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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 192 174 196
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 30 37 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.68% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 2.34% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 8
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £35,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +2.00%
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
1557 1580 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.80% 29.04% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1361 1109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -19 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Coventry - 9 £44,500 - 1
Staffordshire -16 2 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Warwickshire +9 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Shropshire - 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 27 (57.45%) Information Security
2 22 (46.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (46.81%) CISA
3 21 (44.68%) PCI DSS
4 19 (40.43%) CISM
5 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
6 13 (27.66%) ITIL
7 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
7 10 (21.28%) Firewall
7 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
7 10 (21.28%) Finance
8 9 (19.15%) Degree
9 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (17.02%) SIEM
10 7 (14.89%) CCNA
10 7 (14.89%) Security Management
10 7 (14.89%) ISMS
11 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
12 5 (10.64%) ACSA
12 5 (10.64%) CESG
12 5 (10.64%) Information Security Management
13 4 (8.51%) Java
13 4 (8.51%) Cisco
13 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (8.51%) IT Governance
13 4 (8.51%) COBIT
13 4 (8.51%) Security Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Network Security
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) WLAN
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) VLAN
4 2 (4.26%) DMZ
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Security Manager
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Security Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Information Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Security Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (10.64%) Security Officer
5 5 (10.64%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Security Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) CESG
3 3 (6.38%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (6.38%) RMADS
4 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.26%) PKI
4 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) UNIX
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Information Security
2 16 (34.04%) Risk Management
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (17.02%) SIEM
5 7 (14.89%) Security Management
5 7 (14.89%) ISMS
6 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.64%) Information Security Management
8 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
8 4 (8.51%) IT Governance
9 3 (6.38%) Business Development
9 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.38%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.38%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) Information Assurance
9 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.38%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) CISA
2 19 (40.43%) CISM
3 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.15%) Degree
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.89%) CCNA
7 5 (10.64%) ACSA
8 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (6.38%) CEH
10 2 (4.26%) SSCP
10 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (4.26%) CCNP
10 2 (4.26%) MCSE
10 2 (4.26%) CCIE
10 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (4.26%) CGEIT
11 1 (2.13%) CCSP
11 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (2.13%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (46.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (44.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.51%) COBIT
4 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Tripwire
2 3 (6.38%) Tufin
2 3 (6.38%) LogRhythm
3 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.26%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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