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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 190 177 201
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 50 59 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.00% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 3.34% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 28
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 £33,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1984 1766 1976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.35% 29.81% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1426 1668
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -20 17 £42,500 -16.66% 4
Wiltshire 0 14 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Gloucestershire -9 11 £62,500 +89.39% 2
Dorset -2 3 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (57.14%) Information Security
2 35 (55.56%) ITIL
3 25 (39.68%) PRINCE2
4 20 (31.75%) CISA
5 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (28.57%) SIEM
6 16 (25.40%) MCP
6 16 (25.40%) MCSA
6 16 (25.40%) CISM
6 16 (25.40%) CHFI
7 15 (23.81%) Degree
7 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 15 (23.81%) Security Management
8 14 (22.22%) PCI DSS
9 13 (20.63%) Risk Management
10 12 (19.05%) Finance
11 9 (14.29%) Banking
11 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (12.70%) Cyber Security
12 8 (12.70%) Firewall
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.70%) Retail
12 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 7 (11.11%) CCNP
13 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 7 (11.11%) Cisco

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (12.70%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Legal
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
6 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Security Manager
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Operations Manager
3 11 (17.46%) Security Operations Manager
4 10 (15.87%) Security Consultant
4 10 (15.87%) Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) Tester
6 7 (11.11%) Information Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) IT Operations Manager
7 6 (9.52%) Information Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Security Specialist
9 4 (6.35%) Junior Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security Specialist
9 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
9 4 (6.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) RMADS
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Solaris
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Information Security
2 35 (55.56%) ITIL
3 25 (39.68%) PRINCE2
4 18 (28.57%) SIEM
5 15 (23.81%) Security Management
6 13 (20.63%) Risk Management
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.70%) Cyber Security
9 7 (11.11%) Information Security Management
10 6 (9.52%) Security Testing
10 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
10 6 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (7.94%) Coaching
11 5 (7.94%) ITIL V2
11 5 (7.94%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.94%) Information Assurance
11 5 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Change Management
11 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (6.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) CISA
2 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (25.40%) CISM
3 16 (25.40%) MCP
3 16 (25.40%) MCSA
3 16 (25.40%) CHFI
4 15 (23.81%) Degree
5 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.11%) CCNP
7 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (7.94%) SSCP
7 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.76%) CISMP
8 3 (4.76%) CEH
8 3 (4.76%) GIAC
9 2 (3.17%) CCVP
9 2 (3.17%) GCIH
9 2 (3.17%) CCSE
9 2 (3.17%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.94%) COBIT
4 2 (3.17%) QA
5 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) BT
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) McAfee
5 2 (3.17%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.59%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.59%) LogLogic
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago