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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 98 114 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 6 1 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 0.065% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.19% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 18
Median salary £85,000 £45,000 £50,700
Median salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -11.24%
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
547 535 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.20% 34.92% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 411 394 470
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 10 (83.33%) Security Management
2 10 (83.33%) CISM
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (66.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 7 (58.33%) GIAC
4 7 (58.33%) COBIT
4 7 (58.33%) Information Assurance
5 5 (41.67%) CEH
6 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (25.00%) Analytics
7 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) Big Data
8 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (16.67%) SIEM
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (16.67%) CISA
8 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
9 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (8.33%) PhD

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Security Manager
2 8 (66.67%) CISSP Manager
3 7 (58.33%) Governance Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Operational Security Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (25.00%) SOC Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Audit Manager
5 2 (16.67%) COBIT Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Chief Information Officer
6 1 (8.33%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 1 (8.33%) Chief Security Officer
6 1 (8.33%) CIO
6 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 10 (83.33%) Security Management
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 7 (58.33%) Information Assurance
5 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (16.67%) SIEM
8 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISM
2 7 (58.33%) GIAC
3 5 (41.67%) CEH
4 2 (16.67%) CISA
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) COBIT
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) ISO22301
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS