Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 113 122
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 +14
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 16 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.10% 0.26% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 1.17% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 16
South Wales median annual salary £58,750 £44,000 £60,090
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.52% -26.78% +9.25%
10th Percentile £44,050 £38,400 £42,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £47,200 £86,250
Wales median annual salary £41,605 £44,000 £60,090
% change year-on-year -5.44% -26.78% +9.25%

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 276 342 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.05% 22.49% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 226 283 570
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,375 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,080 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.52% +14.29% -6.67%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +3 14 £60,000 +36.36% 2
Torfaen - 1 £55,000 -
CISSP
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 12 (75.00%) GIAC
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) SANS
3 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (43.75%) CEH
3 7 (43.75%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (31.25%) Nexpose
4 5 (31.25%) Welsh Language
4 5 (31.25%) Qualys
4 5 (31.25%) OSCP
4 5 (31.25%) Data Security
4 5 (31.25%) Legal
4 5 (31.25%) Nessus
4 5 (31.25%) Nmap
5 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) ISMS
6 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
6 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) CISM
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Linux

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 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Legal
1 5 (31.25%) Welsh Language
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Principal Security Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Information Officer
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Information Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
1 2 (12.50%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (43.75%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Data Security
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (18.75%) ISMS
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Secure Coding
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) GIAC
2 8 (50.00%) SANS
3 7 (43.75%) CEH
4 5 (31.25%) OSCP
5 3 (18.75%) CISM
6 2 (12.50%) CISMP
6 2 (12.50%) GISP
6 2 (12.50%) GPEN
7 1 (6.25%) CISA
7 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (6.25%) COBIT
4 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nessus
1 5 (31.25%) Nexpose
1 5 (31.25%) Nmap
2 2 (12.50%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Qualys
2 1 (6.25%) LexisNexis
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft