The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 83 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 14 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.07% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 0.58% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -35.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,450 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,050 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
CISSP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
413 342 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.62% 26.80% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 343 309 274
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 13 £40,000 +13.47% 2
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (51.28%) Information Security
2 16 (41.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (33.33%) Firewall
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (28.21%) Juniper
4 11 (28.21%) Network Security
5 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) Information Assurance
6 9 (23.08%) CCDA
6 9 (23.08%) CCNP
6 9 (23.08%) CISM
6 9 (23.08%) Information Security Management
6 9 (23.08%) Security Management
6 9 (23.08%) CCSA
6 9 (23.08%) JNCIA
6 9 (23.08%) JNCIE
7 7 (17.95%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) F5
7 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
8 6 (15.38%) CISMP
8 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (15.38%) Advertising
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
10 4 (10.26%) Time Management
10 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
10 4 (10.26%) Windows
10 4 (10.26%) Linux

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
4 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Advertising
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Security Manager
2 13 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 13 (33.33%) Information Manager
3 9 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Security Officer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Security Officer
6 3 (7.69%) Audit Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Audit Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Information Security
2 10 (25.64%) Information Assurance
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security Management
3 9 (23.08%) Security Management
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Time Management
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) BCP
7 3 (7.69%) ITSM
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.13%) Product Management
8 2 (5.13%) SIEM
8 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
9 1 (2.56%) Information Governance
9 1 (2.56%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) JNCIA
3 9 (23.08%) JNCIE
3 9 (23.08%) CCNP
3 9 (23.08%) CCDA
3 9 (23.08%) CCSA
3 9 (23.08%) CISM
4 6 (15.38%) CISMP
5 4 (10.26%) CISA
6 3 (7.69%) CEH
7 2 (5.13%) GIAC
7 2 (5.13%) GCIA
7 2 (5.13%) GCFW
7 2 (5.13%) GCWN
7 2 (5.13%) MCSE
7 2 (5.13%) CCNA
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.13%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) Juniper
3 7 (17.95%) F5
4 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.13%) McAfee
5 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.13%) ProCurve
5 2 (5.13%) Trend Micro
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago