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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 101 165 204
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +39
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 152 58 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.46% 1.01% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 3.87% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 40 19
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £67,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
1614 1499 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.12% 26.02% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1157 1191
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +29 76 £65,000 +36.84% 8
Staffordshire - 14 £57,500 - 1
Solihull +19 10 £65,000 +57.57%
Warwickshire - 10 £58,750 - 1
Coventry +5 8 £50,000 - 1
West Bromwich +3 8 £40,000 -
Shropshire -17 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Worcestershire - 3 £41,500 -
Walsall - 2 £41,250 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 160 (59.93%) CISM
2 159 (59.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 152 (56.93%) Information Security
4 112 (41.95%) PCI DSS
5 106 (39.70%) CISA
6 81 (30.34%) SIEM
7 77 (28.84%) ITIL
8 70 (26.22%) Security Operations
9 56 (20.97%) Risk Management
10 54 (20.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 48 (17.98%) Data Protection
12 47 (17.60%) Finance
13 46 (17.23%) Cybersecurity
14 44 (16.48%) ITIL Certification
15 42 (15.73%) Firewall
15 42 (15.73%) Management Information System
15 42 (15.73%) Data Centre
16 37 (13.86%) Security Operations Centre
17 33 (12.36%) Security Cleared
17 33 (12.36%) Security Architecture
17 33 (12.36%) CEH
17 33 (12.36%) Degree
18 32 (11.99%) Information Security Management
18 32 (11.99%) Security Management
19 30 (11.24%) CRISC
19 30 (11.24%) SC Cleared
20 28 (10.49%) Network Security
21 25 (9.36%) IT Audit
21 25 (9.36%) Data Centre Operations
22 24 (8.99%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.62%) IIS
2 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.87%) IaaS
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) Office 365
4 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
5 2 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.73%) Firewall
2 28 (10.49%) Network Security
3 23 (8.61%) WAN
4 20 (7.49%) LAN
5 12 (4.49%) VPN
5 12 (4.49%) Wireless
6 9 (3.37%) EIGRP
6 9 (3.37%) HTTP
6 9 (3.37%) OSPF
6 9 (3.37%) SSL
7 8 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (3.00%) MPLS
8 6 (2.25%) BGP
8 6 (2.25%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (2.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.25%) VoIP
8 6 (2.25%) VPLS
9 5 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.50%) IPsec
10 4 (1.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.37%) Big Data
1 1 (0.37%) MySQL
1 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) AppScan
2 1 (0.37%) PVCS
General
1 47 (17.60%) Finance
2 10 (3.75%) Legal
3 5 (1.87%) Law
4 4 (1.50%) Marketing
5 2 (0.75%) Banking
5 2 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (17.98%) Security Manager
2 47 (17.60%) Analyst
2 47 (17.60%) Consultant
3 46 (17.23%) Security Consultant
4 43 (16.10%) Architect
5 34 (12.73%) Security Officer
6 33 (12.36%) Security Architect
7 30 (11.24%) Security Analyst
8 27 (10.11%) Operations Manager
9 26 (9.74%) Information Officer
10 25 (9.36%) Information Security Officer
11 20 (7.49%) Information Manager
11 20 (7.49%) Information Security Manager
11 20 (7.49%) Network Analyst
12 19 (7.12%) Senior Consultant
12 19 (7.12%) Senior Security Consultant
13 18 (6.74%) Head of Information
13 18 (6.74%) Head of Information Security
13 18 (6.74%) Head of Security
14 17 (6.37%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.37%) COM
2 1 (0.37%) WAP
2 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.73%) Data Centre
1 42 (15.73%) Management Information System
2 37 (13.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 23 (8.61%) Cryptography
4 20 (7.49%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (7.12%) PKI
6 8 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.25%) CESG
8 4 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.50%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.37%) BYOD
11 1 (0.37%) Handset
11 1 (0.37%) iPad
11 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.87%) Windows
2 9 (3.37%) Unix
3 7 (2.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) AIX
4 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (56.93%) Information Security
2 81 (30.34%) SIEM
3 77 (28.84%) ITIL
4 70 (26.22%) Security Operations
5 56 (20.97%) Risk Management
6 54 (20.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 48 (17.98%) Data Protection
8 46 (17.23%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (12.36%) Security Architecture
10 32 (11.99%) Information Security Management
10 32 (11.99%) Security Management
11 25 (9.36%) Data Centre Operations
11 25 (9.36%) IT Audit
12 24 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
13 21 (7.87%) Identity Management
14 19 (7.12%) Fraud Detection
14 19 (7.12%) ISMS
14 19 (7.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 19 (7.12%) Supplier Management
14 19 (7.12%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.50%) SQL
2 3 (1.12%) C
3 1 (0.37%) C#
3 1 (0.37%) C++
3 1 (0.37%) Perl
3 1 (0.37%) Python
3 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (59.93%) CISM
2 106 (39.70%) CISA
3 44 (16.48%) ITIL Certification
4 33 (12.36%) CEH
4 33 (12.36%) Degree
4 33 (12.36%) Security Cleared
5 30 (11.24%) CRISC
5 30 (11.24%) SC Cleared
6 24 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (7.87%) GIAC
8 17 (6.37%) SANS
9 15 (5.62%) CCNP
10 13 (4.87%) SSCP
11 12 (4.49%) CLAS
12 11 (4.12%) CCNA
12 11 (4.12%) CISMP
13 10 (3.75%) OSCP
14 9 (3.37%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (2.62%) CCSA
16 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (59.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (41.95%) PCI DSS
3 23 (8.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (7.87%) ISO22301
5 18 (6.74%) COBIT
6 15 (5.62%) ISO27002
6 15 (5.62%) ISO27005
7 5 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (1.50%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.75%) BS25999
9 2 (0.75%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.62%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.12%) HP Fortify
3 3 (1.12%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.37%) Cacti
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (8.61%) Cisco
2 18 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.87%) LogRhythm
4 9 (3.37%) Palo Alto
5 8 (3.00%) Qualys
5 8 (3.00%) Symantec
6 7 (2.62%) F5
6 7 (2.62%) Riverbed
6 7 (2.62%) SolarWinds
7 5 (1.87%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.87%) Forcepoint
7 5 (1.87%) HP
7 5 (1.87%) VMware
8 4 (1.50%) IBM
8 4 (1.50%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.50%) NetIQ
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle
9 3 (1.12%) Veracode
10 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.75%) SAP
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