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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 91 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 18 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 0.90% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 3
Average salary £60,700 £52,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.61% +19.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,900 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,000 £46,800
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
633 555 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.61% 37.63% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 433 436 616
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 24 December 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (53.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Information Security
3 10 (33.33%) J2EE
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) SAP
3 10 (33.33%) UML
3 10 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (33.33%) SAML
3 10 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 10 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (33.33%) Degree
3 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (33.33%) BPMN
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (26.67%) PCI DSS
6 7 (23.33%) CISA
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) C
8 5 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
8 5 (16.67%) CEH
8 5 (16.67%) CISMP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 10 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 5 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) J2EE
1 10 (33.33%) SAML
2 3 (10.00%) JCE
3 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.67%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) AIX
3 3 (10.00%) HPUX
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 10 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 10 (33.33%) UML
2 10 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 10 (33.33%) BPMN
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Security Management
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C
1 5 (16.67%) C++
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) CISA
3 5 (16.67%) CEH
3 5 (16.67%) CISMP
4 3 (10.00%) CISM
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (26.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) HP