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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 104 149 133
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 129 79 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.18% 1.41% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.97% 4.18% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83 59 94
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +2.00%
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
2160 1892 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.49% 33.70% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1368 1560
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Maidenhead +16 31 £80,000 +106.45% 3
Reading -23 29 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Newbury +30 24 £66,250 - 2
Slough -1 4 £53,500 +2.88%
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 68 (35.42%) CISM
2 61 (31.77%) Information Security
3 59 (30.73%) CISA
4 57 (29.69%) Firewall
4 57 (29.69%) ITIL
5 55 (28.65%) Windows
5 55 (28.65%) Linux
6 54 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 53 (27.60%) Network Security
8 46 (23.96%) TCP/IP
9 44 (22.92%) SQL
10 40 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
11 39 (20.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 38 (19.79%) PCI DSS
13 36 (18.75%) COBIT
13 36 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
13 36 (18.75%) Telecoms
13 36 (18.75%) PRINCE2
14 35 (18.23%) UNIX
14 35 (18.23%) Internet
15 31 (16.15%) PCI QSA
16 27 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (13.54%) Risk Management
18 25 (13.02%) Management Information System
18 25 (13.02%) CCSA
18 25 (13.02%) CheckPoint
18 25 (13.02%) F5
19 24 (12.50%) Degree
20 23 (11.98%) Logistics
20 23 (11.98%) Blue Coat

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 13 (6.77%) IIS
2 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.04%) Apache
2 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Project
1 2 (1.04%) MS Office
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (29.69%) Firewall
2 53 (27.60%) Network Security
3 46 (23.96%) TCP/IP
4 35 (18.23%) Internet
5 23 (11.98%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (9.38%) Broadband
7 14 (7.29%) VPN
8 13 (6.77%) LAN
8 13 (6.77%) WAN
9 9 (4.69%) BIG-IP
9 9 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (2.60%) tcpdump
10 5 (2.60%) OSPF
10 5 (2.60%) BGP
11 4 (2.08%) DNS
12 3 (1.56%) LDAP
13 2 (1.04%) MPLS
13 2 (1.04%) RIP
13 2 (1.04%) IPsec
14 1 (0.52%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.29%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.56%) AppScan
General
1 36 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.38%) Finance
2 18 (9.38%) German Language
3 6 (3.13%) Banking
3 6 (3.13%) Retail
4 3 (1.56%) French Language
5 2 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (26.56%) Consultant
2 48 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 26 (13.54%) Support Engineer
3 26 (13.54%) Security Engineer
4 21 (10.94%) Information Manager
4 21 (10.94%) Security Manager
5 20 (10.42%) Technical Support Engineer
5 20 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
5 20 (10.42%) Technical Support
6 19 (9.90%) Architect
7 16 (8.33%) IT Consultant
7 16 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
8 15 (7.81%) Information Security Manager
9 11 (5.73%) Senior Security Consultant
9 11 (5.73%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (4.69%) Security Architect
10 9 (4.69%) IP Engineer
11 8 (4.17%) Head of IT
12 7 (3.65%) Information Security Specialist
12 7 (3.65%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.17%) HTML
2 6 (3.13%) .NET
3 5 (2.60%) Web Services
3 5 (2.60%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.04%) Lucene
5 2 (1.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.02%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.38%) Smartphone
2 18 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.13%) RMADS
5 5 (2.60%) PKI
6 4 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.56%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.56%) Blog
8 2 (1.04%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.65%) Windows
1 55 (28.65%) Linux
2 35 (18.23%) UNIX
3 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.60%) CentOS
4 5 (2.60%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.56%) Solaris
6 2 (1.04%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.77%) Information Security
2 57 (29.69%) ITIL
3 40 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
4 36 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 36 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (13.54%) Risk Management
7 23 (11.98%) Logistics
8 22 (11.46%) Security Architecture
9 15 (7.81%) SIEM
9 15 (7.81%) Database Security
9 15 (7.81%) Coaching
10 13 (6.77%) Business Continuity
11 12 (6.25%) Information Management
12 11 (5.73%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (5.73%) Project Management
13 10 (5.21%) Network Design
14 9 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
14 9 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (4.69%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.92%) SQL
2 10 (5.21%) C
3 8 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.17%) PHP
4 6 (3.13%) Java
5 5 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.60%) Python
5 5 (2.60%) Ruby
5 5 (2.60%) VBScript
5 5 (2.60%) Perl
6 3 (1.56%) C#
6 3 (1.56%) C++
6 3 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.04%) VB
7 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.04%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 68 (35.42%) CISM
2 59 (30.73%) CISA
3 31 (16.15%) PCI QSA
4 25 (13.02%) CCSA
5 24 (12.50%) Degree
6 23 (11.98%) CCSE
7 22 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (11.46%) CEH
8 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
9 14 (7.29%) JNCIA
10 10 (5.21%) CCNP
11 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
12 7 (3.65%) CCNA
13 6 (3.13%) ISACA
14 5 (2.60%) OSCP
14 5 (2.60%) OSCE
14 5 (2.60%) CCIE
14 5 (2.60%) GIAC
15 4 (2.08%) MCSE
15 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (20.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 38 (19.79%) PCI DSS
4 36 (18.75%) COBIT
5 5 (2.60%) HIPAA
6 4 (2.08%) COSO
7 3 (1.56%) GPG13
7 3 (1.56%) QA
8 1 (0.52%) TickIT
8 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.69%) ProxySG
2 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.65%) Nmap
3 5 (2.60%) Snort
4 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
1 9 (4.69%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (13.02%) CheckPoint
1 25 (13.02%) F5
2 23 (11.98%) Blue Coat
3 19 (9.90%) Juniper
4 17 (8.85%) Cisco
5 11 (5.73%) McAfee
6 6 (3.13%) Fujitsu
7 5 (2.60%) Imperva
7 5 (2.60%) Sophos
7 5 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.60%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.08%) VMware
9 3 (1.56%) IBM
9 3 (1.56%) HP
9 3 (1.56%) Brocade
10 2 (1.04%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.04%) Tufin
10 2 (1.04%) AlgoSec
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle
10 2 (1.04%) Novell
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
NTT Com Security (UK) Limited
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + on-call allowance, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 25 days ago