The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 73 106
Rank change year-on-year -6 +33  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 45 68 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.44% 2.87% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.04% 10.91% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 15
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,718 £84,250 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

CISSP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 448 623 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.30% 26.26% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 316 432 430
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing CISSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Birmingham

CISSP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for CISSP in Birmingham

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Birmingham

CISSP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 84 (65.12%) CISM
2 77 (59.69%) Information Security
2 77 (59.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (48.84%) PCI DSS
4 60 (46.51%) Data Centre
5 53 (41.09%) ITIL
6 50 (38.76%) Risk Management
6 50 (38.76%) SIEM
7 46 (35.66%) CISA
8 38 (29.46%) CEH
8 38 (29.46%) Risk Assessment
8 38 (29.46%) Security Cleared
9 37 (28.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (27.91%) SC Cleared
11 35 (27.13%) Management Information System
12 33 (25.58%) Sentinel
13 31 (24.03%) IT Governance
13 31 (24.03%) Cyber Essentials
14 30 (23.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 30 (23.26%) Data Protection
14 30 (23.26%) Finance
15 28 (21.71%) ITIL Certification
15 28 (21.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 28 (21.71%) Security Operations
16 27 (20.93%) Service Delivery
17 25 (19.38%) ISMS
18 24 (18.60%) CISMP
19 23 (17.83%) Cybersecurity
20 22 (17.05%) Firewall
21 21 (16.28%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (25.58%) Sentinel
2 14 (10.85%) assyst
2 14 (10.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.05%) Firewall
2 15 (11.63%) Network Security
3 12 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.88%) Wireshark
6 4 (3.10%) Skype
7 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.78%) BGP
8 1 (0.78%) DHCP
8 1 (0.78%) DNS
8 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.78%) FWSM
8 1 (0.78%) Internet
8 1 (0.78%) LAN
8 1 (0.78%) SNMP
8 1 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.78%) TACACS
8 1 (0.78%) VPN
8 1 (0.78%) WAN
8 1 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Big Data
1 4 (3.10%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Burp Suite
1 4 (3.10%) Fiddler
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Banking
3 2 (1.55%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (30.23%) Security Manager
2 36 (27.91%) Security Officer
3 25 (19.38%) Information Manager
4 24 (18.60%) Information Officer
4 24 (18.60%) Information Security Officer
5 19 (14.73%) Information Security Manager
6 15 (11.63%) Compliance Manager
7 14 (10.85%) Compliance Officer
7 14 (10.85%) IT Security Officer
7 14 (10.85%) Security Compliance Officer
8 13 (10.08%) Security Specialist
9 12 (9.30%) Consultant
10 10 (7.75%) Analyst
10 10 (7.75%) Information Security Compliance Officer
11 9 (6.98%) Security Consultant
11 9 (6.98%) Security Operations Specialist
12 8 (6.20%) Security Analyst
13 7 (5.43%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 7 (5.43%) Operations Manager
13 7 (5.43%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) OAuth
1 1 (0.78%) OpenID
1 1 (0.78%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (46.51%) Data Centre
2 35 (27.13%) Management Information System
3 19 (14.73%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (12.40%) CESG
5 14 (10.85%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (10.85%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (10.85%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (10.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (5.43%) NHS
8 5 (3.88%) PKI
9 3 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) Unix
1 12 (9.30%) Windows
2 6 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (59.69%) Information Security
2 53 (41.09%) ITIL
3 50 (38.76%) Risk Management
3 50 (38.76%) SIEM
4 38 (29.46%) Risk Assessment
5 37 (28.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 31 (24.03%) IT Governance
7 30 (23.26%) Data Protection
7 30 (23.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 28 (21.71%) Security Operations
9 27 (20.93%) Service Delivery
10 25 (19.38%) ISMS
11 23 (17.83%) Cybersecurity
12 21 (16.28%) Data Security
12 21 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (14.73%) Security Management
14 18 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement Process
14 18 (13.95%) Information Assurance
14 18 (13.95%) Information Security Management
14 18 (13.95%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.55%) Perl
1 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (65.12%) CISM
2 46 (35.66%) CISA
3 38 (29.46%) CEH
3 38 (29.46%) Security Cleared
4 36 (27.91%) SC Cleared
5 28 (21.71%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (18.60%) CISMP
7 15 (11.63%) CRISC
7 15 (11.63%) GIAC
8 10 (7.75%) CCNP
8 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (7.75%) GCIA
8 10 (7.75%) GCIH
9 9 (6.98%) CLAS
9 9 (6.98%) OSCP
10 8 (6.20%) CCNA
10 8 (6.20%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (6.20%) SANS
11 6 (4.65%) Degree
11 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (59.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (48.84%) PCI DSS
3 31 (24.03%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (21.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 19 (14.73%) GPG13
6 14 (10.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (10.85%) QA
6 14 (10.85%) RMADS
7 4 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (2.33%) COBIT
8 3 (2.33%) GDPR
9 2 (1.55%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (11.63%) ServiceNow
2 5 (3.88%) LogRhythm
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.10%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.33%) FireEye
4 3 (2.33%) Intel Security
4 3 (2.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco
5 2 (1.55%) Computacenter
5 2 (1.55%) IBM
5 2 (1.55%) Juniper
5 2 (1.55%) NetIQ
5 2 (1.55%) Splunk
5 2 (1.55%) Tufin
6 1 (0.78%) CA
6 1 (0.78%) EMC
6 1 (0.78%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.78%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec
6 1 (0.78%) VMware
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