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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 168 183 137
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 50 28 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.57% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% 2.14% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 56
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,737
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +4.64%
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
1381 1306 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.83% 26.36% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1042 1182
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -4 24 £51,250 +13.88% 6
West Bromwich - 7 £55,000 -
Coventry -11 6 £58,000 +5.45%
Shropshire - 4 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Solihull -1 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -8 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 59 (64.13%) Information Security
2 35 (38.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (38.04%) SIEM
3 33 (35.87%) CISM
4 31 (33.70%) CISA
4 31 (33.70%) PCI DSS
5 24 (26.09%) Security Management
6 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
6 19 (20.65%) Windows
7 17 (18.48%) Degree
7 17 (18.48%) CRISC
8 16 (17.39%) CEH
8 16 (17.39%) ITIL
9 15 (16.30%) Risk Management
9 15 (16.30%) Security Architecture
9 15 (16.30%) PCI QSA
10 13 (14.13%) Firewall
11 12 (13.04%) UNIX
12 11 (11.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (11.96%) Legal
12 11 (11.96%) Data Protection
12 11 (11.96%) OSCP
13 10 (10.87%) Cyber Security
13 10 (10.87%) Linux
14 9 (9.78%) Finance
14 9 (9.78%) TOGAF
14 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
15 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
15 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (8.70%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (3.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.17%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Big Data
General
1 11 (11.96%) Legal
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 5 (5.43%) Games
5 5 (5.43%) Electronics
6 4 (4.35%) Law
7 3 (3.26%) Publishing
7 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.17%) Marketing
9 1 (1.09%) Military
9 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Security Specialist
2 17 (18.48%) Security Manager
3 14 (15.22%) Consultant
4 12 (13.04%) Security Consultant
4 12 (13.04%) IT Security Manager
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Security Officer
6 8 (8.70%) Security Architect
7 7 (7.61%) Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Information Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (6.52%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (5.43%) Tester
9 5 (5.43%) Security Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Information Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Penetration Tester
9 5 (5.43%) Information Security Officer
10 4 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
11 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) JSP
2 2 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.70%) CESG
3 7 (7.61%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.26%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (3.26%) BYOD
6 3 (3.26%) RMADS
7 2 (2.17%) PKI
8 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) UNIX
3 10 (10.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (64.13%) Information Security
2 35 (38.04%) SIEM
3 24 (26.09%) Security Management
4 16 (17.39%) ITIL
5 15 (16.30%) Risk Management
5 15 (16.30%) Security Architecture
6 11 (11.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (11.96%) Data Protection
7 10 (10.87%) Cyber Security
8 9 (9.78%) TOGAF
9 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (8.70%) Information Security Management
10 7 (7.61%) Data Security
11 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
11 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.52%) Information Assurance
12 5 (5.43%) SABSA
12 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.43%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) C
2 4 (4.35%) Perl
3 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) CISM
2 31 (33.70%) CISA
3 17 (18.48%) Degree
3 17 (18.48%) CRISC
4 16 (17.39%) CEH
5 15 (16.30%) PCI QSA
6 11 (11.96%) OSCP
7 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 8 (8.70%) SSCP
9 7 (7.61%) GIAC
10 5 (5.43%) OSCE
10 5 (5.43%) GCFA
11 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (3.26%) CCNA
11 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.17%) ISACA
12 2 (2.17%) CSSLP
12 2 (2.17%) CCNP
13 1 (1.09%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (38.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (33.70%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.52%) COBIT
3 6 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.17%) HIPAA
4 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (3.26%) SAP
1 3 (3.26%) Cisco
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.26%) Tripwire
1 3 (3.26%) LogRhythm
1 3 (3.26%) Tufin
2 2 (2.17%) Qualys
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
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Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits & much more
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Pension
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Worcestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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