The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 71 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 158 111 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.56% 2.22% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.96% 6.57% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 124 82 62
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £70,450
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
CISSP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1442 1689 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.50% 33.72% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1140 1263
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Berkshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +25 60 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Slough +25 31 £60,000 +9.09%
Maidenhead +1 14 £58,750 +6.81%
Windsor +6 10 £62,500 +4.16%
Bracknell -4 7 £85,500 +55.45% 2
Newbury -8 3 £77,500 +19.23%
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 200 (70.92%) Information Security
2 116 (41.13%) CISM
3 98 (34.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (27.30%) CISA
5 66 (23.40%) Firewall
6 61 (21.63%) Linux
6 61 (21.63%) Degree
7 60 (21.28%) Windows
7 60 (21.28%) PCI DSS
8 59 (20.92%) Management Information System
9 55 (19.50%) CEH
10 54 (19.15%) SIEM
10 54 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
11 53 (18.79%) Unix
12 48 (17.02%) Network Security
13 44 (15.60%) Information Security Governance
14 42 (14.89%) Finance
15 37 (13.12%) IIS
16 36 (12.77%) Security Management
17 35 (12.41%) Business Continuity
17 35 (12.41%) Security Cleared
18 34 (12.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 33 (11.70%) Telecoms
20 32 (11.35%) Computer Science
20 32 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
21 30 (10.64%) Information Security Management
21 30 (10.64%) IISP
22 29 (10.28%) Presales
22 29 (10.28%) TOGAF
22 29 (10.28%) Microsoft

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 37 (13.12%) IIS
2 9 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.48%) Apache
4 5 (1.77%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.06%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (7.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.84%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.80%) IaaS
2 4 (1.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (23.40%) Firewall
2 48 (17.02%) Network Security
3 21 (7.45%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.67%) LAN
4 16 (5.67%) WAN
5 14 (4.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (4.96%) SSL
6 13 (4.61%) Internet
7 12 (4.26%) DNS
8 11 (3.90%) HTTP
9 9 (3.19%) VPN
10 6 (2.13%) VLAN
10 6 (2.13%) Wireless
11 5 (1.77%) IPsec
11 5 (1.77%) IPv6
11 5 (1.77%) SAN
12 4 (1.42%) IPv4
13 3 (1.06%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.06%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.71%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.48%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.13%) Big Data
4 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 42 (14.89%) Finance
2 33 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.32%) Legal
4 10 (3.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.42%) Banking
5 4 (1.42%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (1.06%) French Language
6 3 (1.06%) German Language
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
7 2 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (32.62%) Security Manager
2 82 (29.08%) Information Security Manager
3 80 (28.37%) Information Manager
4 59 (20.92%) Analyst
5 47 (16.67%) Security Analyst
6 39 (13.83%) Consultant
7 31 (10.99%) Security Consultant
8 30 (10.64%) Compliance Manager
9 29 (10.28%) Security Engineer
10 26 (9.22%) Governance Manager
10 26 (9.22%) Information Governance Manager
11 21 (7.45%) Information Analyst
11 21 (7.45%) Information Security Analyst
11 21 (7.45%) Security Specialist
12 18 (6.38%) Architect
12 18 (6.38%) Support Engineer
13 17 (6.03%) Technical Engineer
14 16 (5.67%) Security Architect
14 16 (5.67%) Technical Support
14 16 (5.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.96%) Regular Expression
2 7 (2.48%) Web Services
3 6 (2.13%) ZeroMQ
4 5 (1.77%) HTML
4 5 (1.77%) LAMP
5 4 (1.42%) Apache Flex
5 4 (1.42%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.92%) Management Information System
2 32 (11.35%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.67%) Virtual Team
5 14 (4.96%) Cyber Attack
6 12 (4.26%) PKI
7 11 (3.90%) Cryptography
8 10 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.55%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (3.19%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.84%) CESG
11 5 (1.77%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.42%) User Experience
13 3 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
14 1 (0.35%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 61 (21.63%) Linux
2 60 (21.28%) Windows
3 53 (18.79%) Unix
4 15 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.19%) Windows NT
5 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.84%) CentOS
7 5 (1.77%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.42%) Solaris
9 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (70.92%) Information Security
2 54 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
2 54 (19.15%) SIEM
3 44 (15.60%) Information Security Governance
4 36 (12.77%) Security Management
5 35 (12.41%) Business Continuity
6 34 (12.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 32 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.64%) Information Security Management
9 29 (10.28%) Presales
9 29 (10.28%) TOGAF
10 26 (9.22%) Risk Management
11 25 (8.87%) Vulnerability Management
12 24 (8.51%) Data Protection
12 24 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
12 24 (8.51%) Security Architecture
13 21 (7.45%) Security Operations
14 18 (6.38%) ITIL
14 18 (6.38%) SABSA
15 17 (6.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.45%) SQL
2 12 (4.26%) C
3 5 (1.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.77%) PHP
3 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.77%) Python
4 4 (1.42%) Java
5 3 (1.06%) Perl
6 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 116 (41.13%) CISM
2 77 (27.30%) CISA
3 61 (21.63%) Degree
4 55 (19.50%) CEH
5 35 (12.41%) Security Cleared
6 30 (10.64%) IISP
7 27 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (9.22%) SC Cleared
9 24 (8.51%) CCNA
9 24 (8.51%) SANS
10 18 (6.38%) ISSAP
11 15 (5.32%) CCNP
12 13 (4.61%) GSEC
13 12 (4.26%) MCSE
13 12 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (3.55%) GCIH
14 10 (3.55%) GIAC
14 10 (3.55%) PCI QSA
15 8 (2.84%) GCIA
15 8 (2.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (34.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (21.28%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.96%) ISO22301
3 14 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.90%) COBIT
5 8 (2.84%) GxP
6 7 (2.48%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.77%) QA
8 4 (1.42%) ISO27002
9 3 (1.06%) GPG13
9 3 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.71%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.71%) SLA
11 1 (0.35%) COSO
11 1 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 25 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.77%) Samba
2 5 (1.77%) Snort
3 4 (1.42%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.71%) NDS
4 2 (0.71%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (0.71%) Squid
5 1 (0.35%) UAG
5 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (7.09%) Nessus
2 12 (4.26%) SCCM
3 8 (2.84%) Nmap
4 5 (1.77%) RSA Archer
5 4 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.06%) Endace
6 3 (1.06%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.71%) DameWare
8 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.35%) QRadar
8 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.87%) Cisco
3 13 (4.61%) Juniper
4 10 (3.55%) Intel Security
5 9 (3.19%) EMC
6 8 (2.84%) SAP
7 7 (2.48%) ArcSight
7 7 (2.48%) Novell
7 7 (2.48%) Oracle
7 7 (2.48%) SevOne
8 6 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (1.77%) BT
9 5 (1.77%) Intel
9 5 (1.77%) LogRhythm
9 5 (1.77%) Lotus
9 5 (1.77%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.42%) Qualys
10 4 (1.42%) Remedy
10 4 (1.42%) Splunk
11 3 (1.06%) Palo Alto
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