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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 153 221 211
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 163 127 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 0.98% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% 3.93% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 145 93 97
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,300 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
2500 3228 2886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.13% 24.86% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 2709 2515
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 215 (68.91%) Information Security
2 167 (53.53%) CISM
3 155 (49.68%) Finance
4 115 (36.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 98 (31.41%) CISA
6 97 (31.09%) Risk Management
7 76 (24.36%) ITIL
8 75 (24.04%) Degree
9 65 (20.83%) Management Information System
10 64 (20.51%) Cyber Security
11 58 (18.59%) Firewall
12 52 (16.67%) Network Security
13 49 (15.71%) PCI DSS
13 49 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (15.71%) Banking
14 47 (15.06%) CRISC
15 46 (14.74%) Windows
16 45 (14.42%) COBIT
17 42 (13.46%) Security Architecture
18 39 (12.50%) Security Management
19 38 (12.18%) Project Management
20 37 (11.86%) CEH
21 36 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
22 35 (11.22%) Cisco
23 34 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
23 34 (10.90%) Data Protection
24 33 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
25 31 (9.94%) Security Testing
26 30 (9.62%) SQL
27 28 (8.97%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (2.56%) IIS
2 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.64%) SmartSuite
2 2 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.64%) PaaS
2 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.59%) Firewall
2 52 (16.67%) Network Security
3 23 (7.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (5.45%) VPN
5 15 (4.81%) Internet
6 12 (3.85%) Wireless
6 12 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.21%) LAN
8 9 (2.88%) Wireless Security
9 8 (2.56%) SAN
10 7 (2.24%) WAN
11 6 (1.92%) LDAP
12 5 (1.60%) DNS
12 5 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.28%) SSL
13 4 (1.28%) IPsec
13 4 (1.28%) MPLS
14 3 (0.96%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
General
1 155 (49.68%) Finance
2 49 (15.71%) Banking
3 18 (5.77%) Marketing
4 17 (5.45%) Legal
5 15 (4.81%) Financial Institution
6 14 (4.49%) Law
7 11 (3.53%) Retail
7 11 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.88%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.24%) Electronics
9 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 52 (16.67%) Analyst
2 47 (15.06%) Security Manager
3 42 (13.46%) Security Analyst
4 37 (11.86%) Consultant
5 32 (10.26%) Architect
6 29 (9.29%) Security Architect
7 28 (8.97%) Security Consultant
8 25 (8.01%) Security Engineer
9 23 (7.37%) Information Manager
10 21 (6.73%) Information Security Manager
11 19 (6.09%) Security Specialist
11 19 (6.09%) Information Security Analyst
11 19 (6.09%) Information Analyst
12 17 (5.45%) Security Officer
13 16 (5.13%) Head of Security
13 16 (5.13%) IT Risk Manager
13 16 (5.13%) Risk Manager
14 14 (4.49%) Network Engineer
15 13 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
15 13 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.96%) Web Services
1 3 (0.96%) SAML
1 3 (0.96%) Middleware
1 3 (0.96%) OAuth
2 2 (0.64%) REST
2 2 (0.64%) SOAP
3 1 (0.32%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.32%) .NET
3 1 (0.32%) CSS
3 1 (0.32%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 49 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.73%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.81%) PKI
6 11 (3.53%) Cryptography
6 11 (3.53%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.21%) Hedge funds
7 10 (3.21%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.24%) DTV
9 5 (1.60%) Taxonomies
9 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.28%) CESG
11 3 (0.96%) PMI
12 2 (0.64%) NHS
12 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.74%) Windows
2 25 (8.01%) UNIX
3 23 (7.37%) Linux
4 5 (1.60%) zOS
5 2 (0.64%) Android
5 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (68.91%) Information Security
2 97 (31.09%) Risk Management
3 76 (24.36%) ITIL
4 64 (20.51%) Cyber Security
5 42 (13.46%) Security Architecture
6 39 (12.50%) Security Management
7 38 (12.18%) Project Management
8 36 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
9 34 (10.90%) Data Protection
10 33 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
11 31 (9.94%) Security Testing
12 28 (8.97%) Identity Management
13 27 (8.65%) Penetration Testing
14 24 (7.69%) Business Continuity
15 23 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (7.05%) TOGAF
16 22 (7.05%) ISMS
17 21 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (6.41%) Information Security Management
18 20 (6.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.62%) SQL
2 14 (4.49%) Perl
3 11 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.60%) Java
5 2 (0.64%) Python
6 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.32%) C
6 1 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 167 (53.53%) CISM
2 98 (31.41%) CISA
3 75 (24.04%) Degree
4 47 (15.06%) CRISC
5 37 (11.86%) CEH
6 34 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (8.97%) CCNA
8 20 (6.41%) GIAC
9 18 (5.77%) Security Cleared
10 12 (3.85%) CCNP
11 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (3.53%) CCSA
12 10 (3.21%) GCIH
13 9 (2.88%) GCIA
13 9 (2.88%) CISMP
13 9 (2.88%) MCSE
14 6 (1.92%) SSCP
14 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
14 6 (1.92%) GPEN
15 4 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (36.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (15.71%) PCI DSS
3 45 (14.42%) COBIT
4 28 (8.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (1.60%) BS7799
6 3 (0.96%) QA
6 3 (0.96%) BS25999
7 1 (0.32%) MiFID
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.32%) Basel II
7 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.32%) Val IT
7 1 (0.32%) EMIR
7 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 27 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.92%) Snort
3 2 (0.64%) XenApp
3 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.32%) vCloud
4 1 (0.32%) pfSense
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) Nessus
2 4 (1.28%) OpenView
3 3 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.64%) Cisco LMS
4 2 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.64%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.64%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (11.22%) Cisco
2 24 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 20 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.77%) VMware
5 17 (5.45%) Juniper
6 13 (4.17%) WorldPay
7 10 (3.21%) McAfee
8 9 (2.88%) SAP
8 9 (2.88%) Oracle
9 8 (2.56%) Citrix
9 8 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (2.24%) Symantec
10 7 (2.24%) CA
11 6 (1.92%) Websense
11 6 (1.92%) Fortinet
11 6 (1.92%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.60%) IronPort
12 5 (1.60%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.60%) Sourcefire
12 5 (1.60%) HP
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £85 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Symmetry Executive Search
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus, pension and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 12.5% Bonus, attractive pension
Posted: 21 days ago