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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 104 164
Rank change year-on-year -28 +60  
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 95 150 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.85% 2.44% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.76% 9.33% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 68 98 40
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% +17.50%  
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £70,550 £78,750 £69,125
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +1.69%  

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 1225 1608 1503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.88% 26.11% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2460 2792
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,763
90th Percentile £63,500 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -20 40 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Coventry +1 15 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Worcestershire +5 12 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Warwickshire +8 9 £45,000 -23.40%
Shropshire +10 8 £69,000 +38.00% 1
Walsall +10 5 £63,500 +53.93%
Wolverhampton - 5 £43,354 -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 109 (60.89%) Information Security
2 101 (56.42%) CISM
3 90 (50.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 73 (40.78%) ITIL
5 62 (34.64%) PCI DSS
6 61 (34.08%) CISA
7 54 (30.17%) Finance
8 52 (29.05%) Management Information System
9 51 (28.49%) Cybersecurity
10 50 (27.93%) Risk Management
11 42 (23.46%) SIEM
11 42 (23.46%) Data Centre
12 32 (17.88%) Data Protection
13 31 (17.32%) Security Architecture
14 30 (16.76%) Security Operations
15 29 (16.20%) Service Delivery
15 29 (16.20%) Penetration Testing
16 27 (15.08%) CRISC
16 27 (15.08%) Firewall
17 26 (14.53%) Incident Management
18 23 (12.85%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (12.85%) Data Security
18 23 (12.85%) ITIL Certification
19 22 (12.29%) Retail
19 22 (12.29%) Information Assurance
20 21 (11.73%) Security Monitoring
20 21 (11.73%) Security Cleared
20 21 (11.73%) Network Security
21 20 (11.17%) SC Cleared
22 19 (10.61%) Risk Assessment

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 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) assyst
2 12 (6.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.08%) Firewall
2 21 (11.73%) Network Security
3 12 (6.70%) Wireshark
4 9 (5.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (5.03%) WAN
5 8 (4.47%) SAN
5 8 (4.47%) SNMP
6 7 (3.91%) LAN
6 7 (3.91%) VLAN
7 6 (3.35%) VPN
8 5 (2.79%) MPLS
8 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.23%) DNS
9 4 (2.23%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.23%) NAS
9 4 (2.23%) Skype
10 3 (1.68%) SSL
11 2 (1.12%) DHCP
11 2 (1.12%) HTTP
11 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
1 4 (2.23%) Looker
1 4 (2.23%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Fiddler
2 7 (3.91%) Burp Suite
General
1 54 (30.17%) Finance
2 22 (12.29%) Retail
3 6 (3.35%) Legal
4 4 (2.23%) Military
5 2 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (22.35%) Security Manager
2 30 (16.76%) Analyst
3 27 (15.08%) Security Analyst
3 27 (15.08%) Security Officer
4 23 (12.85%) Consultant
5 22 (12.29%) Compliance Officer
5 22 (12.29%) Security Compliance Officer
6 21 (11.73%) Information Manager
7 20 (11.17%) Information Security Manager
7 20 (11.17%) Security Specialist
8 18 (10.06%) Security Consultant
9 16 (8.94%) Compliance Manager
10 14 (7.82%) Information Officer
10 14 (7.82%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (7.82%) Information Security Officer
11 11 (6.15%) Information Security Compliance Officer
12 10 (5.59%) IT Manager
13 9 (5.03%) Operations Analyst
13 9 (5.03%) Security Operations Analyst
13 9 (5.03%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 52 (29.05%) Management Information System
2 42 (23.46%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.26%) Freedom of Information
5 12 (6.70%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (5.03%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (4.47%) iPad
8 6 (3.35%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (2.23%) CESG
11 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.68%) NHS
11 3 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.12%) Blog
12 2 (1.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.56%) BYOD
13 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.38%) Windows
2 10 (5.59%) Linux
3 4 (2.23%) Unix
4 3 (1.68%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (60.89%) Information Security
2 73 (40.78%) ITIL
3 51 (28.49%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (27.93%) Risk Management
5 42 (23.46%) SIEM
6 32 (17.88%) Data Protection
7 31 (17.32%) Security Architecture
8 30 (16.76%) Security Operations
9 29 (16.20%) Penetration Testing
9 29 (16.20%) Service Delivery
10 26 (14.53%) Incident Management
11 23 (12.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (12.85%) Data Security
12 22 (12.29%) Information Assurance
13 21 (11.73%) Security Monitoring
14 19 (10.61%) Risk Assessment
15 17 (9.50%) Service Management
16 16 (8.94%) ITIL V3
16 16 (8.94%) Security Management
17 15 (8.38%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.23%) Perl
1 4 (2.23%) Python
1 4 (2.23%) SQL
2 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 101 (56.42%) CISM
2 61 (34.08%) CISA
3 27 (15.08%) CRISC
4 23 (12.85%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (11.73%) Security Cleared
6 20 (11.17%) SC Cleared
7 19 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (10.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 15 (8.38%) CEH
8 15 (8.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 15 (8.38%) Degree
8 15 (8.38%) GIAC
9 13 (7.26%) CCNP
10 12 (6.70%) SANS
11 11 (6.15%) GCIH
12 9 (5.03%) CCNA
12 9 (5.03%) CLAS
13 8 (4.47%) OSCP
13 8 (4.47%) PCI QSA
14 7 (3.91%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (50.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (34.64%) PCI DSS
3 19 (10.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (7.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 8 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (4.47%) NIST 800
6 6 (3.35%) COBIT
6 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (1.68%) GDPR
7 3 (1.68%) ISO 14001
7 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.68%) QA
8 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.56%) GPG13
9 1 (0.56%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.35%) Snort
3 4 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (7.26%) QRadar
2 6 (3.35%) RSA enVision
3 4 (2.23%) HP Fortify
3 4 (2.23%) Nessus
4 1 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 12 (6.70%) LogRhythm
2 11 (6.15%) IBM
3 9 (5.03%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.35%) ArcSight
4 6 (3.35%) LogLogic
4 6 (3.35%) NetWitness
5 5 (2.79%) HP
6 4 (2.23%) NetApp
6 4 (2.23%) Veracode
7 3 (1.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.56%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.56%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.56%) Juniper
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle
8 1 (0.56%) Splunk
8 1 (0.56%) Tufin
Birmingham, Staffordshire
Signet Jewelers/H. Samuel/Ernest Jones
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum circa £60,000 plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £60000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £52,250 - £57,750
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago