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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 66 73
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 20 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.04% 1.21% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.58% 4.43% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 6
Median salary £60,000 £56,250 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £48,000 £55,104
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,000 £60,000
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 Coventry.

Academic & Professional Certification
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 159 203 205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 24.20% 27.28% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 145 155 169
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 27 (75.00%) CISM
2 21 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (55.56%) PCI DSS
4 18 (50.00%) Information Security
5 14 (38.89%) CISA
6 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (33.33%) Security Architecture
7 10 (27.78%) Firewall
7 10 (27.78%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) SIEM
7 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (27.78%) DDoS Mitigation
8 9 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (22.22%) Security Management
9 8 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (22.22%) ISMS
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 6 (16.67%) COBIT
10 6 (16.67%) ISSMP
10 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (13.89%) CRISC
11 5 (13.89%) SABSA
11 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
11 5 (13.89%) ISSAP
11 5 (13.89%) VLAN
11 5 (13.89%) LAN
11 5 (13.89%) WAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) LAN
2 5 (13.89%) SNMP
2 5 (13.89%) VLAN
2 5 (13.89%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) MPLS
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
1 11 (30.56%) Security Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) IT Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) IT Security Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Security Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Security Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Information Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Security Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Audit Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Compliance Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Security Specialist
7 3 (8.33%) Information Governance Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Principal Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) BYOD
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 12 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.78%) DDoS Mitigation
3 10 (27.78%) SIEM
3 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.22%) ISMS
5 8 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (22.22%) Security Management
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) SABSA
7 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.33%) Business Development
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) CISM
2 14 (38.89%) CISA
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.67%) ISSMP
4 5 (13.89%) CCSP
4 5 (13.89%) CRISC
4 5 (13.89%) ISSAP
5 4 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (11.11%) CISMP
5 4 (11.11%) PCI QSA
6 3 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) CCNP
6 3 (8.33%) CLAS
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) SANS
7 1 (2.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.67%) COBIT
4 4 (11.11%) ISO27002
5 3 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (5.56%) BS7799
6 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 17799