Period
to 22 May 2018

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 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 115 131
Rank change year-on-year +31 +16 +4
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 19 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.46% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.72% 1.46% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 9
South Wales median annual salary £60,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.84% -22.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £47,500 £32,438 £41,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £46,750 £63,311
Wales median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 246 411 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.94% 25.70% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 231 343 584
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £38,500 £36,388
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.81% -9.03%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -10.00%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 May 2018. 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
Cardiff +27 14 £60,000 +42.86% 1
Newport +8 3 £70,000 +87.29%
Torfaen - 1 £55,000 -
CISSP
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 13 (68.42%) GIAC
2 11 (57.89%) CEH
3 9 (47.37%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) OWASP
5 7 (36.84%) CISMP
6 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) Secure Coding
6 6 (31.58%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) SANS
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Data Security
8 4 (21.05%) Legal
8 4 (21.05%) CISM
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
8 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
8 4 (21.05%) Nessus
8 4 (21.05%) Welsh Language
8 4 (21.05%) Spring Security
8 4 (21.05%) Qualys
8 4 (21.05%) Nmap
8 4 (21.05%) Spring
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (21.05%) Nexpose
8 4 (21.05%) OSCP
9 3 (15.79%) Data Protection

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
1 4 (21.05%) Welsh Language
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Principal Security Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
1 4 (21.05%) Spring Security
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) OWASP
3 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (31.58%) Secure Coding
3 6 (31.58%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Data Security
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
6 2 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (10.53%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) GIAC
2 11 (57.89%) CEH
3 7 (36.84%) CISMP
4 5 (26.32%) SANS
5 4 (21.05%) CISM
5 4 (21.05%) OSCP
6 3 (15.79%) CISA
7 2 (10.53%) CCIE
7 2 (10.53%) CCNP
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.53%) CRISC
7 2 (10.53%) GISP
7 2 (10.53%) ISSAP
8 1 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (5.26%) GPEN
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 31000
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nessus
1 4 (21.05%) Nexpose
1 4 (21.05%) Nmap
2 2 (10.53%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Qualys