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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 77 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +3
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 30 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.06% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 1.46% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 9
Average salary £44,000 £55,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,360 £49,050 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
538 683 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.95% 40.73% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 455 579 638
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 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £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 27 March 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 27 (56.25%) Firewall
2 25 (52.08%) WAN
3 22 (45.83%) Information Security
4 19 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (39.58%) Network Security
4 19 (39.58%) PCI DSS
5 18 (37.50%) CCNP
5 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (35.42%) ITIL
6 17 (35.42%) SIEM
6 17 (35.42%) Degree
7 15 (31.25%) DMVPN
7 15 (31.25%) MPLS
7 15 (31.25%) BGP
7 15 (31.25%) EIGRP
7 15 (31.25%) VMware
7 15 (31.25%) Citrix
8 14 (29.17%) CISM
8 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 14 (29.17%) Security Architecture
8 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (25.00%) Fat Client
9 12 (25.00%) SSCP
9 12 (25.00%) Thin Client
10 11 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (20.83%) Fortinet
11 10 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (20.83%) LAN
12 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
12 9 (18.75%) Wireless

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) Firewall
2 25 (52.08%) WAN
3 19 (39.58%) Network Security
4 15 (31.25%) DMVPN
4 15 (31.25%) MPLS
4 15 (31.25%) BGP
4 15 (31.25%) EIGRP
5 10 (20.83%) LAN
6 9 (18.75%) Wireless
7 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (10.42%) Kerberos
8 4 (8.33%) VPN
9 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.25%) HTTP
9 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
1 10 (20.83%) Security Analyst
1 10 (20.83%) Security Specialist
2 9 (18.75%) Security Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Network Specialist
2 9 (18.75%) Network Security Specialist
3 8 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
5 6 (12.50%) Security Officer
6 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Security Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) J2EE
1 5 (10.42%) SAML
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 12 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) EMV
4 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 17 (35.42%) SIEM
3 14 (29.17%) Security Architecture
4 11 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (18.75%) Network Design
7 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (12.50%) Identity Management
8 6 (12.50%) Information Security Management
8 6 (12.50%) Security Management
8 6 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (10.42%) Coaching
9 5 (10.42%) UML
9 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.42%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) BPMN
10 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C
1 2 (4.17%) C++
1 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) CCNP
1 18 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (35.42%) Degree
3 14 (29.17%) CISM
4 12 (25.00%) SSCP
5 5 (10.42%) CISA
5 5 (10.42%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) CEH
6 2 (4.17%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (39.58%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Citrix
1 15 (31.25%) VMware
2 10 (20.83%) Fortinet
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) SAP
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