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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 168 149 145
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 40 42 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 1.02% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 3.59% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 40
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +2.10%
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
1462 1169 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.61% 28.43% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 887 1070
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 February 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 February 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 -24 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Coventry -12 12 £58,750 -6.00% 3
Warwickshire -8 4 £51,250 -8.88%
West Bromwich +6 1 £55,000 - 2
Staffordshire -6 1 £42,500 -37.03%
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (63.75%) Information Security
2 38 (47.50%) CISM
3 37 (46.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (46.25%) PCI DSS
4 28 (35.00%) CISA
4 28 (35.00%) Security Management
5 25 (31.25%) SIEM
6 21 (26.25%) Management Information System
7 18 (22.50%) ITIL
7 18 (22.50%) PCI QSA
8 16 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 16 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 15 (18.75%) CRISC
9 15 (18.75%) Degree
10 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (12.50%) CESG
11 10 (12.50%) Legal
11 10 (12.50%) Information Security Management
12 9 (11.25%) Firewall
12 9 (11.25%) Change Management
12 9 (11.25%) Finance
12 9 (11.25%) Windows
12 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.00%) TOGAF
13 8 (10.00%) CEH
13 8 (10.00%) COBIT
13 8 (10.00%) Cisco
13 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (10.00%) Security Architecture
13 8 (10.00%) Data Protection Act

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Firewall
2 5 (6.25%) Network Security
3 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.75%) VPN
4 3 (3.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
5 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.25%) Big Data
General
1 10 (12.50%) Legal
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.50%) Banking
5 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 5 (6.25%) Games
5 5 (6.25%) Electronics
6 4 (5.00%) Law
7 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.50%) Automotive
7 2 (2.50%) Marketing
8 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Consultant
2 17 (21.25%) Security Consultant
3 15 (18.75%) Security Manager
4 13 (16.25%) Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Information Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Security Specialist
6 10 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) Security Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Architect
7 8 (10.00%) Security Architect
8 7 (8.75%) Information Manager
8 7 (8.75%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (8.75%) IT Security Manager
9 5 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Compliance Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Sales Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.50%) CESG
3 8 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.75%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.50%) PKI
5 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Social Media
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) UNIX
3 4 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) Information Security
2 28 (35.00%) Security Management
3 25 (31.25%) SIEM
4 18 (22.50%) ITIL
5 16 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 16 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (12.50%) Information Security Management
8 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.25%) Change Management
9 8 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 8 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (6.25%) Business Continuity
13 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
13 4 (5.00%) Data Security
13 4 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) C
1 3 (3.75%) Perl
1 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) CISM
2 28 (35.00%) CISA
3 18 (22.50%) PCI QSA
4 15 (18.75%) CRISC
4 15 (18.75%) Degree
5 8 (10.00%) CEH
5 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (7.50%) CCNP
7 5 (6.25%) OSCP
8 4 (5.00%) CCNA
8 4 (5.00%) SSCP
8 4 (5.00%) GIAC
9 3 (3.75%) GCFA
9 3 (3.75%) CCDP
9 3 (3.75%) CCIE
9 3 (3.75%) CSSLP
10 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.25%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (46.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 37 (46.25%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.00%) COBIT
3 7 (8.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.75%) HIPAA
4 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (3.75%) Sourcefire
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Avaya
5 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.25%) Tufin
5 1 (1.25%) LogRhythm
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + On application
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago