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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 189 240 205
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -35
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 118 88 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.75% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 2.98% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 106 80 97
Average salary £63,125 £55,875 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.97% +5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,450 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
2281 2956 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.58% 25.20% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1968 2418 2354
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 200 (67.80%) Information Security
2 165 (55.93%) CISM
3 149 (50.51%) Finance
4 105 (35.59%) CISA
4 105 (35.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 88 (29.83%) Risk Management
6 77 (26.10%) Degree
7 67 (22.71%) ITIL
8 53 (17.97%) Management Information System
8 53 (17.97%) Cyber Security
9 52 (17.63%) Firewall
10 47 (15.93%) CRISC
11 44 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (14.24%) Banking
12 42 (14.24%) CEH
13 41 (13.90%) Network Security
14 40 (13.56%) PCI DSS
14 40 (13.56%) COBIT
15 38 (12.88%) Project Management
16 35 (11.86%) Data Protection
17 33 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
18 32 (10.85%) Risk Assessment
18 32 (10.85%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (10.51%) Security Testing
20 29 (9.83%) Security Architecture
21 27 (9.15%) Identity Management
21 27 (9.15%) Security Management
21 27 (9.15%) GIAC
22 26 (8.81%) CCNA
22 26 (8.81%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (3.39%) IIS
2 6 (2.03%) Lync
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.34%) JBoss
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
2 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.63%) Firewall
2 41 (13.90%) Network Security
3 18 (6.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (2.71%) VPN
5 7 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.37%) Internet
6 6 (2.03%) Wireless
6 6 (2.03%) Wireless Security
7 5 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.69%) SAN
8 4 (1.36%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (1.36%) VLAN
8 4 (1.36%) DNS
8 4 (1.36%) LAN
9 3 (1.02%) WAN
9 3 (1.02%) DHCP
9 3 (1.02%) LDAP
9 3 (1.02%) MPLS
9 3 (1.02%) Junos
10 2 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
General
1 149 (50.51%) Finance
2 42 (14.24%) Banking
3 19 (6.44%) Marketing
3 19 (6.44%) Financial Institution
4 16 (5.42%) Legal
5 13 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.73%) Electronics
6 11 (3.73%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.71%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.03%) Law
9 5 (1.69%) Retail
9 5 (1.69%) Advertising
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (19.66%) Analyst
2 51 (17.29%) Security Analyst
3 37 (12.54%) Security Manager
4 34 (11.53%) Consultant
5 30 (10.17%) Architect
6 28 (9.49%) Security Consultant
7 27 (9.15%) Security Architect
8 25 (8.47%) Information Security Manager
8 25 (8.47%) Information Manager
9 22 (7.46%) Information Security Analyst
9 22 (7.46%) Information Analyst
10 20 (6.78%) Security Engineer
11 19 (6.44%) Risk Manager
11 19 (6.44%) IT Risk Manager
12 17 (5.76%) Security Specialist
13 16 (5.42%) Security Officer
14 14 (4.75%) Information Security Officer
15 13 (4.41%) Information Security Consultant
16 11 (3.73%) Network Engineer
16 11 (3.73%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.02%) Middleware
2 2 (0.68%) Web Services
2 2 (0.68%) SAML
3 1 (0.34%) HTML
3 1 (0.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
3 1 (0.34%) OAuth
3 1 (0.34%) SPNEGO
3 1 (0.34%) XACML
3 1 (0.34%) OpenID
3 1 (0.34%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.97%) Management Information System
2 44 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.12%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.75%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.07%) PKI
6 11 (3.73%) DTV
7 10 (3.39%) Hedge funds
7 10 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.71%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.69%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.36%) CESG
12 3 (1.02%) PMI
13 2 (0.68%) RMADS
13 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.34%) BYOD
14 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.81%) Windows
2 15 (5.08%) UNIX
3 12 (4.07%) Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (67.80%) Information Security
2 88 (29.83%) Risk Management
3 67 (22.71%) ITIL
4 53 (17.97%) Cyber Security
5 38 (12.88%) Project Management
6 35 (11.86%) Data Protection
7 33 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
8 32 (10.85%) Risk Assessment
9 31 (10.51%) Security Testing
10 29 (9.83%) Security Architecture
11 27 (9.15%) Security Management
11 27 (9.15%) Identity Management
12 24 (8.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 21 (7.12%) Business Continuity
13 21 (7.12%) SIEM
13 21 (7.12%) Vulnerability Management
14 20 (6.78%) TOGAF
15 17 (5.76%) Programme Management
15 17 (5.76%) Problem Management
16 16 (5.42%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.44%) SQL
2 11 (3.73%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.73%) Perl
3 5 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.34%) C
4 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 165 (55.93%) CISM
2 105 (35.59%) CISA
3 77 (26.10%) Degree
4 47 (15.93%) CRISC
5 42 (14.24%) CEH
6 32 (10.85%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (9.15%) GIAC
8 26 (8.81%) CCNA
9 16 (5.42%) CCNP
9 16 (5.42%) Security Cleared
10 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.73%) CCSA
11 9 (3.05%) MCSE
12 8 (2.71%) GCIH
13 7 (2.37%) SC Cleared
14 6 (2.03%) GPEN
14 6 (2.03%) GCIA
15 5 (1.69%) CISMP
15 5 (1.69%) CHFI
15 5 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (35.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (13.56%) COBIT
2 40 (13.56%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.02%) BS7799
4 3 (1.02%) BS25999
5 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.34%) Val IT
5 1 (0.34%) EMIR
5 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.34%) Basel II
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) MiFID
5 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 26 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.36%) Snort
3 2 (0.68%) XenApp
3 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.34%) vCloud
4 1 (0.34%) pfSense
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.71%) Nessus
2 3 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.68%) OpenView
3 2 (0.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.34%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (8.81%) Cisco
2 21 (7.12%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.42%) VMware
4 14 (4.75%) SAP
5 13 (4.41%) CheckPoint
6 10 (3.39%) WorldPay
7 8 (2.71%) Tripwire
8 7 (2.37%) Sourcefire
8 7 (2.37%) Qualys
8 7 (2.37%) McAfee
8 7 (2.37%) Juniper
8 7 (2.37%) CA
9 6 (2.03%) Oracle
9 6 (2.03%) Splunk
9 6 (2.03%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (1.69%) Citrix
10 5 (1.69%) Symantec
11 4 (1.36%) HP
11 4 (1.36%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.36%) Red Hat
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