The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 174 150 195
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +45
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 28 63 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 1.14% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 4.09% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 9
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £40,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1490 1539 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.67% 27.79% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1308 1104
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -17 18 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Coventry -1 8 £49,250 -7.94% 10
Warwickshire +9 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Worcestershire - 1 £62,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 33 (56.90%) Information Security
2 25 (43.10%) CISM
3 22 (37.93%) Firewall
4 21 (36.21%) PCI DSS
5 19 (32.76%) Finance
5 19 (32.76%) Risk Management
5 19 (32.76%) CISA
6 18 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
8 12 (20.69%) Linux
9 11 (18.97%) SIEM
9 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (18.97%) UNIX
10 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (13.79%) CEH
11 8 (13.79%) ISMS
11 8 (13.79%) Degree
11 8 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.07%) Security Management
12 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
13 6 (10.34%) ITIL
13 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
13 6 (10.34%) Network Security
13 6 (10.34%) COBIT
13 6 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
14 5 (8.62%) ACSA
14 5 (8.62%) Information Security Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) Firewall
2 6 (10.34%) Network Security
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.17%) Wireless
4 3 (5.17%) VoIP
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Security Specialist
2 12 (20.69%) Information Security Specialist
2 12 (20.69%) Information Specialist
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Security Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Security Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Information Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Security Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
7 4 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (6.90%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.90%) IT Security Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) RMADS
3 1 (1.72%) CESG
3 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Information Security
2 19 (32.76%) Risk Management
3 11 (18.97%) SIEM
3 11 (18.97%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (13.79%) ISMS
5 7 (12.07%) Security Management
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (8.62%) Information Security Management
7 5 (8.62%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (8.62%) Security Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 3 (5.17%) SOA
9 3 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (3.45%) Security Architecture
10 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.45%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) CISM
2 19 (32.76%) CISA
3 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.79%) CEH
5 8 (13.79%) Degree
6 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.62%) ACSA
7 5 (8.62%) CCNA
8 4 (6.90%) CCSP
8 4 (6.90%) CCSE
9 3 (5.17%) CISMP
9 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.45%) GCIH
10 2 (3.45%) CGEIT
10 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.72%) PCI QSA
11 1 (1.72%) GIAC
11 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.72%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.21%) PCI DSS
2 18 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (10.34%) COBIT
4 5 (8.62%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco
3 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.90%) Symantec
4 4 (6.90%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) Tripwire
5 3 (5.17%) LogRhythm
5 3 (5.17%) Tufin
6 2 (3.45%) McAfee
6 2 (3.45%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
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