Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 180 204
Rank change year-on-year -60 +24 +53
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 161 299 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.04% 1.66% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 6.45% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89 201 193
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £76,500 £73,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3487 4633 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.57% 25.65% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2743 3421 3829
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in the Midlands

CISSP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for CISSP in the Midlands

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the Midlands

CISSP
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -71 127 £55,000 - 14
East Midlands +18 34 £47,500 -13.64% 4
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 108 (67.08%) Information Security
2 77 (47.83%) CISM
3 61 (37.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (29.81%) Management Information System
6 44 (27.33%) GDPR
7 43 (26.71%) PCI DSS
8 42 (26.09%) SIEM
9 41 (25.47%) Firewall
10 39 (24.22%) ITIL
11 38 (23.60%) Security Cleared
11 38 (23.60%) SC Cleared
11 38 (23.60%) Data Centre
12 34 (21.12%) Data Protection
12 34 (21.12%) Risk Management
13 31 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (19.25%) Penetration Testing
14 28 (17.39%) Finance
15 27 (16.77%) Incident Management
16 26 (16.15%) Degree
16 26 (16.15%) Windows
16 26 (16.15%) Cyber Essentials
17 25 (15.53%) CEH
18 23 (14.29%) Service Delivery
19 22 (13.66%) Network Security
19 22 (13.66%) CESG Certified Professional
20 20 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (12.42%) IT Strategy
21 19 (11.80%) Linux
22 18 (11.18%) Project Management

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (1.24%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) assyst
2 2 (1.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) IaaS
2 6 (3.73%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.47%) Firewall
2 22 (13.66%) Network Security
3 17 (10.56%) Internet
4 11 (6.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (5.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.97%) LAN
6 8 (4.97%) WAN
7 5 (3.11%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.11%) NAS
7 5 (3.11%) SAN
8 4 (2.48%) VPN
8 4 (2.48%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.86%) DHCP
9 3 (1.86%) DNS
9 3 (1.86%) SSL
9 3 (1.86%) VLAN
10 2 (1.24%) BGP
10 2 (1.24%) LDAP
10 2 (1.24%) SSH
10 2 (1.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
1 5 (3.11%) Looker
2 2 (1.24%) MySQL
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.24%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.62%) AppScan
General
1 28 (17.39%) Finance
2 17 (10.56%) Retail
3 9 (5.59%) Legal
4 8 (4.97%) Marketing
5 6 (3.73%) Publishing
6 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.24%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.24%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (27.33%) Analyst
2 39 (24.22%) Security Analyst
3 30 (18.63%) Security Manager
4 23 (14.29%) Consultant
5 22 (13.66%) Security Consultant
6 17 (10.56%) Security Officer
7 15 (9.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 15 (9.32%) Information Manager
8 14 (8.70%) Information Officer
8 14 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
9 12 (7.45%) Information Analyst
9 12 (7.45%) Information Security Analyst
9 12 (7.45%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (6.83%) Security Specialist
11 10 (6.21%) Head of Security
11 10 (6.21%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.59%) Information Security Specialist
12 9 (5.59%) Information Specialist
13 8 (4.97%) Compliance Manager
13 8 (4.97%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.24%) Middleware
1 2 (1.24%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.81%) Management Information System
2 38 (23.60%) Data Centre
3 20 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.32%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (6.21%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (5.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (3.73%) CMDB
8 6 (3.73%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (3.11%) iPad
10 3 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.24%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.62%) BYOD
12 1 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.15%) Windows
2 19 (11.80%) Linux
3 12 (7.45%) Unix
4 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.11%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (67.08%) Information Security
2 56 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (26.09%) SIEM
4 39 (24.22%) ITIL
5 34 (21.12%) Data Protection
5 34 (21.12%) Risk Management
6 31 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (19.25%) Penetration Testing
7 27 (16.77%) Incident Management
8 23 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 20 (12.42%) IT Strategy
10 18 (11.18%) Project Management
11 17 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (9.94%) Line Management
13 15 (9.32%) Security Testing
13 15 (9.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 14 (8.70%) Information Assurance
14 14 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (8.70%) Security Management
14 14 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.59%) C
1 9 (5.59%) SQL
2 7 (4.35%) Python
3 5 (3.11%) Perl
4 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.24%) C#
4 2 (1.24%) C++
4 2 (1.24%) Java
4 2 (1.24%) PHP
4 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (47.83%) CISM
2 38 (23.60%) SC Cleared
2 38 (23.60%) Security Cleared
3 26 (16.15%) Degree
4 25 (15.53%) CEH
5 22 (13.66%) CESG Certified Professional
6 17 (10.56%) CISA
6 17 (10.56%) GCIH
7 14 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
7 14 (8.70%) Security+ Certification
8 11 (6.83%) ISEB
9 10 (6.21%) GIAC
10 9 (5.59%) CRISC
10 9 (5.59%) GCIA
11 7 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (3.73%) PMI Certification
12 6 (3.73%) PMP
12 6 (3.73%) SANS
12 6 (3.73%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (37.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (27.33%) GDPR
3 43 (26.71%) PCI DSS
4 26 (16.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (9.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (4.97%) GPG13
7 7 (4.35%) ISO 22301
7 7 (4.35%) NIST 800
8 6 (3.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (3.11%) COBIT
10 3 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.86%) ISO 9001
10 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (1.24%) ISO 14001
11 2 (1.24%) ISO 31000
11 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.62%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.62%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 8 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.35%) Snort
3 5 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (4.97%) QRadar
2 7 (4.35%) Nessus
3 6 (3.73%) HP Fortify
4 4 (2.48%) Suricata
5 3 (1.86%) RSA enVision
6 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.24%) Snorby
6 2 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.62%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (6.83%) NetApp
1 11 (6.83%) VMware
2 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.59%) IBM
4 8 (4.97%) CheckPoint
4 8 (4.97%) Cisco
4 8 (4.97%) HP
5 6 (3.73%) Citrix
5 6 (3.73%) EMC
5 6 (3.73%) Veracode
6 4 (2.48%) Fortinet
6 4 (2.48%) LogRhythm
6 4 (2.48%) Splunk
7 3 (1.86%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.86%) Juniper
7 3 (1.86%) LogLogic
7 3 (1.86%) NetWitness
7 3 (1.86%) Sun
8 2 (1.24%) FireEye
8 2 (1.24%) Palo Alto