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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 191 220 221
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 124 102 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 4.06% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 79
Average salary £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £41,260
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.21%
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
2878 2514 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.82% 23.90% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 2123 2498
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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.

1 205 (69.26%) Information Security
2 126 (42.57%) CISM
3 119 (40.20%) Finance
4 96 (32.43%) Firewall
5 94 (31.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 89 (30.07%) Risk Management
7 82 (27.70%) Degree
8 73 (24.66%) Management Information System
9 72 (24.32%) CISA
9 72 (24.32%) Windows
10 63 (21.28%) Cisco
11 60 (20.27%) PCI DSS
12 52 (17.57%) Security Management
13 51 (17.23%) UNIX
14 47 (15.88%) COBIT
15 45 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
16 44 (14.86%) ITIL
17 41 (13.85%) Banking
18 39 (13.18%) Computer Science
18 39 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
19 37 (12.50%) Project Management
20 36 (12.16%) VPN
20 36 (12.16%) Network Security
20 36 (12.16%) CRISC
21 35 (11.82%) Security Architecture
22 34 (11.49%) Linux
23 33 (11.15%) Vulnerability Management
23 33 (11.15%) Cyber Security
24 32 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (1.35%) WebSphere
1 4 (1.35%) IIS
2 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) SmartSuite
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
1 2 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (32.43%) Firewall
2 36 (12.16%) VPN
2 36 (12.16%) Network Security
3 28 (9.46%) TCP/IP
4 23 (7.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (6.76%) Internet
5 20 (6.76%) Wireless
5 20 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (6.42%) WAN
7 18 (6.08%) LAN
8 13 (4.39%) DMZ
9 12 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (2.70%) DNS
10 8 (2.70%) WLAN
10 8 (2.70%) LDAP
11 6 (2.03%) MPLS
11 6 (2.03%) SAN
11 6 (2.03%) VoIP
11 6 (2.03%) DHCP
11 6 (2.03%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 119 (40.20%) Finance
2 41 (13.85%) Banking
3 26 (8.78%) Law
4 14 (4.73%) iGaming
5 13 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.39%) Retail
6 12 (4.05%) Games
7 9 (3.04%) Legal
8 8 (2.70%) Publishing
9 5 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.69%) Advertising
10 4 (1.35%) Marketing
10 4 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (30.07%) Analyst
2 81 (27.36%) Security Analyst
3 52 (17.57%) Information Analyst
3 52 (17.57%) Information Security Analyst
4 46 (15.54%) Consultant
5 45 (15.20%) Security Manager
6 35 (11.82%) Security Consultant
7 20 (6.76%) IT Security Manager
7 20 (6.76%) Head of Security
8 19 (6.42%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 16 (5.41%) Security Officer
10 13 (4.39%) Information Security Engineer
10 13 (4.39%) Information Security Officer
10 13 (4.39%) IT Security Analyst
11 11 (3.72%) Security Specialist
12 10 (3.38%) Network Engineer
12 10 (3.38%) Information Manager
13 8 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.35%) Web Services
2 2 (0.68%) SAML
2 2 (0.68%) SOAP
2 2 (0.68%) .NET
2 2 (0.68%) REST
2 2 (0.68%) OAuth
3 1 (0.34%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 73 (24.66%) Management Information System
2 39 (13.18%) Computer Science
2 39 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.38%) PKI
4 8 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 8 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.03%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.35%) CESG
9 3 (1.01%) PMI
10 2 (0.68%) NHS
10 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.34%) FMCG
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.34%) Economics
11 1 (0.34%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.32%) Windows
2 51 (17.23%) UNIX
3 34 (11.49%) Linux
4 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.69%) zOS
6 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.01%) Solaris
7 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (69.26%) Information Security
2 89 (30.07%) Risk Management
3 52 (17.57%) Security Management
4 44 (14.86%) ITIL
5 37 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 37 (12.50%) Project Management
6 35 (11.82%) Security Architecture
7 33 (11.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (11.15%) Cyber Security
8 32 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (10.47%) Information Assurance
10 29 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (9.46%) Business Continuity
12 24 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (7.77%) Information Security Management
14 20 (6.76%) ISMS
14 20 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
14 20 (6.76%) Line Management
15 17 (5.74%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.74%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.74%) SQL
2 15 (5.07%) Bash Shell
2 15 (5.07%) Perl
3 14 (4.73%) Python
4 7 (2.36%) C
5 4 (1.35%) Java
6 2 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (42.57%) CISM
2 82 (27.70%) Degree
3 72 (24.32%) CISA
4 45 (15.20%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (12.16%) CRISC
6 23 (7.77%) CEH
7 18 (6.08%) CCIE
8 14 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (4.73%) CCNA
8 14 (4.73%) MBA
9 11 (3.72%) Security Cleared
9 11 (3.72%) Security+ Certification
9 11 (3.72%) GCIH
9 11 (3.72%) MCSA
10 10 (3.38%) CCSP
10 10 (3.38%) CCNP
10 10 (3.38%) ISSAP
11 8 (2.70%) GIAC
11 8 (2.70%) ISSMP
11 8 (2.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (31.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (20.27%) PCI DSS
3 47 (15.88%) COBIT
4 27 (9.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.69%) QA
5 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (1.69%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.35%) SLA
7 3 (1.01%) BS7799
8 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.34%) COSO
9 1 (0.34%) EMIR
9 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.34%) Basel II
9 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.04%) Snort
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) NFS
4 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.03%) Cisco LMS
2 6 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.01%) OpenView
3 3 (1.01%) Nessus
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (21.28%) Cisco
2 26 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 25 (8.45%) CheckPoint
4 21 (7.09%) Juniper
5 20 (6.76%) Symantec
6 17 (5.74%) Oracle
7 15 (5.07%) VMware
7 15 (5.07%) McAfee
8 11 (3.72%) Blue Coat
9 8 (2.70%) Websense
9 8 (2.70%) Sun
9 8 (2.70%) ArcSight
9 8 (2.70%) IronPort
10 6 (2.03%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.03%) Citrix
10 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.03%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.69%) Qualys
11 5 (1.69%) F5
12 4 (1.35%) Cyber-Ark
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago