The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 81 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 30 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.01% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 1.61% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 7
Average salary £44,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.79%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
CISSP
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
602 623 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.43% 41.26% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 468 525 577
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CISSP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Cambridge

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 24 (52.17%) WAN
1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) Information Security
3 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (41.30%) Network Security
3 19 (41.30%) PCI DSS
4 18 (39.13%) CCNP
4 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (34.78%) SIEM
6 15 (32.61%) DMVPN
6 15 (32.61%) Degree
6 15 (32.61%) MPLS
6 15 (32.61%) BGP
6 15 (32.61%) EIGRP
6 15 (32.61%) VMware
6 15 (32.61%) Citrix
7 14 (30.43%) ITIL
7 14 (30.43%) Security Architecture
7 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
9 12 (26.09%) Thin Client
9 12 (26.09%) CISM
9 12 (26.09%) Fat Client
10 10 (21.74%) Fortinet
11 9 (19.57%) Network Design
11 9 (19.57%) Finance
11 9 (19.57%) SSCP
11 9 (19.57%) LAN
11 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (19.57%) Kalman Filter

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) WAN
1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) Network Security
3 15 (32.61%) DMVPN
3 15 (32.61%) MPLS
3 15 (32.61%) BGP
3 15 (32.61%) EIGRP
4 9 (19.57%) LAN
5 8 (17.39%) Wireless
6 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (10.87%) Kerberos
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.52%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) HTTP
7 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
1 10 (21.74%) Security Analyst
1 10 (21.74%) Security Specialist
1 10 (21.74%) Security Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Network Specialist
2 9 (19.57%) Network Security Specialist
3 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Security Officer
4 7 (15.22%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Security Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) J2EE
1 5 (10.87%) SAML
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Thin Client
1 12 (26.09%) Fat Client
2 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) EMV
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Information Security
2 16 (34.78%) SIEM
3 14 (30.43%) ITIL
3 14 (30.43%) Security Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) Network Design
4 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (15.22%) Security Management
7 6 (13.04%) Information Security Management
7 6 (13.04%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (10.87%) Coaching
8 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.87%) UML
8 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
8 5 (10.87%) BPMN
9 4 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C
1 2 (4.35%) C++
1 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) CCNP
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) Degree
3 12 (26.09%) CISM
4 9 (19.57%) SSCP
5 6 (13.04%) CISA
6 5 (10.87%) CCNA
7 2 (4.35%) CEH
7 2 (4.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (41.30%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Citrix
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 10 (21.74%) Fortinet
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) SAP
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