The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 142 173 151
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 89 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 0.83% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 3.17% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 74 29 41
Average salary £56,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £41,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £65,000 £66,550
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1450 1324 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.47% 26.17% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1124 929
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CISSP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the West Midlands region.

CISSP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CISSP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Birmingham +23 46 £53,750 +7.50% 6
Staffordshire +17 19 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Solihull - 7 £42,500 -
Coventry -17 4 £56,000 -2.60% 1
Warwickshire -17 3 £58,500 +17.00%
Shropshire +12 1 £45,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 106 (71.62%) Information Security
2 104 (70.27%) CISM
3 77 (52.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (35.81%) PCI DSS
5 45 (30.41%) SIEM
5 45 (30.41%) CISA
6 41 (27.70%) Finance
7 40 (27.03%) Management Information System
8 33 (22.30%) Firewall
9 32 (21.62%) ITIL
9 32 (21.62%) SANS
10 30 (20.27%) Windows
11 26 (17.57%) Degree
11 26 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (16.89%) Unix
13 24 (16.22%) CEH
14 23 (15.54%) Risk Management
15 22 (14.86%) Security Management
15 22 (14.86%) CRISC
16 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
16 21 (14.19%) Data Protection
16 21 (14.19%) Security Architecture
16 21 (14.19%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
17 20 (13.51%) Network Security
18 19 (12.84%) GIAC
19 18 (12.16%) C
19 18 (12.16%) SC Cleared
19 18 (12.16%) Security Operations
19 18 (12.16%) Vulnerability Scanning

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (4.05%) IIS
2 5 (3.38%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.38%) IaaS
1 5 (3.38%) SaaS
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.30%) Firewall
2 20 (13.51%) Network Security
3 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (5.41%) SAN
5 6 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.38%) LAN
6 5 (3.38%) WAN
6 5 (3.38%) Wireless
6 5 (3.38%) Wireless Security
7 4 (2.70%) VPN
7 4 (2.70%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.35%) DMZ
8 2 (1.35%) Internet
8 2 (1.35%) MPLS
8 2 (1.35%) VLAN
9 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) Big Data
2 2 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
General
1 41 (27.70%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Legal
3 10 (6.76%) Law
4 5 (3.38%) Retail
5 3 (2.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (27.03%) Security Manager
2 33 (22.30%) Consultant
3 27 (18.24%) Architect
3 27 (18.24%) Security Consultant
4 24 (16.22%) Analyst
5 21 (14.19%) Security Architect
6 20 (13.51%) Security Analyst
7 17 (11.49%) Information Manager
7 17 (11.49%) Information Security Manager
8 16 (10.81%) IT Manager
9 15 (10.14%) IT Security Manager
10 11 (7.43%) SOC Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Information Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) IT Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Principal Consultant
12 8 (5.41%) Head of Information
12 8 (5.41%) Head of Information Security
12 8 (5.41%) Head of Security
12 8 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) COM
2 1 (0.68%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.03%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (6.08%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.38%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.38%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.70%) PKI
8 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.35%) CESG
9 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.27%) Windows
2 25 (16.89%) Unix
3 13 (8.78%) Linux
4 2 (1.35%) AIX
4 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (71.62%) Information Security
2 45 (30.41%) SIEM
3 32 (21.62%) ITIL
4 26 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (15.54%) Risk Management
6 22 (14.86%) Security Management
7 21 (14.19%) Data Protection
7 21 (14.19%) Security Architecture
8 20 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (12.16%) Security Operations
9 18 (12.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 14 (9.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (8.78%) Information Security Management
11 13 (8.78%) SABSA
11 13 (8.78%) SDLC
11 13 (8.78%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (7.43%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (7.43%) ISMS
13 10 (6.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.16%) C
2 6 (4.05%) Perl
3 2 (1.35%) SQL
4 1 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) C++
4 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 104 (70.27%) CISM
2 45 (30.41%) CISA
3 32 (21.62%) SANS
4 26 (17.57%) Degree
5 24 (16.22%) CEH
6 22 (14.86%) CRISC
7 21 (14.19%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
8 19 (12.84%) GIAC
9 18 (12.16%) SC Cleared
10 14 (9.46%) CCNA
10 14 (9.46%) CLAS
11 11 (7.43%) SSCP
12 10 (6.76%) PCI QSA
13 9 (6.08%) CCNP
14 8 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (5.41%) CSSLP
14 8 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (4.73%) DV Cleared
16 6 (4.05%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (52.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (35.81%) PCI DSS
3 17 (11.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (10.14%) COBIT
5 7 (4.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (4.05%) ISO 9001
6 6 (4.05%) PA-DSS
7 3 (2.03%) ISO22301
7 3 (2.03%) ISO27002
7 3 (2.03%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.08%) QRadar
2 5 (3.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) Oracle
3 11 (7.43%) Cisco
4 10 (6.76%) Forcepoint
5 9 (6.08%) Intel Security
5 9 (6.08%) Splunk
6 6 (4.05%) VMware
7 5 (3.38%) ArcSight
7 5 (3.38%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.70%) LogRhythm
8 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.70%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.70%) Trustwave
9 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.35%) Symantec
10 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.68%) F5
10 1 (0.68%) HP
10 1 (0.68%) Qualys
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