Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 91 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 27 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.00% 1.58% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.00% 6.12% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 14
Coventry median annual salary £60,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -2.50% -7.41%
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.55% +22.22%

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 Coventry.

Academic & Professional Certification
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 300 376 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.17% 25.90% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 270 310 307
Coventry median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,825 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Coventry

CISSP
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Coventry

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Coventry over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Coventry region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 24 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (77.78%) Information Security
3 19 (70.37%) Security Architecture
4 14 (51.85%) CISM
5 13 (48.15%) CRISC
5 13 (48.15%) PCI DSS
6 12 (44.44%) CISA
6 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
6 12 (44.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 9 (33.33%) NIST 800
9 8 (29.63%) SAN
9 8 (29.63%) ISMS
10 7 (25.93%) Security Management
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) Firewall
11 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Network Security
11 6 (22.22%) OWASP
11 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
12 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (18.52%) HP Fortify
12 5 (18.52%) Veracode
12 5 (18.52%) NAS
12 5 (18.52%) Hadoop

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security
3 5 (18.52%) NAS
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) SNMP
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
5 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 3 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
1 5 (18.52%) Looker
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Military
3 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Head of Architecture
2 5 (18.52%) Head of Security
2 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Audit Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Compliance Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Principal Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Principal Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Risk Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Security Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) BYOD
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Kali Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Information Security
2 19 (70.37%) Security Architecture
3 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 9 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 8 (29.63%) ISMS
6 7 (25.93%) Security Management
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
7 6 (22.22%) OWASP
7 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
8 5 (18.52%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
8 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
1 5 (18.52%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) CISM
2 13 (48.15%) CRISC
3 12 (44.44%) CISA
3 12 (44.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) ISSEP
4 5 (18.52%) ISSMP
5 4 (14.81%) CCSP
5 4 (14.81%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (14.81%) CISMP
5 4 (14.81%) CLAS
5 4 (14.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 4 (14.81%) ISSAP
5 4 (14.81%) PCI QSA
6 3 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (11.11%) CCNP
6 3 (11.11%) SANS
7 2 (7.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (48.15%) PCI DSS
3 9 (33.33%) NIST 800
4 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (14.81%) COBIT
5 4 (14.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (7.41%) ISO 14001
6 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Fortify
1 5 (18.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) HP
1 5 (18.52%) NetApp
1 5 (18.52%) Veracode
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft