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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 103 135 164
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +29
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 124 79 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.45% 1.44% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.01% 3.90% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 91 44 48
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
1770 2025 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 34.97% 36.94% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1188 1306 1472
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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
Reading +26 51 £40,000 -15.78% 10
Slough +2 20 £54,250 +8.50% 4
Newbury -1 13 £65,000 +136.36% 2
Bracknell +17 8 £56,250 -
Maidenhead -1 8 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Hungerford - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 110 (44.18%) Information Security
2 88 (35.34%) Firewall
3 78 (31.33%) Linux
4 70 (28.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (27.71%) CISM
6 67 (26.91%) Windows
7 63 (25.30%) Telecoms
7 63 (25.30%) Security Architecture
8 60 (24.10%) TCP/IP
9 54 (21.69%) CEH
10 51 (20.48%) UNIX
10 51 (20.48%) PCI DSS
11 49 (19.68%) Security Cleared
11 49 (19.68%) Vulnerability Management
11 49 (19.68%) Cyber Security
12 48 (19.28%) SIEM
12 48 (19.28%) Network Security
12 48 (19.28%) CISA
13 46 (18.47%) SC Cleared
14 45 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
15 43 (17.27%) Finance
16 40 (16.06%) Management Information System
17 39 (15.66%) Degree
18 37 (14.86%) Cisco
19 32 (12.85%) CCNP
19 32 (12.85%) SQL
19 32 (12.85%) Penetration Testing
20 30 (12.05%) Project Management
21 29 (11.65%) ITIL
22 24 (9.64%) Risk Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (6.83%) IIS
2 9 (3.61%) Apache
3 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (3.21%) MS Office
3 6 (2.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.20%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (35.34%) Firewall
2 60 (24.10%) TCP/IP
3 48 (19.28%) Network Security
4 23 (9.24%) Internet
5 20 (8.03%) LAN
5 20 (8.03%) WAN
6 19 (7.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (6.43%) DNS
8 15 (6.02%) Broadband
9 12 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (4.42%) BIG-IP
10 11 (4.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (4.42%) VPN
11 10 (4.02%) 3G
12 9 (3.61%) Wireless
13 8 (3.21%) HTTP
13 8 (3.21%) Wireshark
14 7 (2.81%) Wireless Security
14 7 (2.81%) DMZ
14 7 (2.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.61%) Big Data
3 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.80%) Subversion
1 2 (0.80%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (25.30%) Telecoms
2 43 (17.27%) Finance
3 23 (9.24%) Banking
3 23 (9.24%) German Language
4 21 (8.43%) Retail
5 14 (5.62%) Legal
5 14 (5.62%) French Language
6 8 (3.21%) Marketing
7 7 (2.81%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.61%) Back Office
9 3 (1.20%) Law
9 3 (1.20%) Military
10 2 (0.80%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (29.32%) Consultant
2 52 (20.88%) Security Consultant
3 38 (15.26%) Architect
4 34 (13.65%) Security Architect
5 33 (13.25%) Security Engineer
5 33 (13.25%) Support Engineer
5 33 (13.25%) Technical Engineer
6 29 (11.65%) Technical Support Engineer
6 29 (11.65%) Technical Support
7 26 (10.44%) Analyst
8 23 (9.24%) Security Analyst
9 22 (8.84%) Security Manager
10 19 (7.63%) Information Security Consultant
11 13 (5.22%) Information Architect
11 13 (5.22%) Information Security Architect
12 11 (4.42%) IT Consultant
12 11 (4.42%) Tester
12 11 (4.42%) Penetration Tester
12 11 (4.42%) Information Manager
13 10 (4.02%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.82%) Regular Expression
2 9 (3.61%) Web Services
3 7 (2.81%) ODBC
4 2 (0.80%) JSP
5 1 (0.40%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.06%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.83%) RMADS
5 14 (5.62%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.21%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.81%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.81%) Online Banking
7 7 (2.81%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (2.41%) CESG
9 4 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (1.61%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.61%) PKI
10 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 78 (31.33%) Linux
2 67 (26.91%) Windows
3 51 (20.48%) UNIX
4 15 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (44.18%) Information Security
2 63 (25.30%) Security Architecture
3 49 (19.68%) Vulnerability Management
3 49 (19.68%) Cyber Security
4 48 (19.28%) SIEM
5 32 (12.85%) Penetration Testing
6 30 (12.05%) Project Management
7 29 (11.65%) ITIL
8 24 (9.64%) Risk Management
9 20 (8.03%) Network Design
10 19 (7.63%) Information Assurance
11 17 (6.83%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (6.43%) Data Protection
13 15 (6.02%) Analytics
14 14 (5.62%) Security Management
15 12 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (4.82%) Database Security
15 12 (4.82%) Incident Management
15 12 (4.82%) Resource Management
16 11 (4.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.85%) SQL
2 11 (4.42%) Python
2 11 (4.42%) Perl
3 10 (4.02%) PHP
4 9 (3.61%) Ruby
5 5 (2.01%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.20%) C
7 2 (0.80%) Java
7 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (27.71%) CISM
2 54 (21.69%) CEH
3 49 (19.68%) Security Cleared
4 48 (19.28%) CISA
5 46 (18.47%) SC Cleared
6 45 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (15.66%) Degree
8 32 (12.85%) CCNP
9 17 (6.83%) CCIE
10 13 (5.22%) MCSE
10 13 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (5.22%) GIAC
10 13 (5.22%) OSCP
11 12 (4.82%) CCSE
12 11 (4.42%) CCSA
12 11 (4.42%) GCIH
12 11 (4.42%) OSCE
13 10 (4.02%) CCNA
14 8 (3.21%) SSCP
14 8 (3.21%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (28.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (20.48%) PCI DSS
3 17 (6.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.21%) GPG13
5 7 (2.81%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.61%) COBIT
7 3 (1.20%) BS25999
7 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.20%) SLA
7 3 (1.20%) FISMA
8 2 (0.80%) QA
8 2 (0.80%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.20%) Snort
3 1 (0.40%) Xen
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 11 (4.42%) Nmap
1 11 (4.42%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.41%) Nessus
2 6 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) Foglight
3 2 (0.80%) OPNET
4 1 (0.40%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 37 (14.86%) Cisco
2 23 (9.24%) CheckPoint
3 20 (8.03%) Juniper
4 19 (7.63%) McAfee
4 19 (7.63%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.02%) F5
6 12 (4.82%) Splunk
7 10 (4.02%) Oracle
8 9 (3.61%) ArcSight
9 8 (3.21%) Sourcefire
10 7 (2.81%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (2.41%) IBM
12 5 (2.01%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.61%) Intel
13 4 (1.61%) LogLogic
13 4 (1.61%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.61%) Imperva
14 3 (1.20%) Websense
14 3 (1.20%) Symantec
15 2 (0.80%) Sophos
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45k + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago