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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 89 172 209
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +37
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 159 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.64% 1.01% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% 3.85% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 100 43 25
Median salary £55,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £45,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £72,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
1622 1534 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.93% 26.18% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1205 1228
Median salary £42,125 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +36 90 £65,000 +20.93% 6
Warwickshire +17 14 £60,000 -22.58% 1
Coventry +4 12 £46,500 -7.00% 6
Staffordshire - 12 £40,000 -
Solihull +18 8 £65,000 +33.33%
West Bromwich +4 5 £50,000 -
Shropshire -15 3 - -
Walsall +3 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 179 (60.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 178 (60.34%) CISM
3 166 (56.27%) Information Security
4 131 (44.41%) PCI DSS
5 115 (38.98%) CISA
6 95 (32.20%) SIEM
7 94 (31.86%) ITIL
8 86 (29.15%) Security Operations
9 69 (23.39%) Risk Management
10 60 (20.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 53 (17.97%) ITIL Certification
12 49 (16.61%) Data Centre
13 48 (16.27%) Cybersecurity
14 47 (15.93%) Finance
14 47 (15.93%) Security Cleared
15 45 (15.25%) Data Protection
16 44 (14.92%) Firewall
17 39 (13.22%) CEH
18 38 (12.88%) SC Cleared
18 38 (12.88%) Security Architecture
18 38 (12.88%) Security Operations Centre
19 37 (12.54%) Degree
19 37 (12.54%) Information Security Management
19 37 (12.54%) Security Management
19 37 (12.54%) Management Information System
20 30 (10.17%) Data Centre Operations
21 29 (9.83%) Cryptography
21 29 (9.83%) Network Security
22 28 (9.49%) Penetration Testing
23 27 (9.15%) IT Audit

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) IaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.92%) Firewall
2 29 (9.83%) Network Security
3 20 (6.78%) WAN
4 17 (5.76%) LAN
5 13 (4.41%) VPN
5 13 (4.41%) Wireless
6 10 (3.39%) EIGRP
6 10 (3.39%) OSPF
6 10 (3.39%) SSL
7 9 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (3.05%) HTTP
8 8 (2.71%) MPLS
9 7 (2.37%) BGP
9 7 (2.37%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (2.37%) VoIP
9 7 (2.37%) VPLS
10 5 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.36%) DNS
11 4 (1.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) PVCS
2 3 (1.02%) AppScan
General
1 47 (15.93%) Finance
2 16 (5.42%) Legal
3 4 (1.36%) Banking
4 2 (0.68%) Law
4 2 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (17.63%) Security Manager
2 51 (17.29%) Analyst
3 50 (16.95%) Consultant
4 47 (15.93%) Security Consultant
5 42 (14.24%) Architect
6 40 (13.56%) Security Officer
7 35 (11.86%) Security Analyst
8 34 (11.53%) Security Architect
9 32 (10.85%) Information Officer
9 32 (10.85%) Information Security Officer
9 32 (10.85%) Operations Manager
10 20 (6.78%) Security Specialist
11 19 (6.44%) Senior Consultant
11 19 (6.44%) Senior Security Consultant
12 17 (5.76%) IT Consultant
12 17 (5.76%) IT Security Consultant
12 17 (5.76%) Network Analyst
13 15 (5.08%) Information Manager
13 15 (5.08%) Information Security Manager
14 14 (4.75%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.34%) COM
1 1 (0.34%) WAP
1 1 (0.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.61%) Data Centre
2 38 (12.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 37 (12.54%) Management Information System
4 29 (9.83%) Cryptography
5 22 (7.46%) PKI
6 20 (6.78%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (3.39%) CESG
8 5 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.68%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.68%) iPad
10 2 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.34%) BYOD
11 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.34%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.73%) Unix
1 11 (3.73%) Windows
2 8 (2.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (56.27%) Information Security
2 95 (32.20%) SIEM
3 94 (31.86%) ITIL
4 86 (29.15%) Security Operations
5 69 (23.39%) Risk Management
6 60 (20.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 48 (16.27%) Cybersecurity
8 45 (15.25%) Data Protection
9 38 (12.88%) Security Architecture
10 37 (12.54%) Information Security Management
10 37 (12.54%) Security Management
11 30 (10.17%) Data Centre Operations
12 28 (9.49%) Penetration Testing
13 27 (9.15%) IT Audit
14 24 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (7.12%) IT Governance
16 20 (6.78%) Data Security
16 20 (6.78%) Identity Management
17 19 (6.44%) ISMS
18 18 (6.10%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.69%) C
2 3 (1.02%) Perl
2 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 178 (60.34%) CISM
2 115 (38.98%) CISA
3 53 (17.97%) ITIL Certification
4 47 (15.93%) Security Cleared
5 39 (13.22%) CEH
6 38 (12.88%) SC Cleared
7 37 (12.54%) Degree
8 24 (8.14%) CRISC
9 23 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (6.44%) CCNP
10 19 (6.44%) GIAC
11 15 (5.08%) DV Cleared
11 15 (5.08%) SANS
11 15 (5.08%) SSCP
12 14 (4.75%) CCNA
12 14 (4.75%) CISMP
13 12 (4.07%) CLAS
14 10 (3.39%) CESG Certified Professional
14 10 (3.39%) OSCP
15 9 (3.05%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (60.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (44.41%) PCI DSS
3 20 (6.78%) ISO22301
4 17 (5.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (5.08%) COBIT
6 14 (4.75%) ISO27002
6 14 (4.75%) ISO27005
7 5 (1.69%) PA-DSS
8 4 (1.36%) GPG13
8 4 (1.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.68%) BS25999
9 2 (0.68%) RMADS
10 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.02%) HP Fortify
3 3 (1.02%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.34%) Cacti
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (7.46%) Cisco
2 15 (5.08%) LogRhythm
3 14 (4.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.39%) Palo Alto
4 10 (3.39%) Qualys
5 8 (2.71%) F5
5 8 (2.71%) Riverbed
5 8 (2.71%) SolarWinds
6 6 (2.03%) Symantec
7 5 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.69%) HP
8 4 (1.36%) IBM
8 4 (1.36%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.36%) NetIQ
8 4 (1.36%) VMware
9 3 (1.02%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle
9 3 (1.02%) Veracode
10 2 (0.68%) SAP
11 1 (0.34%) Mercator
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Montash Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Montash Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago