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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 157 185 170
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 63 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 1.99% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 54 25 43
Average salary £57,500 £43,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.18% -13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £55,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
1452 1507 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.53% 27.53% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1249 1400
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +18 29 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Coventry -7 10 £50,000 +12.35% 2
Warwickshire +1 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Shropshire -3 4 £54,149 -
Solihull - 2 £48,750 -
Walsall - 2 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £65,000 - 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 77 (66.96%) Information Security
2 52 (45.22%) CISM
3 40 (34.78%) SIEM
4 33 (28.70%) Windows
5 30 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (25.22%) Security Architecture
6 29 (25.22%) PCI DSS
6 29 (25.22%) Cyber Security
7 27 (23.48%) CEH
8 26 (22.61%) UNIX
9 23 (20.00%) CISA
9 23 (20.00%) Firewall
10 22 (19.13%) ITIL
11 20 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 19 (16.52%) Linux
12 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
13 18 (15.65%) GIAC
14 17 (14.78%) Data Centre
15 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
15 16 (13.91%) OSCP
16 15 (13.04%) Data Privacy
17 13 (11.30%) SQL
18 12 (10.43%) Security Management
19 11 (9.57%) McAfee
19 11 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
19 11 (9.57%) Degree
19 11 (9.57%) OSCE
19 11 (9.57%) DV Cleared
20 10 (8.70%) Computer Security
20 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (1.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (7.83%) Wireless
2 9 (7.83%) Wireless Security
2 9 (7.83%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (6.09%) Network Security
4 5 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.61%) SAN
7 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) Big Data
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Legal
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Military
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (20.87%) Consultant
2 20 (17.39%) Architect
3 19 (16.52%) Security Consultant
3 19 (16.52%) Security Manager
4 18 (15.65%) Security Specialist
5 15 (13.04%) Analyst
5 15 (13.04%) Security Architect
6 12 (10.43%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) Penetration Tester
7 10 (8.70%) Tester
7 10 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) Security Operations Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Security Officer
8 9 (7.83%) IT Consultant
8 9 (7.83%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) IT Security Manager
10 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 5 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 17 (14.78%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) CESG
4 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.74%) RMADS
6 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.74%) BYOD
6 2 (1.74%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.70%) Windows
2 26 (22.61%) UNIX
3 19 (16.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (66.96%) Information Security
2 40 (34.78%) SIEM
3 29 (25.22%) Cyber Security
3 29 (25.22%) Security Architecture
4 22 (19.13%) ITIL
5 15 (13.04%) Data Privacy
6 12 (10.43%) Security Management
7 11 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (8.70%) Computer Security
9 9 (7.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (6.96%) OWASP
11 7 (6.09%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.09%) Business Continuity
11 7 (6.09%) PRINCE
12 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (4.35%) Information Security Management
13 5 (4.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) C
3 4 (3.48%) Perl
4 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (45.22%) CISM
2 27 (23.48%) CEH
3 23 (20.00%) CISA
4 19 (16.52%) Security Cleared
5 18 (15.65%) GIAC
6 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
6 16 (13.91%) OSCP
7 11 (9.57%) OSCE
7 11 (9.57%) DV Cleared
7 11 (9.57%) Degree
8 9 (7.83%) SSCP
9 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (5.22%) CRISC
11 5 (4.35%) GCFA
12 4 (3.48%) PCI QSA
13 3 (2.61%) ISACA
13 3 (2.61%) CSSLP
13 3 (2.61%) CCNP
13 3 (2.61%) CCNA
13 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (25.22%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.61%) COBIT
5 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.48%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) McAfee
2 9 (7.83%) Cisco
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle
4 5 (4.35%) Splunk
5 4 (3.48%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.48%) Qualys
6 3 (2.61%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.74%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.74%) Tufin
7 2 (1.74%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.74%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Walsall
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago