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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 95 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 8 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.90% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 2.44% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 17
Average salary £53,272 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.51% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £43,400 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,963 £62,600 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
587 656 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.93% 36.87% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 491 487 500
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 July 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (92.31%) Firewall
2 29 (74.36%) WAN
3 25 (64.10%) CISM
4 23 (58.97%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (58.97%) Degree
5 20 (51.28%) ITIL
6 19 (48.72%) SSCP
7 17 (43.59%) Information Security
8 16 (41.03%) Management Information System
8 16 (41.03%) LAN
8 16 (41.03%) SIEM
8 16 (41.03%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (38.46%) Network Security
9 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 15 (38.46%) Wireless
10 13 (33.33%) VMware
10 13 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (33.33%) CCNP
10 13 (33.33%) MPLS
10 13 (33.33%) BGP
10 13 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 13 (33.33%) Citrix
10 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
10 13 (33.33%) DMVPN
11 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (30.77%) Security Architecture
11 12 (30.77%) Oracle
12 10 (25.64%) Thin Client

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (92.31%) Firewall
2 29 (74.36%) WAN
3 16 (41.03%) LAN
4 15 (38.46%) Wireless
4 15 (38.46%) Network Security
5 13 (33.33%) DMVPN
5 13 (33.33%) MPLS
5 13 (33.33%) BGP
5 13 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 4 (10.26%) VPN
7 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.56%) HTTP
9 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Consultant
2 13 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) IT Security Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) IT Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) Security Specialist
4 8 (20.51%) Network Specialist
4 8 (20.51%) Network Security Specialist
5 6 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Officer
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Security Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Management Information System
2 13 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (25.64%) Fat Client
3 10 (25.64%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.13%) EMV
4 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Solaris
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (51.28%) ITIL
3 17 (43.59%) Information Security
4 16 (41.03%) SIEM
4 16 (41.03%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 12 (30.77%) Security Architecture
7 8 (20.51%) Network Design
8 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security
10 5 (12.82%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (12.82%) Information Security Management
10 5 (12.82%) Security Management
11 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
11 4 (10.26%) Information Management
11 4 (10.26%) Identity Management
11 4 (10.26%) Coaching
12 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
13 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) CISM
2 23 (58.97%) Degree
3 19 (48.72%) SSCP
4 13 (33.33%) CCNP
4 13 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.82%) CISA
6 2 (5.13%) CEH
6 2 (5.13%) CISMP
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Citrix
1 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
3 9 (23.08%) Fortinet
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) Websense
5 1 (2.56%) Qualys
5 1 (2.56%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.56%) FireEye
5 1 (2.56%) AppSense
5 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
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