Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 89 111
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 +20
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 6 30 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.47% 1.69% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 7.73% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 24
Median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £46,625 £45,500 £38,819
90th Percentile £72,375 £89,000 £73,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% -

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 309 388 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.33% 21.92% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 259 315 287
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,000 £61,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Wales

CISSP
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Wales.

Salary trend for CISSP in Wales

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing CISSP in Wales over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +9 6 £56,250 +12.50%
CISSP
UK

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 Wales region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) GDPR
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) IIBA
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
5 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Technology Roadmap
5 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) SABSA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Fintech
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SABSA
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) IIBA
3 1 (16.67%) IISP
3 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
3 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware