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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 162 189 122
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -67
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 52 19 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.36% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.87% 1.36% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £57,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
1345 1402 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.40% 26.83% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1110 1158
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £27,000
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +5 29 £45,000 - 3
Shropshire - 8 £57,500 -
Coventry -1 5 £57,500 +4.54% 2
West Bromwich - 5 £65,000 -
Solihull +3 2 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 60 (62.50%) Information Security
2 41 (42.71%) SIEM
3 31 (32.29%) CISM
4 30 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (28.13%) CISA
6 26 (27.08%) CEH
7 25 (26.04%) PCI DSS
8 21 (21.88%) Windows
9 18 (18.75%) Firewall
10 17 (17.71%) Security Management
10 17 (17.71%) UNIX
11 16 (16.67%) Cyber Security
12 15 (15.63%) ITIL
12 15 (15.63%) Management Information System
13 14 (14.58%) Linux
14 13 (13.54%) Security Architecture
15 12 (12.50%) OSCP
15 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
15 12 (12.50%) Degree
15 12 (12.50%) Risk Management
16 11 (11.46%) SSCP
16 11 (11.46%) CRISC
17 10 (10.42%) Finance
17 10 (10.42%) Legal
17 10 (10.42%) GIAC
18 9 (9.38%) PCI QSA
18 9 (9.38%) Business Continuity
18 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
19 8 (8.33%) Data Protection
19 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.13%) Network Security
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.08%) Wireless
4 2 (2.08%) Wireless Security
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
1 10 (10.42%) Legal
2 5 (5.21%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Law
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Military
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Security Specialist
2 22 (22.92%) Security Manager
3 14 (14.58%) IT Security Manager
4 10 (10.42%) Security Officer
5 9 (9.38%) Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Information Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Penetration Tester
9 5 (5.21%) Tester
10 4 (4.17%) Compliance Manager
10 4 (4.17%) IT Security Specialist
10 4 (4.17%) IT Security Officer
11 3 (3.13%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) JSP
2 2 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.33%) CESG
4 7 (7.29%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.13%) Cybercrime
7 3 (3.13%) RMADS
7 3 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (2.08%) PKI
8 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) UNIX
3 14 (14.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (62.50%) Information Security
2 41 (42.71%) SIEM
3 17 (17.71%) Security Management
4 16 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 15 (15.63%) ITIL
6 13 (13.54%) Security Architecture
7 12 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.38%) Business Continuity
9 8 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 8 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (6.25%) Information Security Management
10 6 (6.25%) Data Security
10 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (5.21%) Information Assurance
11 5 (5.21%) Computer Forensics
12 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.17%) Data Privacy
13 3 (3.13%) Analytics
13 3 (3.13%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) Perl
3 3 (3.13%) C
3 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) CISM
2 27 (28.13%) CISA
3 26 (27.08%) CEH
4 12 (12.50%) OSCP
4 12 (12.50%) Degree
5 11 (11.46%) SSCP
5 11 (11.46%) CRISC
6 10 (10.42%) GIAC
7 9 (9.38%) PCI QSA
7 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 7 (7.29%) GCFA
10 5 (5.21%) OSCE
11 3 (3.13%) ISACA
11 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.04%) ACSA
12 1 (1.04%) GSEC
12 1 (1.04%) CCNA
12 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.04%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (26.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.25%) COBIT
4 5 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.08%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Nessus
2 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (5.21%) Cisco
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.13%) LogRhythm
2 3 (3.13%) Tufin
2 3 (3.13%) Qualys
2 3 (3.13%) Tripwire
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) McAfee
3 2 (2.08%) SAP
3 2 (2.08%) Splunk
4 1 (1.04%) HP
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