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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 210 171 170
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 25 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.82% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 2.77% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 47
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
1931 1553 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.70% 29.47% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1331 1805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 October 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 October 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 -10 15 £48,750 -4.41% 4
Dorset - 5 - -
Gloucestershire -19 4 £57,000 +40.74% 2
Wiltshire -4 1 £52,500 +1.44% 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (52.38%) Information Security
2 19 (45.24%) CISA
3 17 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (38.10%) ITIL
5 15 (35.71%) CISM
6 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 13 (30.95%) Risk Management
8 12 (28.57%) Finance
9 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) Degree
11 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (19.05%) Business Development
12 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (16.67%) Banking
13 6 (14.29%) Project Management
13 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 6 (14.29%) Retail
13 6 (14.29%) CEH
13 6 (14.29%) Cyber Security
14 5 (11.90%) SIEM
14 5 (11.90%) ITIL V2
14 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
14 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
14 5 (11.90%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (11.90%) Security Management
14 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
15 4 (9.52%) Legal

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Legal
5 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.76%) Advertising
7 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Consultant
1 12 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Junior
7 3 (7.14%) Junior Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Risk Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Solaris
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Information Security
2 16 (38.10%) ITIL
3 13 (30.95%) Risk Management
4 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Business Development
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.29%) Cyber Security
7 5 (11.90%) SIEM
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL V2
7 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.90%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Security Management
7 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.52%) Service Management
8 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) CISA
2 15 (35.71%) CISM
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
5 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 6 (14.29%) CEH
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) ISSAP
9 3 (7.14%) CCSE
9 3 (7.14%) CCDP
9 3 (7.14%) CCIE
9 3 (7.14%) CCSP
9 3 (7.14%) CCNP
9 3 (7.14%) CCIP
9 3 (7.14%) MCSE
9 3 (7.14%) GIAC
9 3 (7.14%) CCVP
10 2 (4.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.38%) LogLogic
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