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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 168 145 169
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 44 55 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 1.13% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 4.27% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 20
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,350 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
1470 1287 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.45% 26.54% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1033 1225
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -26 25 £50,000 +11.11%
Coventry -4 9 £57,500 -6.12% 1
Warwickshire -1 5 £35,000 +21.73%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £57,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 41 (56.94%) Information Security
2 37 (51.39%) PCI DSS
3 36 (50.00%) CISM
4 31 (43.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (40.28%) CISA
6 22 (30.56%) Security Management
7 19 (26.39%) Management Information System
8 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 18 (25.00%) ITIL
9 15 (20.83%) SIEM
10 14 (19.44%) TOGAF
11 13 (18.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (18.06%) Finance
11 13 (18.06%) PCI QSA
12 12 (16.67%) Degree
13 11 (15.28%) Data Protection
13 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (13.89%) Firewall
14 10 (13.89%) CRISC
15 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (12.50%) Information Security Management
15 9 (12.50%) CESG
15 9 (12.50%) Change Management
16 8 (11.11%) CCNP
16 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
17 7 (9.72%) CCNA
17 7 (9.72%) Cisco
17 7 (9.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (9.72%) Security Architecture
17 7 (9.72%) Network Security

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.39%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) Network Security
3 5 (6.94%) VPN
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.17%) SAN
5 3 (4.17%) LAN
5 3 (4.17%) WAN
6 2 (2.78%) WLAN
6 2 (2.78%) DMZ
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Games
3 5 (6.94%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Law
5 2 (2.78%) Publishing
5 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Analyst
2 18 (25.00%) Consultant
3 16 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 15 (20.83%) Security Consultant
5 11 (15.28%) Information Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Security Manager
7 8 (11.11%) Security Specialist
7 8 (11.11%) Information Manager
7 8 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (9.72%) Security Architect
8 7 (9.72%) Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Sales Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Security Officer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Information Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) Information Security Officer
11 2 (2.78%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.50%) CESG
3 3 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.78%) RMADS
4 2 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) UNIX
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Information Security
2 22 (30.56%) Security Management
3 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 18 (25.00%) ITIL
4 15 (20.83%) SIEM
5 14 (19.44%) TOGAF
6 13 (18.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (15.28%) Data Protection
8 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.50%) Change Management
8 9 (12.50%) Information Security Management
9 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.72%) Security Architecture
11 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 6 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (6.94%) ISMS
12 5 (6.94%) SABSA
13 4 (5.56%) Information Assurance
13 4 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C
2 2 (2.78%) Perl
2 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.39%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (50.00%) CISM
2 29 (40.28%) CISA
3 13 (18.06%) PCI QSA
4 12 (16.67%) Degree
5 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (13.89%) CRISC
7 8 (11.11%) CCNP
8 7 (9.72%) CCNA
9 6 (8.33%) CEH
10 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
10 5 (6.94%) CCIE
11 4 (5.56%) SSCP
12 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (4.17%) CCDP
12 3 (4.17%) CSSLP
12 3 (4.17%) OSCP
13 2 (2.78%) ACSA
13 2 (2.78%) CGEIT
13 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (51.39%) PCI DSS
2 31 (43.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (9.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (6.94%) COBIT
5 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.39%) SLA
5 1 (1.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Cisco
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) Fortinet
3 3 (4.17%) Sourcefire
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) Avaya
4 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.39%) Tufin
4 1 (1.39%) LogRhythm
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits & much more
Posted: 13 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago