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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 162 144 156
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 43 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.20% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 4.31% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 38
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,850 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1283 1229 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.04% 27.79% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 964 1172
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,890
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -29 21 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Coventry +1 12 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Warwickshire -5 5 £50,000 +81.81%
Staffordshire +8 2 £57,500 -14.81%
Shropshire - 2 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 42 (57.53%) Information Security
2 38 (52.05%) CISM
3 34 (46.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (46.58%) PCI DSS
4 24 (32.88%) Security Management
5 21 (28.77%) SIEM
6 20 (27.40%) CISA
7 19 (26.03%) Management Information System
7 19 (26.03%) Risk Management
7 19 (26.03%) ITIL
8 18 (24.66%) PCI QSA
9 15 (20.55%) CRISC
10 13 (17.81%) Data Protection
10 13 (17.81%) TOGAF
10 13 (17.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (15.07%) CESG
11 11 (15.07%) Degree
12 10 (13.70%) Security Architecture
12 10 (13.70%) Firewall
12 10 (13.70%) Information Security Management
12 10 (13.70%) Cisco
12 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (12.33%) Change Management
13 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.96%) CEH
14 8 (10.96%) CCNP
14 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
14 8 (10.96%) Windows
15 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (9.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Firewall
2 7 (9.59%) Network Security
3 5 (6.85%) VPN
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.11%) WAN
5 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 3 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.11%) LAN
6 2 (2.74%) WLAN
6 2 (2.74%) VLAN
6 2 (2.74%) DMZ
6 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.59%) Legal
2 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 5 (6.85%) Games
4 4 (5.48%) Law
4 4 (5.48%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Publishing
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Consultant
2 17 (23.29%) Security Consultant
3 16 (21.92%) Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Security Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) Information Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Security Specialist
6 10 (13.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Security Manager
8 6 (8.22%) Information Manager
8 6 (8.22%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (8.22%) Security Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Sales Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Compliance Manager
11 2 (2.74%) Network Security Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Security Officer
11 2 (2.74%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.07%) CESG
3 5 (6.85%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.11%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) RMADS
5 2 (2.74%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) UNIX
3 4 (5.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) Information Security
2 24 (32.88%) Security Management
3 21 (28.77%) SIEM
4 19 (26.03%) Risk Management
4 19 (26.03%) ITIL
5 13 (17.81%) TOGAF
5 13 (17.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (17.81%) Data Protection
6 10 (13.70%) Security Architecture
6 10 (13.70%) Information Security Management
7 9 (12.33%) Change Management
7 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.22%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.85%) Business Continuity
11 5 (6.85%) SABSA
11 5 (6.85%) Information Assurance
11 5 (6.85%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) C
1 3 (4.11%) Perl
1 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) CISM
2 20 (27.40%) CISA
3 18 (24.66%) PCI QSA
4 15 (20.55%) CRISC
5 11 (15.07%) Degree
6 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.96%) CCNP
7 8 (10.96%) CEH
8 6 (8.22%) CCNA
9 5 (6.85%) CCIE
9 5 (6.85%) SSCP
10 4 (5.48%) OSCP
11 3 (4.11%) CSSLP
11 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.11%) GIAC
11 3 (4.11%) GCFA
11 3 (4.11%) CCDP
12 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (46.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 34 (46.58%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (9.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) Fortinet
3 3 (4.11%) Sourcefire
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Avaya
5 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, 4500
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + much more
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 26 days ago