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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 105 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.074% 0.87% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 2.26% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £67,500 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.58% -2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
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
530 709 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.03% 38.55% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 463 501 480
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (85.00%) Degree
2 16 (80.00%) CISM
2 16 (80.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (60.00%) ITIL
5 11 (55.00%) SSCP
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
6 9 (45.00%) Information Security
6 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (45.00%) WAN
7 8 (40.00%) Wireless
7 8 (40.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) CISA
8 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (20.00%) Information Management
9 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
9 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (15.00%) SIEM
10 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (10.00%) Network Security
11 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (10.00%) CEH
11 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
11 2 (10.00%) CISMP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) WAN
3 8 (40.00%) Wireless
3 8 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Consultant
2 11 (55.00%) Security Consultant
3 10 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 10 (50.00%) IT Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Security Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Information Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (10.00%) EMV
4 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) Information Security
4 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (20.00%) Information Management
5 4 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.00%) SIEM
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Service Management
8 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Network Design
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 16 (80.00%) CISM
3 11 (55.00%) SSCP
4 5 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (10.00%) CEH
5 2 (10.00%) CISMP
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Websense
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) AppSense
2 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.00%) Qualys
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (5.00%) FireEye