The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 182 148 186
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +38
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 26 63 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 1.13% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 4.03% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 10
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £67,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1490 1562 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.61% 27.98% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1335 1106
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -22 16 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Coventry +4 8 £49,250 -7.94% 3
Warwickshire +10 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Worcestershire - 1 £62,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 32 (58.18%) Information Security
2 23 (41.82%) CISM
3 20 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 19 (34.55%) Firewall
5 18 (32.73%) CISA
5 18 (32.73%) Finance
5 18 (32.73%) Risk Management
5 18 (32.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
7 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (18.18%) SIEM
8 10 (18.18%) UNIX
8 10 (18.18%) Linux
9 9 (16.36%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (14.55%) ISMS
10 8 (14.55%) Degree
10 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (12.73%) Security Management
11 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
11 7 (12.73%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (10.91%) COBIT
12 6 (10.91%) CEH
12 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (10.91%) ITIL
12 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.09%) ISO 9001
13 5 (9.09%) Information Security Management
13 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 5 (9.09%) CCNA
13 5 (9.09%) Legal

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) Network Security
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 2 (3.64%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Security Specialist
2 11 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 11 (20.00%) Information Specialist
3 9 (16.36%) Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Security Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Information Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Security Officer
7 4 (7.27%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Information Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Security Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
3 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.82%) CESG
3 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) UNIX
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Information Security
2 18 (32.73%) Risk Management
3 10 (18.18%) SIEM
4 9 (16.36%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (14.55%) ISMS
6 7 (12.73%) Security Management
7 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (7.27%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (7.27%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (5.45%) SOA
10 3 (5.45%) Change Management
10 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.64%) Business Development
11 2 (3.64%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) CISM
2 18 (32.73%) CISA
3 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) Degree
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.91%) CEH
7 5 (9.09%) CCNA
7 5 (9.09%) ACSA
8 3 (5.45%) CCSP
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (5.45%) CCSE
9 2 (3.64%) CGEIT
9 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.64%) CISMP
10 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.82%) GIAC
10 1 (1.82%) GCIH
10 1 (1.82%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 18 (32.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (10.91%) COBIT
4 5 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco
3 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.45%) Tufin
4 3 (5.45%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.45%) Symantec
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Tripwire
5 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
5 2 (3.64%) McAfee
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Three People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,418 to £44,574 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £46,517 to £63,691 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago