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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 127 165 201
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +36
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 116 60 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 1.11% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.34% 4.50% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 78 51 25
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +36.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £57,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.76%
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
1581 1332 1533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.35% 24.75% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1087 1284
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Birmingham +14 69 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Coventry +9 14 £37,500 -34.78%
Warwickshire -4 8 £60,000 +33.33%
Staffordshire - 7 £39,500 - 1
Solihull - 3 £65,000 - 2
West Bromwich - 2 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 173 (65.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 164 (62.12%) CISM
3 147 (55.68%) Information Security
4 141 (53.41%) PCI DSS
5 105 (39.77%) CISA
6 100 (37.88%) ITIL
7 88 (33.33%) SIEM
8 82 (31.06%) Security Operations
9 72 (27.27%) Risk Management
10 57 (21.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 52 (19.70%) ITIL Certification
12 47 (17.80%) Security Cleared
13 43 (16.29%) Firewall
13 43 (16.29%) Data Centre
14 41 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
15 39 (14.77%) Finance
15 39 (14.77%) CEH
15 39 (14.77%) Degree
16 38 (14.39%) SC Cleared
17 34 (12.88%) Data Protection
18 31 (11.74%) Security Architecture
18 31 (11.74%) Cryptography
18 31 (11.74%) Management Information System
18 31 (11.74%) Security Operations Centre
19 30 (11.36%) Information Security Management
19 30 (11.36%) Security Management
20 27 (10.23%) Penetration Testing
20 27 (10.23%) Data Centre Operations
21 26 (9.85%) IT Audit
21 26 (9.85%) Cisco Certification

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.29%) Firewall
2 22 (8.33%) Network Security
3 13 (4.92%) VPN
3 13 (4.92%) WAN
3 13 (4.92%) Wireless
4 10 (3.79%) EIGRP
4 10 (3.79%) LAN
4 10 (3.79%) OSPF
4 10 (3.79%) SSL
5 9 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (3.41%) DHCP
5 9 (3.41%) DNS
6 8 (3.03%) MPLS
7 7 (2.65%) BGP
7 7 (2.65%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (2.65%) HTTP
7 7 (2.65%) VoIP
7 7 (2.65%) VPLS
8 4 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.89%) Big Data
2 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) PVCS
2 2 (0.76%) AppScan
General
1 39 (14.77%) Finance
2 14 (5.30%) Legal
3 5 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (0.76%) Law
5 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (21.21%) Analyst
2 46 (17.42%) Security Analyst
3 45 (17.05%) Security Manager
4 40 (15.15%) Consultant
5 36 (13.64%) Security Consultant
6 30 (11.36%) Operations Manager
7 29 (10.98%) Security Officer
8 24 (9.09%) Architect
9 23 (8.71%) Information Security Officer
9 23 (8.71%) Security Architect
10 22 (8.33%) Information Officer
11 19 (7.20%) Security Specialist
12 16 (6.06%) Compliance Officer
12 16 (6.06%) IT Analyst
12 16 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
12 16 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
12 16 (6.06%) Senior Security Consultant
13 14 (5.30%) IT Manager
13 14 (5.30%) SOC Manager
14 13 (4.92%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) COM
1 1 (0.38%) WAP
1 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.29%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.74%) Cryptography
2 31 (11.74%) Management Information System
2 31 (11.74%) Security Operations Centre
3 16 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (5.68%) PKI
5 8 (3.03%) CESG
6 5 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.14%) iPad
8 3 (1.14%) NHS
9 2 (0.76%) BYOD
9 2 (0.76%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.38%) Handset
10 1 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.17%) Windows
2 10 (3.79%) Unix
3 8 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (55.68%) Information Security
2 100 (37.88%) ITIL
3 88 (33.33%) SIEM
4 82 (31.06%) Security Operations
5 72 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 57 (21.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 41 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (12.88%) Data Protection
9 31 (11.74%) Security Architecture
10 30 (11.36%) Information Security Management
10 30 (11.36%) Security Management
11 27 (10.23%) Data Centre Operations
11 27 (10.23%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (9.85%) IT Audit
13 24 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (8.71%) IT Governance
15 22 (8.33%) Data Security
16 17 (6.44%) Security Auditing
17 14 (5.30%) Threat Analysis
18 13 (4.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.89%) C
2 3 (1.14%) SQL
3 2 (0.76%) Perl
3 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 164 (62.12%) CISM
2 105 (39.77%) CISA
3 52 (19.70%) ITIL Certification
4 47 (17.80%) Security Cleared
5 39 (14.77%) CEH
5 39 (14.77%) Degree
6 38 (14.39%) SC Cleared
7 26 (9.85%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (8.71%) CCNP
9 20 (7.58%) CISMP
10 18 (6.82%) CCNA
10 18 (6.82%) DV Cleared
10 18 (6.82%) SSCP
11 16 (6.06%) CRISC
12 13 (4.92%) CCSA
13 12 (4.55%) CLAS
14 11 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
14 11 (4.17%) GIAC
14 11 (4.17%) SANS
15 9 (3.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (65.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 141 (53.41%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.82%) COBIT
4 15 (5.68%) ISO22301
4 15 (5.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (4.55%) ISO27002
6 11 (4.17%) ISO27005
7 6 (2.27%) GPG13
8 5 (1.89%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.76%) BS7799
9 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.76%) RMADS
10 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.76%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.76%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.38%) Cacti
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.38%) QRadar
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (7.95%) Cisco
2 11 (4.17%) Qualys
3 10 (3.79%) LogRhythm
3 10 (3.79%) Palo Alto
4 9 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.03%) Riverbed
5 8 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 7 (2.65%) F5
7 6 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.52%) Oracle
8 4 (1.52%) VMware
9 3 (1.14%) HP
9 3 (1.14%) IBM
10 2 (0.76%) Veracode
11 1 (0.38%) Juniper
11 1 (0.38%) Mercator
11 1 (0.38%) Mitel
11 1 (0.38%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.38%) Symantec
Birmingham
Parity Professionals
Posted: 10 hours ago
Burton-on-trent, Staffordshire
Consult Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Atos
Salary: Car Allowance, Bonus, Healthcare etc
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Atos
Salary: Car allowance, Bonus, Helathcare
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago