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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 105 110 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.076% 0.073% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.31% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Average salary - £90,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +130.76%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
400 325 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.23% 23.72% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 330 273 287
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 11 February 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
(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 - 1 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (87.50%) CISM
3 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Internet of Things
5 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) CISA
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) CSSLP
6 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) IT Manager
1 6 (75.00%) IT Security Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP Manager
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS