Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 89 98
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9 -1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 14 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.49% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.92% 1.57% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 6
Cardiff median annual salary £60,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £48,000 £31,375 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £47,050 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £60,000 £42,000 £55,045
% change year-on-year +42.86% -23.70% +0.08%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 157 254 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.76% 24.19% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 136 208 288
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.84% -2.00%
10th Percentile £22,813 £27,000 £23,425
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,717
% change year-on-year +3.75% +8.94% -7.63%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Cardiff

CISSP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Cardiff

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 11 (78.57%) GIAC
2 9 (64.29%) CEH
3 7 (50.00%) SANS
4 6 (42.86%) OWASP
5 5 (35.71%) Data Security
5 5 (35.71%) Legal
5 5 (35.71%) Information Security
5 5 (35.71%) Nessus
5 5 (35.71%) Nmap
5 5 (35.71%) OSCP
5 5 (35.71%) Welsh Language
5 5 (35.71%) Qualys
5 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (35.71%) Nexpose
5 5 (35.71%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Secure Coding
6 4 (28.57%) CISMP
6 4 (28.57%) CISM
7 3 (21.43%) FTP
7 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
8 2 (14.29%) GPEN
8 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (14.29%) SIEM
8 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
8 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) FTP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 5 (35.71%) Legal
1 5 (35.71%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Principal Security Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Evangelist
3 1 (7.14%) Information Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OWASP
2 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (35.71%) Data Security
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (28.57%) Secure Coding
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
4 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) GIAC
2 9 (64.29%) CEH
3 7 (50.00%) SANS
4 5 (35.71%) OSCP
5 4 (28.57%) CISM
5 4 (28.57%) CISMP
6 2 (14.29%) CCIE
6 2 (14.29%) CCNP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) GPEN
7 1 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) COBIT
3 1 (7.14%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Nessus
1 5 (35.71%) Nexpose
1 5 (35.71%) Nmap
2 2 (14.29%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Qualys
2 1 (7.14%) LexisNexis