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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 180 159 207
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +48
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 91 183 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.74% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 6.74% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 83 130 122
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%
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
1725 2715 3007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.49% 25.76% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 2281 2568
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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.

1 163 (79.13%) Information Security
2 134 (65.05%) CISM
3 89 (43.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (42.23%) Finance
5 80 (38.83%) CISA
6 72 (34.95%) Degree
7 66 (32.04%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (25.24%) Risk Management
9 47 (22.82%) ITIL
10 46 (22.33%) Network Security
11 42 (20.39%) Data Protection
12 39 (18.93%) Management Information System
13 37 (17.96%) Security Management
14 36 (17.48%) Firewall
15 34 (16.50%) PCI DSS
16 31 (15.05%) Information Security Management
17 28 (13.59%) Information Assurance
17 28 (13.59%) COBIT
17 28 (13.59%) Security Architecture
18 26 (12.62%) CRISC
18 26 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (11.65%) SIEM
20 23 (11.17%) Computer Science
20 23 (11.17%) ISMS
20 23 (11.17%) Banking
20 23 (11.17%) Identity Management
21 22 (10.68%) Risk Assessment
21 22 (10.68%) Legal
21 22 (10.68%) GIAC
21 22 (10.68%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (1.46%) Apache Pig
1 3 (1.46%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.33%) Network Security
2 36 (17.48%) Firewall
3 19 (9.22%) Internet
4 9 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (3.88%) WAN
6 7 (3.40%) LAN
7 6 (2.91%) HTTP
7 6 (2.91%) MPLS
8 5 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.43%) ISDN
8 5 (2.43%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.94%) DSL
9 4 (1.94%) Extranet
9 4 (1.94%) VPN
10 3 (1.46%) Wireless
11 2 (0.97%) BGP
11 2 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.97%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.49%) HSRP
12 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.46%) Apache Hive
1 3 (1.46%) Big Data
1 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
General
1 87 (42.23%) Finance
2 23 (11.17%) Banking
3 22 (10.68%) Legal
4 20 (9.71%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.40%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.40%) Retail
6 6 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.91%) Law
7 5 (2.43%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.94%) Marketing
9 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.97%) Electronics
11 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (23.30%) Analyst
2 46 (22.33%) Consultant
2 46 (22.33%) Security Analyst
3 36 (17.48%) Information Analyst
3 36 (17.48%) Information Security Analyst
4 34 (16.50%) Security Consultant
5 32 (15.53%) Security Manager
6 18 (8.74%) Architect
6 18 (8.74%) Security Architect
7 17 (8.25%) IT Manager
8 16 (7.77%) Information Manager
9 15 (7.28%) CISSP Consultant
9 15 (7.28%) Security Officer
10 14 (6.80%) Information Security Manager
11 13 (6.31%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (5.83%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 12 (5.83%) IT Security Manager
12 12 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (5.83%) Senior Security Analyst
13 11 (5.34%) CISSP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.43%) WSH
2 3 (1.46%) Java EE
2 3 (1.46%) STL
3 1 (0.49%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.93%) Management Information System
2 26 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (11.17%) Computer Science
4 22 (10.68%) Mathematics
5 16 (7.77%) Cryptography
6 13 (6.31%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (6.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (3.40%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (2.91%) BYOD
9 6 (2.91%) CESG
10 5 (2.43%) CESG CLAS
10 5 (2.43%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.43%) Data Conversion
11 3 (1.46%) SCADA
11 3 (1.46%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.97%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.97%) PMI
13 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.19%) Windows
2 14 (6.80%) Unix
3 11 (5.34%) Linux
4 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.46%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (79.13%) Information Security
2 66 (32.04%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (25.24%) Risk Management
4 47 (22.82%) ITIL
5 42 (20.39%) Data Protection
6 37 (17.96%) Security Management
7 31 (15.05%) Information Security Management
8 28 (13.59%) Information Assurance
8 28 (13.59%) Security Architecture
9 24 (11.65%) SIEM
10 23 (11.17%) Identity Management
10 23 (11.17%) ISMS
11 22 (10.68%) Risk Assessment
12 21 (10.19%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (9.71%) Security Operations
14 19 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (7.28%) Threat Analysis
17 14 (6.80%) Ethical Hacking
17 14 (6.80%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.40%) Python
2 6 (2.91%) Perl
3 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.43%) Ruby
4 3 (1.46%) C
4 3 (1.46%) C#
4 3 (1.46%) C++
4 3 (1.46%) Java
4 3 (1.46%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.97%) SQL
6 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 134 (65.05%) CISM
2 80 (38.83%) CISA
3 72 (34.95%) Degree
4 26 (12.62%) CRISC
5 22 (10.68%) GIAC
6 21 (10.19%) CLAS
7 19 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (9.22%) SANS
8 18 (8.74%) CEH
9 17 (8.25%) SSCP
10 16 (7.77%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (6.80%) Security Cleared
12 10 (4.85%) CCNA
12 10 (4.85%) CISMP
13 9 (4.37%) EnCE
13 9 (4.37%) ISACA
13 9 (4.37%) ISEB
14 8 (3.88%) SC Cleared
15 7 (3.40%) GCIH
16 6 (2.91%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (43.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (16.50%) PCI DSS
3 28 (13.59%) COBIT
4 6 (2.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.46%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.49%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.97%) Snort
3 1 (0.49%) vCloud
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) Nessus
2 3 (1.46%) EnCase
3 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.49%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (8.25%) Cisco
2 8 (3.88%) Intel Security
3 7 (3.40%) CheckPoint
4 5 (2.43%) SAP
5 4 (1.94%) VMware
6 3 (1.46%) Fortinet
6 3 (1.46%) HP
6 3 (1.46%) Juniper
6 3 (1.46%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.49%) Dell
7 1 (0.49%) F5
7 1 (0.49%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.49%) Imperva
7 1 (0.49%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.49%) Remedy
7 1 (0.49%) Riverbed
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago