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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 246 330 291
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -39
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1179 933 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.17% 0.84% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 3.09% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 894 705 682
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,272 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.46% +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
27374 30174 28024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.18% 27.32% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21687 24410 22811
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 +60 574 £65,000 +4.00% 62
South East +41 261 £55,000 +4.76% 66
Yorkshire +22 87 £45,000 -16.66% 8
East of England +62 77 £52,500 +31.25% 7
West Midlands +29 54 £50,000 +11.11% 7
South West +3 53 £50,000 -1.96% 14
North West +21 52 £57,500 +43.75% 8
East Midlands -4 21 £62,500 +13.63% 2
North East -3 1 £42,500 -10.52% 2
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1424 (64.64%) Information Security
2 986 (44.76%) CISM
3 895 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 620 (28.14%) Finance
5 616 (27.96%) CISA
6 572 (25.96%) Firewall
7 547 (24.83%) PCI DSS
8 480 (21.79%) ITIL
9 472 (21.43%) Risk Management
10 423 (19.20%) Management Information System
11 404 (18.34%) Degree
12 392 (17.79%) Cyber Security
13 379 (17.20%) Windows
14 373 (16.93%) Network Security
15 352 (15.98%) Security Management
16 349 (15.84%) Security Architecture
17 301 (13.66%) SIEM
18 290 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
19 273 (12.39%) CEH
19 273 (12.39%) Penetration Testing
20 259 (11.76%) Cisco
21 251 (11.39%) Linux
22 241 (10.94%) Security Cleared
23 226 (10.26%) COBIT
24 215 (9.76%) Project Management
25 203 (9.21%) Banking
26 202 (9.17%) TCP/IP
27 195 (8.85%) Data Protection
28 192 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
29 190 (8.62%) CRISC

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 76 (3.45%) IIS
2 18 (0.82%) Apache
3 15 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 11 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.27%) Lync
8 4 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.091%) CMS
9 2 (0.091%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.045%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.045%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.23%) MS Office
3 26 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.14%) MS Project
6 2 (0.091%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.045%) GIMP
7 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.045%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.09%) SaaS
2 14 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.41%) PaaS
5 7 (0.32%) IaaS
6 2 (0.091%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.091%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 572 (25.96%) Firewall
2 373 (16.93%) Network Security
3 202 (9.17%) TCP/IP
4 159 (7.22%) WAN
5 144 (6.54%) LAN
6 138 (6.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 135 (6.13%) Wireless
8 121 (5.49%) Internet
9 91 (4.13%) VPN
10 88 (3.99%) DNS
11 62 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
12 55 (2.50%) DHCP
13 52 (2.36%) BGP
14 45 (2.04%) MPLS
15 43 (1.95%) Wireless Security
16 41 (1.86%) DMZ
17 39 (1.77%) Wireshark
18 38 (1.72%) HTTP
19 37 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 35 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (2.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (0.95%) Big Data
3 17 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 16 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.45%) MySQL
6 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.32%) Couchbase
8 6 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.045%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.045%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (0.27%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.14%) Subversion
3 2 (0.091%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.091%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.045%) Hudson
4 1 (0.045%) GCC
4 1 (0.045%) Ant
General
1 620 (28.14%) Finance
2 203 (9.21%) Banking
3 128 (5.81%) Retail
4 117 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 102 (4.63%) Law
5 102 (4.63%) Legal
6 46 (2.09%) Marketing
7 28 (1.27%) Retail Banking
7 28 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.00%) Advertising
11 18 (0.82%) Games
12 16 (0.73%) French Language
13 15 (0.68%) German Language
14 12 (0.54%) Electronics
15 10 (0.45%) Back Office
16 9 (0.41%) Publishing
17 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 412 (18.70%) Consultant
2 352 (15.98%) Analyst
3 337 (15.30%) Security Manager
4 329 (14.93%) Security Consultant
5 316 (14.34%) Security Analyst
6 248 (11.26%) Security Engineer
7 226 (10.26%) Architect
8 205 (9.31%) Security Architect
9 183 (8.31%) Information Manager
10 166 (7.54%) Information Security Manager
11 144 (6.54%) Information Analyst
12 140 (6.35%) Information Security Analyst
13 138 (6.26%) Security Officer
14 130 (5.90%) Security Specialist
15 121 (5.49%) Network Engineer
16 109 (4.95%) Information Security Officer
17 101 (4.58%) Network Security Engineer
18 85 (3.86%) Information Security Consultant
19 82 (3.72%) IT Security Analyst
20 72 (3.27%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.50%) Web Services
2 30 (1.36%) Regular Expression
3 21 (0.95%) JSP
4 19 (0.86%) Middleware
5 16 (0.73%) REST
6 15 (0.68%) SAML
6 15 (0.68%) .NET
7 14 (0.64%) SOAP
8 10 (0.45%) HTML
8 10 (0.45%) CSS
9 9 (0.41%) .NET Framework
10 8 (0.36%) ODBC
11 7 (0.32%) WCF
11 7 (0.32%) OAuth
12 6 (0.27%) J2EE
13 4 (0.18%) XML
14 2 (0.091%) LAMP
14 2 (0.091%) Lucene
14 2 (0.091%) XACML
14 2 (0.091%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 423 (19.20%) Management Information System
2 181 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 125 (5.67%) Data Centre
5 75 (3.40%) PKI
6 71 (3.22%) CESG
7 58 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
8 53 (2.41%) Cryptography
9 47 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 35 (1.59%) RMADS
11 30 (1.36%) Mathematics
12 28 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
13 21 (0.95%) Online Banking
14 20 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
15 19 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.82%) GIS
16 18 (0.82%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.68%) Taxonomies
18 13 (0.59%) SCADA
18 13 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 379 (17.20%) Windows
2 251 (11.39%) Linux
3 177 (8.03%) UNIX
4 20 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (0.64%) Solaris
6 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.23%) zOS
10 5 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.18%) VMS
11 4 (0.18%) AIX
11 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.18%) CentOS
12 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.091%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.091%) Android
14 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1424 (64.64%) Information Security
2 480 (21.79%) ITIL
3 472 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 392 (17.79%) Cyber Security
5 352 (15.98%) Security Management
6 349 (15.84%) Security Architecture
7 301 (13.66%) SIEM
8 273 (12.39%) Penetration Testing
9 215 (9.76%) Project Management
10 195 (8.85%) Data Protection
11 192 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
12 186 (8.44%) Business Continuity
13 179 (8.13%) Information Security Management
14 169 (7.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 154 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
16 152 (6.90%) Security Testing
17 139 (6.31%) Risk Assessment
18 137 (6.22%) Information Assurance
19 132 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
20 118 (5.36%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 147 (6.67%) SQL
2 51 (2.32%) Perl
3 44 (2.00%) C
4 38 (1.72%) Java
5 29 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 26 (1.18%) PowerShell
7 23 (1.04%) Python
8 14 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 13 (0.59%) PHP
10 10 (0.45%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.41%) C#
12 6 (0.27%) Ruby
13 5 (0.23%) APL
13 5 (0.23%) C++
13 5 (0.23%) VB
14 3 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 986 (44.76%) CISM
2 616 (27.96%) CISA
3 404 (18.34%) Degree
4 290 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
5 273 (12.39%) CEH
6 241 (10.94%) Security Cleared
7 190 (8.62%) CRISC
8 179 (8.13%) CCNP
9 156 (7.08%) CCNA
10 137 (6.22%) SC Cleared
11 132 (5.99%) GIAC
12 108 (4.90%) SSCP
13 87 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 68 (3.09%) CISMP
15 65 (2.95%) PCI QSA
16 55 (2.50%) MCSE
17 54 (2.45%) GCIH
17 54 (2.45%) OSCP
18 47 (2.13%) DV Cleared
18 47 (2.13%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 895 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 547 (24.83%) PCI DSS
3 226 (10.26%) COBIT
4 130 (5.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 39 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 23 (1.04%) SLA
7 19 (0.86%) COSO
8 18 (0.82%) JSP 440
9 16 (0.73%) QA
10 15 (0.68%) BS25999
11 12 (0.54%) HIPAA
12 10 (0.45%) BS7799
12 10 (0.45%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.45%) GPG13
13 9 (0.41%) Data Quality
14 7 (0.32%) EMIR
14 7 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
14 7 (0.32%) Basel II
14 7 (0.32%) MiFID
15 5 (0.23%) FISMA
System Software
1 170 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 46 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.45%) Snort
4 24 (1.09%) vSphere
5 11 (0.50%) XenServer
6 5 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
7 4 (0.18%) XenApp
7 4 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.14%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.14%) OpenSSH
9 2 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.091%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.091%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.045%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.045%) NFS
10 1 (0.045%) Xen
10 1 (0.045%) RACF
10 1 (0.045%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.045%) vCloud
10 1 (0.045%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 30 (1.36%) Nessus
2 17 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (0.50%) Nmap
4 11 (0.50%) FortiGate
5 7 (0.32%) OpenView
6 6 (0.27%) SCCM
6 6 (0.27%) Cisco LMS
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (0.18%) WMI
9 2 (0.091%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.091%) Nagios
9 2 (0.091%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.091%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.091%) Foglight
9 2 (0.091%) OPNET
9 2 (0.091%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 259 (11.76%) Cisco
2 168 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 157 (7.13%) CheckPoint
4 95 (4.31%) VMware
5 94 (4.27%) Juniper
6 81 (3.68%) Splunk
7 79 (3.59%) Oracle
8 77 (3.50%) McAfee
9 70 (3.18%) ArcSight
10 53 (2.41%) F5
11 43 (1.95%) SAP
12 42 (1.91%) Fortinet
13 41 (1.86%) Websense
13 41 (1.86%) Symantec
14 39 (1.77%) Citrix
14 39 (1.77%) Blue Coat
15 34 (1.54%) Cyber-Ark
16 31 (1.41%) HP
17 30 (1.36%) SolarWinds
18 25 (1.13%) Tripwire
Croydon, London
Land Registry
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£80,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Futurestep UK Ltd - Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £28k - 34k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40 - £60 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Futurestep UK Ltd - Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
HP Group
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday