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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 103 178
Rank change year-on-year -15 +75  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 105 149 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.12% 2.40% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 8.78% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 69 101 36
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,501 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,272
% change year-on-year -4.34% +7.93%  

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 1222 1698 1384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.64% 27.35% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1230 1059
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -18 44 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Coventry +12 21 £60,000 +17.07% 1
Worcestershire +11 14 £45,000 +8.43%
Warwickshire +25 10 £52,500 -
Walsall - 7 £63,500 -
Wolverhampton - 5 £43,354 - 1
Shropshire +13 4 £69,000 +38.00% 1
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 123 (60.29%) Information Security
2 118 (57.84%) CISM
3 100 (49.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (35.29%) PCI DSS
4 72 (35.29%) ITIL
5 68 (33.33%) SIEM
6 66 (32.35%) CISA
7 62 (30.39%) Finance
8 58 (28.43%) Cybersecurity
9 56 (27.45%) Risk Management
10 53 (25.98%) Management Information System
11 47 (23.04%) Firewall
12 46 (22.55%) Data Centre
13 41 (20.10%) Security Operations
14 34 (16.67%) Data Protection
15 32 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
16 31 (15.20%) Service Delivery
17 30 (14.71%) Network Security
18 28 (13.73%) CEH
19 27 (13.24%) Security Architecture
19 27 (13.24%) CRISC
20 25 (12.25%) Data Security
20 25 (12.25%) ITIL Certification
21 24 (11.76%) CCNP
21 24 (11.76%) Incident Management
21 24 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
22 23 (11.27%) Security Cleared
22 23 (11.27%) Windows
23 22 (10.78%) GIAC
24 21 (10.29%) GCIH

CISSP
Co-occurring 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 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Sentinel
2 14 (6.86%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.04%) Firewall
2 30 (14.71%) Network Security
3 17 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (6.37%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.88%) Wireshark
6 10 (4.90%) SNMP
7 9 (4.41%) DNS
7 9 (4.41%) WAN
8 8 (3.92%) VPN
9 7 (3.43%) LAN
9 7 (3.43%) VLAN
10 6 (2.94%) SAN
10 6 (2.94%) SSL
11 5 (2.45%) HTTPS
11 5 (2.45%) MPLS
11 5 (2.45%) Skype
12 4 (1.96%) DHCP
12 4 (1.96%) HTTP
13 3 (1.47%) FTP
13 3 (1.47%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.45%) ZAP BI
2 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.98%) Looker
Development Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Fiddler
2 7 (3.43%) Burp Suite
General
1 62 (30.39%) Finance
2 17 (8.33%) Retail
3 6 (2.94%) Legal
4 4 (1.96%) Military
5 3 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (23.04%) Security Manager
2 43 (21.08%) Analyst
3 35 (17.16%) Security Officer
4 32 (15.69%) Security Analyst
5 24 (11.76%) Consultant
5 24 (11.76%) Information Manager
5 24 (11.76%) Security Specialist
6 23 (11.27%) Compliance Officer
6 23 (11.27%) Information Security Manager
6 23 (11.27%) Security Compliance Officer
7 20 (9.80%) Information Officer
7 20 (9.80%) Information Security Officer
8 19 (9.31%) Security Consultant
9 17 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
10 13 (6.37%) Operations Analyst
11 12 (5.88%) Information Security Compliance Officer
11 12 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
12 11 (5.39%) Security Operations Analyst
12 11 (5.39%) SOC Analyst
13 10 (4.90%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) OAuth
1 1 (0.49%) OpenID
1 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.98%) Management Information System
2 46 (22.55%) Data Centre
3 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.86%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (6.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (5.39%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (3.92%) CESG
8 7 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.45%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 4 (1.96%) iPad
10 4 (1.96%) NHS
11 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.98%) Blog
12 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.49%) BYOD
13 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.27%) Windows
2 13 (6.37%) Unix
3 12 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (60.29%) Information Security
2 72 (35.29%) ITIL
3 68 (33.33%) SIEM
4 58 (28.43%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (27.45%) Risk Management
6 41 (20.10%) Security Operations
7 34 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 31 (15.20%) Service Delivery
9 27 (13.24%) Security Architecture
10 25 (12.25%) Data Security
11 24 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (11.76%) Incident Management
12 21 (10.29%) Penetration Testing
12 21 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (9.31%) Information Assurance
14 18 (8.82%) ISMS
15 17 (8.33%) IT Audit
15 17 (8.33%) ITIL V3
15 17 (8.33%) Service Management
16 16 (7.84%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.96%) Perl
2 2 (0.98%) Python
2 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
2 2 (0.98%) SQL
3 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 118 (57.84%) CISM
2 66 (32.35%) CISA
3 32 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (13.73%) CEH
5 27 (13.24%) CRISC
6 25 (12.25%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (11.76%) CCNP
8 23 (11.27%) Security Cleared
9 22 (10.78%) GIAC
10 21 (10.29%) GCIH
11 20 (9.80%) SANS
11 20 (9.80%) SC Cleared
12 19 (9.31%) CCNA
13 18 (8.82%) Degree
14 17 (8.33%) GCIA
15 13 (6.37%) CISMP
16 11 (5.39%) CESG Certified Professional
16 11 (5.39%) OSCP
17 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (3.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (49.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 19 (9.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (3.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 7 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27002
4 7 (3.43%) QA
5 6 (2.94%) COBIT
6 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (1.47%) ISO 14001
7 3 (1.47%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.98%) GPG13
8 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.49%) GDPR
9 1 (0.49%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.96%) Snort
3 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.39%) QRadar
2 4 (1.96%) RSA enVision
3 3 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.98%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.98%) Nessus
5 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (6.37%) LogRhythm
1 13 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.90%) Cisco
3 9 (4.41%) IBM
4 5 (2.45%) ArcSight
5 4 (1.96%) LogLogic
5 4 (1.96%) NetWitness
5 4 (1.96%) Qualys
6 3 (1.47%) HP
6 3 (1.47%) McAfee
6 3 (1.47%) Splunk
7 2 (0.98%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.98%) Computacenter
7 2 (0.98%) Juniper
7 2 (0.98%) NetApp
7 2 (0.98%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.98%) Tufin
7 2 (0.98%) Veracode
8 1 (0.49%) F5
8 1 (0.49%) FireEye
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, training/certification
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £66500-71500
Posted: 24 days ago
Telford, West Midlands
RCDTS
Salary: £66500-71500
Posted: 24 days ago
Wolverhampton
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago