The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 146 201 219
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +18
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 181 146 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 1.17% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.76% 4.85% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 131 117 98
Average salary £65,000 £59,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
CISSP
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2678 3008 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.70% 24.04% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2246 2565 2570
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CISSP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

CISSP Salary Trend in the City of London

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in the City of London

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 236 (70.03%) Information Security
2 166 (49.26%) Finance
3 163 (48.37%) CISM
4 118 (35.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 107 (31.75%) Risk Management
6 103 (30.56%) CISA
7 91 (27.00%) Firewall
8 90 (26.71%) Degree
9 74 (21.96%) Management Information System
10 69 (20.47%) ITIL
11 64 (18.99%) PCI DSS
12 62 (18.40%) Windows
13 59 (17.51%) Security Management
14 57 (16.91%) Cyber Security
15 54 (16.02%) COBIT
15 54 (16.02%) Banking
16 53 (15.73%) Network Security
17 50 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (14.24%) Cisco
19 47 (13.95%) CRISC
20 40 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
20 40 (11.87%) UNIX
20 40 (11.87%) Security Architecture
21 38 (11.28%) Computer Science
22 37 (10.98%) Vulnerability Management
22 37 (10.98%) Business Continuity
23 36 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
23 36 (10.68%) Project Management
24 35 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
25 34 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.48%) IIS
2 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) MS Office
2 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.59%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.30%) IaaS
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (27.00%) Firewall
2 53 (15.73%) Network Security
3 30 (8.90%) VPN
4 29 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (6.53%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.23%) Internet
6 21 (6.23%) Wireless
7 17 (5.04%) LAN
7 17 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (4.45%) WAN
9 12 (3.56%) Wireless Security
10 11 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (2.97%) DMZ
12 8 (2.37%) MPLS
12 8 (2.37%) SAN
12 8 (2.37%) WLAN
12 8 (2.37%) DNS
13 6 (1.78%) VoIP
13 6 (1.78%) LDAP
13 6 (1.78%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (0.89%) SQL Server
General
1 166 (49.26%) Finance
2 54 (16.02%) Banking
3 20 (5.93%) Law
4 12 (3.56%) Retail
4 12 (3.56%) Legal
5 11 (3.26%) iGaming
5 11 (3.26%) Marketing
6 10 (2.97%) Games
7 8 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.37%) Publishing
7 8 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.78%) Advertising
9 3 (0.89%) Electronics
9 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (24.63%) Analyst
2 76 (22.55%) Security Analyst
3 48 (14.24%) Security Manager
4 42 (12.46%) Information Analyst
4 42 (12.46%) Information Security Analyst
5 41 (12.17%) Consultant
6 30 (8.90%) Security Consultant
7 26 (7.72%) Security Engineer
8 25 (7.42%) Head of Security
9 19 (5.64%) IT Security Manager
10 16 (4.75%) Security Officer
10 16 (4.75%) Architect
10 16 (4.75%) Network Engineer
10 16 (4.75%) Information Manager
11 15 (4.45%) Security Architect
12 14 (4.15%) Information Security Manager
12 14 (4.15%) Security Specialist
13 13 (3.86%) Information Security Engineer
13 13 (3.86%) Information Security Officer
14 12 (3.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.59%) SOAP
1 2 (0.59%) Web Services
1 2 (0.59%) SAML
1 2 (0.59%) OAuth
1 2 (0.59%) REST
2 1 (0.30%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.30%) CSS
2 1 (0.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.96%) Management Information System
2 50 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (11.28%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.45%) PKI
5 13 (3.86%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.26%) Cryptography
7 10 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.67%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.37%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.89%) CESG
12 3 (0.89%) DTV
13 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.59%) NHS
13 2 (0.59%) Taxonomies
14 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
14 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.40%) Windows
2 40 (11.87%) UNIX
3 29 (8.61%) Linux
4 5 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.48%) zOS
5 3 (0.89%) Solaris
5 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.59%) Android
6 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (70.03%) Information Security
2 107 (31.75%) Risk Management
3 69 (20.47%) ITIL
4 59 (17.51%) Security Management
5 57 (16.91%) Cyber Security
6 40 (11.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 40 (11.87%) Security Architecture
7 37 (10.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 37 (10.98%) Business Continuity
8 36 (10.68%) Project Management
9 35 (10.39%) Penetration Testing
10 34 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (9.20%) Risk Assessment
12 29 (8.61%) Information Assurance
13 28 (8.31%) ISMS
13 28 (8.31%) Information Security Management
14 27 (8.01%) Identity Management
15 25 (7.42%) Security Testing
16 24 (7.12%) Data Protection
17 19 (5.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.31%) SQL
2 22 (6.53%) Perl
3 12 (3.56%) Python
4 10 (2.97%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.48%) Java
6 5 (1.48%) C
7 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 163 (48.37%) CISM
2 103 (30.56%) CISA
3 90 (26.71%) Degree
4 47 (13.95%) CRISC
5 36 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (9.20%) CEH
7 21 (6.23%) CCNA
8 18 (5.34%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (3.56%) Security+ Certification
11 11 (3.26%) MBA
11 11 (3.26%) MCSA
12 10 (2.97%) GCIH
13 9 (2.67%) GIAC
13 9 (2.67%) CCSA
13 9 (2.67%) CISMP
14 8 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.37%) GCIA
15 7 (2.08%) ISSAP
15 7 (2.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (35.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (18.99%) PCI DSS
3 54 (16.02%) COBIT
4 34 (10.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (1.48%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.19%) QA
8 3 (0.89%) BS7799
9 2 (0.59%) SLA
9 2 (0.59%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.30%) Val IT
10 1 (0.30%) MiFID
10 1 (0.30%) EMIR
10 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.30%) Basel II
System Software
1 30 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.26%) Snort
3 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) vCloud
4 1 (0.30%) pfSense
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (1.78%) Cisco LMS
2 5 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.19%) OpenView
4 2 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.59%) Nessus
4 2 (0.59%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.30%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (14.24%) Cisco
2 27 (8.01%) CheckPoint
3 24 (7.12%) VMware
4 20 (5.93%) Symantec
4 20 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.64%) Juniper
6 18 (5.34%) McAfee
7 15 (4.45%) Oracle
8 14 (4.15%) WorldPay
9 12 (3.56%) Blue Coat
10 9 (2.67%) Websense
11 8 (2.37%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (2.37%) ArcSight
11 8 (2.37%) IronPort
12 7 (2.08%) Qualys
12 7 (2.08%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.08%) Citrix
13 6 (1.78%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.48%) F5
14 5 (1.48%) Sourcefire
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Boonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35K to 75K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago