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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 214 175 174
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 27 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 2.85% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 43
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £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
1961 1579 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.86% 29.64% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1356 1773
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 £54,500 £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 24 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 24 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 -7 17 £48,750 -4.41% 4
Dorset - 5 - -
Gloucestershire -20 4 £57,000 +41.61% 4
Wiltshire -8 1 £52,500 +1.44% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 (51.16%) Information Security
2 20 (46.51%) CISA
3 18 (41.86%) ITIL
4 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (34.88%) CISM
5 15 (34.88%) Risk Management
6 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
7 11 (25.58%) Finance
8 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (20.93%) Degree
9 9 (20.93%) Banking
10 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
10 8 (18.60%) Retail
10 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Business Development
10 8 (18.60%) Cyber Security
11 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
12 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.95%) Project Management
12 6 (13.95%) CEH
13 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
13 5 (11.63%) ITIL V2
13 5 (11.63%) SIEM
13 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
13 5 (11.63%) Security Management
13 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
14 4 (9.30%) Legal
14 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Legal
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.65%) Advertising
7 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Consultant
1 12 (27.91%) Security Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Tester
2 9 (20.93%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Security Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Information Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Security Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Junior Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Junior
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Information Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Solaris
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Information Security
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
3 15 (34.88%) Risk Management
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (18.60%) Cyber Security
5 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Business Development
5 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Security Management
7 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL V2
7 5 (11.63%) SIEM
7 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) CISA
2 15 (34.88%) CISM
3 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
4 9 (20.93%) Degree
5 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.95%) CEH
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (9.30%) ISSAP
8 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.98%) CCDP
9 3 (6.98%) CCSE
9 3 (6.98%) MCSE
9 3 (6.98%) CCIE
9 3 (6.98%) CCSP
9 3 (6.98%) CCNP
9 3 (6.98%) CCIP
9 3 (6.98%) GIAC
9 3 (6.98%) CCVP
10 2 (4.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) HMG Infosec
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) McAfee
4 1 (2.33%) LogLogic
4 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + great benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £800000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago