Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 75 99
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 +11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 8 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.72% 0.99% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 4.94% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -33.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £39,500 £45,000 £49,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,125 £88,050
South Wales median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -11.36% -31.25% +45.45%

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 177 162 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.96% 19.95% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 136 143 311
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,625 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £61,500 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Information Officer
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (62.50%) Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) ISMS
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft