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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 184 185 177
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 52 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 2.43% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 33
Average salary £50,750 £51,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,175 £45,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
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
1707 1690 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 28.81% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1362 1484
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,400 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 17 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Bristol -6 17 £51,500 +0.98% 2
Dorset +11 7 £85,000 +41.66% 1
Gloucestershire -18 5 £55,000 +1.85% 3
Devon - 3 £28,250 -
Somerset +15 2 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (58.41%) Information Security
2 44 (38.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (38.05%) ITIL
4 40 (35.40%) PCI DSS
5 34 (30.09%) Firewall
6 31 (27.43%) Risk Management
7 30 (26.55%) Security Cleared
8 29 (25.66%) Management Information System
8 29 (25.66%) Degree
9 27 (23.89%) SIEM
10 25 (22.12%) PRINCE2
11 22 (19.47%) Information Assurance
11 22 (19.47%) Cyber Security
12 20 (17.70%) CHFI
12 20 (17.70%) CISM
13 18 (15.93%) Business Continuity
14 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.16%) Internet
15 16 (14.16%) CISA
15 16 (14.16%) Security Management
15 16 (14.16%) Finance
15 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (13.27%) Security Architecture
16 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
16 15 (13.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (13.27%) MCP
16 15 (13.27%) MCSA
17 14 (12.39%) Windows
17 14 (12.39%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (8.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.09%) Firewall
2 16 (14.16%) Internet
3 7 (6.19%) Network Security
4 6 (5.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.65%) X.400
7 3 (2.65%) DMZ
7 3 (2.65%) DNS
7 3 (2.65%) SMTP
7 3 (2.65%) DHCP
7 3 (2.65%) FTP
7 3 (2.65%) HTTP
7 3 (2.65%) Wireshark
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.65%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (29.20%) Consultant
2 28 (24.78%) Security Consultant
3 22 (19.47%) Analyst
3 22 (19.47%) Security Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) Security Manager
5 9 (7.96%) Security Operations Manager
5 9 (7.96%) Operations Manager
6 7 (6.19%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.19%) Information Manager
6 7 (6.19%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (5.31%) IT Security Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) IT Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 5 (4.42%) IT Operations Manager
8 5 (4.42%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.42%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (3.54%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) JSP
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.85%) CESG
3 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.08%) RMADS
5 6 (5.31%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (5.31%) Internet of Things
5 6 (5.31%) BYOD
6 5 (4.42%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) UNIX
3 4 (3.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (58.41%) Information Security
2 43 (38.05%) ITIL
3 31 (27.43%) Risk Management
4 27 (23.89%) SIEM
5 25 (22.12%) PRINCE2
6 22 (19.47%) Information Assurance
6 22 (19.47%) Cyber Security
7 18 (15.93%) Business Continuity
8 16 (14.16%) Security Management
9 15 (13.27%) Security Architecture
9 15 (13.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (12.39%) Data Protection
11 13 (11.50%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (10.62%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (9.73%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (8.85%) Mentoring
14 10 (8.85%) Coaching
15 9 (7.96%) Data Privacy
15 9 (7.96%) Project Management
15 9 (7.96%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.42%) C
2 3 (2.65%) Java
3 2 (1.77%) SQL
3 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (26.55%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.66%) Degree
3 20 (17.70%) CHFI
3 20 (17.70%) CISM
4 16 (14.16%) CISA
5 15 (13.27%) SC Cleared
5 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (13.27%) MCP
5 15 (13.27%) MCSA
6 13 (11.50%) DV Cleared
7 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (8.85%) SSCP
9 9 (7.96%) CCNP
10 6 (5.31%) CISMP
10 6 (5.31%) CCNA
11 5 (4.42%) PCI QSA
12 4 (3.54%) GCIH
12 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (2.65%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (38.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (35.40%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.85%) COBIT
4 5 (4.42%) JSP 440
4 5 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Snort
2 3 (2.65%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) Cisco
3 7 (6.19%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.31%) ArcSight
5 5 (4.42%) LogRhythm
6 4 (3.54%) BT
7 3 (2.65%) LogLogic
7 3 (2.65%) Splunk
7 3 (2.65%) Websense
7 3 (2.65%) McAfee
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £85k plus competitive package
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45k - £65k plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits car allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago