The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 225 203 226
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 102 114 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.31% 4.26% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 81 87 94
Average salary £56,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.60% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,100 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3085 2678 3037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.95% 22.38% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 2361 2755
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
London

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 July 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 30 July 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.

1 187 (73.33%) Information Security
2 137 (53.73%) Finance
3 99 (38.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (36.08%) CISM
5 84 (32.94%) Management Information System
6 76 (29.80%) Risk Management
7 65 (25.49%) Degree
8 61 (23.92%) Banking
9 59 (23.14%) CISA
10 53 (20.78%) Windows
11 52 (20.39%) Cisco Certification
12 49 (19.22%) Firewall
12 49 (19.22%) Penetration Testing
13 41 (16.08%) ITIL
13 41 (16.08%) Oracle
14 40 (15.69%) Security Management
15 38 (14.90%) CCNP
16 37 (14.51%) Project Management
17 34 (13.33%) UNIX
17 34 (13.33%) Security Architecture
18 32 (12.55%) Change Management
19 31 (12.16%) Identity Management
20 29 (11.37%) Risk Assessment
20 29 (11.37%) SIEM
21 27 (10.59%) CCNA
21 27 (10.59%) GIAC
22 25 (9.80%) Performance Improvement
22 25 (9.80%) PCI DSS
23 24 (9.41%) Computer Science
23 24 (9.41%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) RMDS
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.22%) Firewall
2 21 (8.24%) Network Security
3 20 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (7.06%) Wireshark
5 15 (5.88%) VPN
6 10 (3.92%) LAN
6 10 (3.92%) WAN
7 7 (2.75%) Internet
8 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.96%) SAN
9 5 (1.96%) Wireless
10 3 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.18%) WLAN
10 3 (1.18%) LDAP
11 2 (0.78%) DNS
11 2 (0.78%) DHCP
11 2 (0.78%) HTTP
11 2 (0.78%) SSL
11 2 (0.78%) Multicast
11 2 (0.78%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.14%) Data Mining
1 8 (3.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.39%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Metasploit
General
1 137 (53.73%) Finance
2 61 (23.92%) Banking
3 23 (9.02%) Legal
4 9 (3.53%) Advertising
5 7 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.96%) Retail
6 5 (1.96%) Law
7 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (33.33%) Analyst
2 83 (32.55%) Security Analyst
3 57 (22.35%) Consultant
4 46 (18.04%) Security Manager
5 30 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 30 (11.76%) Information Analyst
6 28 (10.98%) Security Consultant
7 26 (10.20%) IT Security Analyst
8 23 (9.02%) Security Specialist
9 22 (8.63%) IT Security Manager
9 22 (8.63%) Architect
10 21 (8.24%) Security Architect
11 17 (6.67%) Information Manager
11 17 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
11 17 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (4.71%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (4.71%) Security Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Information Architect
13 10 (3.92%) Information Security Specialist
13 10 (3.92%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.71%) .NET
2 11 (4.31%) SailPoint
3 10 (3.92%) SAML
3 10 (3.92%) OAuth
4 9 (3.53%) OpenID
5 5 (1.96%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.78%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 84 (32.94%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.27%) Cryptography
4 10 (3.92%) PKI
5 6 (2.35%) PMI
6 5 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.18%) CESG
7 3 (1.18%) Derivative
8 1 (0.39%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.39%) iSeries
8 1 (0.39%) Equities
8 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.39%) SCADA
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.78%) Windows
2 34 (13.33%) UNIX
3 24 (9.41%) Linux
4 2 (0.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (73.33%) Information Security
2 76 (29.80%) Risk Management
3 49 (19.22%) Penetration Testing
4 41 (16.08%) ITIL
5 40 (15.69%) Security Management
6 37 (14.51%) Project Management
7 34 (13.33%) Security Architecture
8 32 (12.55%) Change Management
9 31 (12.16%) Identity Management
10 29 (11.37%) Risk Assessment
10 29 (11.37%) SIEM
11 25 (9.80%) Performance Improvement
12 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (7.84%) ISMS
13 19 (7.45%) PRINCE2
13 19 (7.45%) Information Security Management
14 17 (6.67%) Service Management
15 16 (6.27%) Data Protection
15 16 (6.27%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (6.27%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.06%) Java
2 15 (5.88%) Perl
3 10 (3.92%) C
4 9 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.53%) C++
5 7 (2.75%) Python
5 7 (2.75%) SQL
6 2 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.39%) BeanShell
7 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 92 (36.08%) CISM
2 65 (25.49%) Degree
3 59 (23.14%) CISA
4 52 (20.39%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (14.90%) CCNP
6 27 (10.59%) CCNA
6 27 (10.59%) GIAC
7 17 (6.67%) CCSP
8 14 (5.49%) Security Cleared
9 13 (5.10%) CEH
10 10 (3.92%) GCIH
10 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
11 9 (3.53%) OSCP
12 8 (3.14%) MCSE
12 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (3.14%) ISEB
12 8 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (2.75%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (38.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (9.80%) PCI DSS
3 13 (5.10%) COBIT
4 5 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.57%) QA
6 3 (1.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.39%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 9 (3.53%) Nmap
2 8 (3.14%) Snort
3 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) XenApp
5 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.92%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 41 (16.08%) Oracle
2 23 (9.02%) Cisco
3 22 (8.63%) Symantec
4 21 (8.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.88%) Splunk
6 13 (5.10%) Sun
7 12 (4.71%) McAfee
8 10 (3.92%) Cyber-Ark
9 9 (3.53%) Aveksa
10 8 (3.14%) Juniper
11 7 (2.75%) ArcSight
11 7 (2.75%) LogLogic
11 7 (2.75%) Q1 Labs
11 7 (2.75%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.35%) Sourcefire
13 4 (1.57%) Citrix
13 4 (1.57%) VMware
14 3 (1.18%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.18%) Blue Coat
15 2 (0.78%) Bloomberg
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