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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 124 164 195
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +31
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 116 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.12% 0.96% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.56% 4.04% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69 37 30
Median salary £50,500 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £65,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
1355 1214 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.72% 23.69% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 986 964 1414
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +34 71 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Coventry +16 16 £47,500 -1.04%
Worcestershire 0 6 £50,500 -22.30% 1
Staffordshire -4 6 £35,000 -28.20%
Warwickshire +1 4 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Wolverhampton - 4 - -
Solihull -6 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 159 (62.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 158 (62.45%) CISM
3 146 (57.71%) Information Security
4 136 (53.75%) PCI DSS
5 99 (39.13%) SIEM
6 92 (36.36%) ITIL
7 88 (34.78%) CISA
8 79 (31.23%) Risk Management
9 73 (28.85%) Security Operations
10 66 (26.09%) Security Cleared
11 62 (24.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 57 (22.53%) SC Cleared
13 56 (22.13%) Data Centre
14 55 (21.74%) Firewall
15 51 (20.16%) Data Protection
15 51 (20.16%) CEH
16 47 (18.58%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (17.79%) Management Information System
18 43 (17.00%) Penetration Testing
19 42 (16.60%) Cybersecurity
20 41 (16.21%) Continuous Improvement
21 40 (15.81%) Finance
22 38 (15.02%) Security Management
22 38 (15.02%) IT Governance
23 36 (14.23%) Risk Assessment
23 36 (14.23%) Information Security Management
24 34 (13.44%) CISMP
25 33 (13.04%) Degree
26 29 (11.46%) ISMS
27 28 (11.07%) Cisco Certification

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 1 (0.40%) IIS
1 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (9.09%) Sentinel
2 14 (5.53%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.53%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.74%) Firewall
2 25 (9.88%) Network Security
3 15 (5.93%) VPN
4 14 (5.53%) DNS
5 12 (4.74%) DHCP
6 11 (4.35%) WAN
7 10 (3.95%) LAN
8 9 (3.56%) SSL
9 8 (3.16%) Wireless
10 6 (2.37%) EIGRP
10 6 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (2.37%) OSPF
11 5 (1.98%) BGP
11 5 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.98%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (1.98%) HTTP
11 5 (1.98%) MPLS
11 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.98%) VoIP
11 5 (1.98%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.16%) Big Data
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.58%) PVCS
General
1 40 (15.81%) Finance
2 17 (6.72%) Legal
3 4 (1.58%) Banking
4 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Law
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (24.90%) Analyst
2 51 (20.16%) Security Manager
3 49 (19.37%) Security Analyst
4 32 (12.65%) Security Officer
5 27 (10.67%) Information Manager
6 24 (9.49%) Consultant
6 24 (9.49%) Operations Manager
7 23 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
8 22 (8.70%) Information Officer
9 21 (8.30%) Information Security Manager
10 20 (7.91%) Security Consultant
11 19 (7.51%) IT Analyst
11 19 (7.51%) IT Security Analyst
11 19 (7.51%) Security Specialist
12 17 (6.72%) Compliance Officer
13 16 (6.32%) Operations Analyst
13 16 (6.32%) Security Operations Analyst
14 13 (5.14%) Architect
15 12 (4.74%) Security Architect
15 12 (4.74%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) COM
1 1 (0.40%) WAP
1 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.13%) Data Centre
2 45 (17.79%) Management Information System
3 27 (10.67%) Cryptography
4 25 (9.88%) Data Protection Act
5 24 (9.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (5.93%) CESG
7 14 (5.53%) PKI
8 10 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (3.56%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (2.77%) Freedom of Information
11 7 (2.77%) NHS
11 7 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.79%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.79%) iPad
13 2 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.40%) BYOD
14 1 (0.40%) Handset
14 1 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.53%) Linux
1 14 (5.53%) Windows
2 11 (4.35%) Unix
3 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (57.71%) Information Security
2 99 (39.13%) SIEM
3 92 (36.36%) ITIL
4 79 (31.23%) Risk Management
5 73 (28.85%) Security Operations
6 62 (24.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 51 (20.16%) Data Protection
8 43 (17.00%) Penetration Testing
9 42 (16.60%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (16.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (15.02%) IT Governance
11 38 (15.02%) Security Management
12 36 (14.23%) Information Security Management
12 36 (14.23%) Risk Assessment
13 29 (11.46%) ISMS
14 25 (9.88%) Information Assurance
15 24 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement Process
15 24 (9.49%) Security Architecture
16 23 (9.09%) Data Security
16 23 (9.09%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.98%) C
2 2 (0.79%) Perl
2 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (62.45%) CISM
2 88 (34.78%) CISA
3 66 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 57 (22.53%) SC Cleared
5 51 (20.16%) CEH
6 47 (18.58%) ITIL Certification
7 34 (13.44%) CISMP
8 33 (13.04%) Degree
9 28 (11.07%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (9.49%) CCNP
11 20 (7.91%) DV Cleared
12 19 (7.51%) CCNA
12 19 (7.51%) SSCP
13 18 (7.11%) CRISC
14 13 (5.14%) CCSA
15 12 (4.74%) CLAS
15 12 (4.74%) MCSE
15 12 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (4.35%) GCIA
16 11 (4.35%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (62.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 136 (53.75%) PCI DSS
3 24 (9.49%) GPG13
4 17 (6.72%) COBIT
5 16 (6.32%) RMADS
6 14 (5.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (3.56%) ISO27002
8 8 (3.16%) BS7799
8 8 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 8 (3.16%) ISO22301
8 8 (3.16%) ISO27005
8 8 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (2.77%) QA
10 5 (1.98%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.40%) Cacti
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.40%) QRadar
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (9.49%) Cisco
2 14 (5.53%) ServiceNow
3 11 (4.35%) Qualys
4 10 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.56%) Palo Alto
6 6 (2.37%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.37%) LogRhythm
6 6 (2.37%) Riverbed
6 6 (2.37%) SolarWinds
7 5 (1.98%) F5
8 3 (1.19%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.79%) FireEye
9 2 (0.79%) NetIQ
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle
9 2 (0.79%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) IBM
10 1 (0.40%) Juniper
10 1 (0.40%) Mercator
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.40%) Symantec
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Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + excellent package
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Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension + Good Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + +Bonuses +Pension +Car allowance
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Salary: £75,000 - £90,000
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Birmingham
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