The first table below looks at the demand for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 85 97 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 17 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.27% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 0.59% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.40% -45.41%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
416 338 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.14% 27.00% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 330 296 229
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CISSP
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Wales region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Wales

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Wales

CISSP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
South Wales +10 17 £45,000 +37.40%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (55.00%) Information Security
2 17 (42.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (30.00%) Information Assurance
4 11 (27.50%) CISM
5 10 (25.00%) Firewall
5 10 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 10 (25.00%) Security Management
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (22.50%) Juniper
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
7 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) JNCIA
8 7 (17.50%) JNCIE
8 7 (17.50%) CISMP
8 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (17.50%) F5
8 7 (17.50%) Network Security
8 7 (17.50%) Advertising
8 7 (17.50%) CCSA
8 7 (17.50%) CCNP
8 7 (17.50%) CCDA
8 7 (17.50%) ITIL
9 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
10 5 (12.50%) CISA
10 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
11 4 (10.00%) Linux
11 4 (10.00%) Service Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 15 (37.50%) Information Manager
2 15 (37.50%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Security Officer
5 4 (10.00%) Audit Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Audit Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) PKI
1 2 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Information Security
2 12 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 10 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 10 (25.00%) Security Management
4 7 (17.50%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
6 4 (10.00%) BCP
6 4 (10.00%) ITSM
6 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
8 2 (5.00%) SIEM
9 1 (2.50%) Product Management
9 1 (2.50%) Information Governance
9 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.50%) CRM
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) CISM
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) JNCIA
4 7 (17.50%) JNCIE
4 7 (17.50%) CISMP
4 7 (17.50%) CCSA
4 7 (17.50%) CCNP
4 7 (17.50%) CCDA
5 5 (12.50%) CISA
6 2 (5.00%) PMP
6 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (5.00%) CCNA
6 2 (5.00%) CEH
6 2 (5.00%) GCIA
6 2 (5.00%) GCFW
6 2 (5.00%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) Juniper
3 7 (17.50%) F5
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (5.00%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com