Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 98 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 +23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 10 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.65% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% 3.44% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 12
South Wales median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% -29.03% +40.91%
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,500 £36,138
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,750 £86,250
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% -29.03% +40.91%

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 284 291 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.35% 21.83% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 206 259 477
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +0.69% +0.69%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -11 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Newport +8 1 - - 2
CISSP
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Information Officer
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (20.00%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SANS
1 2 (20.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (10.00%) GIAC
2 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft