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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 167 143 134
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -9
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 44 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.90% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 3.38% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 59
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £65,000
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
1335 1182 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.21% 26.60% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 942 1116
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -19 15 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Coventry -12 10 £58,750 - 1
West Bromwich - 6 £55,000 -
Warwickshire -7 4 £51,250 +13.88%
Staffordshire -2 3 - -
Shropshire - 2 £75,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (61.36%) Information Security
2 37 (42.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (40.91%) CISM
3 36 (40.91%) PCI DSS
4 31 (35.23%) CISA
5 26 (29.55%) SIEM
6 25 (28.41%) Security Management
7 21 (23.86%) Management Information System
8 18 (20.45%) PCI QSA
9 17 (19.32%) Degree
9 17 (19.32%) Risk Management
10 16 (18.18%) ITIL
10 16 (18.18%) Data Protection
11 15 (17.05%) CRISC
12 12 (13.64%) Windows
12 12 (13.64%) Legal
13 11 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (11.36%) Finance
14 10 (11.36%) Firewall
14 10 (11.36%) Security Architecture
15 9 (10.23%) Change Management
15 9 (10.23%) UNIX
15 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (10.23%) TOGAF
15 9 (10.23%) CEH
16 8 (9.09%) CESG
16 8 (9.09%) Manufacturing
16 8 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
17 7 (7.95%) COBIT
17 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) Firewall
2 5 (5.68%) Network Security
3 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.41%) SAN
4 2 (2.27%) VPN
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.14%) LAN
5 1 (1.14%) WAN
5 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (13.64%) Legal
2 10 (11.36%) Finance
3 8 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.82%) Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Retail
5 5 (5.68%) Games
5 5 (5.68%) Electronics
6 4 (4.55%) Law
7 2 (2.27%) Marketing
7 2 (2.27%) Publishing
8 1 (1.14%) Military
8 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Consultant
2 17 (19.32%) Security Manager
3 16 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 12 (13.64%) Analyst
4 12 (13.64%) Security Specialist
4 12 (13.64%) IT Security Manager
5 10 (11.36%) Information Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Architect
6 9 (10.23%) Security Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Information Security Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Information Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Security Officer
10 3 (3.41%) Lead Security Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Compliance Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.41%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.09%) CESG
2 8 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.41%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) RMADS
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) UNIX
3 4 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Information Security
2 26 (29.55%) SIEM
3 25 (28.41%) Security Management
4 17 (19.32%) Risk Management
5 16 (18.18%) ITIL
5 16 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 11 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (11.36%) Security Architecture
8 9 (10.23%) TOGAF
8 9 (10.23%) Change Management
8 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.95%) Information Security Management
9 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.82%) Data Security
11 5 (5.68%) Business Continuity
11 5 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Information Assurance
11 5 (5.68%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) C
2 3 (3.41%) Perl
2 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) CISM
2 31 (35.23%) CISA
3 18 (20.45%) PCI QSA
4 17 (19.32%) Degree
5 15 (17.05%) CRISC
6 9 (10.23%) CEH
7 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.82%) OSCP
8 5 (5.68%) CCNP
8 5 (5.68%) GIAC
8 5 (5.68%) SSCP
8 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.55%) CCNA
10 3 (3.41%) GCFA
10 3 (3.41%) CSSLP
11 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.27%) CCDP
11 2 (2.27%) CCIE
12 1 (1.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (42.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (40.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (7.95%) COBIT
4 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (3.41%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Cisco
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Sourcefire
4 2 (2.27%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.14%) Tufin
5 1 (1.14%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.14%) Avaya
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Church International
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + On application
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago