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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 81 126 85
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -41
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 155 115 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.69% 1.95% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.09% 5.54% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 122 97 130
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
2185 2077 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.86% 35.31% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1418 1561
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Reading -3 45 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Newbury +14 23 £58,750 +34.28% 3
Maidenhead +10 20 £61,250 +22.50% 2
Bracknell -9 9 £67,500 +35.00% 4
Slough -21 4 £75,000 +50.00%
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 108 (37.89%) CISM
2 105 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 93 (32.63%) Information Security
4 91 (31.93%) Firewall
5 75 (26.32%) CISA
5 75 (26.32%) Linux
6 63 (22.11%) Network Security
7 61 (21.40%) Windows
8 60 (21.05%) ITIL
9 56 (19.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 56 (19.65%) PCI DSS
10 54 (18.95%) TCP/IP
11 52 (18.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 49 (17.19%) Security Architecture
13 47 (16.49%) Security Cleared
13 47 (16.49%) UNIX
13 47 (16.49%) Management Information System
13 47 (16.49%) Risk Management
14 46 (16.14%) SIEM
15 42 (14.74%) SC Cleared
15 42 (14.74%) Telecoms
16 36 (12.63%) Finance
16 36 (12.63%) PRINCE2
16 36 (12.63%) COBIT
16 36 (12.63%) PCI QSA
17 34 (11.93%) Penetration Testing
17 34 (11.93%) TOGAF
18 33 (11.58%) SQL
18 33 (11.58%) CEH
18 33 (11.58%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (2.11%) IIS
1 6 (2.11%) Apache
2 5 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.40%) Jetty
4 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) MS Project
2 2 (0.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 91 (31.93%) Firewall
2 63 (22.11%) Network Security
3 54 (18.95%) TCP/IP
4 28 (9.82%) VPN
5 24 (8.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (7.37%) Internet
7 19 (6.67%) LAN
7 19 (6.67%) WAN
8 13 (4.56%) DNS
9 10 (3.51%) Wireless
9 10 (3.51%) MPLS
10 8 (2.81%) Broadband
11 7 (2.46%) LTE
12 6 (2.11%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (2.11%) 3GPP
12 6 (2.11%) HTTP
12 6 (2.11%) IPv6
13 4 (1.40%) OSPF
13 4 (1.40%) BGP
13 4 (1.40%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.11%) Big Data
4 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 42 (14.74%) Telecoms
2 36 (12.63%) Finance
3 26 (9.12%) Banking
4 16 (5.61%) German Language
5 13 (4.56%) Retail
6 9 (3.16%) French Language
7 8 (2.81%) Marketing
7 8 (2.81%) Games
7 8 (2.81%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (0.70%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (32.98%) Consultant
2 82 (28.77%) Security Consultant
3 46 (16.14%) Architect
4 38 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 34 (11.93%) Technical Support Engineer
5 34 (11.93%) Technical Support
5 34 (11.93%) Technical Engineer
6 30 (10.53%) Security Architect
7 25 (8.77%) Security Manager
8 21 (7.37%) Information Manager
9 18 (6.32%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.96%) Enterprise Architect
10 17 (5.96%) Information Security Manager
11 15 (5.26%) IT Consultant
11 15 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
12 14 (4.91%) Cyber Security Consultant
13 12 (4.21%) Head of IT
14 10 (3.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 10 (3.51%) Analyst
14 10 (3.51%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.61%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.40%) Lucene
2 4 (1.40%) HTML
3 2 (0.70%) JSP
3 2 (0.70%) Web Services
3 2 (0.70%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.35%) ODBC
4 1 (0.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.49%) Management Information System
2 28 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.96%) CESG
5 7 (2.46%) RMADS
5 7 (2.46%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.11%) Economics
7 5 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (1.40%) PKI
8 4 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.05%) Blog
9 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.70%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.70%) SCADA
10 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.70%) GIS
10 2 (0.70%) SecurID
11 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.35%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.32%) Linux
2 61 (21.40%) Windows
3 47 (16.49%) UNIX
4 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.05%) Solaris
6 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (32.63%) Information Security
2 60 (21.05%) ITIL
3 52 (18.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 49 (17.19%) Security Architecture
5 47 (16.49%) Risk Management
6 46 (16.14%) SIEM
7 36 (12.63%) PRINCE2
8 34 (11.93%) TOGAF
8 34 (11.93%) Penetration Testing
9 30 (10.53%) Logistics
10 29 (10.18%) Cyber Security
11 25 (8.77%) SABSA
12 21 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (6.67%) Network Design
14 18 (6.32%) Database Security
15 17 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (5.96%) Project Management
16 16 (5.61%) Enterprise Architecture
17 13 (4.56%) Business Continuity
17 13 (4.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.58%) SQL
2 13 (4.56%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.21%) C
4 4 (1.40%) Java
4 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.40%) VBScript
5 2 (0.70%) VB
5 2 (0.70%) Python
5 2 (0.70%) Perl
5 2 (0.70%) C++
6 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 108 (37.89%) CISM
2 75 (26.32%) CISA
3 47 (16.49%) Security Cleared
4 42 (14.74%) SC Cleared
5 36 (12.63%) PCI QSA
6 33 (11.58%) Degree
6 33 (11.58%) CEH
7 29 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (6.32%) CCIE
8 18 (6.32%) CRISC
9 17 (5.96%) CCSA
9 17 (5.96%) CCNP
10 14 (4.91%) MCSE
10 14 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (4.56%) CCSE
12 11 (3.86%) CCDP
13 10 (3.51%) GIAC
13 10 (3.51%) DV Cleared
14 9 (3.16%) JNCIA
15 7 (2.46%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (19.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 56 (19.65%) PCI DSS
3 36 (12.63%) COBIT
4 9 (3.16%) GPG13
5 6 (2.11%) COSO
6 5 (1.75%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.70%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.35%) BS25999
8 1 (0.35%) QA
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.35%) TickIT
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.70%) Nmap
3 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.70%) Nessus
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (10.18%) Cisco
2 28 (9.82%) Juniper
3 19 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 15 (5.26%) F5
5 13 (4.56%) Blue Coat
6 12 (4.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.46%) HP
7 7 (2.46%) Brocade
8 6 (2.11%) VMware
8 6 (2.11%) McAfee
9 5 (1.75%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.40%) Citrix
10 4 (1.40%) IBM
11 3 (1.05%) Sourcefire
12 2 (0.70%) Oracle
12 2 (0.70%) Novell
12 2 (0.70%) Lotus
12 2 (0.70%) Tufin
12 2 (0.70%) AlgoSec
13 1 (0.35%) LogRhythm
Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 60000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell
DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
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Bracknell
DP Connect
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