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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 221 213 195
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 97 118 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.99% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 4.63% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 83 94 127
Average salary £58,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £38,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.36%
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
2786 2551 3208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.86% 21.41% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2297 2241 2880
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 £76,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 158 (71.49%) Information Security
2 111 (50.23%) Finance
3 83 (37.56%) CISM
4 77 (34.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 75 (33.94%) Management Information System
6 70 (31.67%) Risk Management
7 63 (28.51%) Degree
8 61 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (27.15%) Windows
10 59 (26.70%) Firewall
11 45 (20.36%) CISA
12 41 (18.55%) UNIX
13 40 (18.10%) Oracle
13 40 (18.10%) Banking
14 39 (17.65%) Cisco
14 39 (17.65%) Project Management
15 35 (15.84%) CCNP
16 34 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
17 29 (13.12%) Security Management
18 28 (12.67%) Change Management
18 28 (12.67%) GIAC
18 28 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (12.22%) Identity Management
19 27 (12.22%) VPN
19 27 (12.22%) CCNA
19 27 (12.22%) ITIL
20 26 (11.76%) Computer Science
21 25 (11.31%) Risk Assessment
21 25 (11.31%) Symantec
22 24 (10.86%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (1.36%) IIS
2 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.71%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (26.70%) Firewall
2 27 (12.22%) VPN
3 23 (10.41%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (9.50%) Network Security
5 15 (6.79%) Wireshark
6 13 (5.88%) LAN
7 9 (4.07%) Wireless
7 9 (4.07%) WAN
8 8 (3.62%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (3.17%) Internet
10 5 (2.26%) LDAP
11 4 (1.81%) DHCP
11 4 (1.81%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.81%) DNS
11 4 (1.81%) SAN
12 3 (1.36%) SSH
12 3 (1.36%) SNMP
13 2 (0.90%) WLAN
13 2 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database
1 7 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (3.17%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Metasploit
General
1 111 (50.23%) Finance
2 40 (18.10%) Banking
3 17 (7.69%) Legal
4 14 (6.33%) Law
5 7 (3.17%) Advertising
6 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.71%) Retail
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (36.20%) Analyst
2 78 (35.29%) Security Analyst
3 58 (26.24%) Consultant
4 37 (16.74%) Security Manager
5 33 (14.93%) Information Security Analyst
5 33 (14.93%) Information Analyst
6 30 (13.57%) Security Consultant
7 22 (9.95%) IT Security Analyst
8 16 (7.24%) IT Security Manager
8 16 (7.24%) Security Specialist
9 15 (6.79%) Senior Consultant
10 14 (6.33%) Information Security Specialist
10 14 (6.33%) Information Specialist
11 12 (5.43%) Operations Analyst
11 12 (5.43%) Information Manager
11 12 (5.43%) Information Security Manager
11 12 (5.43%) Security Operations Analyst
12 9 (4.07%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 9 (4.07%) Security Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.52%) SAML
1 10 (4.52%) SailPoint
2 9 (4.07%) OAuth
2 9 (4.07%) .NET
3 8 (3.62%) OpenID
4 2 (0.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (33.94%) Management Information System
2 28 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.24%) Cryptography
5 10 (4.52%) PKI
6 6 (2.71%) PMI
7 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.36%) CESG
8 2 (0.90%) Derivative
9 1 (0.45%) SCADA
9 1 (0.45%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.15%) Windows
2 41 (18.55%) UNIX
3 24 (10.86%) Linux
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (71.49%) Information Security
2 70 (31.67%) Risk Management
3 39 (17.65%) Project Management
4 34 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 29 (13.12%) Security Management
6 28 (12.67%) Change Management
7 27 (12.22%) Identity Management
7 27 (12.22%) ITIL
8 25 (11.31%) Risk Assessment
9 23 (10.41%) Security Architecture
9 23 (10.41%) SIEM
10 22 (9.95%) Performance Improvement
11 21 (9.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 21 (9.50%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (8.60%) ISMS
13 18 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (7.24%) Cyber Security
15 15 (6.79%) PRINCE2
16 14 (6.33%) Information Security Management
17 13 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.69%) Java
2 13 (5.88%) Perl
3 11 (4.98%) C
4 9 (4.07%) C++
5 6 (2.71%) Python
5 6 (2.71%) SQL
6 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.90%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 83 (37.56%) CISM
2 63 (28.51%) Degree
3 61 (27.60%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (20.36%) CISA
5 35 (15.84%) CCNP
6 28 (12.67%) GIAC
7 27 (12.22%) CCNA
8 20 (9.05%) CCSP
9 18 (8.14%) Security Cleared
10 12 (5.43%) GCIH
10 12 (5.43%) CEH
11 11 (4.98%) SC Cleared
12 9 (4.07%) DV Cleared
13 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (3.62%) MCSE
13 8 (3.62%) OSCP
14 7 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (3.17%) ISEB
14 7 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (3.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (34.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.07%) COBIT
4 4 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.90%) QA
7 1 (0.45%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (4.07%) Snort
2 8 (3.62%) Nmap
3 3 (1.36%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.36%) Nessus
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (18.10%) Oracle
2 39 (17.65%) Cisco
3 25 (11.31%) Symantec
4 17 (7.69%) Sun
5 16 (7.24%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.07%) ArcSight
6 9 (4.07%) Splunk
6 9 (4.07%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.62%) Juniper
7 8 (3.62%) Aveksa
8 7 (3.17%) LogLogic
8 7 (3.17%) Q1 Labs
9 6 (2.71%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.36%) AlgoSec
10 3 (1.36%) Tufin
10 3 (1.36%) Sophos
10 3 (1.36%) McAfee
10 3 (1.36%) VMware
10 3 (1.36%) Citrix
11 2 (0.90%) Dell
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Montash
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Qualserv Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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iKonnect
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + 7K On Call + Package
Posted: 27 days ago