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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 177 199 145
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -54
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 51 21 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.38% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 1.41% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 57
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -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
1479 1485 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.82% 27.18% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1183 1287
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,463
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 July 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 July 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 -2 28 £47,500 - 9
Coventry - 10 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 6 £45,000 -
Solihull - 4 £41,250 - 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 63 (61.76%) Information Security
2 43 (42.16%) SIEM
3 39 (38.24%) CISM
4 30 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (27.45%) CISA
6 26 (25.49%) Windows
7 25 (24.51%) CEH
8 24 (23.53%) PCI DSS
9 23 (22.55%) UNIX
9 23 (22.55%) Firewall
10 18 (17.65%) ITIL
10 18 (17.65%) Cyber Security
11 16 (15.69%) Management Information System
12 14 (13.73%) Security Architecture
12 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
13 13 (12.75%) Security Management
13 13 (12.75%) Linux
14 12 (11.76%) Degree
14 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
14 12 (11.76%) OSCP
15 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
15 11 (10.78%) SSCP
15 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
15 11 (10.78%) Finance
16 10 (9.80%) GIAC
16 10 (9.80%) Cisco
17 9 (8.82%) Business Continuity
18 8 (7.84%) CESG
18 8 (7.84%) Legal
18 8 (7.84%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) Firewall
2 7 (6.86%) Wireless
2 7 (6.86%) Wireless Security
2 7 (6.86%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.94%) Network Security
4 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.96%) Big Data
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Legal
3 4 (3.92%) Electronics
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Publishing
5 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Military
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Security Manager
2 22 (21.57%) Security Specialist
3 15 (14.71%) IT Security Manager
4 12 (11.76%) Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Consultant
5 11 (10.78%) Security Officer
6 10 (9.80%) Security Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) Security Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) Architect
8 7 (6.86%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Security Architect
8 7 (6.86%) Information Security Officer
8 7 (6.86%) Security Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Information Manager
9 6 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (4.90%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (4.90%) Tester
10 5 (4.90%) Penetration Tester
11 4 (3.92%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) JSP
2 2 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.84%) CESG
4 6 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.94%) RMADS
6 3 (2.94%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.96%) PKI
7 2 (1.96%) BYOD
7 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.49%) Windows
2 23 (22.55%) UNIX
3 13 (12.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.76%) Information Security
2 43 (42.16%) SIEM
3 18 (17.65%) Cyber Security
3 18 (17.65%) ITIL
4 14 (13.73%) Security Architecture
5 13 (12.75%) Security Management
6 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
7 9 (8.82%) Business Continuity
8 8 (7.84%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (6.86%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (6.86%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.86%) Computer Security
9 7 (6.86%) Data Protection
10 6 (5.88%) Data Privacy
11 5 (4.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.90%) Information Security Management
12 4 (3.92%) Data Security
12 4 (3.92%) Computer Forensics
12 4 (3.92%) Business Development
12 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) Perl
3 3 (2.94%) C
4 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (38.24%) CISM
2 28 (27.45%) CISA
3 25 (24.51%) CEH
4 12 (11.76%) Degree
4 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.76%) OSCP
5 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.78%) SSCP
6 10 (9.80%) GIAC
7 7 (6.86%) CRISC
8 6 (5.88%) GCFA
9 5 (4.90%) OSCE
9 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.90%) PCI QSA
10 3 (2.94%) ISACA
11 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.98%) ACCA
12 1 (0.98%) CCNA
12 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.98%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.88%) COBIT
3 6 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.96%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (9.80%) Cisco
2 7 (6.86%) McAfee
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle
4 4 (3.92%) Qualys
5 3 (2.94%) Tufin
5 3 (2.94%) Tripwire
5 3 (2.94%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.96%) Splunk
6 2 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + more
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
Posted: 23 days ago