Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 79 94
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +13
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 13 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.18% 0.34% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.91% 1.52% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 11
Cardiff median annual salary £60,000 £44,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -32.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,000 £86,250
South Wales median annual salary £57,500 £44,000 £60,090
% change year-on-year +30.68% -26.78% +0.15%

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 188 197 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.08% 22.16% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 147 168 315
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.41%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (69.23%) GIAC
2 8 (61.54%) SANS
3 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (46.15%) Information Security
4 6 (46.15%) CEH
5 5 (38.46%) Welsh Language
5 5 (38.46%) Nessus
5 5 (38.46%) Nmap
5 5 (38.46%) Data Security
5 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) Qualys
5 5 (38.46%) Legal
5 5 (38.46%) OSCP
5 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (38.46%) Nexpose
6 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 3 (23.08%) ISMS
8 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 2 (15.38%) GPEN
8 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Security Management
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System

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 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
1 5 (38.46%) Welsh Language
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Principal Security Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Information Officer
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (30.77%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Cyberattack
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Data Security
3 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (23.08%) ISMS
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
6 1 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (7.69%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) GIAC
2 8 (61.54%) SANS
3 6 (46.15%) CEH
4 5 (38.46%) OSCP
5 2 (15.38%) CISM
5 2 (15.38%) GPEN
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) CISMP
6 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (7.69%) COBIT
4 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Nessus
1 5 (38.46%) Nexpose
1 5 (38.46%) Nmap
2 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) LexisNexis
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft