The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 124 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 16 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.63% 0.57% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 1.65% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 23
Average salary £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £49,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £72,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
CISSP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
846 788 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.52% 34.68% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 604 645 925
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Cambridgeshire region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 16 £53,750 -2.27%
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (60.71%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
3 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
4 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) C++
5 9 (32.14%) Java
5 9 (32.14%) C
5 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
5 9 (32.14%) Project Management
6 8 (28.57%) SAML
6 8 (28.57%) Identity Management
6 8 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) J2EE
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle
6 8 (28.57%) UML
6 8 (28.57%) SAP
6 8 (28.57%) Kerberos
6 8 (28.57%) Solaris
6 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 8 (28.57%) BPMN
6 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) CA
8 5 (17.86%) Aerospace
8 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 2 (7.14%) tcpdump
3 2 (7.14%) SNMP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WLAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Aerospace
2 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (14.29%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Military
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Security Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Security Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) SAML
1 8 (28.57%) J2EE
2 3 (10.71%) JCE
3 2 (7.14%) XMPP
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
3 5 (17.86%) PKI
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) Cryptography
5 2 (7.14%) CESG
5 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) AIX
5 3 (10.71%) HPUX
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 8 (28.57%) UML
3 8 (28.57%) BPMN
3 8 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 5 (17.86%) Validation
4 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 2 (7.14%) Business Development
6 2 (7.14%) ISMS
6 2 (7.14%) Product Management
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Security
6 2 (7.14%) Security Management
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C++
1 9 (32.14%) Java
1 9 (32.14%) C
2 8 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) CISM
4 3 (10.71%) CISMP
4 3 (10.71%) CEH
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.14%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) GIAC
6 1 (3.57%) HND
6 1 (3.57%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
1 8 (28.57%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) CA
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
3 2 (7.14%) Juniper
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix