Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 135 134
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -22
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 16 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.75% 0.59% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 2.23% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 9
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £60,090 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.11% +9.25% +12.24%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £82,125 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +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 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 550 716 783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.74% 26.59% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 432 606 670
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,775 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £54,080 £52,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 25 July 2017. 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
West Wales - 8 £45,000 -
South Wales +7 4 £44,000 -26.78% 1
Mid Wales 0 3 £50,000 -
North Wales - 1 £42,500 -
CISSP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (56.25%) CISM
2 9 (56.25%) Management Information System
2 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (31.25%) SEO
5 5 (31.25%) Security Management
5 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (31.25%) RMADS
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 5 (31.25%) CESG
5 5 (31.25%) SABSA
5 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (25.00%) CISA
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) CEH
7 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
7 3 (18.75%) GDPR
7 3 (18.75%) Splunk
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE

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 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) CESG
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) CentOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (31.25%) SABSA
4 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Security Management
4 5 (31.25%) SEO
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Information Governance
7 2 (12.50%) ISMS
7 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CISM
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (18.75%) CEH
6 1 (6.25%) CISMP
6 1 (6.25%) CRISC
6 1 (6.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) RMADS
3 3 (18.75%) GDPR
4 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 2 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (12.50%) QRadar
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Splunk
3 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) AlienVault
4 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
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