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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 307 287 336
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +49
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 943 928 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.22% 3.45% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 748 690 706
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
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
29271 26901 31346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.93% 27.03% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22897 22080 26790
Average salary £45,000 £44,145 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.93% +3.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 413 £60,000 - 41
South East +41 282 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Yorkshire -69 57 £45,000 -11.76% 8
North West -35 45 £50,000 -9.09% 9
East of England -23 44 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands +2 41 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands -25 30 £43,500 -13.00% 1
South West -59 10 £57,500 +15.00% 5
North East -3 5 £40,000 -16.66% 1
Midlands +10 1 £37,500 -19.35%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1156 (62.02%) Information Security
2 753 (40.40%) CISM
3 718 (38.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 573 (30.74%) Finance
5 514 (27.58%) CISA
6 502 (26.93%) Degree
7 499 (26.77%) Firewall
8 455 (24.41%) Management Information System
9 442 (23.71%) PCI DSS
10 399 (21.41%) Windows
11 398 (21.35%) Risk Management
12 362 (19.42%) ITIL
13 292 (15.67%) Linux
14 278 (14.91%) Penetration Testing
15 256 (13.73%) CEH
16 249 (13.36%) Network Security
17 242 (12.98%) Cisco Certification
18 239 (12.82%) SIEM
19 225 (12.07%) Security Cleared
20 223 (11.96%) Project Management
21 217 (11.64%) Cisco
22 209 (11.21%) Security Management
23 199 (10.68%) Microsoft
24 197 (10.57%) UNIX
25 189 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 189 (10.14%) Security Architecture
26 171 (9.17%) PRINCE2
27 170 (9.12%) COBIT
28 165 (8.85%) CheckPoint
29 160 (8.58%) TCP/IP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (3.76%) IIS
2 30 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.45%) Apache
4 16 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.70%) Lync
6 10 (0.54%) SAS
7 7 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.21%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.11%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.11%) nginx
9 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 130 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.72%) MS Office
3 12 (0.64%) MS Project
4 9 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.16%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (0.64%) assyst
2 11 (0.59%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.21%) RMDS
5 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.64%) SaaS
3 10 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.11%) Office 365
6 1 (0.054%) IaaS
6 1 (0.054%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 499 (26.77%) Firewall
2 249 (13.36%) Network Security
3 160 (8.58%) TCP/IP
4 154 (8.26%) Internet
5 127 (6.81%) VPN
6 93 (4.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 85 (4.56%) LAN
8 78 (4.18%) Wireless
9 75 (4.02%) WAN
10 68 (3.65%) DNS
11 52 (2.79%) SSL
12 51 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
13 49 (2.63%) Wireshark
14 39 (2.09%) IPsec
15 37 (1.98%) VoIP
16 33 (1.77%) DHCP
17 26 (1.39%) NetScreen
18 24 (1.29%) TACACS
19 23 (1.23%) tcpdump
20 21 (1.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 36 (1.93%) MySQL
3 29 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 18 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 14 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 11 (0.59%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.21%) Informix
9 2 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.11%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.11%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.11%) Redis
9 2 (0.11%) Big Data
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.054%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.054%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.054%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (2.68%) Metasploit
2 10 (0.54%) AppScan
3 6 (0.32%) Selenium
3 6 (0.32%) TestNG
4 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.21%) Subversion
4 4 (0.21%) JIRA
4 4 (0.21%) Hudson
4 4 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.054%) QADirector
5 1 (0.054%) Rational DOORS
General
1 573 (30.74%) Finance
2 159 (8.53%) Banking
3 118 (6.33%) Legal
4 89 (4.77%) Law
5 84 (4.51%) Retail
6 78 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.56%) German Language
8 27 (1.45%) Marketing
8 27 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.07%) Advertising
10 18 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.64%) Local Government
12 11 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.54%) Games
14 8 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.38%) French Language
16 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.32%) Electronics
17 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 428 (22.96%) Analyst
2 395 (21.19%) Security Analyst
3 367 (19.69%) Consultant
4 277 (14.86%) Security Consultant
5 235 (12.61%) Security Manager
6 171 (9.17%) Architect
7 155 (8.32%) Security Engineer
8 137 (7.35%) Security Architect
9 134 (7.19%) Information Analyst
10 132 (7.08%) Information Security Analyst
11 116 (6.22%) Information Manager
11 116 (6.22%) Security Specialist
12 104 (5.58%) Information Security Manager
13 99 (5.31%) IT Security Analyst
14 85 (4.56%) Information Specialist
15 84 (4.51%) Information Security Specialist
16 79 (4.24%) Tester
17 74 (3.97%) Penetration Tester
18 72 (3.86%) Security Officer
19 71 (3.81%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (2.79%) .NET
2 22 (1.18%) Web Services
3 19 (1.02%) SAML
4 13 (0.70%) HTML
5 11 (0.59%) Regular Expression
5 11 (0.59%) SailPoint
5 11 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 11 (0.59%) Middleware
6 10 (0.54%) LAMP
6 10 (0.54%) OAuth
7 9 (0.48%) OpenID
7 9 (0.48%) JSP
7 9 (0.48%) J2EE
8 6 (0.32%) RESTful
9 5 (0.27%) JCE
10 4 (0.21%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.21%) Rendezvous
10 4 (0.21%) XML
10 4 (0.21%) XML Schema
10 4 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 455 (24.41%) Management Information System
2 136 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 82 (4.40%) CESG
4 71 (3.81%) RMADS
5 65 (3.49%) PKI
6 56 (3.00%) PMI
7 53 (2.84%) Cryptography
8 50 (2.68%) CESG CLAS
9 42 (2.25%) Open Source
10 30 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
11 18 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 18 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 17 (0.91%) Mathematics
13 16 (0.86%) EFT
14 13 (0.70%) Smartcard
14 13 (0.70%) iPhone
14 13 (0.70%) iPad
15 10 (0.54%) Clustering
16 7 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.32%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 399 (21.41%) Windows
2 292 (15.67%) Linux
3 197 (10.57%) UNIX
4 56 (3.00%) Solaris
5 44 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.50%) AIX
9 19 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.54%) FreeBSD
12 8 (0.43%) CentOS
13 6 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.27%) HPUX
15 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.21%) OS/390
15 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1156 (62.02%) Information Security
2 398 (21.35%) Risk Management
3 362 (19.42%) ITIL
4 278 (14.91%) Penetration Testing
5 239 (12.82%) SIEM
6 223 (11.96%) Project Management
7 209 (11.21%) Security Management
8 189 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 189 (10.14%) Security Architecture
9 171 (9.17%) PRINCE2
10 153 (8.21%) Cyber Security
11 150 (8.05%) Risk Assessment
12 143 (7.67%) Data Protection
13 140 (7.51%) ISMS
14 128 (6.87%) Ethical Hacking
15 121 (6.49%) Information Security Management
16 111 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 107 (5.74%) Business Development
18 106 (5.69%) Risk Analysis
19 104 (5.58%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (8.26%) SQL
2 77 (4.13%) Java
3 66 (3.54%) Python
4 64 (3.43%) C
5 63 (3.38%) Perl
6 52 (2.79%) Ruby
7 48 (2.58%) PHP
8 44 (2.36%) C++
9 37 (1.98%) Bash Shell
10 36 (1.93%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.34%) C#
12 18 (0.97%) Objective-C
13 12 (0.64%) JavaScript
14 9 (0.48%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.43%) VBScript
16 5 (0.27%) VB
17 3 (0.16%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.11%) PowerHouse
18 2 (0.11%) BeanShell
19 1 (0.054%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 753 (40.40%) CISM
2 514 (27.58%) CISA
3 502 (26.93%) Degree
4 256 (13.73%) CEH
5 242 (12.98%) Cisco Certification
6 225 (12.07%) Security Cleared
7 153 (8.21%) CCNP
8 137 (7.35%) CCNA
9 127 (6.81%) GIAC
10 116 (6.22%) SC Cleared
11 79 (4.24%) PCI QSA
12 76 (4.08%) CRISC
13 72 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 70 (3.76%) CCSE
15 57 (3.06%) PMI Certification
16 55 (2.95%) MCSE
17 52 (2.79%) CCSP
17 52 (2.79%) CCSA
18 51 (2.74%) GCIH
19 50 (2.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 718 (38.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 442 (23.71%) PCI DSS
3 170 (9.12%) COBIT
4 88 (4.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (1.82%) SLA
6 33 (1.77%) JSP 440
7 31 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 30 (1.61%) QA
9 20 (1.07%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.80%) COSO
11 9 (0.48%) HIPAA
12 8 (0.43%) Basel III
12 8 (0.43%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.43%) Basel II
13 6 (0.32%) GPG13
14 5 (0.27%) BS7799
15 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.16%) BS25999
16 3 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
17 1 (0.054%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 79 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 68 (3.65%) Snort
3 34 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.72%) Nmap
5 10 (0.54%) vSphere
5 10 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (0.48%) ProxySG
7 8 (0.43%) UAG
8 7 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.38%) XenApp
9 4 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.16%) SpamAssassin
11 2 (0.11%) Varnish
11 2 (0.11%) NFS
11 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.11%) Samba
11 2 (0.11%) Gluster
12 1 (0.054%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (2.25%) Nessus
2 24 (1.29%) Cacti
3 20 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
5 11 (0.59%) FortiGate
6 8 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.38%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (0.32%) Puppet
8 6 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (0.27%) WebInspect
10 4 (0.21%) Nagios
10 4 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.21%) Opsview
11 3 (0.16%) OpenView
11 3 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.16%) WSUS
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 217 (11.64%) Cisco
2 199 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 165 (8.85%) CheckPoint
4 117 (6.28%) Oracle
5 101 (5.42%) Juniper
6 89 (4.77%) Blue Coat
7 70 (3.76%) McAfee
8 56 (3.00%) Symantec
9 48 (2.58%) VMware
9 48 (2.58%) LogRhythm
10 41 (2.20%) Sophos
11 38 (2.04%) Red Hat
12 37 (1.98%) ArcSight
13 36 (1.93%) F5
14 35 (1.88%) Websense
15 28 (1.50%) Sun
15 28 (1.50%) Qualys
16 27 (1.45%) CA
16 27 (1.45%) Splunk
17 25 (1.34%) SAP
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £60K+, DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 55k to 65k + car allowance + min 18%
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £95000 - £115000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
University of Westminster
Posted: Yesterday
London
University of Westminster
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + top bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago