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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 96 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 10 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.77% 0.53% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 1.83% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
Median salary £80,000 £55,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +36.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £54,000 £40,050
10% offered a salary of more than £85,700 £58,750 £40,450
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
316 382 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.44% 29.05% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 275 330 313
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £22,103 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +2 10 £80,000 +45.45% 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 18 (94.74%) Information Security
2 16 (84.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (84.21%) PCI DSS
3 13 (68.42%) Risk Management
4 12 (63.16%) Management Information System
5 10 (52.63%) Security Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (36.84%) ISMS
8 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
8 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (31.58%) Wireless
8 6 (31.58%) CISA
8 6 (31.58%) CISM
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) LAN
9 5 (26.32%) WAN
9 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (26.32%) Firewall
9 5 (26.32%) HTTP
9 5 (26.32%) VPN
9 5 (26.32%) SSL
9 5 (26.32%) IPsec
9 5 (26.32%) Data Security
9 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (26.32%) SDLC
9 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
9 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Wireless
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 5 (26.32%) IPsec
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) SSL
2 5 (26.32%) VPN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Head of Security
2 7 (36.84%) Head of Compliance
3 4 (21.05%) Head of Technology
4 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Information
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Information Security
2 13 (68.42%) Risk Management
3 10 (52.63%) Security Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (36.84%) ISMS
5 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (26.32%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (26.32%) Data Security
7 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (26.32%) Information Assurance
7 5 (26.32%) Pattern Matching
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) Threat Modelling
8 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
8 4 (21.05%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISA
1 6 (31.58%) CISM
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
4 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.26%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (5.26%) CISMP
4 1 (5.26%) CLAS
4 1 (5.26%) CRISC
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) GPEN
4 1 (5.26%) IISP
4 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (84.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.53%) ISO22301
3 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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