The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 98 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.087% 1.59% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 7.80% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £32,500 £58,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.96% -17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
356 218 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.85% 20.34% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 307 192 264
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
East of England

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS