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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 101 168 192
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +24
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 140 61 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 1.07% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.22% 4.14% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 50 25
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +32.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,750 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +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
1518 1474 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.55% 25.94% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1178 1247
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,670
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,050 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +29 81 £63,750 +10.86% 6
Coventry +4 14 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Staffordshire - 11 £39,500 -
Warwickshire +13 10 £60,000 +17.07%
Solihull +21 7 £65,000 +33.33%
West Bromwich - 4 £50,000 -
Walsall +2 2 £41,250 -17.50%
Shropshire -13 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 176 (60.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 170 (58.82%) CISM
3 161 (55.71%) Information Security
4 144 (49.83%) PCI DSS
5 107 (37.02%) CISA
6 100 (34.60%) SIEM
7 96 (33.22%) ITIL
8 88 (30.45%) Security Operations
9 74 (25.61%) Risk Management
10 59 (20.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 52 (17.99%) ITIL Certification
12 48 (16.61%) Firewall
13 46 (15.92%) Finance
13 46 (15.92%) Cybersecurity
14 45 (15.57%) Data Centre
14 45 (15.57%) Security Cleared
15 44 (15.22%) CEH
16 39 (13.49%) Degree
17 38 (13.15%) Data Protection
17 38 (13.15%) Security Architecture
17 38 (13.15%) Security Operations Centre
18 36 (12.46%) SC Cleared
19 34 (11.76%) Information Security Management
19 34 (11.76%) Security Management
19 34 (11.76%) Management Information System
20 31 (10.73%) Cryptography
21 29 (10.03%) Network Security
22 28 (9.69%) Penetration Testing
22 28 (9.69%) IT Audit
23 27 (9.34%) Data Centre Operations

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 (0.35%) IIS
1 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.69%) IaaS
3 2 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (16.61%) Firewall
2 29 (10.03%) Network Security
3 15 (5.19%) WAN
4 13 (4.50%) VPN
4 13 (4.50%) Wireless
5 12 (4.15%) LAN
6 10 (3.46%) EIGRP
6 10 (3.46%) OSPF
6 10 (3.46%) SSL
7 9 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (2.77%) HTTP
8 8 (2.77%) MPLS
9 7 (2.42%) BGP
9 7 (2.42%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (2.42%) VoIP
9 7 (2.42%) VPLS
10 6 (2.08%) DHCP
10 6 (2.08%) DNS
11 4 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.73%) Big Data
2 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.38%) PVCS
2 3 (1.04%) AppScan
General
1 46 (15.92%) Finance
2 14 (4.84%) Legal
3 5 (1.73%) Banking
4 2 (0.69%) Law
5 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (20.07%) Analyst
2 47 (16.26%) Consultant
3 46 (15.92%) Security Analyst
3 46 (15.92%) Security Manager
4 43 (14.88%) Security Consultant
5 37 (12.80%) Security Officer
6 35 (12.11%) Architect
7 30 (10.38%) Operations Manager
7 30 (10.38%) Security Architect
8 29 (10.03%) Information Security Officer
9 28 (9.69%) Information Officer
10 21 (7.27%) Security Specialist
11 19 (6.57%) Senior Consultant
11 19 (6.57%) Senior Security Consultant
12 16 (5.54%) Head of Security
12 16 (5.54%) IT Consultant
12 16 (5.54%) IT Security Consultant
13 15 (5.19%) IT Manager
14 14 (4.84%) Head of Information Security
14 14 (4.84%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.35%) COM
1 1 (0.35%) WAP
1 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.57%) Data Centre
2 38 (13.15%) Security Operations Centre
3 34 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 31 (10.73%) Cryptography
5 19 (6.57%) PKI
6 16 (5.54%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.77%) CESG
8 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.69%) BYOD
10 2 (0.69%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.69%) iPad
10 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 2 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.50%) Windows
2 12 (4.15%) Unix
3 10 (3.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (55.71%) Information Security
2 100 (34.60%) SIEM
3 96 (33.22%) ITIL
4 88 (30.45%) Security Operations
5 74 (25.61%) Risk Management
6 59 (20.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 46 (15.92%) Cybersecurity
8 38 (13.15%) Data Protection
8 38 (13.15%) Security Architecture
9 34 (11.76%) Information Security Management
9 34 (11.76%) Security Management
10 28 (9.69%) IT Audit
10 28 (9.69%) Penetration Testing
11 27 (9.34%) Data Centre Operations
12 26 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (7.96%) IT Governance
14 22 (7.61%) Data Security
15 19 (6.57%) Supplier Management
16 17 (5.88%) Identity Management
17 16 (5.54%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.73%) C
2 3 (1.04%) Perl
2 3 (1.04%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (58.82%) CISM
2 107 (37.02%) CISA
3 52 (17.99%) ITIL Certification
4 45 (15.57%) Security Cleared
5 44 (15.22%) CEH
6 39 (13.49%) Degree
7 36 (12.46%) SC Cleared
8 26 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (7.96%) CCNP
10 20 (6.92%) CISMP
10 20 (6.92%) CRISC
10 20 (6.92%) SSCP
11 18 (6.23%) CCNA
12 17 (5.88%) GIAC
13 15 (5.19%) DV Cleared
14 14 (4.84%) SANS
15 13 (4.50%) CCSA
15 13 (4.50%) CLAS
16 11 (3.81%) CESG Certified Professional
17 9 (3.11%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (60.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 144 (49.83%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.57%) ISO22301
4 17 (5.88%) COBIT
5 16 (5.54%) ISO27002
5 16 (5.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (5.19%) ISO27005
7 5 (1.73%) PA-DSS
8 4 (1.38%) GPG13
9 2 (0.69%) BS7799
9 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.69%) RMADS
10 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.04%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.04%) WebInspect
3 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.35%) Cacti
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) QRadar
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (7.96%) Cisco
2 15 (5.19%) LogRhythm
3 13 (4.50%) Qualys
4 12 (4.15%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.46%) Palo Alto
6 8 (2.77%) F5
6 8 (2.77%) Riverbed
6 8 (2.77%) SolarWinds
7 6 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.73%) IBM
9 4 (1.38%) HP
9 4 (1.38%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.38%) NetIQ
9 4 (1.38%) Oracle
9 4 (1.38%) VMware
10 3 (1.04%) Symantec
10 3 (1.04%) Veracode
11 2 (0.69%) SAP
12 1 (0.35%) Juniper
12 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000 + 17% Flex Fund
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago