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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 185 157 188
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 29 51 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.93% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% 3.23% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 8
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £68,500 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.27%
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
1515 1579 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.46% 28.85% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1368 1131
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -20 16 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Coventry +4 9 £44,500 - 1
Staffordshire -5 2 £41,250 -25.00%
Warwickshire +16 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Shropshire - 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (54.72%) Information Security
2 22 (41.51%) PCI DSS
3 19 (35.85%) CISA
3 19 (35.85%) CISM
3 19 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (30.19%) Risk Management
4 16 (30.19%) Finance
5 15 (28.30%) Firewall
6 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
6 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
7 10 (18.87%) Degree
8 8 (15.09%) ITIL
8 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (15.09%) ISMS
8 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) UNIX
9 7 (13.21%) CCNA
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (13.21%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (13.21%) COBIT
9 7 (13.21%) SIEM
10 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
11 5 (9.43%) Security Management
11 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
11 5 (9.43%) ACSA
11 5 (9.43%) Security Testing
12 4 (7.55%) Java
12 4 (7.55%) Linux
12 4 (7.55%) CEH
12 4 (7.55%) Network Security

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.66%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) Network Security
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.77%) DMZ
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) VoIP
4 2 (3.77%) WLAN
4 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) Big Data
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Security Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) Security Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Security Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Information Specialist
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Security Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Information Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Information Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (9.43%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Security Officer
8 3 (5.66%) Security Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) CESG
2 2 (3.77%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (3.77%) PKI
2 2 (3.77%) RMADS
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) UNIX
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Information Security
2 16 (30.19%) Risk Management
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (15.09%) ISMS
4 7 (13.21%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (13.21%) SIEM
5 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.43%) Security Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Security Management
6 4 (7.55%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Management
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) SOA
7 3 (5.66%) IT Governance
7 3 (5.66%) Business Development
7 3 (5.66%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (3.77%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Java
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VB
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) CISA
1 19 (35.85%) CISM
2 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) Degree
4 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) CCNA
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.43%) ACSA
7 4 (7.55%) CEH
8 2 (3.77%) CGEIT
8 2 (3.77%) CISMP
8 2 (3.77%) MCSE
8 2 (3.77%) CCIE
8 2 (3.77%) CCNP
8 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.89%) SSCP
9 1 (1.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (41.51%) PCI DSS
2 19 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (13.21%) COBIT
4 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (5.66%) LogRhythm
2 3 (5.66%) Tripwire
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Tufin
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) McAfee
3 2 (3.77%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago