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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 285 317 292
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -25
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1030 851 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 3.15% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 793 646 783
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
29079 27016 30725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.21% 26.58% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 23170 22290 25824
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +28 440 £60,000 +3.44% 49
South East +47 275 £57,500 +4.54% 38
North West +35 94 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Yorkshire -57 57 £52,500 +2.94% 4
East of England -10 52 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East Midlands +23 40 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands -29 29 £44,000 +3.52% 4
South West -39 27 £52,500 +2.94% 9
North East -9 14 £40,000 -15.78%
Midlands +4 1 £37,500 -40.00%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1232 (62.95%) Information Security
2 829 (42.36%) CISM
3 737 (37.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 579 (29.59%) CISA
5 505 (25.80%) Firewall
6 503 (25.70%) Finance
7 485 (24.78%) Degree
8 483 (24.68%) PCI DSS
9 437 (22.33%) Risk Management
10 434 (22.18%) Management Information System
11 382 (19.52%) Windows
12 377 (19.26%) ITIL
13 307 (15.69%) Linux
14 281 (14.36%) Penetration Testing
15 260 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
16 247 (12.62%) CEH
17 245 (12.52%) Cisco
18 235 (12.01%) Network Security
19 233 (11.91%) SIEM
20 223 (11.39%) UNIX
21 217 (11.09%) Banking
22 204 (10.42%) Cyber Security
23 198 (10.12%) Security Management
24 192 (9.81%) Project Management
25 188 (9.61%) PRINCE2
25 188 (9.61%) Microsoft
26 187 (9.56%) Security Architecture
27 177 (9.04%) Security Cleared
28 171 (8.74%) COBIT
29 168 (8.58%) TCP/IP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 66 (3.37%) IIS
2 25 (1.28%) Apache
3 19 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 18 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 14 (0.72%) Lync
6 10 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.41%) SAS
7 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.31%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.20%) Jetty
11 4 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.10%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.10%) nginx
13 1 (0.051%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 118 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.89%) MS Office
3 15 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.66%) MS Project
5 12 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.15%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (0.61%) assyst
2 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.20%) RMDS
3 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.051%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.66%) SaaS
4 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.051%) IaaS
6 1 (0.051%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 505 (25.80%) Firewall
2 235 (12.01%) Network Security
3 168 (8.58%) TCP/IP
4 153 (7.82%) Internet
5 116 (5.93%) VPN
6 100 (5.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 92 (4.70%) Wireless
8 90 (4.60%) LAN
9 88 (4.50%) WAN
10 77 (3.93%) DNS
11 71 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (1.99%) Wireshark
12 39 (1.99%) SSL
13 37 (1.89%) DHCP
14 30 (1.53%) Intranet
14 30 (1.53%) BGP
15 28 (1.43%) VoIP
16 26 (1.33%) SAN
17 25 (1.28%) OSPF
17 25 (1.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.53%) MySQL
3 28 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 16 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 14 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.36%) Informix
7 5 (0.26%) Big Data
8 4 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.10%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.10%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.10%) Redis
10 2 (0.10%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.051%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.051%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.051%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (2.15%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.56%) JIRA
3 7 (0.36%) Subversion
3 7 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.36%) Hudson
3 7 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.31%) Selenium
4 6 (0.31%) TestNG
4 6 (0.31%) AppScan
5 1 (0.051%) QADirector
5 1 (0.051%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.051%) Rational DOORS
General
1 503 (25.70%) Finance
2 217 (11.09%) Banking
3 148 (7.56%) Retail
4 120 (6.13%) Legal
5 94 (4.80%) Law
6 91 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 39 (1.99%) German Language
8 34 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.58%) Marketing
11 29 (1.48%) Games
12 21 (1.07%) Advertising
13 16 (0.82%) Local Government
14 9 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.41%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.36%) French Language
17 6 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 420 (21.46%) Analyst
2 394 (20.13%) Security Analyst
3 380 (19.42%) Consultant
4 304 (15.53%) Security Consultant
5 247 (12.62%) Security Manager
6 187 (9.56%) Architect
7 170 (8.69%) Security Engineer
8 157 (8.02%) Information Analyst
9 156 (7.97%) Information Security Analyst
10 152 (7.77%) Security Architect
11 119 (6.08%) Information Manager
12 108 (5.52%) Information Security Manager
12 108 (5.52%) Security Specialist
13 105 (5.37%) Tester
14 83 (4.24%) Information Specialist
15 82 (4.19%) Information Security Specialist
16 76 (3.88%) Security Officer
17 74 (3.78%) IT Security Analyst
18 68 (3.47%) Penetration Tester
18 68 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.84%) .NET
2 26 (1.33%) Web Services
3 15 (0.77%) SAML
4 14 (0.72%) Middleware
4 14 (0.72%) Regular Expression
5 12 (0.61%) LAMP
6 11 (0.56%) J2EE
7 10 (0.51%) HTML
8 8 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.36%) JSP
9 7 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.36%) SailPoint
10 6 (0.31%) RESTful
11 5 (0.26%) JCE
11 5 (0.26%) OAuth
11 5 (0.26%) SOAP
12 4 (0.20%) Rendezvous
12 4 (0.20%) OpenID
12 4 (0.20%) REST
13 3 (0.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 434 (22.18%) Management Information System
2 166 (8.48%) Computer Science
3 150 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (5.16%) CESG
5 69 (3.53%) RMADS
6 66 (3.37%) CESG CLAS
7 63 (3.22%) Cryptography
8 62 (3.17%) PKI
9 39 (1.99%) PMI
10 29 (1.48%) Open Source
11 26 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
12 25 (1.28%) Mathematics
13 22 (1.12%) Hedge funds
14 18 (0.92%) EFT
15 16 (0.82%) SWIFT
16 15 (0.77%) Tandem
17 14 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
18 13 (0.66%) iPad
18 13 (0.66%) iPhone
18 13 (0.66%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 382 (19.52%) Windows
2 307 (15.69%) Linux
3 223 (11.39%) UNIX
4 54 (2.76%) Solaris
5 47 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (1.64%) AIX
7 25 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.46%) Android
13 7 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.36%) FreeBSD
14 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.31%) CentOS
15 5 (0.26%) HPUX
16 2 (0.10%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1232 (62.95%) Information Security
2 437 (22.33%) Risk Management
3 377 (19.26%) ITIL
4 281 (14.36%) Penetration Testing
5 233 (11.91%) SIEM
6 204 (10.42%) Cyber Security
7 198 (10.12%) Security Management
8 192 (9.81%) Project Management
9 188 (9.61%) PRINCE2
10 187 (9.56%) Security Architecture
11 166 (8.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 145 (7.41%) Data Protection
13 137 (7.00%) ISMS
14 126 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 120 (6.13%) Vulnerability Management
16 119 (6.08%) Ethical Hacking
17 111 (5.67%) Information Security Management
18 106 (5.42%) Risk Assessment
19 105 (5.37%) Information Assurance
20 101 (5.16%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 139 (7.10%) SQL
2 72 (3.68%) C
3 65 (3.32%) Java
4 55 (2.81%) Perl
5 54 (2.76%) Python
6 43 (2.20%) C++
7 38 (1.94%) Ruby
8 32 (1.64%) PHP
9 29 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 28 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 20 (1.02%) C#
12 12 (0.61%) JavaScript
12 12 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.46%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.26%) VBScript
15 3 (0.15%) VB
15 3 (0.15%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.10%) PowerHouse
16 2 (0.10%) BeanShell
17 1 (0.051%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 829 (42.36%) CISM
2 579 (29.59%) CISA
3 485 (24.78%) Degree
4 260 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
5 247 (12.62%) CEH
6 177 (9.04%) Security Cleared
7 154 (7.87%) CCNP
8 133 (6.80%) CCNA
9 118 (6.03%) GIAC
10 106 (5.42%) SC Cleared
11 103 (5.26%) CRISC
12 101 (5.16%) PCI QSA
13 74 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 73 (3.73%) CCIE
15 59 (3.01%) CCSP
16 58 (2.96%) CISMP
17 55 (2.81%) MCSE
18 53 (2.71%) CCSE
19 44 (2.25%) GCIH
20 43 (2.20%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 737 (37.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 483 (24.68%) PCI DSS
3 171 (8.74%) COBIT
4 112 (5.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 36 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 30 (1.53%) QA
7 29 (1.48%) SLA
8 24 (1.23%) JSP 440
9 17 (0.87%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.72%) COSO
11 10 (0.51%) BS25999
12 8 (0.41%) Basel II
12 8 (0.41%) Basel III
12 8 (0.41%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.31%) BS7799
14 5 (0.26%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.20%) GPG13
16 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
17 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
17 2 (0.10%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 83 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.45%) Snort
3 39 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.53%) Nmap
5 10 (0.51%) ProxySG
5 10 (0.51%) vSphere
6 8 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.36%) UAG
7 7 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.20%) Xen
9 3 (0.15%) SpamAssassin
10 2 (0.10%) Varnish
10 2 (0.10%) Gluster
10 2 (0.10%) XenApp
10 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.10%) NFS
10 2 (0.10%) Samba
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (1.79%) Nessus
2 17 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (0.82%) Cacti
3 16 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (0.82%) FortiGate
4 15 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (0.51%) Puppet
7 9 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.36%) Nagios
8 7 (0.36%) WSUS
8 7 (0.36%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.36%) Opsview
9 5 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.20%) WebInspect
10 4 (0.20%) SCCM
11 3 (0.15%) OpenView
11 3 (0.15%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 245 (12.52%) Cisco
2 188 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 150 (7.66%) CheckPoint
4 104 (5.31%) Oracle
5 83 (4.24%) Juniper
6 62 (3.17%) Symantec
7 54 (2.76%) Blue Coat
7 54 (2.76%) ArcSight
8 53 (2.71%) VMware
9 50 (2.55%) McAfee
10 39 (1.99%) F5
11 36 (1.84%) Sun
12 28 (1.43%) HP
12 28 (1.43%) Splunk
13 27 (1.38%) Red Hat
14 26 (1.33%) LogRhythm
15 25 (1.28%) IBM
15 25 (1.28%) Qualys
16 23 (1.18%) Websense
17 22 (1.12%) CA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65k - 70k per year + bonus + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorking, Surrey
ITF Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + great benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + great benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60K to 80K
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50K to 65K + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £95,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday