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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank - 104 85
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 0 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.43% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Average salary - £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.73%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
388 488 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.19% 36.31% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 336 424 256
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) CEH
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Nessus
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) CCNP
5 2 (15.38%) CCDA
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) CNA
5 2 (15.38%) Novell Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) CISM
5 2 (15.38%) CCSA
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Banking

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Officer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Sales Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) SCADA
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) ISMS
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CEH
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CCDA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CNA
2 2 (15.38%) Novell Certification
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCSA
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
2 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft