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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 201 182 196
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 51 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.89% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 3.09% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 32
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £80,000
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
2037 1650 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.90% 28.85% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 1363 1649
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £59,400
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 November 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 28 November 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 -19 17 £42,500 -16.66% 6
Gloucestershire -13 11 £58,750 +45.96% 1
Dorset - 5 - -
Wiltshire -4 3 £47,500 -8.21% 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 30 (58.82%) Information Security
2 25 (49.02%) ITIL
3 20 (39.22%) CISA
4 17 (33.33%) CISM
5 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
7 12 (23.53%) Finance
7 12 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
9 10 (19.61%) Security Management
9 10 (19.61%) Degree
10 9 (17.65%) Banking
10 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (15.69%) Cyber Security
11 8 (15.69%) Retail
11 8 (15.69%) SIEM
12 6 (11.76%) CHFI
12 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
12 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (11.76%) MCP
12 6 (11.76%) MCSA
12 6 (11.76%) Information Security Management
13 5 (9.80%) Change Management
13 5 (9.80%) Project Management
13 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
13 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
13 5 (9.80%) ITIL V2
13 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Legal
5 3 (5.88%) Advertising
6 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Security Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Consultant
2 10 (19.61%) Security Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Tester
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Junior Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Security Operations Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Information Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Operations Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
1 2 (3.92%) Solaris
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Information Security
2 25 (49.02%) ITIL
3 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
5 10 (19.61%) Security Management
6 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (15.69%) Cyber Security
7 8 (15.69%) SIEM
8 6 (11.76%) Information Security Management
9 5 (9.80%) Project Management
9 5 (9.80%) Change Management
9 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
9 5 (9.80%) ITIL V2
10 4 (7.84%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
11 3 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (5.88%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) CISA
2 17 (33.33%) CISM
3 10 (19.61%) Degree
4 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (11.76%) MCP
5 6 (11.76%) MCSA
5 6 (11.76%) CHFI
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.84%) CCNP
7 3 (5.88%) GIAC
7 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) CISMP
7 3 (5.88%) CEH
8 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) OSCP
8 2 (3.92%) CCVP
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.92%) SSCP
8 2 (3.92%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.84%) COBIT
4 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.92%) McAfee
3 2 (3.92%) BT
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.96%) LogLogic
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