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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 116 177 176
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 137 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 3.60% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96 39 26
Median salary £58,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +7.84%
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
1700 1387 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.62% 25.90% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1233 1080 1043
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
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 4 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 4 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 +34 72 £62,500 +21.95% 1
Coventry +10 10 £55,000 -5.17% 5
West Bromwich 0 10 £40,000 -27.27%
Staffordshire +13 9 £60,000 - 2
Solihull +22 8 £65,000 +62.50%
Warwickshire -6 5 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Shropshire -8 4 £50,000 -16.66%
Worcestershire - 2 £41,500 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 143 (64.71%) CISM
2 142 (64.25%) Information Security
3 131 (59.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 84 (38.01%) PCI DSS
5 83 (37.56%) CISA
6 69 (31.22%) SIEM
7 56 (25.34%) Finance
8 48 (21.72%) Security Operations
9 42 (19.00%) Data Protection
10 41 (18.55%) Cybersecurity
11 40 (18.10%) Management Information System
11 40 (18.10%) ITIL
12 36 (16.29%) Risk Management
13 35 (15.84%) Firewall
14 34 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 32 (14.48%) CRISC
16 31 (14.03%) CEH
16 31 (14.03%) Security Management
17 29 (13.12%) Information Security Management
17 29 (13.12%) Network Security
18 28 (12.67%) Security Operations Centre
19 25 (11.31%) GIAC
19 25 (11.31%) Penetration Testing
20 24 (10.86%) Security Cleared
21 23 (10.41%) SC Cleared
22 22 (9.95%) Degree
22 22 (9.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 22 (9.95%) ITIL Certification
22 22 (9.95%) Microsoft
22 22 (9.95%) Data Centre

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 (4.52%) IIS
2 6 (2.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.79%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.17%) IaaS
3 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.71%) Office 365
4 5 (2.26%) SaaS
5 4 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.84%) Firewall
2 29 (13.12%) Network Security
3 11 (4.98%) LAN
3 11 (4.98%) WAN
4 5 (2.26%) HTTP
4 5 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.90%) Internet
5 2 (0.90%) MPLS
5 2 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) AppScan
General
1 56 (25.34%) Finance
2 14 (6.33%) Legal
3 10 (4.52%) Law
4 6 (2.71%) Retail
5 4 (1.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (19.00%) Consultant
1 42 (19.00%) Security Manager
2 41 (18.55%) Security Consultant
3 36 (16.29%) Architect
4 30 (13.57%) Analyst
5 27 (12.22%) Security Architect
6 25 (11.31%) Information Manager
6 25 (11.31%) Information Security Manager
6 25 (11.31%) Security Officer
7 22 (9.95%) Security Analyst
8 20 (9.05%) Information Officer
9 19 (8.60%) Head of Information
9 19 (8.60%) Head of Information Security
9 19 (8.60%) Head of Security
9 19 (8.60%) Information Security Officer
9 19 (8.60%) Operations Manager
10 14 (6.33%) Security Specialist
11 12 (5.43%) IT Consultant
12 11 (4.98%) Designer
12 11 (4.98%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.81%) Web Services
2 2 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.10%) Management Information System
2 28 (12.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (9.95%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.24%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (6.79%) PKI
6 9 (4.07%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.62%) Cryptography
8 7 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.36%) CESG
10 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.45%) BYOD
11 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.60%) Windows
2 13 (5.88%) Unix
3 8 (3.62%) Linux
4 2 (0.90%) AIX
4 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (64.25%) Information Security
2 69 (31.22%) SIEM
3 48 (21.72%) Security Operations
4 42 (19.00%) Data Protection
5 41 (18.55%) Cybersecurity
6 40 (18.10%) ITIL
7 36 (16.29%) Risk Management
8 34 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 31 (14.03%) Security Management
10 29 (13.12%) Information Security Management
11 25 (11.31%) Penetration Testing
12 21 (9.50%) Security Architecture
13 18 (8.14%) Data Centre Operations
13 18 (8.14%) Threat Analysis
14 17 (7.69%) Identity Management
15 15 (6.79%) Fraud Detection
15 15 (6.79%) ISMS
16 14 (6.33%) Risk Assessment
17 13 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
17 13 (5.88%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.26%) C
2 4 (1.81%) Perl
2 4 (1.81%) SQL
3 1 (0.45%) C#
3 1 (0.45%) C++
3 1 (0.45%) Python
3 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 143 (64.71%) CISM
2 83 (37.56%) CISA
3 32 (14.48%) CRISC
4 31 (14.03%) CEH
5 25 (11.31%) GIAC
6 24 (10.86%) Security Cleared
7 23 (10.41%) SC Cleared
8 22 (9.95%) Degree
8 22 (9.95%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (8.60%) SANS
10 14 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (6.33%) CLAS
11 12 (5.43%) SSCP
12 10 (4.52%) PCI QSA
13 9 (4.07%) OSCP
14 6 (2.71%) CCNA
14 6 (2.71%) CISMP
14 6 (2.71%) MCSE
14 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (2.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (59.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (38.01%) PCI DSS
3 22 (9.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (7.24%) COBIT
5 13 (5.88%) ISO22301
6 10 (4.52%) ISO27002
6 10 (4.52%) ISO27005
7 8 (3.62%) ISO 9001
8 6 (2.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (2.71%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.90%) BS25999
10 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.90%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.90%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.98%) Forcepoint
2 11 (4.98%) LogRhythm
3 10 (4.52%) Cisco
4 7 (3.17%) Oracle
4 7 (3.17%) Symantec
5 6 (2.71%) Qualys
6 5 (2.26%) VMware
7 4 (1.81%) HP
7 4 (1.81%) Intel Security
7 4 (1.81%) NetIQ
7 4 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.36%) IBM
9 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.90%) SAP
9 2 (0.90%) Veracode
10 1 (0.45%) F5
10 1 (0.45%) Imperva
10 1 (0.45%) Remedy
10 1 (0.45%) Sourcefire
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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