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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 102 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 16 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.88% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 1.76% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 14
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £55,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £61,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
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
698 567 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.46% 35.59% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 493 482 702
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security
4 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 8 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (33.33%) Solaris
4 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 8 (33.33%) SAML
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 8 (33.33%) UML
4 8 (33.33%) J2EE
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) Kerberos
4 8 (33.33%) C
4 8 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) C++
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) SAP
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) BPMN
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Aerospace
6 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
6 5 (20.83%) Validation
6 5 (20.83%) PKI

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (8.33%) tcpdump
3 2 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WLAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Aerospace
2 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 8 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Sales Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) J2EE
1 8 (33.33%) SAML
2 3 (12.50%) JCE
3 2 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.83%) PKI
3 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
3 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Solaris
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security
2 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 8 (33.33%) UML
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 8 (33.33%) BPMN
3 5 (20.83%) Validation
3 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Development
5 2 (8.33%) Product Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
6 1 (4.17%) Security Management
6 1 (4.17%) ISMS
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) C++
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 3 (12.50%) CEH
2 3 (12.50%) CISMP
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) CA
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) HP