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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 186 263 325
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +62
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1606 1245 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.23% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.88% 4.54% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1063 767
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,849 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +4.76%
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
23355 27421 28648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.97% 27.12% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18892 22229 22570
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +97 769 £67,500 +9.75% 68
South East +31 288 £59,000 +4.88% 20
South West +50 156 £55,000 -4.34% 5
West Midlands +33 119 £55,000 -4.34% 8
Yorkshire +32 88 £60,000 +33.33% 8
North West +27 83 £55,000 +4.76% 13
East of England +35 71 £50,000 -13.04% 5
East Midlands -40 15 £67,500 +8.00%
North East +13 10 £45,000 - 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 2173 (67.57%) Information Security
2 1646 (51.18%) CISM
3 1419 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1143 (35.54%) CISA
5 999 (31.06%) PCI DSS
6 974 (30.29%) Cybersecurity
7 868 (26.99%) Finance
8 837 (26.03%) Degree
9 722 (22.45%) Risk Management
10 684 (21.27%) Management Information System
11 678 (21.08%) Firewall
12 630 (19.59%) SIEM
13 601 (18.69%) ITIL
14 550 (17.10%) CEH
15 541 (16.82%) Security Architecture
16 526 (16.36%) Security Operations
17 514 (15.98%) Penetration Testing
18 496 (15.42%) Windows
19 457 (14.21%) Data Protection
19 457 (14.21%) Network Security
20 426 (13.25%) Linux
21 422 (13.12%) Security Cleared
22 404 (12.56%) Vulnerability Management
23 369 (11.47%) Security Management
24 354 (11.01%) SANS
25 344 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
26 333 (10.35%) GIAC
27 332 (10.32%) COBIT
28 298 (9.27%) SC Cleared
29 284 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 173 (5.38%) IIS
2 32 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (0.65%) Apache
4 19 (0.59%) Apache Pig
5 16 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 16 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.40%) IBM Notes
7 12 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.25%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.093%) Drupal
11 2 (0.062%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.062%) JBoss
11 2 (0.062%) nginx
11 2 (0.062%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.031%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.031%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.031%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.031%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 93 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.84%) MS Office
3 18 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.37%) assyst
2 12 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.31%) SAP GRC
4 7 (0.22%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.031%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.031%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.21%) IaaS
3 36 (1.12%) SaaS
4 35 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.50%) PaaS
7 8 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.25%) Office 365
8 2 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.062%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.031%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.031%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.031%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.031%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.031%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.031%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.031%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.031%) Route 53
9 1 (0.031%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 678 (21.08%) Firewall
2 457 (14.21%) Network Security
3 223 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 170 (5.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 117 (3.64%) LAN
6 114 (3.54%) VPN
7 107 (3.33%) DNS
8 105 (3.26%) HTTP
9 103 (3.20%) WAN
10 94 (2.92%) Internet
11 91 (2.83%) SSL
12 82 (2.55%) Wireless
13 60 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
14 48 (1.49%) DHCP
14 48 (1.49%) SMTP
15 41 (1.27%) MPLS
16 40 (1.24%) VLAN
17 39 (1.21%) Wireshark
18 35 (1.09%) DMZ
19 32 (1.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 66 (2.05%) Big Data
3 28 (0.87%) MySQL
4 25 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 15 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (0.44%) Apache Hive
6 14 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 14 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.22%) GIS
10 6 (0.19%) InfluxDB
11 5 (0.16%) SQLPlus
12 4 (0.12%) DB2
12 4 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.062%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.062%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.062%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.031%) OLAP
14 1 (0.031%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (1.15%) Metasploit
2 34 (1.06%) Burp Suite
3 29 (0.90%) AppScan
4 11 (0.34%) JIRA
5 7 (0.22%) Redmine
6 5 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.12%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.12%) CodeSonar
7 4 (0.12%) git-flow
7 4 (0.12%) PVCS
7 4 (0.12%) Robot Framework
7 4 (0.12%) Selenium
8 3 (0.093%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.062%) Paros
10 1 (0.031%) GCC
10 1 (0.031%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.031%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.031%) Subversion
10 1 (0.031%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 868 (26.99%) Finance
2 220 (6.84%) Banking
3 194 (6.03%) Legal
4 166 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 107 (3.33%) Retail
6 77 (2.39%) Games
7 69 (2.15%) Law
8 41 (1.27%) Marketing
9 36 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 34 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 30 (0.93%) Local Government
12 29 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.78%) Aerospace
14 23 (0.72%) Electronics
15 20 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.44%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.40%) French Language
18 11 (0.34%) German Language
19 10 (0.31%) Spanish Language
20 9 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 702 (21.83%) Analyst
2 605 (18.81%) Security Analyst
3 590 (18.35%) Security Manager
4 545 (16.95%) Consultant
5 452 (14.05%) Security Consultant
6 347 (10.79%) Architect
7 342 (10.63%) Information Security Manager
8 328 (10.20%) Information Manager
9 317 (9.86%) Security Architect
10 227 (7.06%) Information Analyst
10 227 (7.06%) Information Security Analyst
11 198 (6.16%) Security Engineer
12 188 (5.85%) IT Analyst
13 175 (5.44%) IT Security Analyst
14 167 (5.19%) IT Manager
15 150 (4.66%) Security Officer
16 148 (4.60%) Security Specialist
17 134 (4.17%) IT Security Manager
18 121 (3.76%) Information Security Consultant
19 113 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.31%) Web Services
2 36 (1.12%) .NET
3 25 (0.78%) Java EE
3 25 (0.78%) STL
4 24 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (0.62%) Middleware
6 19 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 16 (0.50%) HTML
7 16 (0.50%) Regular Expression
8 15 (0.47%) LAMP
9 14 (0.44%) SailPoint
10 12 (0.37%) SOAP
11 11 (0.34%) HTML5
12 9 (0.28%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.28%) RESTful
13 7 (0.22%) 802.1X
13 7 (0.22%) Node.js
13 7 (0.22%) REST
13 7 (0.22%) XML
13 7 (0.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 684 (21.27%) Management Information System
2 272 (8.46%) Computer Science
3 219 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 209 (6.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 203 (6.31%) Data Centre
6 167 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
7 164 (5.10%) CESG
8 130 (4.04%) Cryptography
9 107 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
10 92 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 89 (2.77%) PKI
12 77 (2.39%) Mobile App
13 76 (2.36%) Cyber Attack
14 54 (1.68%) Virtual Team
15 45 (1.40%) Mathematics
16 40 (1.24%) Cybercrime
17 35 (1.09%) Online Banking
18 31 (0.96%) Client/Server
19 30 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
20 29 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 496 (15.42%) Windows
2 426 (13.25%) Linux
3 215 (6.69%) Unix
4 109 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 50 (1.55%) Mac OS X
6 43 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (0.62%) Android
9 20 (0.62%) Solaris
10 19 (0.59%) AIX
11 14 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.25%) CentOS
15 8 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.22%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.16%) Kali Linux
18 4 (0.12%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2173 (67.57%) Information Security
2 974 (30.29%) Cybersecurity
3 722 (22.45%) Risk Management
4 630 (19.59%) SIEM
5 601 (18.69%) ITIL
6 541 (16.82%) Security Architecture
7 526 (16.36%) Security Operations
8 514 (15.98%) Penetration Testing
9 457 (14.21%) Data Protection
10 404 (12.56%) Vulnerability Management
11 369 (11.47%) Security Management
12 284 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 275 (8.55%) Risk Assessment
14 265 (8.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 258 (8.02%) Project Management
16 255 (7.93%) Incident Management
17 248 (7.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 245 (7.62%) Information Security Management
19 224 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
20 215 (6.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 179 (5.57%) C
2 169 (5.25%) Python
3 137 (4.26%) SQL
4 101 (3.14%) Java
5 87 (2.71%) C++
6 66 (2.05%) C#
7 54 (1.68%) PowerShell
8 47 (1.46%) Perl
9 31 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 28 (0.87%) PHP
11 27 (0.84%) Ruby
12 26 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 16 (0.50%) Bash Shell
13 16 (0.50%) R
14 14 (0.44%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.37%) Korn
15 12 (0.37%) VB
16 4 (0.12%) Go
16 4 (0.12%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.093%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1646 (51.18%) CISM
2 1143 (35.54%) CISA
3 837 (26.03%) Degree
4 550 (17.10%) CEH
5 422 (13.12%) Security Cleared
6 354 (11.01%) SANS
7 344 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
8 333 (10.35%) GIAC
9 298 (9.27%) SC Cleared
10 271 (8.43%) CRISC
11 203 (6.31%) CCNA
12 187 (5.81%) CESG Certified Professional
13 167 (5.19%) DV Cleared
14 163 (5.07%) IISP
15 160 (4.98%) CISMP
16 153 (4.76%) CCNP
17 144 (4.48%) CLAS
17 144 (4.48%) SSCP
18 124 (3.86%) GCIH
19 122 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1419 (44.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 999 (31.06%) PCI DSS
3 332 (10.32%) COBIT
4 154 (4.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 109 (3.39%) ISO27002
6 75 (2.33%) ISO22301
7 61 (1.90%) ISO27005
8 47 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 35 (1.09%) RMADS
10 34 (1.06%) QA
11 33 (1.03%) GPG13
12 29 (0.90%) SLA
13 28 (0.87%) COSO
13 28 (0.87%) ISO 9001
14 18 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
15 15 (0.47%) HIPAA
16 12 (0.37%) SSAE 16
16 12 (0.37%) Val IT
17 11 (0.34%) Solvency II
18 10 (0.31%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 250 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 64 (1.99%) Snort
3 52 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.75%) vSphere
5 14 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.44%) Samba
6 12 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.34%) XenApp
8 8 (0.25%) BitLocker
8 8 (0.25%) NFS
8 8 (0.25%) ProxySG
9 7 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.16%) Docker
11 5 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.16%) Xen
12 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.031%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 136 (4.23%) Nessus
2 70 (2.18%) QRadar
3 47 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
4 45 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 42 (1.31%) SCCM
6 33 (1.03%) RSA Archer
7 28 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 25 (0.78%) HP Fortify
9 22 (0.68%) Nexpose
9 22 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 19 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 16 (0.50%) OpenVAS
12 16 (0.50%) StatsD
13 15 (0.47%) RSA enVision
14 14 (0.44%) Nmap
14 14 (0.44%) Puppet
15 11 (0.34%) Nagios
16 10 (0.31%) RSA Security Analytics
17 9 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 279 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 234 (7.28%) Cisco
3 188 (5.85%) Splunk
4 139 (4.32%) ArcSight
5 125 (3.89%) Intel Security
6 94 (2.92%) CheckPoint
6 94 (2.92%) Qualys
7 83 (2.58%) Oracle
8 77 (2.39%) LogRhythm
9 74 (2.30%) VMware
10 64 (1.99%) Juniper
11 59 (1.83%) Cyber-Ark
11 59 (1.83%) IBM
12 56 (1.74%) Palo Alto
13 55 (1.71%) F5
14 50 (1.55%) Symantec
15 48 (1.49%) HP
16 44 (1.37%) SAP
17 42 (1.31%) SolarWinds
18 39 (1.21%) Forcepoint
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & OTE plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per day + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum From £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £53,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Corporate Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Corporate Benefits, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (DOE)
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 (DOE)
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Warner Bros.
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000 (DOE) + attractive benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £72000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago