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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 100 171 201
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +30
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 149 56 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.43% 1.05% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.95% 4.09% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 100 37 19
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -
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
1664 1368 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.08% 25.69% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1044 1130
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +20 72 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Staffordshire +5 12 £58,750 -
West Bromwich +4 12 £40,000 -27.27%
Solihull +20 10 £65,000 +62.50%
Coventry -1 9 £51,250 -10.86%
Warwickshire - 8 £52,500 - 2
Shropshire -20 5 £50,000 -13.04%
Worcestershire - 2 £41,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 156 (62.15%) CISM
1 156 (62.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 150 (59.76%) Information Security
3 102 (40.64%) PCI DSS
4 101 (40.24%) CISA
5 71 (28.29%) SIEM
6 58 (23.11%) Security Operations
7 54 (21.51%) Finance
8 51 (20.32%) ITIL
9 47 (18.73%) Data Protection
9 47 (18.73%) Cybersecurity
10 45 (17.93%) Risk Management
11 43 (17.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 40 (15.94%) Management Information System
13 38 (15.14%) Firewall
14 36 (14.34%) CRISC
15 33 (13.15%) CEH
16 32 (12.75%) Information Security Management
16 32 (12.75%) Security Management
17 31 (12.35%) ITIL Certification
17 31 (12.35%) Data Centre
17 31 (12.35%) Security Operations Centre
18 29 (11.55%) SC Cleared
18 29 (11.55%) Security Cleared
19 28 (11.16%) Network Security
19 28 (11.16%) Security Architecture
20 27 (10.76%) Penetration Testing
21 26 (10.36%) Degree
22 25 (9.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
23 24 (9.56%) GIAC

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 10 (3.98%) IIS
2 6 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.79%) IaaS
3 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.39%) Office 365
4 5 (1.99%) SaaS
5 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.14%) Firewall
2 28 (11.16%) Network Security
3 15 (5.98%) WAN
4 13 (5.18%) LAN
5 7 (2.79%) HTTP
6 5 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.99%) VPN
7 4 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.59%) MPLS
7 4 (1.59%) Wireless
8 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.20%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.20%) OSPF
9 2 (0.80%) Internet
9 2 (0.80%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.80%) SSL
10 1 (0.40%) BGP
10 1 (0.40%) IPsec
10 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.80%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) AppScan
General
1 54 (21.51%) Finance
2 15 (5.98%) Legal
3 11 (4.38%) Law
4 5 (1.99%) Retail
5 4 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (18.73%) Consultant
1 47 (18.73%) Security Consultant
1 47 (18.73%) Security Manager
2 42 (16.73%) Architect
3 36 (14.34%) Analyst
4 33 (13.15%) Security Architect
5 28 (11.16%) Security Officer
6 27 (10.76%) Information Manager
6 27 (10.76%) Information Security Manager
7 25 (9.96%) Security Analyst
8 22 (8.76%) Information Officer
8 22 (8.76%) Operations Manager
9 21 (8.37%) Head of Information
9 21 (8.37%) Head of Information Security
9 21 (8.37%) Head of Security
9 21 (8.37%) Information Security Officer
10 15 (5.98%) Security Specialist
11 14 (5.58%) Senior Consultant
11 14 (5.58%) Senior Security Consultant
12 13 (5.18%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.94%) Management Information System
2 31 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 31 (12.35%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (7.17%) PKI
4 17 (6.77%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (6.37%) Cryptography
6 11 (4.38%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.20%) CESG
9 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.40%) BYOD
10 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.98%) Windows
2 6 (2.39%) Unix
3 5 (1.99%) Linux
4 2 (0.80%) AIX
4 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (59.76%) Information Security
2 71 (28.29%) SIEM
3 58 (23.11%) Security Operations
4 51 (20.32%) ITIL
5 47 (18.73%) Cybersecurity
5 47 (18.73%) Data Protection
6 45 (17.93%) Risk Management
7 43 (17.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 32 (12.75%) Information Security Management
8 32 (12.75%) Security Management
9 28 (11.16%) Security Architecture
10 27 (10.76%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (8.37%) Data Centre Operations
11 21 (8.37%) IT Audit
12 20 (7.97%) Identity Management
13 18 (7.17%) Fraud Detection
13 18 (7.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 18 (7.17%) Threat Analysis
14 16 (6.37%) ISMS
14 16 (6.37%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.59%) SQL
2 3 (1.20%) C
3 1 (0.40%) C#
3 1 (0.40%) C++
3 1 (0.40%) Perl
3 1 (0.40%) Python
3 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 156 (62.15%) CISM
2 101 (40.24%) CISA
3 36 (14.34%) CRISC
4 33 (13.15%) CEH
5 31 (12.35%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (11.55%) SC Cleared
6 29 (11.55%) Security Cleared
7 26 (10.36%) Degree
8 24 (9.56%) GIAC
9 20 (7.97%) SANS
10 18 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (5.18%) SSCP
12 12 (4.78%) CLAS
12 12 (4.78%) PCI QSA
13 11 (4.38%) CISMP
14 10 (3.98%) OSCP
15 9 (3.59%) CCNA
15 9 (3.59%) CCNP
16 6 (2.39%) CCSP
16 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (62.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (40.64%) PCI DSS
3 25 (9.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (7.17%) ISO22301
5 17 (6.77%) COBIT
6 12 (4.78%) ISO27002
6 12 (4.78%) ISO27005
7 9 (3.59%) ISO 9001
8 6 (2.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (2.39%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.80%) BS25999
10 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.20%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.20%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.37%) Cisco
3 12 (4.78%) LogRhythm
4 8 (3.19%) Forcepoint
4 8 (3.19%) Qualys
5 7 (2.79%) Symantec
6 5 (1.99%) HP
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle
7 4 (1.59%) IBM
7 4 (1.59%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.59%) NetIQ
7 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.59%) VMware
8 3 (1.20%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.20%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.20%) Veracode
9 2 (0.80%) F5
9 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.80%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago