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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 279 290 328
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +38
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 997 938 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.96% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 3.56% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 829 775 695
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
26711 26365 29295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.49% 27.12% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21542 20977 24759
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in England

CISSP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +1 427 £60,000 -4.00% 57
South East -13 213 £55,000 - 38
Yorkshire +16 86 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North West +41 75 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East of England +34 64 £55,000 - 6
South West -25 51 £48,500 -3.00% 17
West Midlands -18 43 £50,000 +2.56% 8
East Midlands -17 37 £55,000 - 2
Midlands -7 4 £60,000 -7.69%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1325 (64.79%) Information Security
2 873 (42.69%) CISM
3 738 (36.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 557 (27.24%) Firewall
5 528 (25.82%) CISA
6 500 (24.45%) PCI DSS
7 485 (23.72%) Finance
8 470 (22.98%) Risk Management
9 444 (21.71%) Management Information System
10 373 (18.24%) Degree
11 349 (17.07%) Windows
12 348 (17.02%) ITIL
13 299 (14.62%) Linux
14 297 (14.52%) Network Security
15 282 (13.79%) Cisco
16 277 (13.55%) Security Architecture
17 273 (13.35%) Security Management
18 258 (12.62%) Cisco Certification
19 252 (12.32%) SIEM
20 246 (12.03%) CEH
21 240 (11.74%) Penetration Testing
22 232 (11.34%) Banking
23 218 (10.66%) Cyber Security
24 209 (10.22%) UNIX
25 199 (9.73%) TCP/IP
26 194 (9.49%) Microsoft
27 192 (9.39%) COBIT
28 175 (8.56%) CheckPoint
28 175 (8.56%) Security Cleared
29 174 (8.51%) Analytical Skills

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 61 (2.98%) IIS
2 21 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 19 (0.93%) Apache
4 14 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.24%) SAS
11 4 (0.20%) Lync
11 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.20%) Jetty
11 4 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.15%) Node.js
13 1 (0.049%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.049%) nginx
Applications
1 86 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.86%) MS Office
3 19 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) SmartSuite
6 3 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.24%) assyst
2 3 (0.15%) RMDS
3 2 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.049%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.12%) SaaS
2 18 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.59%) Office 365
5 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.24%) IaaS
6 5 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 557 (27.24%) Firewall
2 297 (14.52%) Network Security
3 199 (9.73%) TCP/IP
4 131 (6.41%) Wireless
5 124 (6.06%) WAN
6 117 (5.72%) LAN
7 116 (5.67%) VPN
8 114 (5.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 102 (4.99%) Internet
10 82 (4.01%) Cisco ASA
11 74 (3.62%) DNS
12 55 (2.69%) BGP
13 43 (2.10%) OSPF
14 41 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
15 39 (1.91%) MPLS
16 34 (1.66%) DHCP
17 33 (1.61%) SSL
18 31 (1.52%) SAN
19 30 (1.47%) Wireless Security
20 29 (1.42%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.42%) Relational Database
3 19 (0.93%) MySQL
4 16 (0.78%) RDBMS
4 16 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (0.49%) Big Data
7 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.34%) Informix
7 7 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.20%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.20%) Redis
9 3 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.15%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.15%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.098%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (0.64%) JIRA
2 7 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.34%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.34%) Subversion
3 5 (0.24%) Hudson
4 1 (0.049%) Selenium
4 1 (0.049%) TestNG
4 1 (0.049%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.049%) AppScan
General
1 485 (23.72%) Finance
2 232 (11.34%) Banking
3 147 (7.19%) Retail
4 112 (5.48%) Legal
5 94 (4.60%) Law
6 88 (4.30%) Telecoms
7 49 (2.40%) Games
8 44 (2.15%) Marketing
9 40 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 27 (1.32%) German Language
12 17 (0.83%) Advertising
13 15 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.68%) iGaming
15 12 (0.59%) Publishing
15 12 (0.59%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.54%) French Language
17 7 (0.34%) Local Government
17 7 (0.34%) Electronics
18 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 431 (21.08%) Analyst
2 412 (20.15%) Security Analyst
3 388 (18.97%) Consultant
4 309 (15.11%) Security Consultant
5 254 (12.42%) Security Manager
6 210 (10.27%) Architect
7 209 (10.22%) Information Analyst
8 205 (10.02%) Information Security Analyst
9 193 (9.44%) Security Engineer
10 180 (8.80%) Security Architect
11 142 (6.94%) Information Manager
12 130 (6.36%) Information Security Manager
13 123 (6.01%) Security Specialist
14 106 (5.18%) Security Officer
15 86 (4.21%) Information Security Officer
16 83 (4.06%) Tester
17 79 (3.86%) Information Security Engineer
17 79 (3.86%) Information Specialist
18 78 (3.81%) IT Security Analyst
19 77 (3.77%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.66%) Regular Expression
2 26 (1.27%) Web Services
3 25 (1.22%) .NET
4 15 (0.73%) SOAP
5 14 (0.68%) J2EE
5 14 (0.68%) SAML
5 14 (0.68%) REST
6 9 (0.44%) Middleware
7 8 (0.39%) LAMP
7 8 (0.39%) JSP
7 8 (0.39%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (0.34%) HTML
9 5 (0.24%) WCF
10 4 (0.20%) Lucene
10 4 (0.20%) CSS
10 4 (0.20%) SailPoint
11 3 (0.15%) OAuth
11 3 (0.15%) Rendezvous
11 3 (0.15%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 444 (21.71%) Management Information System
2 174 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 162 (7.92%) Computer Science
4 90 (4.40%) CESG
5 59 (2.89%) CESG CLAS
6 56 (2.74%) RMADS
7 48 (2.35%) PKI
8 45 (2.20%) Cryptography
9 32 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
10 27 (1.32%) GIS
11 17 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
11 17 (0.83%) Tandem
12 16 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 16 (0.78%) SWIFT
12 16 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (0.64%) Open Source
13 13 (0.64%) EMV
14 12 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
15 11 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 349 (17.07%) Windows
2 299 (14.62%) Linux
3 209 (10.22%) UNIX
4 25 (1.22%) Solaris
5 21 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.59%) AIX
7 12 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.39%) Android
9 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.098%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.098%) zOS
13 2 (0.098%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1325 (64.79%) Information Security
2 470 (22.98%) Risk Management
3 348 (17.02%) ITIL
4 277 (13.55%) Security Architecture
5 273 (13.35%) Security Management
6 252 (12.32%) SIEM
7 240 (11.74%) Penetration Testing
8 218 (10.66%) Cyber Security
9 156 (7.63%) Project Management
10 150 (7.33%) Information Assurance
11 146 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
12 145 (7.09%) PRINCE2
13 141 (6.89%) Information Security Management
14 138 (6.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 133 (6.50%) TOGAF
16 127 (6.21%) Data Protection
17 126 (6.16%) Business Continuity
18 112 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 112 (5.48%) ISMS
19 111 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 118 (5.77%) SQL
2 48 (2.35%) Perl
3 47 (2.30%) C
4 33 (1.61%) Java
4 33 (1.61%) Python
5 27 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 27 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 27 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 16 (0.78%) PHP
6 16 (0.78%) C++
7 8 (0.39%) Ruby
7 8 (0.39%) C#
8 6 (0.29%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.049%) VBScript
9 1 (0.049%) VB
Qualifications
1 873 (42.69%) CISM
2 528 (25.82%) CISA
3 373 (18.24%) Degree
4 258 (12.62%) Cisco Certification
5 246 (12.03%) CEH
6 175 (8.56%) Security Cleared
7 163 (7.97%) CCNP
8 154 (7.53%) CRISC
9 138 (6.75%) GIAC
10 131 (6.41%) CCNA
11 111 (5.43%) SC Cleared
12 109 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 93 (4.55%) SSCP
13 93 (4.55%) PCI QSA
14 71 (3.47%) CISMP
15 65 (3.18%) CCIE
16 61 (2.98%) MCSE
17 49 (2.40%) ISSAP
18 47 (2.30%) OSCP
19 46 (2.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 738 (36.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 500 (24.45%) PCI DSS
3 192 (9.39%) COBIT
4 141 (6.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 46 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 37 (1.81%) SLA
7 23 (1.12%) QA
8 18 (0.88%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.78%) BS7799
9 16 (0.78%) BS25999
10 15 (0.73%) COSO
11 13 (0.64%) JSP 440
12 9 (0.44%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.39%) GPG13
14 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
15 2 (0.098%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.098%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.049%) EMIR
16 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
16 1 (0.049%) MiFID
System Software
1 113 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 65 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.27%) Snort
4 12 (0.59%) Nmap
4 12 (0.59%) vSphere
5 11 (0.54%) XenServer
6 8 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.29%) Xen
9 5 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (0.15%) ACF2
10 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.15%) XenApp
10 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.15%) RACF
11 2 (0.098%) Samba
11 2 (0.098%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.098%) NFS
11 2 (0.098%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 47 (2.30%) Nessus
2 32 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.44%) Nagios
6 8 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.34%) Opsview
7 7 (0.34%) Graphite
7 7 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.34%) Cacti
8 6 (0.29%) Puppet
8 6 (0.29%) Cisco LMS
9 5 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
9 5 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (0.20%) WSUS
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.15%) Salt
11 3 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 282 (13.79%) Cisco
2 194 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 175 (8.56%) CheckPoint
4 102 (4.99%) VMware
5 94 (4.60%) Juniper
6 77 (3.77%) McAfee
7 69 (3.37%) Oracle
8 66 (3.23%) Symantec
9 55 (2.69%) ArcSight
10 51 (2.49%) Blue Coat
11 43 (2.10%) Splunk
12 40 (1.96%) F5
13 37 (1.81%) Websense
14 36 (1.76%) HP
15 34 (1.66%) Qualys
16 30 (1.47%) Citrix
16 30 (1.47%) SolarWinds
17 28 (1.37%) Fortinet
18 25 (1.22%) IBM
19 24 (1.17%) Sun
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £48,000 to £68,000 per annum + Bens +Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Can, Bonus + More
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k plus corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Circa £100K total package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + Circa £150K total package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago