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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.54% 0.91% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 3.57% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £90,000 - £55,000
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 the Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 28 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 42.31% 25.45% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 17
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,200 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) IISP

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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Managing Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Healthcare Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) IISP