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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 197 305 328
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1612 1042 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.16% 3.81% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 848 753
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £78,625
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 +108 753 £65,000 +8.33% 103
South East +58 298 £55,000 - 35
Yorkshire +40 128 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South West +21 94 £57,130 +17.79% 18
West Midlands +31 89 £56,750 +13.50% 7
East of England +6 87 £58,750 +17.50% 6
North West +46 86 £52,500 +5.00% 15
East Midlands +25 60 £57,500 +4.54% 4
North East - 2 £38,750 -
Midlands +11 1 - - 2
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2012 (66.96%) Information Security
2 1590 (52.91%) CISM
3 1268 (42.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 917 (30.52%) CISA
5 782 (26.02%) Finance
6 724 (24.09%) PCI DSS
7 715 (23.79%) Degree
8 672 (22.36%) Cybersecurity
9 671 (22.33%) Risk Management
10 654 (21.76%) Management Information System
11 616 (20.50%) Firewall
12 592 (19.70%) Security Management
13 514 (17.10%) ITIL
14 488 (16.24%) SIEM
15 465 (15.47%) Network Security
16 432 (14.38%) CEH
17 423 (14.08%) Windows
18 414 (13.78%) Security Operations
19 401 (13.34%) Cisco Certification
20 384 (12.78%) SANS
21 375 (12.48%) GIAC
22 372 (12.38%) Security Architecture
23 353 (11.75%) Penetration Testing
24 351 (11.68%) Security Cleared
25 342 (11.38%) Information Security Management
26 333 (11.08%) Linux
27 324 (10.78%) Vulnerability Management
28 312 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
29 296 (9.85%) Legal
30 278 (9.25%) COBIT

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 196 (6.52%) IIS
2 88 (2.93%) Apache Pig
3 34 (1.13%) MS Exchange
4 25 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 21 (0.70%) Apache
6 11 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (0.37%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.100%) CMS
10 2 (0.067%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.067%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.067%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.067%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.067%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.033%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.033%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.033%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 73 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.03%) MS Office
3 13 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 54 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.13%) SaaS
3 31 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.40%) Office 365
6 9 (0.30%) IaaS
7 4 (0.13%) GitHub
7 4 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.033%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 616 (20.50%) Firewall
2 465 (15.47%) Network Security
3 218 (7.25%) TCP/IP
4 199 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 158 (5.26%) Internet
6 105 (3.49%) LAN
7 101 (3.36%) VPN
7 101 (3.36%) WAN
8 80 (2.66%) Wireless
9 65 (2.16%) SSL
10 63 (2.10%) Wireshark
11 60 (2.00%) DNS
12 40 (1.33%) SAN
13 38 (1.26%) MPLS
14 37 (1.23%) Intranet
15 29 (0.97%) DMZ
15 29 (0.97%) IPsec
16 28 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (0.83%) DHCP
18 22 (0.73%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (4.73%) Big Data
2 92 (3.06%) Hadoop
3 88 (2.93%) Apache Hive
4 63 (2.10%) SQL Server
5 18 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 15 (0.50%) MySQL
7 14 (0.47%) Data Mining
8 12 (0.40%) GIS
9 11 (0.37%) Informix
10 8 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.17%) DB2
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.13%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.100%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.100%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.067%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.033%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (0.80%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.37%) Burp Suite
3 9 (0.30%) AppScan
4 6 (0.20%) Subversion
5 5 (0.17%) Selenium
5 5 (0.17%) sqlmap
5 5 (0.17%) TestNG
5 5 (0.17%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.13%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.13%) Hudson
6 4 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.13%) JIRA
7 3 (0.100%) Paros
7 3 (0.100%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.100%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.033%) WebScarab
General
1 782 (26.02%) Finance
2 296 (9.85%) Legal
3 260 (8.65%) Banking
4 187 (6.22%) Telecoms
5 122 (4.06%) Law
6 119 (3.96%) Retail
7 66 (2.20%) Marketing
8 30 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.67%) Publishing
11 19 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 16 (0.53%) Local Government
13 15 (0.50%) Electronics
14 14 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 14 (0.47%) Back Office
15 13 (0.43%) German Language
16 10 (0.33%) Military
17 8 (0.27%) French Language
17 8 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 658 (21.90%) Analyst
2 619 (20.60%) Security Manager
3 559 (18.60%) Security Analyst
4 528 (17.57%) Consultant
5 407 (13.54%) Security Consultant
6 350 (11.65%) Information Manager
7 348 (11.58%) Information Security Manager
8 273 (9.08%) Architect
9 234 (7.79%) Information Analyst
10 231 (7.69%) Security Architect
11 225 (7.49%) Information Security Analyst
12 212 (7.05%) IT Manager
13 202 (6.72%) Security Engineer
14 174 (5.79%) Security Officer
15 152 (5.06%) IT Security Manager
16 143 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
17 142 (4.73%) Information Security Officer
18 132 (4.39%) Risk Manager
19 127 (4.23%) Information Officer
20 121 (4.03%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (3.09%) Java EE
2 84 (2.80%) STL
3 50 (1.66%) Web Services
4 32 (1.06%) .NET
5 16 (0.53%) Middleware
6 14 (0.47%) J2EE
6 14 (0.47%) LAMP
7 9 (0.30%) Regular Expression
8 8 (0.27%) SailPoint
9 7 (0.23%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.23%) HTML
10 6 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (0.17%) Ajax
11 5 (0.17%) HTML5
11 5 (0.17%) OAuth
11 5 (0.17%) RESTful
11 5 (0.17%) SAML
12 2 (0.067%) COM
12 2 (0.067%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 654 (21.76%) Management Information System
2 312 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 230 (7.65%) Computer Science
4 203 (6.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 182 (6.06%) Data Centre
6 154 (5.12%) CESG
7 119 (3.96%) Cyberthreat
8 94 (3.13%) PKI
9 91 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 87 (2.90%) Cybercrime
11 80 (2.66%) Cryptography
12 54 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
13 48 (1.60%) CESG CLAS
14 47 (1.56%) Mathematics
15 40 (1.33%) Mainframe
16 31 (1.03%) Client/Server
17 24 (0.80%) SWIFT
18 21 (0.70%) Fintech
18 21 (0.70%) Mobile App
19 19 (0.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 423 (14.08%) Windows
2 333 (11.08%) Linux
3 173 (5.76%) Unix
4 89 (2.96%) Android
4 89 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 62 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 44 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.00%) Solaris
8 27 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.57%) AIX
10 16 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.40%) FreeBSD
13 10 (0.33%) CentOS
14 8 (0.27%) VMS
14 8 (0.27%) Windows NT
15 6 (0.20%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.13%) HPUX
17 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2012 (66.96%) Information Security
2 672 (22.36%) Cybersecurity
3 671 (22.33%) Risk Management
4 592 (19.70%) Security Management
5 514 (17.10%) ITIL
6 488 (16.24%) SIEM
7 414 (13.78%) Security Operations
8 372 (12.38%) Security Architecture
9 353 (11.75%) Penetration Testing
10 342 (11.38%) Information Security Management
11 324 (10.78%) Vulnerability Management
12 274 (9.12%) Project Management
13 256 (8.52%) Risk Assessment
14 247 (8.22%) Data Protection
15 246 (8.19%) ISMS
16 216 (7.19%) Ethical Hacking
17 175 (5.82%) Incident Management
18 172 (5.72%) Information Assurance
19 171 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 171 (5.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 190 (6.32%) C
2 118 (3.93%) Java
3 111 (3.69%) C#
3 111 (3.69%) C++
4 85 (2.83%) Objective-C
5 76 (2.53%) Python
5 76 (2.53%) SQL
6 68 (2.26%) Perl
7 48 (1.60%) PowerShell
8 37 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 30 (1.00%) Ruby
10 24 (0.80%) PHP
11 15 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.40%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.100%) Korn
14 2 (0.067%) AWK
14 2 (0.067%) sed
Qualifications
1 1590 (52.91%) CISM
2 917 (30.52%) CISA
3 715 (23.79%) Degree
4 432 (14.38%) CEH
5 401 (13.34%) Cisco Certification
6 384 (12.78%) SANS
7 375 (12.48%) GIAC
8 351 (11.68%) Security Cleared
9 269 (8.95%) CCNA
10 236 (7.85%) SC Cleared
11 213 (7.09%) SSCP
12 200 (6.66%) GCIH
13 195 (6.49%) IISP
14 192 (6.39%) CRISC
15 165 (5.49%) CLAS
16 164 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 158 (5.26%) MCSE
18 154 (5.12%) CESG Certified Professional
19 135 (4.49%) CISMP
19 135 (4.49%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1268 (42.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 724 (24.09%) PCI DSS
3 278 (9.25%) COBIT
4 148 (4.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 102 (3.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 71 (2.36%) ISO27002
7 39 (1.30%) ISO 9001
8 36 (1.20%) RMADS
9 32 (1.06%) JSP 440
10 29 (0.97%) ISO22301
11 23 (0.77%) SLA
12 18 (0.60%) COSO
13 15 (0.50%) GPG13
14 14 (0.47%) ISO27005
15 13 (0.43%) HIPAA
16 12 (0.40%) BS25999
16 12 (0.40%) SSAE 16
17 10 (0.33%) QA
18 9 (0.30%) PA-DSS
19 8 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 145 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 54 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.50%) Snort
4 31 (1.03%) vSphere
5 6 (0.20%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.17%) UAG
6 5 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.13%) ACF2
7 4 (0.13%) Docker
7 4 (0.13%) NDS
7 4 (0.13%) Novell eDirectory
7 4 (0.13%) Squid
8 2 (0.067%) Firmware
8 2 (0.067%) IAG
8 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.033%) vCloud
9 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 101 (3.36%) QRadar
2 54 (1.80%) Nessus
3 29 (0.97%) EnCase
3 29 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
4 25 (0.83%) RSA enVision
5 24 (0.80%) Nmap
6 19 (0.63%) Endace
7 14 (0.47%) Nagios
8 13 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.37%) Graphite
9 11 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 11 (0.37%) Opsview
10 10 (0.33%) RSA Security Analytics
11 8 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.27%) Puppet
12 7 (0.23%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.23%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.23%) Salt
12 7 (0.23%) WebInspect
12 7 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 207 (6.89%) Cisco
2 194 (6.46%) Microsoft
3 175 (5.82%) ArcSight
4 149 (4.96%) Splunk
5 120 (3.99%) Intel Security
6 100 (3.33%) VMware
7 88 (2.93%) Oracle
8 71 (2.36%) LogRhythm
9 66 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 61 (2.03%) Symantec
11 57 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 57 (1.90%) SolarWinds
12 52 (1.73%) Qualys
13 48 (1.60%) IBM
14 44 (1.46%) Juniper
15 39 (1.30%) Sourcefire
16 34 (1.13%) Forcepoint
17 28 (0.93%) F5
18 25 (0.83%) SAP
18 25 (0.83%) Trustwave
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Chester Zoo
Salary: £50,147 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £47500.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £74,000 - £94,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £72,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Xchanging
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £74,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, Flexible
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago