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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 98 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 9 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.66% 0.21% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 0.71% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 12
Median salary £82,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
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
381 422 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.01% 29.70% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 322 376 337
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Wales

CISSP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +17 8 £82,500 +50.00%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) PCI DSS
3 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) CISA
4 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
5 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
5 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
7 5 (27.78%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (27.78%) Threat Modelling
7 5 (27.78%) SSL
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) VPN
7 5 (27.78%) Data Security
7 5 (27.78%) IPsec
7 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (27.78%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (27.78%) Security Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Wireless
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) HTTP
3 5 (27.78%) IPsec
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) SSL
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Head of Security
1 5 (27.78%) IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Audit Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Head of Technology
2 4 (22.22%) IT Audit Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Audit Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior IT Audit Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Information Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
4 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (27.78%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (27.78%) Data Security
6 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (27.78%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (22.22%) Internal Audit
7 4 (22.22%) IT Audit
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CISA
2 4 (22.22%) ACCA
2 4 (22.22%) CIMA
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (5.56%) CHFI
3 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.56%) CRISC
3 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) PCI DSS
2 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP