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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 91 73 97
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 14 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 1.97% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 5.21% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 1
Average salary £35,000 £51,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.37% +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
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
381 461 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.35% 37.88% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 321 378 303
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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 -25 11 £35,000 -31.37% 3
West Wales - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (71.43%) CISM
3 9 (64.29%) Risk Management
3 9 (64.29%) CISA
4 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) GSEC
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) Network Security
7 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
7 5 (35.71%) Marketing
7 5 (35.71%) CRISC
8 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
8 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
8 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) Product Marketing
8 4 (28.57%) ISMS
8 4 (28.57%) COBIT
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
8 4 (28.57%) SAP Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Internet
8 4 (28.57%) SAP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Auditor
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Security Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) BYOD
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (21.43%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 9 (64.29%) Risk Management
3 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) Product Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) ISMS
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) ITSM
6 3 (21.43%) BCP
6 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
6 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CISM
2 9 (64.29%) CISA
3 5 (35.71%) GSEC
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) CRISC
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (7.14%) GCIA
7 1 (7.14%) CEH
7 1 (7.14%) CISMP
7 1 (7.14%) MCSA
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (28.57%) COBIT
2 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat