The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 135 171
Rank change year-on-year +15 +36  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 87 112 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.82% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.07% 6.67% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 64 91 37
Median salary £50,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.52% +6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1078 1679 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.09% 27.31% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1277 1059
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

CISSP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CISSP in the West Midlands

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CISSP in the West Midlands

CISSP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Birmingham 0 48 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Coventry +28 17 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Warwickshire +37 11 £60,000 +11.62% 1
Solihull -9 7 £45,000 -30.76%
Worcestershire - 4 £47,500 - 3
West Bromwich -2 2 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £63,125 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 140 (62.22%) Information Security
2 132 (58.67%) CISM
3 127 (56.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 98 (43.56%) PCI DSS
5 94 (41.78%) SIEM
6 74 (32.89%) Risk Management
6 74 (32.89%) CISA
7 64 (28.44%) ITIL
8 61 (27.11%) Data Centre
9 56 (24.89%) Firewall
10 55 (24.44%) Management Information System
11 53 (23.56%) Finance
12 52 (23.11%) CEH
12 52 (23.11%) Cybersecurity
13 45 (20.00%) Security Operations
13 45 (20.00%) Data Protection
14 43 (19.11%) Security Cleared
15 42 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (18.22%) Risk Assessment
17 40 (17.78%) SC Cleared
18 39 (17.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 37 (16.44%) ISMS
20 35 (15.56%) Network Security
21 34 (15.11%) CISMP
21 34 (15.11%) Security Management
21 34 (15.11%) Cyber Essentials
22 33 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
22 33 (14.67%) Sentinel
23 31 (13.78%) IT Governance
24 30 (13.33%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (14.67%) Sentinel
2 14 (6.22%) assyst
2 14 (6.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (24.89%) Firewall
2 35 (15.56%) Network Security
3 15 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (6.22%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.33%) DNS
6 11 (4.89%) VPN
7 10 (4.44%) SNMP
8 9 (4.00%) Wireshark
9 7 (3.11%) DHCP
9 7 (3.11%) HTTP
9 7 (3.11%) LAN
9 7 (3.11%) WAN
10 6 (2.67%) FTP
10 6 (2.67%) ICMP
10 6 (2.67%) IPv4
10 6 (2.67%) IPv6
10 6 (2.67%) POP3
10 6 (2.67%) SMTP
10 6 (2.67%) SSL
11 5 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.22%) ZAP BI
2 4 (1.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (3.11%) Burp Suite
1 7 (3.11%) Fiddler
General
1 53 (23.56%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Legal
2 9 (4.00%) Retail
3 3 (1.33%) Banking
4 2 (0.89%) Local Government
4 2 (0.89%) Military
4 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Games
5 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (26.22%) Security Manager
2 54 (24.00%) Analyst
3 41 (18.22%) Information Manager
4 39 (17.33%) Security Analyst
5 37 (16.44%) Security Officer
6 35 (15.56%) Information Security Manager
7 25 (11.11%) Information Officer
7 25 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
8 22 (9.78%) Security Specialist
9 20 (8.89%) Consultant
10 17 (7.56%) Security Consultant
11 16 (7.11%) IT Analyst
11 16 (7.11%) IT Security Analyst
12 15 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
13 14 (6.22%) Compliance Officer
13 14 (6.22%) IT Security Officer
13 14 (6.22%) Security Compliance Officer
14 13 (5.78%) Operations Analyst
14 13 (5.78%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (5.78%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) OAuth
1 1 (0.44%) OpenID
1 1 (0.44%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.11%) Data Centre
2 55 (24.44%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.56%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (7.11%) CESG
6 15 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (6.22%) Freedom of Information
7 14 (6.22%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (3.56%) NHS
11 6 (2.67%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (2.67%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (2.22%) PKI
13 2 (0.89%) Blog
13 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
14 1 (0.44%) BYOD
14 1 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.67%) Windows
2 15 (6.67%) Linux
3 13 (5.78%) Unix
4 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (62.22%) Information Security
2 94 (41.78%) SIEM
3 74 (32.89%) Risk Management
4 64 (28.44%) ITIL
5 52 (23.11%) Cybersecurity
6 45 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 45 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 42 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (18.22%) Risk Assessment
9 39 (17.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 37 (16.44%) ISMS
11 34 (15.11%) Security Management
12 31 (13.78%) IT Governance
13 30 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
14 28 (12.44%) Service Delivery
15 26 (11.56%) Information Security Management
16 21 (9.33%) Data Security
16 21 (9.33%) Information Assurance
16 21 (9.33%) Security Architecture
16 21 (9.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.89%) Perl
1 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (58.67%) CISM
2 74 (32.89%) CISA
3 52 (23.11%) CEH
4 43 (19.11%) Security Cleared
5 40 (17.78%) SC Cleared
6 34 (15.11%) CISMP
7 33 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (12.44%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (11.11%) CCNP
9 25 (11.11%) GCIH
10 24 (10.67%) GCIA
11 23 (10.22%) CRISC
12 22 (9.78%) CCNA
13 19 (8.44%) GIAC
14 17 (7.56%) Degree
14 17 (7.56%) SANS
15 13 (5.78%) SSCP
16 12 (5.33%) CLAS
16 12 (5.33%) OSCP
17 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (56.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (43.56%) PCI DSS
3 34 (15.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (12.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 20 (8.89%) GPG13
6 14 (6.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (6.22%) QA
6 14 (6.22%) RMADS
7 11 (4.89%) COBIT
8 6 (2.67%) BS7799
8 6 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (2.22%) ISO27002
10 4 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (1.33%) GDPR
11 3 (1.33%) ISO22301
11 3 (1.33%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.44%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Snort
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (2.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.89%) QRadar
3 1 (0.44%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 20 (8.89%) Cisco
2 15 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 13 (5.78%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.00%) LogRhythm
4 9 (4.00%) Qualys
5 5 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.22%) Intel Security
5 5 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.33%) FireEye
6 3 (1.33%) Splunk
7 2 (0.89%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.89%) Computacenter
7 2 (0.89%) IBM
7 2 (0.89%) Juniper
7 2 (0.89%) NetIQ
7 2 (0.89%) Tufin
8 1 (0.44%) CA
8 1 (0.44%) EMC
8 1 (0.44%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.44%) Symantec
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65500 per annum + Car allowance 5.5k, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £35k - £40k + Bonus + Corporat
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Parity Professionals
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, training/certification
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 23 days ago