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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank - 77 80
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 0 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 1.48% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.35% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 6
Average salary - £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
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
334 368 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.23% 34.01% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 285 311 217
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
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 27 January 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 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) Nessus
4 2 (28.57%) CEH
4 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
4 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCDA
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) CCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCDA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CCSA
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
1 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CNA
2 1 (14.29%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com