The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 81 85
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.14% 0.88% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 3.28% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Median salary £44,000 £60,090 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.77% +0.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  

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 South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 184 305 392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.38% 26.85% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 151 266 334
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

CISSP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for CISSP in South Wales

CISSP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 1 £44,000 -2.22%
CISSP
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Fintech
4 1 (25.00%) QRadar
4 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec