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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 196 270 350
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +80
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1640 1195 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.15% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.26% 4.19% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 915 727
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,900 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%
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
26204 28500 30394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 27.51% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21273 22466 24572
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +63 772 £65,000 - 80
South East +54 336 £55,000 - 33
West Midlands +60 135 £57,500 +4.54% 10
South West +36 96 £60,000 +15.85% 11
Yorkshire +39 94 £51,000 +13.33% 11
East of England +8 75 £52,500 +14.13% 10
North West +23 71 £55,000 -4.34% 10
East Midlands +17 50 £52,500 -8.69% 6
North East 0 1 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2244 (69.28%) Information Security
2 1763 (54.43%) CISM
3 1494 (46.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 944 (29.14%) CISA
5 866 (26.74%) PCI DSS
6 833 (25.72%) Finance
7 793 (24.48%) Cybersecurity
8 778 (24.02%) Risk Management
9 775 (23.93%) Degree
10 673 (20.78%) Management Information System
11 626 (19.33%) Firewall
12 588 (18.15%) ITIL
13 563 (17.38%) SIEM
14 523 (16.15%) Security Management
15 486 (15.00%) Security Operations
16 460 (14.20%) CEH
17 453 (13.99%) Network Security
18 422 (13.03%) Security Architecture
19 410 (12.66%) Data Protection
20 399 (12.32%) Windows
21 391 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
22 380 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
23 365 (11.27%) Security Cleared
24 356 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
25 344 (10.62%) SANS
26 329 (10.16%) GIAC
27 328 (10.13%) COBIT
28 326 (10.06%) Vulnerability Management
29 321 (9.91%) Legal
30 316 (9.76%) Information Security Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 180 (5.56%) IIS
2 42 (1.30%) Apache Pig
3 35 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 35 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 23 (0.71%) Apache
5 16 (0.49%) IBM Notes
6 12 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.22%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.19%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.093%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.062%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.062%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.031%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.031%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.27%) MS Office
3 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.093%) MS Project
6 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.093%) assyst
3 3 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (0.96%) SaaS
4 27 (0.83%) Office 365
5 26 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.68%) IaaS
7 9 (0.28%) PaaS
8 4 (0.12%) GitHub
9 2 (0.062%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 626 (19.33%) Firewall
2 453 (13.99%) Network Security
3 177 (5.46%) Internet
4 166 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 162 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 117 (3.61%) LAN
7 115 (3.55%) WAN
8 111 (3.43%) VPN
9 82 (2.53%) SSL
10 81 (2.50%) DNS
11 73 (2.25%) Wireless
12 60 (1.85%) Wireshark
13 52 (1.61%) Intranet
14 43 (1.33%) HTTP
15 39 (1.20%) MPLS
16 38 (1.17%) IPsec
17 30 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
18 27 (0.83%) tcpdump
19 24 (0.74%) SAN
20 18 (0.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (2.66%) Big Data
2 73 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 46 (1.42%) Hadoop
4 36 (1.11%) Apache Hive
5 19 (0.59%) Data Mining
6 17 (0.52%) MySQL
7 10 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.22%) Informix
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.15%) DB2
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.093%) GIS
13 3 (0.093%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.062%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.062%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.031%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.031%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (1.05%) Metasploit
2 15 (0.46%) AppScan
2 15 (0.46%) Burp Suite
3 8 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.19%) sqlmap
5 2 (0.062%) Paros
5 2 (0.062%) Selenium
5 2 (0.062%) TestNG
5 2 (0.062%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.031%) GCC
6 1 (0.031%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.031%) Subversion
General
1 833 (25.72%) Finance
2 321 (9.91%) Legal
3 192 (5.93%) Banking
4 151 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 119 (3.67%) Retail
6 97 (2.99%) Law
7 69 (2.13%) Marketing
8 37 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 29 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 27 (0.83%) Local Government
11 26 (0.80%) Publishing
12 20 (0.62%) Electronics
13 17 (0.52%) Aerospace
14 16 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.43%) Back Office
16 11 (0.34%) French Language
17 10 (0.31%) Games
17 10 (0.31%) Military
18 9 (0.28%) Spanish Language
19 7 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 704 (21.74%) Analyst
2 656 (20.25%) Security Manager
3 597 (18.43%) Security Analyst
4 577 (17.81%) Consultant
