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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 83 96 94
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.35% 0.081% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 0.27% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 220 367 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.46% 29.74% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 181 307 245
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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 +12 3 £40,000 -20.00%
CISSP
Wales

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
4 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
4 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
5 6 (46.15%) ISMS
6 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
6 5 (38.46%) CISA
6 5 (38.46%) CISM
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (23.08%) Network Security
8 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
9 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
9 2 (15.38%) Security Management
9 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
9 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) RMADS
9 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
9 2 (15.38%) Fintech
9 2 (15.38%) Security Operations

CISSP
Top Related 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 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Head of Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) Head of Security
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Fintech
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) ISMS
4 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Internal Audit
7 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Security Management
7 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
7 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (7.69%) IT Audit
8 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISA
1 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (7.69%) CISMP
3 1 (7.69%) CLAS
3 1 (7.69%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) GPEN
3 1 (7.69%) IISP
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) RMADS
4 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (7.69%) ISO22301
4 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
1 1 (7.69%) VMware