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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 157 217 244
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +27
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 155 98 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.53% 0.93% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 3.75% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 129 84 66
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,450 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,050 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
2526 2614 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.95% 24.84% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2207 2543
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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.

1 179 (69.38%) Information Security
2 106 (41.09%) Finance
3 102 (39.53%) CISM
4 92 (35.66%) Firewall
5 76 (29.46%) Degree
6 71 (27.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 69 (26.74%) Risk Management
8 63 (24.42%) Cisco
9 62 (24.03%) Management Information System
10 61 (23.64%) Windows
11 59 (22.87%) CISA
12 53 (20.54%) PCI DSS
13 48 (18.60%) UNIX
14 45 (17.44%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (17.44%) Security Management
15 39 (15.12%) COBIT
16 38 (14.73%) VPN
17 35 (13.57%) Project Management
17 35 (13.57%) Computer Science
18 33 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
18 33 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (12.02%) Banking
20 30 (11.63%) CRISC
21 29 (11.24%) Security Architecture
21 29 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
22 28 (10.85%) Linux
23 27 (10.47%) ITIL
23 27 (10.47%) Business Continuity
23 27 (10.47%) Network Security
24 26 (10.08%) Information Assurance

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (1.16%) IIS
2 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) SmartSuite
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) IaaS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (35.66%) Firewall
2 38 (14.73%) VPN
3 27 (10.47%) Network Security
4 25 (9.69%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 19 (7.36%) LAN
6 19 (7.36%) WAN
7 18 (6.98%) Wireless
7 18 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (5.43%) Internet
9 13 (5.04%) DMZ
10 11 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (3.49%) DNS
12 8 (3.10%) WLAN
13 7 (2.71%) DHCP
14 6 (2.33%) MPLS
14 6 (2.33%) VoIP
15 5 (1.94%) LDAP
15 5 (1.94%) OSPF
15 5 (1.94%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 106 (41.09%) Finance
2 31 (12.02%) Banking
3 24 (9.30%) Law
4 14 (5.43%) iGaming
5 13 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.65%) Games
7 9 (3.49%) Legal
7 9 (3.49%) Retail
8 8 (3.10%) Publishing
9 5 (1.94%) Advertising
9 5 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 85 (32.95%) Analyst
2 82 (31.78%) Security Analyst
3 53 (20.54%) Information Analyst
3 53 (20.54%) Information Security Analyst
4 42 (16.28%) Consultant
5 33 (12.79%) Security Consultant
6 31 (12.02%) Security Manager
7 20 (7.75%) IT Security Analyst
8 16 (6.20%) Security Officer
9 15 (5.81%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 15 (5.81%) IT Security Manager
9 15 (5.81%) Head of Security
10 13 (5.04%) Security Engineer
10 13 (5.04%) Information Security Officer
11 10 (3.88%) Information Security Engineer
12 9 (3.49%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.10%) Security Specialist
14 7 (2.71%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.71%) Principal Consultant
14 7 (2.71%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.78%) SAML
1 2 (0.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.39%) SOAP
2 1 (0.39%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.39%) REST
2 1 (0.39%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 62 (24.03%) Management Information System
2 35 (13.57%) Computer Science
3 33 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.33%) PKI
7 4 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.55%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.16%) PMI
8 3 (1.16%) CESG
9 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.39%) NHS
10 1 (0.39%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.39%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.64%) Windows
2 48 (18.60%) UNIX
3 28 (10.85%) Linux
4 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.16%) Solaris
5 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.78%) zOS
6 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (69.38%) Information Security
2 69 (26.74%) Risk Management
3 45 (17.44%) Security Management
4 35 (13.57%) Project Management
5 33 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
6 29 (11.24%) Security Architecture
6 29 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (10.47%) ITIL
7 27 (10.47%) Business Continuity
8 26 (10.08%) Information Assurance
9 24 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
9 24 (9.30%) Information Security Management
10 22 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (8.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 18 (6.98%) Cyber Security
12 17 (6.59%) ISMS
13 16 (6.20%) Line Management
13 16 (6.20%) Risk Assessment
13 16 (6.20%) Identity Management
13 16 (6.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.81%) Bash Shell
2 13 (5.04%) Python
2 13 (5.04%) Perl
3 9 (3.49%) SQL
4 8 (3.10%) C
5 2 (0.78%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 102 (39.53%) CISM
2 76 (29.46%) Degree
3 59 (22.87%) CISA
4 45 (17.44%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (11.63%) CRISC
6 19 (7.36%) CEH
7 18 (6.98%) CCIE
8 14 (5.43%) CCSP
8 14 (5.43%) MBA
9 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (4.26%) MCSA
10 11 (4.26%) ISSAP
11 10 (3.88%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.88%) GIAC
11 10 (3.88%) CCNA
11 10 (3.88%) CCNP
12 9 (3.49%) ISSMP
13 7 (2.71%) GCIH
13 7 (2.71%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (27.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (20.54%) PCI DSS
3 39 (15.12%) COBIT
4 21 (8.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.94%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.55%) SLA
7 3 (1.16%) QA
8 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.78%) BS7799
8 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.39%) COSO
System Software
1 15 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.71%) Snort
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) NFS
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.26%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (2.33%) Cisco LMS
3 5 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.16%) Nessus
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 63 (24.42%) Cisco
2 23 (8.91%) CheckPoint
2 23 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.53%) Symantec
4 19 (7.36%) Juniper
5 18 (6.98%) Oracle
6 14 (5.43%) VMware
7 12 (4.65%) Sun
8 11 (4.26%) McAfee
8 11 (4.26%) Blue Coat
9 7 (2.71%) IronPort
10 6 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.33%) Websense
10 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.94%) Qualys
11 5 (1.94%) F5
12 4 (1.55%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.55%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.16%) Sophos
13 3 (1.16%) AlgoSec
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
GA Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 21 days ago