The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 199 236 293
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +57
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1435 1426 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.42% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.64% 5.21% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1149 903
Median salary £65,000 £59,425 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.38% +3.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
CISSP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21611 27377 29816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.75% 27.17% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17197 21897 24042
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CISSP
Salary Trend in England

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

CISSP Salary Trend in England

CISSP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in England

CISSP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +61 774 £68,000 +4.61% 74
South East -13 193 £60,000 +4.34% 10
West Midlands +47 116 £50,500 +6.31% 10
South West +18 103 £60,000 +4.34% 6
North West +1 96 £55,000 +4.76% 17
Yorkshire +22 66 £45,000 -14.28% 5
East of England -16 46 £65,000 +30.00% 9
East Midlands -21 26 £50,000 -20.00% 4
North East +14 9 £45,000 -12.19%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 2076 (67.08%) Information Security
2 1690 (54.60%) CISM
3 1244 (40.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1172 (37.87%) CISA
5 1004 (32.44%) Cybersecurity
6 854 (27.59%) PCI DSS
7 853 (27.56%) Finance
8 780 (25.20%) Degree
9 710 (22.94%) Risk Management
10 707 (22.84%) Firewall
11 685 (22.13%) Management Information System
12 589 (19.03%) SIEM
13 552 (17.84%) ITIL
14 550 (17.77%) CEH
15 547 (17.67%) Penetration Testing
16 534 (17.25%) Security Architecture
17 503 (16.25%) Security Operations
18 497 (16.06%) Windows
19 487 (15.74%) Network Security
20 455 (14.70%) Vulnerability Management
21 436 (14.09%) Linux
22 428 (13.83%) Data Protection
23 423 (13.67%) Security Cleared
24 364 (11.76%) Security Management
25 363 (11.73%) SANS
26 356 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
27 346 (11.18%) GIAC
28 310 (10.02%) Risk Assessment
29 306 (9.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
30 298 (9.63%) COBIT

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 191 (6.17%) IIS
2 33 (1.07%) Apache
3 32 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (1.03%) WebLogic
4 31 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 26 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 22 (0.71%) Apache Pig
7 18 (0.58%) JBoss
7 18 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 16 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.16%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.097%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.097%) Drupal
11 3 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.097%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.065%) nginx
13 1 (0.032%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.032%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.032%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 92 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.29%) MS Office
3 20 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.58%) MS Project
5 12 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.032%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 27 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (0.74%) Sentinel
3 15 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.36%) assyst
5 11 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 8 (0.26%) SAP GRC
6 8 (0.26%) Temenos T24
7 7 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.032%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.55%) SaaS
4 36 (1.16%) IaaS
5 34 (1.10%) Office 365
6 21 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.65%) PaaS
8 7 (0.23%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.065%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.065%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.032%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.032%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.032%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.032%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.032%) Route 53
11 1 (0.032%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 707 (22.84%) Firewall
2 487 (15.74%) Network Security
3 241 (7.79%) TCP/IP
4 181 (5.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 111 (3.59%) DNS
6 109 (3.52%) HTTP
7 106 (3.42%) LAN
8 99 (3.20%) VPN
9 86 (2.78%) WAN
10 82 (2.65%) SSL
11 81 (2.62%) Internet
12 69 (2.23%) Wireless
13 56 (1.81%) DHCP
14 53 (1.71%) SMTP
15 50 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
16 39 (1.26%) FTP
17 38 (1.23%) VLAN
18 34 (1.10%) MPLS
19 33 (1.07%) DMZ
20 27 (0.87%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 86 (2.78%) Big Data
3 29 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 27 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 23 (0.74%) MySQL
6 22 (0.71%) Apache Hive
7 16 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (0.45%) InfluxDB
8 14 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.39%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.26%) GIS
10 8 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.16%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.097%) DB2
12 3 (0.097%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.097%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.065%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.032%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 42 (1.36%) Burp Suite
2 28 (0.90%) AppScan
3 25 (0.81%) Metasploit
4 23 (0.74%) JIRA
5 15 (0.48%) Paros
6 11 (0.36%) Redmine
7 9 (0.29%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.26%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.26%) CodeSonar
8 8 (0.26%) git-flow
8 8 (0.26%) Robot Framework
8 8 (0.26%) Selenium
9 4 (0.13%) PVCS
9 4 (0.13%) WebScarab
10 3 (0.097%) Subversion
11 2 (0.065%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.032%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.032%) sqlmap
General
1 853 (27.56%) Finance
2 280 (9.05%) Banking
3 188 (6.07%) Legal
4 146 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 109 (3.52%) Games
6 94 (3.04%) Retail
7 67 (2.16%) Law
8 42 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 37 (1.20%) Marketing
10 29 (0.94%) German Language
11 26 (0.84%) Aerospace
12 25 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (0.74%) Local Government
14 21 (0.68%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.65%) French Language
16 18 (0.58%) Electronics
17 15 (0.48%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 653 (21.10%) Analyst
2 573 (18.51%) Security Manager
3 557 (18.00%) Security Analyst
4 451 (14.57%) Consultant
5 348 (11.24%) Security Consultant
6 303 (9.79%) Information Manager
7 298 (9.63%) Information Security Manager
8 292 (9.43%) Architect
9 261 (8.43%) Security Architect
10 234 (7.56%) Security Engineer
11 227 (7.33%) IT Analyst
12 206 (6.66%) IT Security Analyst
13 171 (5.53%) Information Analyst
13 171 (5.53%) Information Security Analyst
14 163 (5.27%) Security Officer
15 144 (4.65%) Security Specialist
16 139 (4.49%) IT Manager
17 133 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
18 124 (4.01%) Information Security Consultant
18 124 (4.01%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (1.58%) .NET
2 46 (1.49%) Web Services
3 35 (1.13%) SailPoint
4 32 (1.03%) Java EE
4 32 (1.03%) STL
5 23 (0.74%) .NET Framework
6 22 (0.71%) Middleware
7 21 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (0.52%) LAMP
8 16 (0.52%) Node.js
8 16 (0.52%) SAML
8 16 (0.52%) SOAP
9 12 (0.39%) REST
10 11 (0.36%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.36%) XACML
11 10 (0.32%) Regular Expression
12 9 (0.29%) RESTful
13 8 (0.26%) Django
13 8 (0.26%) SPNEGO
13 8 (0.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 685 (22.13%) Management Information System
2 242 (7.82%) Computer Science
3 193 (6.24%) Security Operations Centre
4 190 (6.14%) Data Centre
5 188 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
6 176 (5.69%) Data Protection Act
7 148 (4.78%) CESG
8 101 (3.26%) Cryptography
