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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 186 268 365
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +97
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1590 1212 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.17% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.62% 4.32% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 960 686
Median salary £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +2.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
24032 28079 31017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.46% 27.21% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19664 22440 24775
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +50 692 £65,000 - 62
South East +93 385 £59,250 +7.72% 40
West Midlands +56 147 £57,500 +15.00% 6
South West +54 96 £60,000 +16.50% 11
North West +58 77 £50,000 -13.04% 7
Yorkshire +14 77 £51,000 +20.00% 22
East of England +29 75 £52,500 -1.44% 7
East Midlands +6 30 £55,000 -12.00% 2
North East +6 3 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Midlands - 1 - - 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2249 (69.22%) Information Security
2 1740 (53.55%) CISM
3 1526 (46.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1009 (31.06%) CISA
5 919 (28.29%) PCI DSS
6 860 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
7 831 (25.58%) Finance
8 811 (24.96%) Degree
9 762 (23.45%) Risk Management
10 665 (20.47%) Management Information System
11 626 (19.27%) Firewall
12 610 (18.78%) SIEM
13 606 (18.65%) ITIL
14 540 (16.62%) Security Operations
15 488 (15.02%) Security Architecture
16 479 (14.74%) CEH
17 451 (13.88%) Security Management
18 435 (13.39%) Data Protection
19 419 (12.90%) Network Security
20 397 (12.22%) Penetration Testing
21 396 (12.19%) Windows
22 377 (11.60%) Security Cleared
23 348 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
24 343 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
25 328 (10.10%) Vulnerability Management
26 327 (10.06%) SANS
27 325 (10.00%) Linux
28 307 (9.45%) GIAC
29 306 (9.42%) Risk Assessment
29 306 (9.42%) Microsoft

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
1 181 (5.57%) IIS
2 36 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 30 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 24 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (0.62%) Apache Pig
6 18 (0.55%) Apache
6 18 (0.55%) IBM Notes
7 10 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.15%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.092%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.062%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.062%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.031%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.031%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 85 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.89%) MS Office
3 10 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.031%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.34%) assyst
3 6 (0.18%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (0.95%) SaaS
4 30 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (0.92%) IaaS
5 21 (0.65%) Office 365
6 12 (0.37%) PaaS
7 7 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.092%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 626 (19.27%) Firewall
2 419 (12.90%) Network Security
3 164 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 156 (4.80%) TCP/IP
5 140 (4.31%) Internet
6 132 (4.06%) VPN
7 129 (3.97%) LAN
8 126 (3.88%) WAN
9 88 (2.71%) SSL
10 82 (2.52%) DNS
11 80 (2.46%) Wireless
12 69 (2.12%) HTTP
13 64 (1.97%) Wireshark
14 45 (1.39%) MPLS
15 43 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
16 41 (1.26%) Intranet
17 32 (0.98%) IPsec
17 32 (0.98%) tcpdump
18 26 (0.80%) DMZ
18 26 (0.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 60 (1.85%) Big Data
3 25 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 20 (0.62%) MySQL
5 13 (0.40%) Data Mining
6 12 (0.37%) Apache Hive
7 10 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.31%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.092%) GIS
11 3 (0.092%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.092%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.062%) DB2
12 2 (0.062%) Looker
13 1 (0.031%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.031%) OLAP
13 1 (0.031%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.031%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (1.11%) Metasploit
2 20 (0.62%) AppScan
3 16 (0.49%) Burp Suite
4 9 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.15%) sqlmap
6 2 (0.062%) Paros
7 1 (0.031%) GCC
7 1 (0.031%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.031%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 831 (25.58%) Finance
2 264 (8.13%) Legal
3 159 (4.89%) Banking
4 141 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 109 (3.35%) Retail
6 85 (2.62%) Law
7 63 (1.94%) Marketing
8 42 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.14%) Local Government
10 33 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.74%) Electronics
11 24 (0.74%) Publishing
12 21 (0.65%) Games
13 15 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.37%) French Language
14 12 (0.37%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.22%) Back Office
16 7 (0.22%) Italian Language
16 7 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 730 (22.47%) Analyst
2 622 (19.14%) Security Analyst
3 621 (19.11%) Consultant
4 603 (18.56%) Security Manager
5 543 (16.71%) Security Consultant
6 354 (10.90%) Information Security Manager
7 346 (10.65%) Architect
8 338 (10.40%) Information Manager
9 322 (9.91%) Security Architect
10 292 (8.99%) Information Analyst
11 287 (8.83%) Information Security Analyst
12 234 (7.20%) IT Manager
13 185 (5.69%) Security Officer
14 169 (5.20%) Security Engineer
15 165 (5.08%) IT Security Manager
16 144 (4.43%) Information Security Officer
17 143 (4.40%) Information Officer
18 141 (4.34%) IT Consultant
19 136 (4.19%) IT Security Consultant
20 131 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (1.45%) Web Services
2 20 (0.62%) .NET
3 18 (0.55%) HTML
4 17 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (0.52%) Regular Expression
5 15 (0.46%) Java EE
6 14 (0.43%) HTML5
7 12 (0.37%) STL
8 10 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 10 (0.31%) Middleware
9 9 (0.28%) SAML
10 8 (0.25%) LAMP
11 7 (0.22%) 802.1X
11 7 (0.22%) ZeroMQ
12 5 (0.15%) Ajax
12 5 (0.15%) WSH
13 4 (0.12%) RESTful
13 4 (0.12%) SOAP
14 3 (0.092%) OAuth
14 3 (0.092%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 665 (20.47%) Management Information System
2 348 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 287 (8.83%) Computer Science
4 234 (7.20%) Security Operations Centre
5 218 (6.71%) Data Centre
6 200 (6.16%) CESG
7 129 (3.97%) PKI
8 118 (3.63%) Data Protection Act
9 116 (3.57%) Cryptography
10 111 (3.42%) Cyberthreat
11 93 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 87 (2.68%) Mathematics
13 66 (2.03%) Cyber Attack
14 58 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
15 50 (1.54%) Mobile App
16 48 (1.48%) Cybercrime
17 36 (1.11%) Virtual Team
18 34 (1.05%) SWIFT
19 33 (1.02%) Driving Licence
20 28 (0.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 396 (12.19%) Windows
2 325 (10.00%) Linux
3 211 (6.49%) Unix
4 79 (2.43%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.68%) Solaris
9 17 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.43%) Android
11 13 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.40%) Windows NT
12 11 (0.34%) AIX
12 11 (0.34%) CentOS
12 11 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.28%) FreeBSD
14 8 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.18%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2249 (69.22%) Information Security
2 860 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
3 762 (23.45%) Risk Management
4 610 (18.78%) SIEM
5 606 (18.65%) ITIL
6 540 (16.62%) Security Operations
7 488 (15.02%) Security Architecture
8 451 (13.88%) Security Management
9 435 (13.39%) Data Protection
10 397 (12.22%) Penetration Testing
11 328 (10.10%) Vulnerability Management
12 306 (9.42%) Risk Assessment
13 290 (8.93%) Project Management
14 283 (8.71%) Information Security Management
15 264 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 234 (7.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 210 (6.46%) Information Assurance
18 203 (6.25%) IT Audit
19 198 (6.09%) ISMS
20 192 (5.91%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 116 (3.57%) Python
2 113 (3.48%) SQL
3 104 (3.20%) C
4 63 (1.94%) Perl
5 58 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 55 (1.69%) Java
7 54 (1.66%) C++
8 47 (1.45%) C#
9 30 (0.92%) Ruby
10 27 (0.83%) PHP
11 18 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 17 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.43%) R
14 13 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.28%) JavaScript
16 4 (0.12%) VB
17 2 (0.062%) Go
17 2 (0.062%) Groovy
17 2 (0.062%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.031%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1740 (53.55%) CISM
2 1009 (31.06%) CISA
3 811 (24.96%) Degree
4 479 (14.74%) CEH
5 377 (11.60%) Security Cleared
6 343 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
7 327 (10.06%) SANS
8 307 (9.45%) GIAC
9 291 (8.96%) CRISC
10 281 (8.65%) SC Cleared
11 235 (7.23%) CESG Certified Professional
12 223 (6.86%) CLAS
13 198 (6.09%) CCNA
14 190 (5.85%) CISMP
15 187 (5.76%) GCIH
16 172 (5.29%) IISP
17 137 (4.22%) SSCP
18 135 (4.16%) CCNP
19 128 (3.94%) GCIA
20 116 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1526 (46.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 919 (28.29%) PCI DSS
3 303 (9.33%) COBIT
4 138 (4.25%) ISO27002
5 135 (4.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 93 (2.86%) ISO22301
7 70 (2.15%) ISO27005
8 58 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 49 (1.51%) ISO 9001
10 42 (1.29%) COSO
11 40 (1.23%) RMADS
12 18 (0.55%) SLA
13 17 (0.52%) QA
14 16 (0.49%) GPG13
15 15 (0.46%) HIPAA
15 15 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
15 15 (0.46%) Val IT
16 11 (0.34%) BS25999
16 11 (0.34%) Data Quality
16 11 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 228 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 83 (2.55%) Snort
3 45 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.49%) ISA Server
4 16 (0.49%) vSphere
5 13 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.15%) Samba
8 4 (0.12%) NDS
8 4 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 4 (0.12%) Squid
8 4 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.092%) ACF2
9 3 (0.092%) Docker
10 2 (0.062%) UAG
10 2 (0.062%) vCloud
10 2 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.062%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 100 (3.08%) Nessus
2 80 (2.46%) QRadar
3 54 (1.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 35 (1.08%) RSA Archer
5 28 (0.86%) Nmap
6 24 (0.74%) SCCM
7 23 (0.71%) RSA enVision
8 22 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (0.62%) EnCase
10 19 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
10 19 (0.58%) OpenVAS
11 18 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 17 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 15 (0.46%) HP Fortify
13 15 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (0.43%) Nexpose
14 14 (0.43%) StatsD
15 13 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 11 (0.34%) NetBackup
16 11 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 306 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 253 (7.79%) Cisco
3 162 (4.99%) ArcSight
4 157 (4.83%) Splunk
5 102 (3.14%) VMware
6 98 (3.02%) Oracle
7 86 (2.65%) Intel Security
8 84 (2.59%) Qualys
9 68 (2.09%) IBM
10 67 (2.06%) CheckPoint
11 65 (2.00%) Symantec
12 63 (1.94%) Juniper
13 62 (1.91%) LogRhythm
14 58 (1.79%) Red Hat
15 52 (1.60%) SolarWinds
16 48 (1.48%) Palo Alto
16 48 (1.48%) SAP
17 47 (1.45%) HP
18 39 (1.20%) Remedy
19 35 (1.08%) F5
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £59,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £65,000 per annum Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Many more benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £90,000 to £160,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Posted: 2 days ago