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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
UK / England
Rank 201 196 305
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +109
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1301 1604 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.65% 1.70% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.69% 6.15% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 1320 813
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -

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
19453 26061 26948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.72% 27.66% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15445 21117 21651
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +19 687 £70,000 +7.69% 63
South East -17 183 £57,500 +4.54% 14
West Midlands +42 111 £48,500 -16.37% 11
North West -10 93 £47,500 -9.52% 15
South West +7 73 £52,500 -8.69% 11
East of England +8 61 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Yorkshire -48 48 £36,250 -34.09% 8
East Midlands -11 40 £45,000 -25.00% 1
North East +6 8 £50,000 +66.66% 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1825 (66.00%) Information Security
2 1649 (59.64%) CISM
3 1044 (37.76%) CISA
4 1009 (36.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 956 (34.58%) Cybersecurity
6 746 (26.98%) Finance
7 679 (24.56%) Risk Management
8 629 (22.75%) Firewall
9 609 (22.03%) Degree
10 602 (21.77%) PCI DSS
11 563 (20.36%) Management Information System
12 537 (19.42%) SIEM
13 476 (17.22%) ITIL
14 474 (17.14%) CEH
15 437 (15.80%) Security Architecture
16 434 (15.70%) Windows
17 420 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
18 418 (15.12%) Security Operations
19 400 (14.47%) Vulnerability Management
20 393 (14.21%) Data Protection
21 384 (13.89%) Network Security
22 374 (13.53%) Security Cleared
22 374 (13.53%) Linux
23 354 (12.80%) SANS
24 350 (12.66%) Security Management
25 336 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
26 311 (11.25%) GIAC
27 292 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
28 285 (10.31%) Risk Assessment
29 267 (9.66%) Vulnerability Scanning

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
1 140 (5.06%) IIS
2 53 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (1.45%) Apache
4 35 (1.27%) WebLogic
5 29 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 27 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 20 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.69%) JBoss
9 17 (0.61%) IBM Notes
10 16 (0.58%) Apache Pig
11 13 (0.47%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.40%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.33%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.14%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.072%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.072%) nginx
16 1 (0.036%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.036%) CMS
16 1 (0.036%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.036%) OpenStack
Applications
1 71 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 38 (1.37%) MS Office
3 21 (0.76%) MS Project
4 17 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.036%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 30 (1.08%) Sentinel
2 28 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (0.61%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 16 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.54%) assyst
6 14 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.33%) Temenos T24
8 7 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.036%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 74 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.59%) SaaS
4 41 (1.48%) Office 365
5 23 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.72%) IaaS
7 14 (0.51%) PaaS
8 8 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.11%) G Suite
10 3 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.072%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.036%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 629 (22.75%) Firewall
2 384 (13.89%) Network Security
3 250 (9.04%) TCP/IP
4 198 (7.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 106 (3.83%) HTTP
6 87 (3.15%) LAN
7 79 (2.86%) WAN
8 76 (2.75%) DNS
9 66 (2.39%) Internet
10 60 (2.17%) VPN
11 47 (1.70%) SMTP
12 45 (1.63%) SSL
13 39 (1.41%) DHCP
14 38 (1.37%) FTP
14 38 (1.37%) Wireless
15 32 (1.16%) Wireshark
16 31 (1.12%) HTTPS
17 29 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (0.80%) SSH
19 21 (0.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.00%) Big Data
3 31 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 29 (1.05%) Hadoop
5 25 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 17 (0.61%) InfluxDB
6 17 (0.61%) MySQL
7 16 (0.58%) Apache Hive
8 13 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (0.43%) MongoDB
9 12 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.36%) GIS
11 5 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.18%) ZAP BI
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.11%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (1.23%) Burp Suite
2 24 (0.87%) AppScan
3 22 (0.80%) JIRA
4 19 (0.69%) Paros
5 11 (0.40%) Metasploit
6 8 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.29%) Redmine
7 7 (0.25%) Fiddler
7 7 (0.25%) WebScarab
8 6 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.22%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.22%) CodeSonar
8 6 (0.22%) git-flow
8 6 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.22%) Robot Framework
8 6 (0.22%) Selenium
9 4 (0.14%) Subversion
10 1 (0.036%) sqlmap
General
1 746 (26.98%) Finance
2 266 (9.62%) Banking
3 201 (7.27%) Legal
4 97 (3.51%) Retail
5 94 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 85 (3.07%) Games
7 48 (1.74%) French Language
7 48 (1.74%) Law
8 45 (1.63%) German Language
9 44 (1.59%) Marketing
10 42 (1.52%) Spanish Language
11 37 (1.34%) Investment Banking
12 35 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 25 (0.90%) Italian Language
14 23 (0.83%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.69%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.65%) Dutch Language
17 16 (0.58%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.47%) Local Government
19 12 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 608 (21.99%) Analyst
2 561 (20.29%) Security Manager
3 494 (17.87%) Security Analyst
4 351 (12.69%) Consultant
5 262 (9.48%) Security Consultant
6 255 (9.22%) Information Manager
7 235 (8.50%) Information Security Manager
8 223 (8.07%) Architect
9 221 (7.99%) Security Engineer
10 202 (7.31%) Security Architect
11 180 (6.51%) Information Analyst
12 177 (6.40%) Information Security Analyst
13 172 (6.22%) IT Analyst
14 155 (5.61%) IT Security Analyst
15 153 (5.53%) Security Officer
16 143 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Manager
17 140 (5.06%) Security Specialist
18 126 (4.56%) IT Manager
19 120 (4.34%) Senior Analyst
20 119 (4.30%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (1.81%) .NET
2 45 (1.63%) Web Services
3 42 (1.52%) SailPoint
4 22 (0.80%) Java EE
4 22 (0.80%) STL
5 17 (0.61%) Node.js
5 17 (0.61%) Regular Expression
5 17 (0.61%) SAML
6 15 (0.54%) Middleware
6 15 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (0.51%) ZeroMQ
8 13 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 12 (0.43%) JSON
10 11 (0.40%) XACML
11 9 (0.33%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.33%) REST
11 9 (0.33%) SOAP
11 9 (0.33%) SPNEGO
12 7 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (0.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 563 (20.36%) Management Information System
2 205 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 168 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (5.64%) Data Protection Act
5 140 (5.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 138 (4.99%) Data Centre
7 122 (4.41%) CESG
8 102 (3.69%) Cyberthreat
9 80 (2.89%) Cyber Attack
10 60 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 55 (1.99%) PKI
12 29 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
13 23 (0.83%) Mainframe
14 21 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
14 21 (0.76%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.76%) Virtual Team
15 19 (0.69%) Driving Licence
15 19 (0.69%) Fintech
16 17 (0.61%) NHS
16 17 (0.61%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 434 (15.70%) Windows
2 374 (13.53%) Linux
3 142 (5.14%) Unix
4 119 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 62 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 52 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (1.63%) Mac OS X
9 35 (1.27%) CentOS
10 19 (0.69%) Android
11 18 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.61%) Solaris
13 15 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.47%) Windows NT
15 12 (0.43%) AIX
16 8 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.22%) Debian
17 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1825 (66.00%) Information Security
2 956 (34.58%) Cybersecurity
3 679 (24.56%) Risk Management
4 537 (19.42%) SIEM
5 476 (17.22%) ITIL
6 437 (15.80%) Security Architecture
7 420 (15.19%) Penetration Testing
8 418 (15.12%) Security Operations
9 400 (14.47%) Vulnerability Management
10 393 (14.21%) Data Protection
11 350 (12.66%) Security Management
12 292 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 285 (10.31%) Risk Assessment
14 267 (9.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 241 (8.72%) Identity Access Management
16 236 (8.54%) Information Security Management
17 226 (8.17%) Incident Management
18 199 (7.20%) Security Monitoring
19 193 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
20 183 (6.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 154 (5.57%) Java
2 140 (5.06%) C
3 122 (4.41%) SQL
4 98 (3.54%) Python
5 54 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 42 (1.52%) C++
7 40 (1.45%) Perl
8 39 (1.41%) Ruby
9 30 (1.08%) C#
9 30 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 29 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 22 (0.80%) Objective-C
12 21 (0.76%) Korn
13 20 (0.72%) PHP
14 12 (0.43%) Bourne shell
15 10 (0.36%) Scala
15 10 (0.36%) VB
16 3 (0.11%) Go
17 2 (0.072%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.036%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1649 (59.64%) CISM
2 1044 (37.76%) CISA
3 609 (22.03%) Degree
4 474 (17.14%) CEH
5 374 (13.53%) Security Cleared
6 354 (12.80%) SANS
7 336 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
8 311 (11.25%) GIAC
9 260 (9.40%) SC Cleared
10 208 (7.52%) CCNA
11 168 (6.08%) CRISC
12 148 (5.35%) CCNP
13 134 (4.85%) CISMP
14 133 (4.81%) DV Cleared
15 128 (4.63%) CESG Certified Professional
16 125 (4.52%) GCIA
16 125 (4.52%) SSCP
17 122 (4.41%) GCIH
18 114 (4.12%) CompTIA Security+
18 114 (4.12%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1009 (36.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 602 (21.77%) PCI DSS
3 218 (7.88%) COBIT
4 87 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 59 (2.13%) ISO27002
6 47 (1.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 45 (1.63%) SLA
8 42 (1.52%) GDPR
9 39 (1.41%) GPG13
10 33 (1.19%) ISO22301
11 31 (1.12%) QA
12 24 (0.87%) RMADS
13 22 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 16 (0.58%) ISO27005
15 13 (0.47%) JSP 440
16 11 (0.40%) BS7799
17 6 (0.22%) BS25999
17 6 (0.22%) COSO
18 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
19 4 (0.14%) FISMA
System Software
1 251 (9.08%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.87%) Snort
4 19 (0.69%) Samba
5 16 (0.58%) vSphere
6 15 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.36%) ProxySG
9 9 (0.33%) Docker
10 8 (0.29%) NFS
11 7 (0.25%) HDFS
12 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.22%) Xen
12 6 (0.22%) XenServer
13 4 (0.14%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.072%) XenApp
14 2 (0.072%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.036%) LXC
15 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 122 (4.41%) Nessus
2 57 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
3 48 (1.74%) CSIRT
4 41 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 31 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 27 (0.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 27 (0.98%) SCCM
7 25 (0.90%) QRadar
8 24 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 22 (0.80%) Grafana
9 22 (0.80%) PowerBroker
9 22 (0.80%) Puppet
10 21 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 18 (0.65%) HP Fortify
12 17 (0.61%) Nagios
13 15 (0.54%) Ansible
13 15 (0.54%) Nmap
14 14 (0.51%) WebInspect
15 12 (0.43%) Endace
16 11 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 216 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 172 (6.22%) Cisco
3 137 (4.95%) Splunk
4 121 (4.38%) Intel Security
5 117 (4.23%) Oracle
6 87 (3.15%) ArcSight
7 80 (2.89%) Qualys
8 76 (2.75%) CheckPoint
9 73 (2.64%) LogRhythm
10 67 (2.42%) Symantec
11 57 (2.06%) CyberArk
12 56 (2.03%) Palo Alto
13 50 (1.81%) Apple
14 44 (1.59%) VMware
15 42 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
16 40 (1.45%) Juniper
17 38 (1.37%) Forcepoint
18 35 (1.27%) Fortinet
19 33 (1.19%) SAP
20 30 (1.08%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens & Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ingenio
Salary: From £50,000 to £53,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + 27 days annual leave
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal b
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 (DOE) plus attractive allowances, pension and personal bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40,000 - £55,000 + bonus and benefi
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago