Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 123 138
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15 -18
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 6 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.43% 0.78% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 2.84% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 13
South Wales median annual salary £55,000 £82,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% +37.50%
10th Percentile £44,000 £53,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,375 £86,250 £61,750
Wales median annual salary £55,000 £82,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% +37.50%

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 311 599 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.31% 27.44% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 271 545 663
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,260
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,900 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +31 6 £55,000 -33.33%
CISSP
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (33.33%) CEH
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
3 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) CISMP
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (33.33%) MBA
3 2 (33.33%) GIAC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

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 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Information
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Security
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) CISMP
2 2 (33.33%) CRISC
2 2 (33.33%) GIAC
2 2 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS