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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 262 304 327
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1124 935 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.07% 0.91% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.89% 3.40% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 899 754 689
Average salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £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
28931 27477 30865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.54% 26.87% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23292 21935 26132
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +35 472 £60,000 -4.00% 45
South East +40 274 £60,000 +9.09% 29
North West +62 105 £57,500 +27.77% 16
Yorkshire 0 81 £45,000 - 7
East of England +16 58 £55,000 +15.78% 4
South West -13 50 £47,500 +5.55% 10
East Midlands +17 46 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands -18 44 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North East -14 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Midlands -12 1 £60,000 -5.88%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1353 (64.28%) Information Security
2 878 (41.71%) CISM
3 790 (37.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 576 (27.36%) CISA
5 568 (26.98%) Firewall
6 526 (24.99%) PCI DSS
7 513 (24.37%) Finance
8 480 (22.80%) Risk Management
9 472 (22.42%) Management Information System
10 448 (21.28%) Degree
11 389 (18.48%) Windows
12 382 (18.15%) ITIL
13 327 (15.53%) Linux
14 283 (13.44%) Network Security
15 281 (13.35%) Penetration Testing
16 269 (12.78%) Cisco
17 268 (12.73%) Security Management
18 252 (11.97%) CEH
19 249 (11.83%) SIEM
20 241 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
21 234 (11.12%) Banking
22 233 (11.07%) UNIX
23 213 (10.12%) Security Architecture
24 211 (10.02%) COBIT
25 206 (9.79%) Cyber Security
26 202 (9.60%) Microsoft
26 202 (9.60%) TCP/IP
27 186 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
28 180 (8.55%) Computer Science
29 179 (8.50%) Security Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 58 (2.76%) IIS
2 19 (0.90%) Apache
3 18 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 13 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.38%) SAS
8 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.19%) Lync
10 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.19%) Jetty
10 4 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.14%) Node.js
12 2 (0.095%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.095%) nginx
Applications
1 114 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.95%) MS Office
3 17 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.43%) MS Project
6 4 (0.19%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (0.57%) assyst
2 2 (0.095%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.095%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.095%) RMDS
3 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.048%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (0.81%) SaaS
4 12 (0.57%) Office 365
5 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.19%) IaaS
7 3 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 568 (26.98%) Firewall
2 283 (13.44%) Network Security
3 202 (9.60%) TCP/IP
4 125 (5.94%) VPN
5 119 (5.65%) Internet
6 106 (5.04%) Wireless
7 101 (4.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 101 (4.80%) WAN
8 100 (4.75%) LAN
9 82 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
10 65 (3.09%) DNS
11 44 (2.09%) BGP
12 39 (1.85%) OSPF
13 32 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
14 31 (1.47%) SSL
15 30 (1.43%) MPLS
15 30 (1.43%) Intranet
16 29 (1.38%) DMZ
17 28 (1.33%) SAN
18 26 (1.24%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 21 (1.00%) MySQL
4 17 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 14 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 10 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.43%) Big Data
8 7 (0.33%) Informix
9 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.24%) Redis
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.19%) NonStop SQL
11 3 (0.14%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.14%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.095%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.095%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.095%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.048%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.048%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (0.95%) Metasploit
2 13 (0.62%) JIRA
3 7 (0.33%) Subversion
3 7 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.24%) Hudson
5 3 (0.14%) TestNG
5 3 (0.14%) Selenium
6 1 (0.048%) AppScan
6 1 (0.048%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.048%) Rational Rose
General
1 513 (24.37%) Finance
2 234 (11.12%) Banking
3 152 (7.22%) Retail
4 122 (5.80%) Legal
5 103 (4.89%) Law
6 93 (4.42%) Telecoms
7 49 (2.33%) Games
8 41 (1.95%) Marketing
9 38 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.71%) German Language
11 32 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.76%) Advertising
13 14 (0.67%) iGaming
14 13 (0.62%) French Language
14 13 (0.62%) Publishing
15 12 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 11 (0.52%) Local Government
17 8 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.29%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 473 (22.47%) Analyst
2 451 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 397 (18.86%) Consultant
4 325 (15.44%) Security Consultant
5 270 (12.83%) Security Manager
6 224 (10.64%) Information Analyst
7 220 (10.45%) Information Security Analyst
8 193 (9.17%) Architect
9 177 (8.41%) Security Engineer
10 165 (7.84%) Security Architect
11 156 (7.41%) Information Manager
12 146 (6.94%) Information Security Manager
13 133 (6.32%) Security Specialist
14 100 (4.75%) Information Specialist
15 98 (4.66%) Information Security Specialist
16 97 (4.61%) Tester
17 89 (4.23%) Security Officer
18 75 (3.56%) Information Security Engineer
19 73 (3.47%) IT Security Analyst
20 72 (3.42%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.28%) .NET
2 26 (1.24%) Regular Expression
3 24 (1.14%) Web Services
4 15 (0.71%) J2EE
5 13 (0.62%) SAML
5 13 (0.62%) Middleware
6 12 (0.57%) LAMP
7 9 (0.43%) SOAP
7 9 (0.43%) JSP
8 8 (0.38%) REST
9 7 (0.33%) HTML
9 7 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.29%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.24%) Lucene
12 4 (0.19%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.19%) SailPoint
13 3 (0.14%) JDBC
13 3 (0.14%) WinForms
13 3 (0.14%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.14%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 472 (22.42%) Management Information System
2 186 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 180 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 107 (5.08%) CESG
5 75 (3.56%) CESG CLAS
6 60 (2.85%) RMADS
7 56 (2.66%) Cryptography
7 56 (2.66%) PKI
8 33 (1.57%) Mathematics
9 24 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
10 23 (1.09%) GIS
11 21 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 19 (0.90%) Tandem
13 16 (0.76%) SWIFT
14 15 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
15 14 (0.67%) Open Source
15 14 (0.67%) PMI
16 12 (0.57%) Smartcard
17 10 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 389 (18.48%) Windows
2 327 (15.53%) Linux
3 233 (11.07%) UNIX
4 40 (1.90%) Solaris
5 30 (1.43%) AIX
6 25 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 16 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.43%) Android
10 9 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.14%) HPUX
14 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.095%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.095%) CentOS
15 2 (0.095%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1353 (64.28%) Information Security
2 480 (22.80%) Risk Management
3 382 (18.15%) ITIL
4 281 (13.35%) Penetration Testing
5 268 (12.73%) Security Management
6 249 (11.83%) SIEM
7 213 (10.12%) Security Architecture
8 206 (9.79%) Cyber Security
9 172 (8.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 167 (7.93%) PRINCE2
11 157 (7.46%) Project Management
12 147 (6.98%) Information Assurance
13 140 (6.65%) Information Security Management
14 139 (6.60%) Vulnerability Management
15 135 (6.41%) Data Protection
16 133 (6.32%) ISMS
17 132 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
18 121 (5.75%) TOGAF
19 118 (5.61%) Business Continuity
20 110 (5.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (6.37%) SQL
2 65 (3.09%) C
3 49 (2.33%) Perl
4 46 (2.19%) Python
5 41 (1.95%) Java
6 36 (1.71%) PowerShell
7 29 (1.38%) C++
8 26 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 17 (0.81%) Ruby
10 16 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 16 (0.76%) C#
11 15 (0.71%) PHP
12 9 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.24%) VBScript
14 3 (0.14%) VB
14 3 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 878 (41.71%) CISM
2 576 (27.36%) CISA
3 448 (21.28%) Degree
4 252 (11.97%) CEH
5 241 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
6 179 (8.50%) Security Cleared
7 147 (6.98%) CRISC
8 141 (6.70%) CCNP
9 134 (6.37%) GIAC
10 124 (5.89%) CCNA
11 111 (5.27%) SC Cleared
12 105 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 102 (4.85%) PCI QSA
14 69 (3.28%) SSCP
15 65 (3.09%) CISMP
16 62 (2.95%) CCIE
16 62 (2.95%) MCSE
17 51 (2.42%) CCSP
18 49 (2.33%) ISSAP
19 47 (2.23%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 790 (37.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 526 (24.99%) PCI DSS
3 211 (10.02%) COBIT
4 156 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 47 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 37 (1.76%) SLA
7 30 (1.43%) QA
8 20 (0.95%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.86%) JSP 440
9 18 (0.86%) COSO
10 14 (0.67%) BS25999
11 13 (0.62%) BS7799
12 9 (0.43%) GPG13
13 6 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.29%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.19%) Basel III
14 4 (0.19%) Basel II
15 2 (0.095%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.095%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.048%) TickIT
System Software
1 106 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 54 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.24%) Snort
4 15 (0.71%) Nmap
5 9 (0.43%) vSphere
6 8 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.29%) XenServer
8 6 (0.29%) Xen
9 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.24%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.14%) SpamAssassin
10 3 (0.14%) ACF2
10 3 (0.14%) RACF
10 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (0.095%) Gluster
11 2 (0.095%) Varnish
11 2 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.095%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (2.04%) Nessus
2 27 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
4 16 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (0.52%) FortiGate
6 9 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.33%) Cacti
8 7 (0.33%) WSUS
8 7 (0.33%) Nagios
8 7 (0.33%) Puppet
8 7 (0.33%) Opsview
8 7 (0.33%) Graphite
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.14%) Salt
10 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 269 (12.78%) Cisco
2 202 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 167 (7.93%) CheckPoint
4 86 (4.09%) Oracle
5 85 (4.04%) VMware
6 82 (3.90%) Juniper
7 72 (3.42%) Symantec
8 56 (2.66%) McAfee
9 52 (2.47%) ArcSight
10 44 (2.09%) Blue Coat
11 39 (1.85%) F5
12 34 (1.62%) Qualys
12 34 (1.62%) Sun
13 32 (1.52%) HP
14 29 (1.38%) Splunk
15 26 (1.24%) Websense
16 25 (1.19%) IBM
17 24 (1.14%) SAP
17 24 (1.14%) Citrix
18 22 (1.05%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
ABW Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £100,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago