The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 87 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 5 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.46% 0.17% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 0.61% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Average salary £53,750 £23,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.31% -46.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £22,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £24,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
CISSP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
280 329 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.64% 28.24% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 226 300 235
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Bedfordshire region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £57,500 -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) CISA
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) GCIA
5 3 (25.00%) GSEC
5 3 (25.00%) GCIH
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) COBIT
5 3 (25.00%) CRISC
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) IIS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Audit Manager
1 5 (41.67%) IT Audit Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) CRAMM
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISA
2 4 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) GCIA
3 3 (25.00%) GSEC
3 3 (25.00%) GCIH
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) CRISC
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft