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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 95 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 14 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% 0.37% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 1.36% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £42,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £56,054 £90,000
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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 297 368 370
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.27% 27.46% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 218 311 318
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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
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 3 months to 26 April 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
West Wales - 8 £45,000 -
South Wales +5 3 £44,000 -2.22%
Mid Wales - 3 £50,000 -
CISSP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (45.00%) CISM
4 9 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 7 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (35.00%) RMADS
7 6 (30.00%) CISA
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) SEO
8 5 (25.00%) Security Management
8 5 (25.00%) CESG
8 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 5 (25.00%) SIEM
8 5 (25.00%) SABSA
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
10 3 (15.00%) CEH
10 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Head of Compliance
5 2 (10.00%) Head of Security
5 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) CESG
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (25.00%) SABSA
5 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) Security Management
5 5 (25.00%) SEO
5 5 (25.00%) SIEM
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
7 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.00%) Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
8 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
8 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISM
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) CISA
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) CEH
6 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (5.00%) CISMP
6 1 (5.00%) CLAS
6 1 (5.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) RMADS
3 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (10.00%) GDPR
5 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (10.00%) QRadar
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) VMware