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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 105 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.071% 1.07% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 3.39% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 2
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +13.47%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
412 413 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.24% 31.57% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 368 343 309
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
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 1 September 2015. 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 -23 1 £55,000 +37.50%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 14 (87.50%) CISA
2 14 (87.50%) CISM
2 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (75.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 8 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (43.75%) CRISC
6 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
6 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Service Management
7 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
7 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
7 5 (31.25%) COBIT
7 5 (31.25%) Internet of Things
8 4 (25.00%) BYOD
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (25.00%) GSEC
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Information Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Auditor
3 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Internet of Things
2 5 (31.25%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (25.00%) BYOD
4 1 (6.25%) RMADS
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) CESG
4 1 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Information Security
2 12 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 8 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
5 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
5 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) ITSM
6 4 (25.00%) BCP
6 4 (25.00%) Benchmarking
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) OWASP
6 4 (25.00%) Product Marketing
6 4 (25.00%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CISA
1 14 (87.50%) CISM
2 7 (43.75%) CRISC
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) SAP Certification
4 4 (25.00%) GSEC
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
3 5 (31.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) SAP