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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 149 178
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +29
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 131 71 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.74% 1.35% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.95% 5.50% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 81 56 30
Median salary £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £41,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
1096 1290 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.95% 24.45% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 806 1017 1138
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,750 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,780 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +38 79 £43,500 -3.33% 6
Coventry +29 17 £47,500 -14.41% 1
Warwickshire +29 8 £56,250 -3.01% 1
Staffordshire -8 7 £35,000 -41.66%
Worcestershire - 7 £50,000 -
Solihull -7 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £50,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £45,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 137 (60.35%) Information Security
2 134 (59.03%) CISM
3 133 (58.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 105 (46.26%) PCI DSS
5 104 (45.81%) SIEM
6 72 (31.72%) CISA
6 72 (31.72%) Risk Management
7 62 (27.31%) Firewall
8 61 (26.87%) ITIL
8 61 (26.87%) CEH
9 60 (26.43%) Security Operations
10 57 (25.11%) Data Centre
11 53 (23.35%) Security Cleared
12 52 (22.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 50 (22.03%) SC Cleared
14 48 (21.15%) Management Information System
14 48 (21.15%) Data Protection
14 48 (21.15%) Cybersecurity
15 47 (20.70%) Finance
16 41 (18.06%) Risk Assessment
17 40 (17.62%) CISMP
17 40 (17.62%) Network Security
18 33 (14.54%) Cisco Certification
19 32 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
19 32 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
20 30 (13.22%) IT Governance
20 30 (13.22%) Security Management
21 29 (12.78%) Sentinel
21 29 (12.78%) CCNP
21 29 (12.78%) ITIL 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 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (12.78%) Sentinel
2 14 (6.17%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (5.73%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.93%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (27.31%) Firewall
2 40 (17.62%) Network Security
3 18 (7.93%) DNS
4 14 (6.17%) DHCP
4 14 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (5.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.96%) VPN
7 6 (2.64%) FTP
7 6 (2.64%) HTTP
7 6 (2.64%) ICMP
7 6 (2.64%) IPv4
7 6 (2.64%) IPv6
7 6 (2.64%) POP3
7 6 (2.64%) SMTP
7 6 (2.64%) SNMP
8 4 (1.76%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.76%) SSL
8 4 (1.76%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.32%) LAN
9 3 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.20%) Big Data
2 2 (0.88%) ZAP BI
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Burp Suite
1 4 (1.76%) Fiddler
General
1 47 (20.70%) Finance
2 9 (3.96%) Legal
3 6 (2.64%) Banking
4 2 (0.88%) Local Government
4 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Law
5 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (28.63%) Analyst
2 50 (22.03%) Security Analyst
3 45 (19.82%) Security Manager
4 33 (14.54%) Security Officer
5 32 (14.10%) Information Manager
6 26 (11.45%) Information Security Manager
7 24 (10.57%) Information Officer
7 24 (10.57%) Information Security Officer
8 22 (9.69%) IT Analyst
8 22 (9.69%) IT Security Analyst
9 21 (9.25%) Security Specialist
10 19 (8.37%) Consultant
10 19 (8.37%) Operations Analyst
11 17 (7.49%) Security Operations Analyst
12 16 (7.05%) Compliance Officer
12 16 (7.05%) Security Consultant
13 15 (6.61%) IT Security Officer
13 15 (6.61%) Operations Manager
14 13 (5.73%) Risk Officer
14 13 (5.73%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) COM
1 1 (0.44%) OAuth
1 1 (0.44%) OpenID
1 1 (0.44%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.11%) Data Centre
2 48 (21.15%) Management Information System
3 23 (10.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.93%) Cryptography
5 16 (7.05%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (6.61%) CESG
7 13 (5.73%) Freedom of Information
7 13 (5.73%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (5.29%) Cyberthreat
9 11 (4.85%) NHS
10 10 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (3.96%) PKI
12 6 (2.64%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (2.64%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.44%) BYOD
13 1 (0.44%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.44%) iPad
13 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.25%) Windows
2 15 (6.61%) Linux
3 14 (6.17%) Unix
4 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (60.35%) Information Security
2 104 (45.81%) SIEM
3 72 (31.72%) Risk Management
4 61 (26.87%) ITIL
5 60 (26.43%) Security Operations
6 52 (22.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 48 (21.15%) Cybersecurity
7 48 (21.15%) Data Protection
8 41 (18.06%) Risk Assessment
9 32 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
10 30 (13.22%) IT Governance
10 30 (13.22%) Security Management
11 28 (12.33%) Information Security Management
12 27 (11.89%) ISMS
12 27 (11.89%) Service Delivery
13 21 (9.25%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (8.37%) Information Assurance
15 18 (7.93%) ITIL V3
16 17 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.88%) Perl
1 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 134 (59.03%) CISM
2 72 (31.72%) CISA
3 61 (26.87%) CEH
4 53 (23.35%) Security Cleared
5 50 (22.03%) SC Cleared
6 40 (17.62%) CISMP
7 33 (14.54%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (12.78%) CCNP
8 29 (12.78%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (11.01%) CCNA
10 23 (10.13%) GCIA
10 23 (10.13%) GCIH
11 21 (9.25%) Degree
12 19 (8.37%) SSCP
13 16 (7.05%) CRISC
13 16 (7.05%) SANS
14 14 (6.17%) DV Cleared
14 14 (6.17%) GIAC
14 14 (6.17%) MCSE
14 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (58.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (46.26%) PCI DSS
3 22 (9.69%) GPG13
4 15 (6.61%) RMADS
5 14 (6.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (5.73%) QA
7 12 (5.29%) COBIT
8 8 (3.52%) BS7799
8 8 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 6 (2.64%) ISO27002
10 5 (2.20%) ISO22301
10 5 (2.20%) ISO27005
11 3 (1.32%) GDPR
11 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.44%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (2.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (10.13%) Cisco
2 15 (6.61%) Qualys
2 15 (6.61%) ServiceNow
3 13 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.08%) LogRhythm
5 5 (2.20%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.20%) Intel Security
5 5 (2.20%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.32%) FireEye
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) NetIQ
7 2 (0.88%) Splunk
8 1 (0.44%) AlgoSec
8 1 (0.44%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.44%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.44%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.44%) F5
8 1 (0.44%) Rapid7
8 1 (0.44%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.44%) Tufin
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