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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 221 214 197
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 100 117 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.99% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 4.55% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 87 91 130
Average salary £56,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +2.00%
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
2915 2573 3163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.31% 21.76% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 2260 2840
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 166 (73.45%) Information Security
2 117 (51.77%) Finance
3 85 (37.61%) CISM
4 83 (36.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (33.63%) Management Information System
6 72 (31.86%) Risk Management
7 63 (27.88%) Degree
8 59 (26.11%) Cisco Certification
9 58 (25.66%) Firewall
10 57 (25.22%) Windows
11 47 (20.80%) CISA
12 45 (19.91%) Banking
13 41 (18.14%) Oracle
14 38 (16.81%) UNIX
14 38 (16.81%) CCNP
15 37 (16.37%) Project Management
16 35 (15.49%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (14.60%) Cisco
18 31 (13.72%) Change Management
19 30 (13.27%) Security Management
19 30 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (12.83%) Identity Management
21 27 (11.95%) GIAC
21 27 (11.95%) CCNA
21 27 (11.95%) ITIL
21 27 (11.95%) Risk Assessment
21 27 (11.95%) Security Architecture
22 26 (11.50%) Computer Science
22 26 (11.50%) VPN
23 25 (11.06%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) SmartSuite
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (25.66%) Firewall
2 26 (11.50%) VPN
3 23 (10.18%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (9.29%) Network Security
5 15 (6.64%) Wireshark
6 13 (5.75%) LAN
7 9 (3.98%) WAN
8 8 (3.54%) Wireless
9 7 (3.10%) Internet
10 6 (2.65%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.21%) LDAP
11 5 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.77%) SAN
13 3 (1.33%) DNS
13 3 (1.33%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.33%) DHCP
14 2 (0.88%) HTTP
14 2 (0.88%) WLAN
14 2 (0.88%) SNMP
14 2 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.54%) Data Mining
1 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Metasploit
General
1 117 (51.77%) Finance
2 45 (19.91%) Banking
3 20 (8.85%) Legal
4 10 (4.42%) Law
5 8 (3.54%) Advertising
6 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.21%) Retail
8 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (35.84%) Analyst
2 80 (35.40%) Security Analyst
3 56 (24.78%) Consultant
4 39 (17.26%) Security Manager
5 32 (14.16%) Information Security Analyst
5 32 (14.16%) Information Analyst
6 25 (11.06%) Security Consultant
7 24 (10.62%) IT Security Analyst
8 19 (8.41%) IT Security Manager
9 17 (7.52%) Senior Consultant
10 15 (6.64%) Security Specialist
11 13 (5.75%) Architect
12 12 (5.31%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (5.31%) Security Architect
12 12 (5.31%) Information Manager
12 12 (5.31%) Information Security Manager
12 12 (5.31%) Information Security Specialist
12 12 (5.31%) Security Operations Analyst
12 12 (5.31%) Information Specialist
13 10 (4.42%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) SAML
1 11 (4.87%) SailPoint
2 10 (4.42%) OAuth
3 9 (3.98%) OpenID
4 8 (3.54%) .NET
5 2 (0.88%) Web Services
6 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 76 (33.63%) Management Information System
2 30 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.50%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.52%) Cryptography
5 12 (5.31%) PKI
6 7 (3.10%) PMI
7 3 (1.33%) CESG
8 2 (0.88%) Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.44%) SCADA
9 1 (0.44%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.22%) Windows
2 38 (16.81%) UNIX
3 23 (10.18%) Linux
4 2 (0.88%) Solaris
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (73.45%) Information Security
2 72 (31.86%) Risk Management
3 37 (16.37%) Project Management
4 35 (15.49%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (13.72%) Change Management
6 30 (13.27%) Security Management
7 29 (12.83%) Identity Management
8 27 (11.95%) Risk Assessment
8 27 (11.95%) ITIL
8 27 (11.95%) Security Architecture
9 25 (11.06%) Performance Improvement
10 23 (10.18%) SIEM
11 21 (9.29%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (8.85%) ISMS
13 18 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
14 17 (7.52%) Cyber Security
14 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2
15 15 (6.64%) Information Security Management
16 12 (5.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.08%) Java
2 13 (5.75%) Perl
3 10 (4.42%) C
4 8 (3.54%) C++
5 6 (2.65%) SQL
5 6 (2.65%) Python
6 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 85 (37.61%) CISM
2 63 (27.88%) Degree
3 59 (26.11%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (20.80%) CISA
5 38 (16.81%) CCNP
6 27 (11.95%) CCNA
6 27 (11.95%) GIAC
7 21 (9.29%) CCSP
8 18 (7.96%) Security Cleared
9 13 (5.75%) CEH
10 11 (4.87%) GCIH
10 11 (4.87%) SC Cleared
11 9 (3.98%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.54%) OSCP
12 8 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (3.54%) ISEB
12 8 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (3.10%) MCSE
13 7 (3.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (36.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (7.08%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.98%) COBIT
4 4 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.88%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) QA
6 1 (0.44%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (3.98%) Snort
2 8 (3.54%) Nmap
3 4 (1.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.88%) Nessus
2 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (18.14%) Oracle
2 33 (14.60%) Cisco
3 25 (11.06%) Symantec
4 18 (7.96%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.52%) Sun
6 9 (3.98%) Splunk
6 9 (3.98%) Aveksa
7 8 (3.54%) Juniper
7 8 (3.54%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.10%) ArcSight
8 7 (3.10%) LogLogic
8 7 (3.10%) Q1 Labs
9 6 (2.65%) Sourcefire
10 5 (2.21%) McAfee
11 4 (1.77%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (1.33%) AlgoSec
12 3 (1.33%) VMware
12 3 (1.33%) Tufin
12 3 (1.33%) Citrix
13 2 (0.88%) Dell
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £120000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + 7K On Call + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago