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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 261 321 276
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -45
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1083 873 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 0.84% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 3.09% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 821 689 803
Average salary £57,500 £56,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £41,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £70,900
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
27485 28257 28459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.12% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21777 22680 23314
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 March 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 March 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 +39 461 £65,000 - 66
South East +64 261 £57,500 +4.54% 55
East of England +53 79 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Yorkshire -5 73 £50,000 -7.40% 8
North West +55 64 £57,500 +35.29% 12
South West -17 57 £52,000 +1.96% 19
West Midlands -24 44 £55,000 +22.22% 11
East Midlands +6 34 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
North East -4 1 £35,000 -22.22%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1426 (65.00%) Information Security
2 913 (41.61%) CISM
3 795 (36.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 590 (26.89%) Firewall
5 568 (25.89%) CISA
6 535 (24.38%) Finance
7 529 (24.11%) Risk Management
7 529 (24.11%) PCI DSS
8 442 (20.15%) Management Information System
9 430 (19.60%) ITIL
10 376 (17.14%) Degree
11 361 (16.45%) Windows
12 345 (15.72%) Network Security
13 332 (15.13%) Security Management
14 317 (14.45%) Cyber Security
15 315 (14.36%) Security Architecture
16 295 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
17 281 (12.81%) SIEM
18 279 (12.72%) Cisco
19 260 (11.85%) Linux
20 259 (11.80%) Banking
21 249 (11.35%) Penetration Testing
22 239 (10.89%) CEH
23 213 (9.71%) TCP/IP
24 209 (9.53%) Security Cleared
25 193 (8.80%) CCNP
26 189 (8.61%) COBIT
26 189 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
27 186 (8.48%) Microsoft
28 181 (8.25%) UNIX

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 65 (2.96%) IIS
2 16 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 12 (0.55%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.41%) Apache
5 6 (0.27%) Lync
5 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.14%) Node.js
7 3 (0.14%) Jetty
7 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.091%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.091%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.046%) SAS
9 1 (0.046%) MQSeries
Applications
1 79 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.60%) MS Office
3 17 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.18%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.14%) RMDS
3 2 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.046%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.28%) SaaS
2 15 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.41%) PaaS
5 7 (0.32%) Office 365
5 7 (0.32%) IaaS
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 590 (26.89%) Firewall
2 345 (15.72%) Network Security
3 213 (9.71%) TCP/IP
4 159 (7.25%) WAN
5 153 (6.97%) Wireless
6 142 (6.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 139 (6.34%) LAN
8 108 (4.92%) VPN
9 92 (4.19%) Internet
10 86 (3.92%) DNS
11 77 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
12 66 (3.01%) BGP
13 53 (2.42%) DHCP
14 52 (2.37%) MPLS
15 45 (2.05%) Wireless Security
16 43 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
17 41 (1.87%) DMZ
18 37 (1.69%) OSPF
19 35 (1.60%) EIGRP
19 35 (1.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (0.91%) Relational Database
3 16 (0.73%) Big Data
4 15 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.50%) MySQL
6 9 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.27%) Couchbase
8 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.14%) Informix
9 3 (0.14%) Redis
9 3 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.091%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (0.32%) JIRA
2 6 (0.27%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.27%) Subversion
3 3 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.091%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.091%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.046%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.046%) AppScan
5 1 (0.046%) Hudson
5 1 (0.046%) GCC
5 1 (0.046%) Ant
General
1 535 (24.38%) Finance
2 259 (11.80%) Banking
3 173 (7.89%) Retail
4 121 (5.52%) Legal
5 88 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 79 (3.60%) Law
7 46 (2.10%) Marketing
8 33 (1.50%) Games
9 30 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 29 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.82%) Advertising
14 14 (0.64%) Publishing
14 14 (0.64%) iGaming
15 13 (0.59%) French Language
16 9 (0.41%) German Language
16 9 (0.41%) Back Office
17 7 (0.32%) Electronics
18 5 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 405 (18.46%) Analyst
2 381 (17.37%) Consultant
3 380 (17.32%) Security Analyst
4 331 (15.09%) Security Manager
5 300 (13.67%) Security Consultant
6 235 (10.71%) Architect
6 235 (10.71%) Security Engineer
7 202 (9.21%) Security Architect
8 198 (9.02%) Information Analyst
9 194 (8.84%) Information Security Analyst
10 167 (7.61%) Information Manager
11 161 (7.34%) Information Security Manager
12 137 (6.24%) Security Specialist
13 114 (5.20%) Security Officer
14 109 (4.97%) Network Engineer
15 96 (4.38%) Information Security Officer
16 84 (3.83%) Tester
17 81 (3.69%) Network Security Engineer
17 81 (3.69%) IT Security Analyst
18 71 (3.24%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.69%) Regular Expression
2 26 (1.19%) Web Services
3 23 (1.05%) .NET
4 18 (0.82%) SOAP
4 18 (0.82%) REST
5 13 (0.59%) SAML
6 12 (0.55%) JSP
6 12 (0.55%) Middleware
7 10 (0.46%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.41%) J2EE
9 8 (0.36%) HTML
9 8 (0.36%) LAMP
10 7 (0.32%) WCF
11 6 (0.27%) OAuth
11 6 (0.27%) ODBC
11 6 (0.27%) CSS
12 5 (0.23%) SailPoint
13 3 (0.14%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.14%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.14%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 442 (20.15%) Management Information System
2 189 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (6.79%) Computer Science
4 79 (3.60%) CESG
5 70 (3.19%) PKI
6 43 (1.96%) Cryptography
6 43 (1.96%) RMADS
7 42 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
8 39 (1.78%) CESG CLAS
9 25 (1.14%) GIS
10 23 (1.05%) Mathematics
11 22 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 20 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
13 18 (0.82%) Online Banking
14 17 (0.77%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.64%) Tandem
16 13 (0.59%) Open Source
16 13 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
17 12 (0.55%) Fat Client
17 12 (0.55%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 361 (16.45%) Windows
2 260 (11.85%) Linux
3 181 (8.25%) UNIX
4 20 (0.91%) Solaris
5 17 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.41%) AIX
7 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.23%) zOS
11 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.18%) CentOS
12 4 (0.18%) Android
13 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.046%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1426 (65.00%) Information Security
2 529 (24.11%) Risk Management
3 430 (19.60%) ITIL
4 332 (15.13%) Security Management
5 317 (14.45%) Cyber Security
6 315 (14.36%) Security Architecture
7 281 (12.81%) SIEM
8 249 (11.35%) Penetration Testing
9 177 (8.07%) Project Management
10 171 (7.79%) Data Protection
11 166 (7.57%) Vulnerability Management
12 165 (7.52%) Business Continuity
13 164 (7.47%) Information Security Management
14 150 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
15 147 (6.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 145 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 140 (6.38%) Information Assurance
18 138 (6.29%) PRINCE2
19 129 (5.88%) TOGAF
20 112 (5.10%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 131 (5.97%) SQL
2 52 (2.37%) C
3 50 (2.28%) Perl
4 34 (1.55%) Java
5 29 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 28 (1.28%) Python
6 28 (1.28%) PowerShell
7 20 (0.91%) Bash Shell
8 13 (0.59%) PHP
9 12 (0.55%) C#
9 12 (0.55%) C++
10 8 (0.36%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.23%) APL
11 5 (0.23%) VB
12 3 (0.14%) Ruby
12 3 (0.14%) R
13 1 (0.046%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 913 (41.61%) CISM
2 568 (25.89%) CISA
3 376 (17.14%) Degree
4 295 (13.45%) Cisco Certification
5 239 (10.89%) CEH
6 209 (9.53%) Security Cleared
7 193 (8.80%) CCNP
8 167 (7.61%) CRISC
9 153 (6.97%) CCNA
10 139 (6.34%) SC Cleared
11 129 (5.88%) GIAC
12 114 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 108 (4.92%) SSCP
14 83 (3.78%) PCI QSA
15 69 (3.14%) MCSE
16 63 (2.87%) CISMP
17 51 (2.32%) MCSA
18 50 (2.28%) DV Cleared
19 49 (2.23%) OSCP
20 46 (2.10%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 795 (36.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 529 (24.11%) PCI DSS
3 189 (8.61%) COBIT
4 148 (6.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 48 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 28 (1.28%) SLA
7 23 (1.05%) QA
8 16 (0.73%) COSO
9 14 (0.64%) BS7799
9 14 (0.64%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.59%) HIPAA
11 12 (0.55%) GPG13
12 11 (0.50%) JSP 440
12 11 (0.50%) BS25999
13 10 (0.46%) FISMA
14 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.27%) EMIR
15 6 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
15 6 (0.27%) Basel II
15 6 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 168 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 63 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.60%) Snort
4 18 (0.82%) vSphere
5 14 (0.64%) XenServer
6 6 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.23%) Xen
7 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.18%) XenApp
9 3 (0.14%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.14%) RACF
10 2 (0.091%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.091%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.091%) ACF2
11 1 (0.046%) pfSense
11 1 (0.046%) vCloud
11 1 (0.046%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 39 (1.78%) Nessus
2 21 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (0.32%) OpenView
6 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.27%) SCCM
6 6 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (0.27%) Cisco LMS
7 5 (0.23%) Nmap
7 5 (0.23%) Nagios
7 5 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.18%) WMI
8 4 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.14%) Salt
9 3 (0.14%) Opsview
9 3 (0.14%) Graphite
9 3 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 279 (12.72%) Cisco
2 186 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 166 (7.57%) CheckPoint
4 109 (4.97%) VMware
5 104 (4.74%) Juniper
6 74 (3.37%) McAfee
7 65 (2.96%) Oracle
8 59 (2.69%) Splunk
9 58 (2.64%) ArcSight
10 49 (2.23%) Blue Coat
11 46 (2.10%) Symantec
11 46 (2.10%) F5
12 44 (2.01%) Fortinet
13 42 (1.91%) Citrix
13 42 (1.91%) HP
14 38 (1.73%) Websense
15 35 (1.60%) SolarWinds
16 30 (1.37%) Cyber-Ark
17 26 (1.19%) Qualys
17 26 (1.19%) SAP
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Badenoch & Clark
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £46,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 78000 - 110,000 package
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £90000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + pension + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Via Resource
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Compnay Car allowance adn 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago