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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 91 104 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 6 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.55% 0.17% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 0.58% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 11
Average salary £56,250 £27,500 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.54% -52.58%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
322 343 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.57% 28.90% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 273 298 227
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 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 - 3 £57,500 -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (50.00%) CISA
5 5 (41.67%) CISM
5 5 (41.67%) COBIT
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Security Management
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) GCIA
7 3 (25.00%) GSEC
7 3 (25.00%) GCIH
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
7 3 (25.00%) CRISC
7 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (16.67%) Analytics
8 2 (16.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
8 2 (16.67%) SIEM
8 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Audit Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Audit Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) CRAMM
4 1 (8.33%) ISMS
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISA
2 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) CRISC
4 3 (25.00%) GCIA
4 3 (25.00%) GSEC
4 3 (25.00%) GCIH
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (41.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft