX
3 9 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.88%) Docker
5 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (8.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 18 (7.41%) Puppet
3 12 (4.94%) Nessus
4 11 (4.53%) Ansible
4 11 (4.53%) Nagios
5 7 (2.88%) Salt
6 5 (2.06%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 4 (1.65%) Nmap
7 4 (1.65%) RSA enVision
8 3 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.23%) QRadar
9 1 (0.41%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 17 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.76%) ArcSight
3 12 (4.94%) SolarWinds
3 12 (4.94%) VMware
4 11 (4.53%) EMC
4 11 (4.53%) NetApp
5 9 (3.70%) LogRhythm
6 5 (2.06%) Splunk
7 4 (1.65%) FireEye
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco
8 3 (1.23%) SAP
9 2 (0.82%) LogLogic
9 2 (0.82%) NetWitness
10 1 (0.41%) AlienVault
10 1 (0.41%) ESRI
10 1 (0.41%) Google
10 1 (0.41%) HP
10 1 (0.41%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.41%) Sourcefire
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