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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 173 166 179
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 41 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.93% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 3.57% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 14
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,100 £41,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,600 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
1583 1371 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.95% 25.88% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1165 1122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 -25 25 £50,000 +11.11%
Coventry -2 7 £53,750 -12.24% 2
Warwickshire +2 5 £35,000 +27.27%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire 0 1 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Solihull - 1 £47,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 40 (57.14%) Information Security
2 35 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 34 (48.57%) CISM
4 30 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (40.00%) CISA
6 22 (31.43%) Risk Management
7 18 (25.71%) Security Management
7 18 (25.71%) Management Information System
8 16 (22.86%) ITIL
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (18.57%) Finance
11 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 12 (17.14%) Firewall
11 12 (17.14%) SIEM
12 11 (15.71%) TOGAF
13 10 (14.29%) CCNA
13 10 (14.29%) Data Protection
13 10 (14.29%) Degree
14 9 (12.86%) PCI QSA
14 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
14 9 (12.86%) Change Management
14 9 (12.86%) CESG
15 8 (11.43%) CCNP
15 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
16 7 (10.00%) Network Security
16 7 (10.00%) ISMS
16 7 (10.00%) Security Architecture
16 7 (10.00%) Information Security Management
16 7 (10.00%) Cisco
17 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.43%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) Network Security
3 5 (7.14%) VPN
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.29%) SAN
5 3 (4.29%) LAN
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
6 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.86%) WLAN
6 2 (2.86%) DMZ
6 2 (2.86%) Internet
6 2 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 2 (2.86%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Security Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Consultant
4 12 (17.14%) Security Consultant
5 11 (15.71%) Security Manager
6 10 (14.29%) Information Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) Information Manager
7 9 (12.86%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (11.43%) Security Specialist
9 7 (10.00%) Security Architect
9 7 (10.00%) Architect
10 4 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Security Officer
11 3 (4.29%) Information Security Officer
11 3 (4.29%) Information Security Consultant
11 3 (4.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 3 (4.29%) Sales Consultant
12 2 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
12 2 (2.86%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.86%) CESG
3 3 (4.29%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (4.29%) RMADS
4 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) UNIX
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Information Security
2 22 (31.43%) Risk Management
3 18 (25.71%) Security Management
4 16 (22.86%) ITIL
5 12 (17.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (17.14%) SIEM
6 11 (15.71%) TOGAF
7 10 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 9 (12.86%) Change Management
9 7 (10.00%) Information Security Management
9 7 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 7 (10.00%) ISMS
10 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.14%) SABSA
12 4 (5.71%) Information Assurance
12 4 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) C
2 3 (4.29%) Java
2 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) CISM
2 28 (40.00%) CISA
3 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (14.29%) CCNA
4 10 (14.29%) Degree
5 9 (12.86%) PCI QSA
5 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.43%) CCNP
7 5 (7.14%) CCIE
7 5 (7.14%) ACSA
7 5 (7.14%) CRISC
8 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.29%) SSCP
9 3 (4.29%) CCDP
9 3 (4.29%) CSSLP
9 3 (4.29%) CEH
10 2 (2.86%) OSCP
10 2 (2.86%) MCSE
10 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 30 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.71%) COBIT
5 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.43%) SLA
6 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.43%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Fortinet
3 3 (4.29%) Sourcefire
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Tripwire
4 2 (2.86%) Tufin
4 2 (2.86%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Avaya
5 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: From £32,130 to £40,800 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago