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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 95 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 19 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% 0.70% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 1.79% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 4
Average salary £60,700 £55,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.36% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £51,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £51,500
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
603 558 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.95% 39.32% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 435 465 574
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (50.00%) Information Security
2 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Network Security
7 8 (23.53%) BPMN
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
7 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 8 (23.53%) Identity Management
7 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
7 8 (23.53%) CCNP
7 8 (23.53%) SAML
7 8 (23.53%) UML
7 8 (23.53%) Kerberos
7 8 (23.53%) J2EE
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) SAP
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL
8 7 (20.59%) WAN
8 7 (20.59%) Firewall
8 7 (20.59%) CISA
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
9 5 (14.71%) CISM
9 5 (14.71%) VMware

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Network Security
1 8 (23.53%) Kerberos
2 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 7 (20.59%) Firewall
3 5 (14.71%) MPLS
3 5 (14.71%) BGP
3 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
3 5 (14.71%) DMVPN
4 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) HTTP
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
1 8 (23.53%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Security Officer
1 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Security Architect
1 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Architect
1 8 (23.53%) Security Architect
1 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) SAML
1 8 (23.53%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
2 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.88%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (23.53%) BPMN
2 8 (23.53%) Identity Management
2 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
2 8 (23.53%) UML
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Security Architecture
4 5 (14.71%) SIEM
5 3 (8.82%) Network Design
5 3 (8.82%) Security Management
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security Management
6 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
1 2 (5.88%) C++
1 2 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) CISA
4 5 (14.71%) CISM
5 4 (11.76%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) CISMP
6 2 (5.88%) CEH
6 2 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (38.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
1 8 (23.53%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) Fortinet
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