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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 223 203 208
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 89 126 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.05% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 4.67% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 81 99 112
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
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
2956 2698 3142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.25% 22.46% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2419 2386 2823
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in the City of London

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 175 (76.09%) Information Security
2 121 (52.61%) Finance
3 91 (39.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 84 (36.52%) CISM
5 79 (34.35%) Management Information System
6 68 (29.57%) Risk Management
7 63 (27.39%) Degree
8 56 (24.35%) Cisco Certification
9 55 (23.91%) Windows
9 55 (23.91%) Firewall
10 53 (23.04%) Banking
11 48 (20.87%) CISA
12 43 (18.70%) Oracle
13 38 (16.52%) CCNP
14 37 (16.09%) UNIX
15 36 (15.65%) Project Management
16 35 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
17 34 (14.78%) Security Management
18 31 (13.48%) Change Management
18 31 (13.48%) ITIL
19 29 (12.61%) Risk Assessment
19 29 (12.61%) Identity Management
19 29 (12.61%) Security Architecture
20 28 (12.17%) Cisco
21 27 (11.74%) CCNA
21 27 (11.74%) GIAC
22 25 (10.87%) Symantec
22 25 (10.87%) SIEM
22 25 (10.87%) Performance Improvement
23 24 (10.43%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (0.87%) IIS
1 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) SmartSuite
3 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.87%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (23.91%) Firewall
2 23 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (9.13%) VPN
4 19 (8.26%) Network Security
5 18 (7.83%) Wireshark
6 12 (5.22%) LAN
7 10 (4.35%) WAN
8 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.04%) Internet
9 6 (2.61%) Wireless
10 5 (2.17%) SAN
11 3 (1.30%) DNS
11 3 (1.30%) LDAP
11 3 (1.30%) WLAN
11 3 (1.30%) DHCP
11 3 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.87%) Wireless Security
12 2 (0.87%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.87%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.87%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.48%) Data Mining
1 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Metasploit
General
1 121 (52.61%) Finance
2 53 (23.04%) Banking
3 24 (10.43%) Legal
4 9 (3.91%) Advertising
5 8 (3.48%) Law
6 7 (3.04%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.74%) Retail
8 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (36.52%) Analyst
2 82 (35.65%) Security Analyst
3 51 (22.17%) Consultant
4 39 (16.96%) Security Manager
5 31 (13.48%) Information Security Analyst
5 31 (13.48%) Information Analyst
6 27 (11.74%) IT Security Analyst
7 21 (9.13%) Security Consultant
8 19 (8.26%) Architect
9 18 (7.83%) IT Security Manager
9 18 (7.83%) Security Architect
10 17 (7.39%) Senior Consultant
11 15 (6.52%) Security Specialist
12 14 (6.09%) Information Manager
12 14 (6.09%) Information Security Manager
13 12 (5.22%) Operations Analyst
13 12 (5.22%) Security Operations Analyst
14 11 (4.78%) Information Specialist
14 11 (4.78%) Information Security Specialist
15 9 (3.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.78%) SAML
1 11 (4.78%) SailPoint
2 10 (4.35%) OAuth
3 9 (3.91%) OpenID
3 9 (3.91%) .NET
4 2 (0.87%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.87%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 79 (34.35%) Management Information System
2 23 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.39%) Cryptography
4 11 (4.78%) PKI
5 6 (2.61%) PMI
6 5 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.30%) CESG
8 2 (0.87%) Derivative
8 2 (0.87%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.43%) iSeries
9 1 (0.43%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.91%) Windows
2 37 (16.09%) UNIX
3 22 (9.57%) Linux
4 2 (0.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (76.09%) Information Security
2 68 (29.57%) Risk Management
3 36 (15.65%) Project Management
4 35 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (14.78%) Security Management
6 31 (13.48%) Change Management
6 31 (13.48%) ITIL
7 29 (12.61%) Identity Management
7 29 (12.61%) Risk Assessment
7 29 (12.61%) Security Architecture
8 25 (10.87%) SIEM
8 25 (10.87%) Performance Improvement
9 20 (8.70%) ISMS
10 19 (8.26%) Information Security Management
10 19 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.96%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.52%) Data Protection
12 15 (6.52%) Cyber Security
13 14 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.39%) Java
2 15 (6.52%) Perl
3 11 (4.78%) C
4 9 (3.91%) C++
5 7 (3.04%) SQL
5 7 (3.04%) Python
6 5 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.87%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.43%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 84 (36.52%) CISM
2 63 (27.39%) Degree
3 56 (24.35%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (20.87%) CISA
5 38 (16.52%) CCNP
6 27 (11.74%) CCNA
6 27 (11.74%) GIAC
7 21 (9.13%) CCSP
8 16 (6.96%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.78%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.78%) CEH
10 10 (4.35%) GCIH
11 9 (3.91%) OSCP
12 8 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (3.48%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.48%) MCSE
12 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (3.48%) ISEB
13 7 (3.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (39.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (8.26%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.78%) COBIT
4 5 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.74%) QA
6 2 (0.87%) SLA
7 1 (0.43%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 9 (3.91%) Snort
1 9 (3.91%) Nmap
2 4 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.65%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) Nessus
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 43 (18.70%) Oracle
2 28 (12.17%) Cisco
3 25 (10.87%) Symantec
4 20 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.39%) Sun
6 11 (4.78%) Splunk
7 10 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.91%) Aveksa
9 8 (3.48%) Juniper
10 7 (3.04%) McAfee
10 7 (3.04%) ArcSight
10 7 (3.04%) LogLogic
10 7 (3.04%) Q1 Labs
11 6 (2.61%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (2.61%) Sourcefire
12 4 (1.74%) VMware
12 4 (1.74%) Citrix
13 3 (1.30%) Riverbed
14 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.87%) Tufin
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