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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / England
Rank 202 206 311
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +105
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1328 1522 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.63% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.70% 5.86% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1219 847
Median salary £61,964 £59,850 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
19818 25987 27216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.19% 27.79% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15760 21028 21895
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £71,500
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +29 696 £68,000 +4.61% 73
South East -26 161 £60,000 +5.96% 26
West Midlands +57 135 £47,500 -13.63% 6
North West -3 100 £50,000 -4.76% 11
South West +6 78 £52,500 -6.66% 11
Yorkshire -7 67 £40,000 -23.80% 2
East of England -28 47 £65,000 +20.93% 8
East Midlands -3 42 £45,000 -18.18% 5
North East +4 4 £45,000 -18.18%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 1858 (65.86%) Information Security
2 1602 (56.79%) CISM
3 1071 (37.97%) CISA
4 1049 (37.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 949 (33.64%) Cybersecurity
6 774 (27.44%) Finance
7 684 (24.25%) Degree
8 664 (23.54%) PCI DSS
9 660 (23.40%) Risk Management
10 642 (22.76%) Firewall
11 603 (21.38%) Management Information System
12 540 (19.14%) SIEM
13 521 (18.47%) CEH
14 486 (17.23%) ITIL
15 462 (16.38%) Security Architecture
16 458 (16.24%) Penetration Testing
17 430 (15.24%) Windows
17 430 (15.24%) Security Operations
18 420 (14.89%) Network Security
19 408 (14.46%) Vulnerability Management
20 399 (14.14%) Security Cleared
21 392 (13.90%) Data Protection
22 359 (12.73%) Linux
23 339 (12.02%) SANS
24 335 (11.88%) Security Management
25 333 (11.80%) Cisco Certification
26 325 (11.52%) GIAC
27 302 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
28 293 (10.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
29 283 (10.03%) Banking

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
1 161 (5.71%) IIS
2 44 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (1.38%) Apache
4 33 (1.17%) WebLogic
5 30 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 27 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 20 (0.71%) Apache Pig
8 19 (0.67%) JBoss
9 18 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.53%) IBM Notes
11 13 (0.46%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.28%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.25%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.11%) Drupal
15 2 (0.071%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.071%) nginx
15 2 (0.071%) Skype for Business
16 1 (0.035%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.035%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.035%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 88 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.49%) MS Office
3 20 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.67%) MS Project
5 10 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.035%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 31 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (1.03%) Sentinel
3 14 (0.50%) assyst
3 14 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.50%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.32%) Temenos T24
6 7 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.035%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.035%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (1.81%) SaaS
3 43 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.31%) Office 365
5 27 (0.96%) IaaS
6 21 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.57%) PaaS
8 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.071%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.071%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.035%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.035%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.035%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.035%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.035%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.035%) G Suite
10 1 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.035%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.035%) Route 53
10 1 (0.035%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 642 (22.76%) Firewall
2 420 (14.89%) Network Security
3 240 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 176 (6.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 101 (3.58%) HTTP
6 98 (3.47%) DNS
7 79 (2.80%) LAN
8 67 (2.38%) VPN
9 66 (2.34%) WAN
10 57 (2.02%) Internet
11 53 (1.88%) SSL
12 52 (1.84%) DHCP
12 52 (1.84%) SMTP
13 49 (1.74%) Wireless
14 38 (1.35%) FTP
15 33 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (0.96%) MPLS
16 27 (0.96%) VLAN
17 24 (0.85%) HTTPS
18 23 (0.82%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 79 (2.80%) Big Data
3 33 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 30 (1.06%) Hadoop
5 20 (0.71%) Apache Hive
6 19 (0.67%) MySQL
7 17 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 17 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.53%) InfluxDB
8 15 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.35%) GIS
12 3 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.11%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.071%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.071%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.071%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 36 (1.28%) Burp Suite
2 24 (0.85%) AppScan
3 22 (0.78%) JIRA
4 16 (0.57%) Paros
5 13 (0.46%) Metasploit
6 11 (0.39%) Redmine
7 8 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.25%) CodeSonar
8 7 (0.25%) git-flow
8 7 (0.25%) Robot Framework
8 7 (0.25%) Selenium
9 4 (0.14%) Fiddler
9 4 (0.14%) WebScarab
10 3 (0.11%) Subversion
11 1 (0.035%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.035%) sqlmap
11 1 (0.035%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 774 (27.44%) Finance
2 283 (10.03%) Banking
3 175 (6.20%) Legal
4 116 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 101 (3.58%) Games
6 95 (3.37%) Retail
7 54 (1.91%) Law
8 44 (1.56%) Marketing
9 40 (1.42%) German Language
9 40 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 37 (1.31%) Investment Banking
11 35 (1.24%) French Language
12 29 (1.03%) Spanish Language
13 23 (0.82%) Aerospace
14 22 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.74%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.53%) Local Government
18 14 (0.50%) Electronics
18 14 (0.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 608 (21.55%) Analyst
2 547 (19.39%) Security Manager
3 506 (17.94%) Security Analyst
4 361 (12.80%) Consultant
5 272 (9.64%) Information Manager
6 264 (9.36%) Security Consultant
7 260 (9.22%) Information Security Manager
8 237 (8.40%) Architect
9 235 (8.33%) Security Engineer
10 221 (7.83%) IT Analyst
11 210 (7.44%) Security Architect
12 199 (7.05%) IT Security Analyst
13 163 (5.78%) Security Officer
14 152 (5.39%) Information Analyst
15 151 (5.35%) Information Security Analyst
16 126 (4.47%) Cybersecurity Manager
16 126 (4.47%) Security Specialist
17 121 (4.29%) Information Security Officer
17 121 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
18 120 (4.25%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (1.67%) Web Services
2 46 (1.63%) .NET
3 38 (1.35%) SailPoint
4 29 (1.03%) Java EE
4 29 (1.03%) STL
5 17 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 17 (0.60%) Node.js
5 17 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
5 17 (0.60%) SAML
6 14 (0.50%) Middleware
6 14 (0.50%) Regular Expression
7 11 (0.39%) XACML
8 10 (0.35%) SOAP
8 10 (0.35%) ZeroMQ
9 9 (0.32%) AngularJS
9 9 (0.32%) REST
9 9 (0.32%) SPNEGO
10 8 (0.28%) JSON
11 7 (0.25%) Django
11 7 (0.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 603 (21.38%) Management Information System
2 212 (7.52%) Computer Science
3 189 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (5.49%) Data Centre
5 145 (5.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 139 (4.93%) Data Protection Act
7 127 (4.50%) CESG
8 98 (3.47%) Cyberthreat
9 80 (2.84%) Cyber Attack
10 78 (2.76%) Cryptography
11 60 (2.13%) PKI
12 59 (2.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 42 (1.49%) Mathematics
14 30 (1.06%) Virtual Team
15 29 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
16 27 (0.96%) Mobile App
17 25 (0.89%) Online Banking
18 23 (0.82%) Client/Server
19 22 (0.78%) NHS
20 21 (0.74%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 430 (15.24%) Windows
2 359 (12.73%) Linux
3 137 (4.86%) Unix
4 115 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 58 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 49 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 26 (0.92%) CentOS
10 23 (0.82%) Android
11 20 (0.71%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.67%) Solaris
13 18 (0.64%) AIX
13 18 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.53%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.50%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.39%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.21%) Debian
17 6 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1858 (65.86%) Information Security
2 949 (33.64%) Cybersecurity
3 660 (23.40%) Risk Management
4 540 (19.14%) SIEM
5 486 (17.23%) ITIL
6 462 (16.38%) Security Architecture
7 458 (16.24%) Penetration Testing
8 430 (15.24%) Security Operations
9 408 (14.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 392 (13.90%) Data Protection
11 335 (11.88%) Security Management
12 302 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
13 293 (10.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 278 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 243 (8.61%) Incident Management
15 243 (8.61%) Information Security Management
16 242 (8.58%) Identity Access Management
17 201 (7.13%) Security Monitoring
18 186 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
19 185 (6.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 165 (5.85%) C
2 155 (5.49%) Java
3 109 (3.86%) Python
4 102 (3.62%) SQL
5 58 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 55 (1.95%) C++
7 37 (1.31%) C#
7 37 (1.31%) Perl
8 36 (1.28%) Ruby
9 31 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 29 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 26 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 24 (0.85%) Korn
13 19 (0.67%) PHP
14 12 (0.43%) VB
15 11 (0.39%) Scala
16 9 (0.32%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.11%) Go
17 3 (0.11%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.071%) R
Qualifications
1 1602 (56.79%) CISM
2 1071 (37.97%) CISA
3 684 (24.25%) Degree
4 521 (18.47%) CEH
5 399 (14.14%) Security Cleared
6 339 (12.02%) SANS
7 333 (11.80%) Cisco Certification
8 325 (11.52%) GIAC
9 276 (9.78%) SC Cleared
10 228 (8.08%) CCNA
11 185 (6.56%) CRISC
12 154 (5.46%) DV Cleared
13 153 (5.42%) SSCP
14 147 (5.21%) CCNP
15 145 (5.14%) CISMP
16 133 (4.71%) IISP
17 129 (4.57%) CompTIA Security+
17 129 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 129 (4.57%) Security+ Certification
18 117 (4.15%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1049 (37.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 664 (23.54%) PCI DSS
3 251 (8.90%) COBIT
4 101 (3.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 66 (2.34%) ISO27002
6 55 (1.95%) SLA
7 40 (1.42%) GPG13
7 40 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 40 (1.42%) ISO22301
8 35 (1.24%) QA
9 27 (0.96%) RMADS
10 25 (0.89%) GDPR
10 25 (0.89%) ISO27005
11 23 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 13 (0.46%) BS7799
12 13 (0.46%) JSP 440
13 8 (0.28%) COSO
14 7 (0.25%) BS25999
15 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 234 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.17%) Snort
4 20 (0.71%) Samba
5 17 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 17 (0.60%) vSphere
6 11 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.39%) NFS
7 10 (0.35%) ProxySG
8 9 (0.32%) Docker
9 6 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.21%) Xen
9 6 (0.21%) XenApp
9 6 (0.21%) XenServer
10 5 (0.18%) HDFS
10 5 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.14%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.035%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.035%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 114 (4.04%) Nessus
2 62 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
3 33 (1.17%) QRadar
4 32 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 31 (1.10%) CSIRT
6 27 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 26 (0.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 24 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 23 (0.82%) SCCM
10 22 (0.78%) HP Fortify
11 20 (0.71%) Puppet
12 19 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (0.57%) Nagios
14 15 (0.53%) Grafana
15 13 (0.46%) Nmap
15 13 (0.46%) WebInspect
16 12 (0.43%) Ansible
16 12 (0.43%) RSA Security Analytics
17 11 (0.39%) SCOM
18 10 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 222 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 186 (6.59%) Cisco
3 153 (5.42%) Splunk
4 138 (4.89%) Intel Security
5 107 (3.79%) ArcSight
6 104 (3.69%) Oracle
7 90 (3.19%) Qualys
8 86 (3.05%) CheckPoint
9 71 (2.52%) LogRhythm
10 67 (2.38%) Symantec
11 64 (2.27%) Cyber-Ark
12 54 (1.91%) Palo Alto
13 50 (1.77%) VMware
14 48 (1.70%) Juniper
15 47 (1.67%) Forcepoint
16 41 (1.45%) Apple
17 39 (1.38%) FireEye
17 39 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
18 37 (1.31%) F5
18 37 (1.31%) SAP
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum bonus + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-65,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £63000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
Posted: Yesterday