Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 91 89
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 4 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.63% 0.43% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 2.07% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 16
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -41.67%
10th Percentile £46,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,750 £40,500
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 150 241 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.51% 20.90% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 128 192 208
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,750 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.15% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,925 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Staffordshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for CISSP in Staffordshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 4 £50,000 -4.76% 2
CISSP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Data Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (75.00%) GDPR
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) PaaS
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (25.00%) IASME
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Data Security
2 3 (75.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (75.00%) GDPR
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) IASME