Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 135 140
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 12 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.63% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.64% 2.32% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 10
Wales median annual salary £55,000 £77,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.03% +40.91% +37.50%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,138 £51,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £86,250 £59,875
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 454 646 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.96% 27.22% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 344 543 694
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,650 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,600 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Wales

CISSP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for CISSP in Wales

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CISSP in Wales

CISSP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
South Wales +16 10 £55,000 -29.03% 1
West Wales - 2 £40,000 -
CISSP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) CEH
2 6 (50.00%) CISMP
3 5 (41.67%) OWASP
3 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
3 5 (41.67%) GIAC
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) CISM
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Security
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) GDPR
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) CRISC
6 2 (16.67%) Degree

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Evangelist
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Security
3 1 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) OWASP
2 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CEH
1 6 (50.00%) CISMP
2 5 (41.67%) GIAC
3 4 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (16.67%) CRISC
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
6 1 (8.33%) ISSAP
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MBA
6 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) GDPR
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 31000
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27005