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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 173 238 210
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -28
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 138 100 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 0.81% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 3.24% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 126 78 89
Average salary £64,375 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,550 £47,300
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £80,750 £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
2502 3090 2686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.79% 24.90% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2134 2536 2366
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 218 (67.91%) Information Security
2 176 (54.83%) CISM
3 157 (48.91%) Finance
4 122 (38.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 106 (33.02%) CISA
6 97 (30.22%) Risk Management
7 79 (24.61%) Degree
8 75 (23.36%) ITIL
9 65 (20.25%) Management Information System
10 60 (18.69%) Cyber Security
11 56 (17.45%) Firewall
12 48 (14.95%) Network Security
13 47 (14.64%) CRISC
13 47 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (14.33%) Banking
15 45 (14.02%) PCI DSS
16 43 (13.40%) COBIT
17 42 (13.08%) CEH
18 40 (12.46%) Windows
19 39 (12.15%) Project Management
20 36 (11.21%) Risk Assessment
20 36 (11.21%) Data Protection
20 36 (11.21%) Security Architecture
21 34 (10.59%) Security Management
22 33 (10.28%) Penetration Testing
22 33 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
23 32 (9.97%) Vulnerability Management
23 32 (9.97%) Security Testing
24 30 (9.35%) Cisco
24 30 (9.35%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (3.43%) IIS
2 4 (1.25%) Lync
3 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.31%) JBoss
4 1 (0.31%) Apache
4 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) SmartSuite
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.62%) PaaS
2 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.45%) Firewall
2 48 (14.95%) Network Security
3 22 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (4.05%) VPN
5 11 (3.43%) Internet
6 10 (3.12%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.80%) Wireless
7 9 (2.80%) SAN
8 8 (2.49%) Wireless Security
9 6 (1.87%) LDAP
9 6 (1.87%) LAN
10 4 (1.25%) IPsec
10 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.93%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (0.93%) VLAN
11 3 (0.93%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.93%) WAN
11 3 (0.93%) SSL
11 3 (0.93%) DNS
12 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 157 (48.91%) Finance
2 46 (14.33%) Banking
3 21 (6.54%) Marketing
4 20 (6.23%) Financial Institution
5 18 (5.61%) Legal
6 12 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.43%) Law
8 10 (3.12%) Electronics
8 10 (3.12%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.80%) Retail
10 7 (2.18%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.87%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (19.00%) Analyst
2 52 (16.20%) Security Analyst
3 49 (15.26%) Security Manager
4 39 (12.15%) Consultant
5 31 (9.66%) Architect
6 30 (9.35%) Security Consultant
7 28 (8.72%) Security Architect
8 27 (8.41%) Information Manager
9 26 (8.10%) Information Security Manager
10 23 (7.17%) Security Engineer
11 19 (5.92%) Information Analyst
11 19 (5.92%) Security Specialist
11 19 (5.92%) Information Security Analyst
12 17 (5.30%) Risk Manager
12 17 (5.30%) IT Risk Manager
13 16 (4.98%) Information Security Consultant
13 16 (4.98%) Security Officer
14 15 (4.67%) Head of Security
15 14 (4.36%) Information Security Officer
16 12 (3.74%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.25%) Web Services
2 3 (0.93%) SAML
2 3 (0.93%) Middleware
3 2 (0.62%) OAuth
3 2 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.31%) CSS
4 1 (0.31%) SOAP
4 1 (0.31%) HTML
4 1 (0.31%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.31%) XACML
4 1 (0.31%) OpenID
4 1 (0.31%) REST
4 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.25%) Management Information System
2 47 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.98%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.67%) PKI
6 12 (3.74%) Cryptography
7 11 (3.43%) Hedge funds
8 10 (3.12%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.12%) DTV
9 8 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.56%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.56%) CESG
10 5 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.93%) PMI
12 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.62%) RMADS
12 2 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) BYOD
13 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.46%) Windows
2 21 (6.54%) UNIX
3 20 (6.23%) Linux
4 3 (0.93%) zOS
5 2 (0.62%) Android
5 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (67.91%) Information Security
2 97 (30.22%) Risk Management
3 75 (23.36%) ITIL
4 60 (18.69%) Cyber Security
5 39 (12.15%) Project Management
6 36 (11.21%) Risk Assessment
6 36 (11.21%) Data Protection
6 36 (11.21%) Security Architecture
7 34 (10.59%) Security Management
8 33 (10.28%) Penetration Testing
9 32 (9.97%) Security Testing
9 32 (9.97%) Vulnerability Management
10 29 (9.03%) Identity Management
11 25 (7.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 23 (7.17%) TOGAF
12 23 (7.17%) SIEM
13 22 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (6.23%) Business Continuity
15 19 (5.92%) ISMS
16 18 (5.61%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.10%) SQL
2 13 (4.05%) Perl
3 11 (3.43%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.18%) Java
5 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.31%) C
5 1 (0.31%) C#
5 1 (0.31%) C++
5 1 (0.31%) Python
5 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 176 (54.83%) CISM
2 106 (33.02%) CISA
3 79 (24.61%) Degree
4 47 (14.64%) CRISC
5 42 (13.08%) CEH
6 33 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (9.03%) CCNA
8 24 (7.48%) GIAC
9 19 (5.92%) Security Cleared
10 14 (4.36%) CCNP
11 12 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (3.43%) CCSA
12 11 (3.43%) GCIH
13 10 (3.12%) MCSE
14 9 (2.80%) GCIA
15 8 (2.49%) SC Cleared
16 7 (2.18%) CISMP
17 6 (1.87%) GPEN
18 5 (1.56%) CHFI
19 4 (1.25%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (38.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (14.02%) PCI DSS
3 43 (13.40%) COBIT
4 23 (7.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (1.25%) BS7799
6 3 (0.93%) QA
6 3 (0.93%) BS25999
7 1 (0.31%) MiFID
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) Basel II
7 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.31%) Val IT
7 1 (0.31%) EMIR
7 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 30 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.87%) Snort
3 2 (0.62%) XenApp
3 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.31%) vCloud
4 1 (0.31%) pfSense
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.49%) Nessus
2 4 (1.25%) OpenView
3 2 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.62%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (9.35%) Cisco
2 21 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.61%) CheckPoint
4 17 (5.30%) VMware
5 14 (4.36%) WorldPay
6 13 (4.05%) SAP
7 12 (3.74%) Juniper
8 10 (3.12%) McAfee
9 8 (2.49%) Citrix
9 8 (2.49%) Oracle
9 8 (2.49%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (2.18%) Symantec
10 7 (2.18%) CA
10 7 (2.18%) Tripwire
10 7 (2.18%) ArcSight
11 6 (1.87%) Qualys
11 6 (1.87%) Sourcefire
11 6 (1.87%) HP
12 5 (1.56%) Websense
12 5 (1.56%) Splunk
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45 - £65 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 12.5% Bonus, attractive pension
Posted: 27 days ago