Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 104 118
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 +19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 13 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.82% 0.29% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 1.40% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 16
South Wales median annual salary £57,500 £63,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.80% -5.56% +22.73%
10th Percentile £41,500 £49,875 £48,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,625 £86,250
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -26.89% -18.52% +22.73%

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 275 285 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.42% 20.71% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 210 244 556
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,080 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -13 13 £57,500 -9.80% 1
CISSP
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 8 (61.54%) GIAC
1 8 (61.54%) SANS
2 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) OSCP
3 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (38.46%) Nexpose
3 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Data Security
3 5 (38.46%) Legal
3 5 (38.46%) Nessus
3 5 (38.46%) CEH
3 5 (38.46%) Nmap
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) Welsh Language
3 5 (38.46%) Qualys
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) ISMS
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing

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 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
1 5 (38.46%) Welsh Language
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Electronics
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Principal Security Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Information Officer
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security Officer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Data Security
2 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (23.08%) ISMS
3 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) GIAC
1 8 (61.54%) SANS
2 5 (38.46%) CEH
2 5 (38.46%) OSCP
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) GPEN
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Nessus
1 5 (38.46%) Nexpose
1 5 (38.46%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Qualys
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) LexisNexis
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft