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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 167 189 153
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 58 26 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.48% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 1.75% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 55
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,100 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
1536 1489 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.23% 27.57% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1215 1331
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 33 £53,750 +38.70% 6
Coventry -11 10 £50,000 +1.52%
Shropshire - 5 £45,000 -
Solihull - 2 £48,750 -
Warwickshire -14 1 £77,500 +40.90% 4
Walsall - 1 £45,000 - 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (65.74%) Information Security
2 41 (37.96%) CISM
3 37 (34.26%) SIEM
4 33 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (28.70%) PCI DSS
6 29 (26.85%) Windows
6 29 (26.85%) CISA
7 26 (24.07%) Cyber Security
8 24 (22.22%) CEH
9 23 (21.30%) UNIX
10 21 (19.44%) Firewall
11 20 (18.52%) ITIL
11 20 (18.52%) Security Architecture
12 17 (15.74%) Linux
13 16 (14.81%) Management Information System
13 16 (14.81%) OSCP
13 16 (14.81%) Data Centre
14 15 (13.89%) GIAC
14 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
15 14 (12.96%) SC Cleared
16 12 (11.11%) SQL
17 11 (10.19%) Finance
17 11 (10.19%) Degree
17 11 (10.19%) Penetration Testing
18 10 (9.26%) Security Management
18 10 (9.26%) SSCP
18 10 (9.26%) Data Privacy
18 10 (9.26%) OSCE
19 8 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
19 8 (7.41%) Risk Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) Firewall
2 7 (6.48%) Wireless
2 7 (6.48%) Wireless Security
2 7 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) Big Data
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Security Manager
2 19 (17.59%) Security Specialist
3 17 (15.74%) Consultant
4 15 (13.89%) Security Consultant
4 15 (13.89%) IT Security Manager
5 12 (11.11%) Architect
5 12 (11.11%) Analyst
6 11 (10.19%) Security Architect
6 11 (10.19%) Security Officer
7 10 (9.26%) Tester
7 10 (9.26%) Security Analyst
7 10 (9.26%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (6.48%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) IT Consultant
8 7 (6.48%) IT Security Consultant
8 7 (6.48%) Information Security Officer
8 7 (6.48%) Security Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (4.63%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) JSP
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 16 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.56%) CESG
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) RMADS
4 3 (2.78%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.85%) BYOD
5 2 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Windows
2 23 (21.30%) UNIX
3 17 (15.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.74%) Information Security
2 37 (34.26%) SIEM
3 26 (24.07%) Cyber Security
4 20 (18.52%) Security Architecture
4 20 (18.52%) ITIL
5 11 (10.19%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (9.26%) Security Management
6 10 (9.26%) Data Privacy
7 8 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (6.48%) Computer Security
8 7 (6.48%) OWASP
9 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.63%) Business Development
10 5 (4.63%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.63%) PRINCE
11 4 (3.70%) Computer Forensics
11 4 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) Perl
3 3 (2.78%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (37.96%) CISM
2 29 (26.85%) CISA
3 24 (22.22%) CEH
4 16 (14.81%) OSCP
5 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 15 (13.89%) GIAC
6 14 (12.96%) SC Cleared
7 11 (10.19%) Degree
8 10 (9.26%) SSCP
8 10 (9.26%) OSCE
9 8 (7.41%) DV Cleared
10 5 (4.63%) GCFA
10 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (3.70%) CRISC
12 3 (2.78%) ISACA
12 3 (2.78%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.93%) GSEC
13 1 (0.93%) ACCA
13 1 (0.93%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (28.70%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.63%) COBIT
5 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (6.48%) Cisco
1 7 (6.48%) McAfee
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) Qualys
4 3 (2.78%) Tufin
4 3 (2.78%) Tripwire
4 3 (2.78%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.85%) Splunk
5 2 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Walsall
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Nuneaton
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago