Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7 -
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 7 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.87% 0.19% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 0.81% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 21
Staffordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £46,500 £48,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £57,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +14.00% -13.04% +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 139 246 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.25% 23.45% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 112 201 233
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.15% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £23,528 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,250 £55,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -

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 18 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
Stoke-on-Trent +3 7 £50,000 -4.76%
CISSP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Internal Audit
3 4 (57.14%) GDPR
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security Governance
3 4 (57.14%) CISA
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Data Security
4 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
4 3 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (28.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (28.57%) IASME
5 2 (28.57%) SMS
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) PaaS
5 2 (28.57%) ISMS
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Information 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 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) SMS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Information Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Auditor
3 2 (28.57%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Auditor
3 2 (28.57%) Security Auditor
3 2 (28.57%) Security Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Internal Audit
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security Governance
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (42.86%) Data Security
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) ISMS
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) GDPR
3 3 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (28.57%) IASME