The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 221 185 222
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +37
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 45 57 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 2.75% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 58
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,250 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £65,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +2.00%
CISSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2339 2076 2750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.84% 29.08% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1819 1731 2366
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,928 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CISSP
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the East of England region.

CISSP Salary Trend in the East of England

CISSP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in the East of England

CISSP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 18 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £43,750 -20.45%
Essex -11 8 £54,000 +8.00%
Bedfordshire -9 6 £77,500 +55.00%
Suffolk +3 1 £49,000 -2.00%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 44 (60.27%) Information Security
2 37 (50.68%) CISM
3 29 (39.73%) Finance
4 25 (34.25%) CISA
5 18 (24.66%) Linux
6 17 (23.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (21.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (21.92%) CGEIT
7 16 (21.92%) CRISC
8 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
9 13 (17.81%) PCI DSS
9 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
10 12 (16.44%) Degree
10 12 (16.44%) Windows
11 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
11 11 (15.07%) Java
11 11 (15.07%) Oracle
11 11 (15.07%) Identity Management
12 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
12 10 (13.70%) C
12 10 (13.70%) J2EE
12 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
12 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.33%) C++
13 9 (12.33%) UML
13 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
13 9 (12.33%) Solaris
14 8 (10.96%) Kerberos
14 8 (10.96%) C#
14 8 (10.96%) SAP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (2.74%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Project
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.48%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) WLAN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) SNMP
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.37%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.96%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) QADirector
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Electronics
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Military
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Analyst
2 15 (20.55%) Security Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Consultant
4 13 (17.81%) Security Manager
5 12 (16.44%) Information Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Security Architect
6 10 (13.70%) Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Security Consultant
7 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Information Manager
7 9 (12.33%) Information Security Manager
7 9 (12.33%) Risk Analyst
7 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 7 (9.59%) Security Officer
8 7 (9.59%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Information Security Officer
10 3 (4.11%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) J2EE
2 8 (10.96%) SAML
3 3 (4.11%) JCE
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) JDBC
5 1 (1.37%) JSP
5 1 (1.37%) XMPP
5 1 (1.37%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
2 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
3 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.96%) PKI
5 5 (6.85%) Open Source
5 5 (6.85%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.48%) EMV
7 2 (2.74%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.37%) GIS
8 1 (1.37%) AS400
8 1 (1.37%) CESG
8 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.37%) Tandem
8 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Solaris
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.48%) AIX
6 3 (4.11%) HPUX
7 2 (2.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Information Security
2 17 (23.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (15.07%) Identity Management
4 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
5 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
5 9 (12.33%) UML
6 8 (10.96%) Project Management
6 8 (10.96%) BPMN
7 7 (9.59%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.85%) Security Management
9 5 (6.85%) Validation
10 4 (5.48%) ITIL
10 4 (5.48%) Security Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.48%) Security Architecture
10 4 (5.48%) Line Management
11 3 (4.11%) ISMS
11 3 (4.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) Java
2 10 (13.70%) C
3 9 (12.33%) C++
4 8 (10.96%) C#
5 3 (4.11%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (50.68%) CISM
2 25 (34.25%) CISA
3 16 (21.92%) CGEIT
3 16 (21.92%) CRISC
4 12 (16.44%) Degree
5 6 (8.22%) CEH
5 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.11%) CSSLP
7 3 (4.11%) CISMP
7 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.74%) GIAC
9 1 (1.37%) GCIA
9 1 (1.37%) GCIH
9 1 (1.37%) SSCP
9 1 (1.37%) CCNP
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (17.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 3 (4.11%) COBIT
4 2 (2.74%) QA
5 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) RACF
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.37%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) WebInspect
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.37%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.37%) Novell Identity Manager
2 1 (1.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) SAP
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) CA
4 4 (5.48%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) Progress
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.37%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.37%) Novell
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (1.37%) Juniper
6 1 (1.37%) Sun
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