9 98 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
10 83 (2.68%) PKI
11 78 (2.52%) Cyber Attack
12 77 (2.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 62 (2.00%) Mobile App
14 44 (1.42%) Online Banking
15 41 (1.32%) Mathematics
16 36 (1.16%) Virtual Team
17 33 (1.07%) Cybercrime
18 28 (0.90%) Client/Server
19 25 (0.81%) Driving Licence
20 21 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 497 (16.06%) Windows
2 436 (14.09%) Linux
3 170 (5.49%) Unix
4 117 (3.78%) Windows Server
5 64 (2.07%) Mac OS X
6 56 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 41 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (0.84%) Android
10 23 (0.74%) AIX
11 22 (0.71%) Solaris
12 19 (0.61%) CentOS
13 18 (0.58%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.36%) Windows NT
17 9 (0.29%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.16%) Debian
18 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2076 (67.08%) Information Security
2 1004 (32.44%) Cybersecurity
3 710 (22.94%) Risk Management
4 589 (19.03%) SIEM
5 552 (17.84%) ITIL
6 547 (17.67%) Penetration Testing
7 534 (17.25%) Security Architecture
8 503 (16.25%) Security Operations
9 455 (14.70%) Vulnerability Management
10 428 (13.83%) Data Protection
11 364 (11.76%) Security Management
12 310 (10.02%) Risk Assessment
13 306 (9.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 285 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 265 (8.56%) Information Security Management
16 250 (8.08%) Incident Management
17 240 (7.75%) Identity Access Management
18 223 (7.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 206 (6.66%) Project Management
20 205 (6.62%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 182 (5.88%) C
2 150 (4.85%) Java
3 146 (4.72%) Python
4 133 (4.30%) SQL
5 74 (2.39%) C++
6 53 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 52 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 50 (1.62%) C#
9 36 (1.16%) Perl
10 33 (1.07%) Ruby
11 32 (1.03%) Objective-C
12 25 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 25 (0.81%) PHP
13 19 (0.61%) Korn
14 12 (0.39%) VB
15 9 (0.29%) Scala
16 6 (0.19%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.097%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.097%) R
18 2 (0.065%) Go
Qualifications
1 1690 (54.60%) CISM
2 1172 (37.87%) CISA
3 780 (25.20%) Degree
4 550 (17.77%) CEH
5 423 (13.67%) Security Cleared
6 363 (11.73%) SANS
7 356 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
8 346 (11.18%) GIAC
9 293 (9.47%) SC Cleared
10 219 (7.08%) CCNA
11 217 (7.01%) CRISC
12 167 (5.40%) IISP
13 162 (5.23%) DV Cleared
14 159 (5.14%) CISMP
15 150 (4.85%) SSCP
16 146 (4.72%) CESG Certified Professional
17 143 (4.62%) CompTIA Security+
17 143 (4.62%) Security+ Certification
18 137 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 132 (4.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1244 (40.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 854 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 298 (9.63%) COBIT
4 141 (4.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 88 (2.84%) ISO27002
6 53 (1.71%) ISO22301
7 52 (1.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 50 (1.62%) GPG13
9 46 (1.49%) SLA
10 40 (1.29%) RMADS
11 34 (1.10%) QA
12 32 (1.03%) ISO27005
13 25 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 13 (0.42%) BS7799
14 13 (0.42%) ISO 9001
15 10 (0.32%) PA-DSS
16 9 (0.29%) JSP 440
17 8 (0.26%) BS25999
17 8 (0.26%) COSO
18 6 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 244 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 51 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.36%) Snort
4 28 (0.90%) vSphere
5 21 (0.68%) Samba
6 20 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.42%) XenApp
8 12 (0.39%) NFS
9 11 (0.36%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.32%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.29%) Docker
12 8 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (0.19%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.16%) Xen
15 5 (0.16%) XenServer
16 4 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (0.097%) Sendmail
18 1 (0.032%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 135 (4.36%) Nessus
2 58 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
3 52 (1.68%) QRadar
4 37 (1.20%) SCCM
5 36 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 30 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 28 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 27 (0.87%) HP Fortify
9 22 (0.71%) Puppet
10 20 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 20 (0.65%) Nexpose
11 16 (0.52%) Nagios
12 15 (0.48%) RSA Archer
12 15 (0.48%) RSA Security Analytics
13 13 (0.42%) Ansible
14 12 (0.39%) SCOM
14 12 (0.39%) WebInspect
15 11 (0.36%) Grafana
16 10 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.32%) Nmap
Vendors
1 268 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 228 (7.37%) Cisco
3 182 (5.88%) Splunk
4 141 (4.56%) Intel Security
5 123 (3.97%) ArcSight
6 112 (3.62%) Oracle
7 100 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 90 (2.91%) Qualys
9 70 (2.26%) Cyber-Ark
9 70 (2.26%) LogRhythm
10 69 (2.23%) Symantec
11 64 (2.07%) Palo Alto
12 63 (2.04%) VMware
13 54 (1.74%) F5
14 53 (1.71%) Forcepoint
15 52 (1.68%) Juniper
16 49 (1.58%) SAP
17 45 (1.45%) HP
18 43 (1.39%) IBM
19 36 (1.16%) FireEye
Manchester, Lancashire
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + On target bonus of 5%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £140000 - £160000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35K + On target bonus of 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to £50,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000 + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £1 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Networkers
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: To £40k DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Excellant benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £120,000 - £160,000
Posted: 4 days ago