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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 144 200 227
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +27
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 174 145 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.15% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.89% 4.74% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 135 108 88
Average salary £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £83,250 £72,950
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
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
2526 3062 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.17% 24.24% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2592 2389
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
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 22 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 22 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.

1 204 (68.69%) Information Security
2 154 (51.85%) CISM
3 152 (51.18%) Finance
4 109 (36.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 100 (33.67%) CISA
6 94 (31.65%) Risk Management
7 79 (26.60%) Degree
8 71 (23.91%) ITIL
9 70 (23.57%) Management Information System
10 66 (22.22%) Firewall
11 65 (21.89%) Cyber Security
12 55 (18.52%) Network Security
13 50 (16.84%) Windows
14 49 (16.50%) Banking
14 49 (16.50%) CRISC
15 48 (16.16%) Security Management
16 47 (15.82%) COBIT
16 47 (15.82%) PCI DSS
16 47 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
17 46 (15.49%) Security Architecture
18 40 (13.47%) Cisco
19 37 (12.46%) Project Management
20 35 (11.78%) Vulnerability Management
21 34 (11.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
22 33 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
22 33 (11.11%) CEH
22 33 (11.11%) Computer Science
22 33 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
23 31 (10.44%) Active Directory
24 30 (10.10%) Security Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (1.68%) IIS
2 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) SmartSuite
2 2 (0.67%) MS Office
2 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (22.22%) Firewall
2 55 (18.52%) Network Security
3 27 (9.09%) VPN
3 27 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (6.40%) Internet
5 17 (5.72%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.72%) Wireless
6 15 (5.05%) LAN
7 13 (4.38%) WAN
8 10 (3.37%) Wireless Security
8 10 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.69%) MPLS
10 8 (2.69%) SAN
11 7 (2.36%) DNS
12 6 (2.02%) DMZ
12 6 (2.02%) LDAP
12 6 (2.02%) VoIP
12 6 (2.02%) WLAN
12 6 (2.02%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 152 (51.18%) Finance
2 49 (16.50%) Banking
3 17 (5.72%) Law
4 14 (4.71%) Marketing
5 11 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.37%) Retail
6 10 (3.37%) Legal
7 9 (3.03%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.36%) Games
9 6 (2.02%) iGaming
10 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.35%) Advertising
10 4 (1.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.67%) Publishing
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (17.85%) Analyst
2 45 (15.15%) Security Analyst
3 39 (13.13%) Security Manager
4 36 (12.12%) Consultant
5 28 (9.43%) Security Consultant
6 26 (8.75%) Security Engineer
7 25 (8.42%) Architect
8 24 (8.08%) Security Architect
9 22 (7.41%) Head of Security
10 19 (6.40%) Information Security Analyst
10 19 (6.40%) Information Analyst
11 17 (5.72%) Security Officer
11 17 (5.72%) Network Engineer
12 15 (5.05%) Information Security Officer
12 15 (5.05%) Information Manager
12 15 (5.05%) Security Specialist
13 13 (4.38%) Risk Manager
13 13 (4.38%) Information Security Manager
13 13 (4.38%) IT Risk Manager
14 12 (4.04%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.67%) SAML
1 2 (0.67%) Middleware
1 2 (0.67%) SOAP
1 2 (0.67%) Web Services
1 2 (0.67%) REST
1 2 (0.67%) OAuth
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (23.57%) Management Information System
2 47 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 18 (6.06%) Mathematics
5 14 (4.71%) PKI
6 11 (3.70%) Cryptography
7 9 (3.03%) Hedge funds
7 9 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.35%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.35%) CESG
10 4 (1.35%) DTV
11 2 (0.67%) NHS
11 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.67%) PMI
12 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.84%) Windows
2 29 (9.76%) UNIX
3 24 (8.08%) Linux
4 5 (1.68%) zOS
5 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.67%) Solaris
6 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (68.69%) Information Security
2 94 (31.65%) Risk Management
3 71 (23.91%) ITIL
4 65 (21.89%) Cyber Security
5 48 (16.16%) Security Management
6 46 (15.49%) Security Architecture
7 37 (12.46%) Project Management
8 35 (11.78%) Vulnerability Management
9 33 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 30 (10.10%) Security Testing
11 28 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (9.43%) Identity Management
12 27 (9.09%) Business Continuity
12 27 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (9.09%) ISMS
13 26 (8.75%) Data Protection
13 26 (8.75%) Penetration Testing
13 26 (8.75%) Information Security Management
14 19 (6.40%) Information Assurance
15 17 (5.72%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.43%) SQL
2 19 (6.40%) Perl
3 10 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.69%) Python
5 6 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.68%) Java
7 3 (1.01%) C
8 1 (0.34%) C++
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 154 (51.85%) CISM
2 100 (33.67%) CISA
3 79 (26.60%) Degree
4 49 (16.50%) CRISC
5 33 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (11.11%) CEH
6 22 (7.41%) CCNA
7 18 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.70%) GIAC
9 10 (3.37%) CCSA
10 9 (3.03%) CISMP
11 8 (2.69%) GCIA
11 8 (2.69%) GCIH
11 8 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.02%) MBA
13 6 (2.02%) CCIE
13 6 (2.02%) GPEN
14 5 (1.68%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.68%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (36.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (15.82%) COBIT
2 47 (15.82%) PCI DSS
3 34 (11.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (1.35%) QA
6 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.01%) BS7799
7 1 (0.34%) Val IT
7 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.34%) EMIR
7 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.34%) Basel II
7 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.03%) Snort
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) vCloud
3 1 (0.34%) pfSense
3 1 (0.34%) NFS
3 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) Cisco LMS
2 4 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.35%) OpenView
3 3 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.67%) Nessus
4 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.67%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (13.47%) Cisco
2 22 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 18 (6.06%) VMware
4 16 (5.39%) Juniper
5 14 (4.71%) McAfee
5 14 (4.71%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.38%) WorldPay
6 13 (4.38%) Symantec
7 11 (3.70%) Oracle
8 9 (3.03%) Blue Coat
9 7 (2.36%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (2.36%) Websense
9 7 (2.36%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.02%) SAP
10 6 (2.02%) ArcSight
10 6 (2.02%) IronPort
10 6 (2.02%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.68%) Qualys
11 5 (1.68%) Citrix
11 5 (1.68%) CA
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rark Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Flexib
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20% bonus, 30 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 18 days ago