5 482 (14.88%) Security Consultant
6 374 (11.55%) Information Security Manager
7 361 (11.15%) Information Manager
8 307 (9.48%) Architect
9 286 (8.83%) Information Analyst
10 284 (8.77%) Security Architect
11 277 (8.55%) Information Security Analyst
12 258 (7.97%) IT Manager
13 216 (6.67%) Security Officer
14 180 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
15 179 (5.53%) Security Engineer
16 164 (5.06%) Information Security Officer
17 155 (4.79%) Information Officer
18 137 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
19 127 (3.92%) IT Consultant
20 120 (3.70%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (1.61%) Web Services
2 36 (1.11%) Java EE
3 32 (0.99%) STL
4 20 (0.62%) .NET
5 16 (0.49%) Regular Expression
6 9 (0.28%) ASP.NET
6 9 (0.28%) HTML
6 9 (0.28%) HTML5
6 9 (0.28%) SAML
7 8 (0.25%) Middleware
7 8 (0.25%) SailPoint
8 7 (0.22%) LAMP
9 6 (0.19%) Ajax
9 6 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (0.15%) J2EE
10 5 (0.15%) WSH
11 4 (0.12%) 802.1X
11 4 (0.12%) OAuth
11 4 (0.12%) RESTful
12 3 (0.093%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 673 (20.78%) Management Information System
2 391 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 286 (8.83%) Computer Science
4 208 (6.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 188 (5.80%) Data Centre
6 185 (5.71%) CESG
7 128 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
8 122 (3.77%) PKI
9 100 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
10 95 (2.93%) Cryptography
11 94 (2.90%) Mathematics
12 85 (2.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 61 (1.88%) Cybercrime
14 57 (1.76%) CESG CLAS
15 55 (1.70%) Cyber Attack
16 37 (1.14%) SWIFT
17 33 (1.02%) Driving Licence
18 30 (0.93%) Fintech
18 30 (0.93%) Mobile App
19 29 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 399 (12.32%) Windows
2 292 (9.02%) Linux
3 196 (6.05%) Unix
4 61 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 38 (1.17%) Android
9 28 (0.86%) Solaris
10 26 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (0.52%) AIX
13 13 (0.40%) Windows NT
14 12 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.34%) FreeBSD
16 10 (0.31%) CentOS
17 6 (0.19%) Kali Linux
18 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.15%) Windows 2000
19 4 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2244 (69.28%) Information Security
2 793 (24.48%) Cybersecurity
3 778 (24.02%) Risk Management
4 588 (18.15%) ITIL
5 563 (17.38%) SIEM
6 523 (16.15%) Security Management
7 486 (15.00%) Security Operations
8 422 (13.03%) Security Architecture
9 410 (12.66%) Data Protection
10 356 (10.99%) Penetration Testing
11 326 (10.06%) Vulnerability Management
12 316 (9.76%) Information Security Management
13 310 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
14 307 (9.48%) Project Management
15 233 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 213 (6.58%) ISMS
17 191 (5.90%) IT Audit
17 191 (5.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 190 (5.87%) Information Assurance
19 188 (5.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 105 (3.24%) Python
2 99 (3.06%) C
3 84 (2.59%) SQL
4 75 (2.32%) Java
5 74 (2.28%) Perl
6 62 (1.91%) C++
7 60 (1.85%) C#
8 55 (1.70%) PowerShell
9 38 (1.17%) Ruby
10 35 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 33 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 21 (0.65%) PHP
13 17 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.22%) JavaScript
15 5 (0.15%) R
16 3 (0.093%) Korn
17 2 (0.062%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.031%) AWK
18 1 (0.031%) sed
18 1 (0.031%) VB
Qualifications
1 1763 (54.43%) CISM
2 944 (29.14%) CISA
3 775 (23.93%) Degree
4 460 (14.20%) CEH
5 380 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
6 365 (11.27%) Security Cleared
7 344 (10.62%) SANS
8 329 (10.16%) GIAC
9 258 (7.97%) SC Cleared
10 253 (7.81%) CRISC
11 237 (7.32%) CCNA
12 202 (6.24%) GCIH
13 191 (5.90%) CESG Certified Professional
14 189 (5.84%) CLAS
15 187 (5.77%) CISMP
16 183 (5.65%) SSCP
17 171 (5.28%) IISP
18 138 (4.26%) GCIA
19 128 (3.95%) CCNP
20 119 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1494 (46.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 866 (26.74%) PCI DSS
3 328 (10.13%) COBIT
4 139 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 109 (3.37%) ISO27002
6 65 (2.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 64 (1.98%) ISO22301
8 55 (1.70%) ISO 9001
9 51 (1.57%) ISO27005
10 50 (1.54%) COSO
11 29 (0.90%) RMADS
12 23 (0.71%) SLA
13 14 (0.43%) SSAE 16
14 13 (0.40%) BS25999
14 13 (0.40%) HIPAA
14 13 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
15 11 (0.34%) QA
16 10 (0.31%) PA-DSS
17 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
17 9 (0.28%) Val IT
System Software
1 191 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 69 (2.13%) Snort
3 54 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.65%) vSphere
5 12 (0.37%) ISA Server
6 9 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (0.15%) ACF2
7 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.15%) Samba
8 4 (0.12%) Docker
8 4 (0.12%) NDS
8 4 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 4 (0.12%) Squid
9 3 (0.093%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.062%) Firmware
10 2 (0.062%) IAG
10 2 (0.062%) UAG
10 2 (0.062%) vCloud
10 2 (0.062%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.062%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 87 (2.69%) Nessus
2 77 (2.38%) QRadar
3 36 (1.11%) Nmap
4 26 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 25 (0.77%) EnCase
5 25 (0.77%) RSA enVision
6 23 (0.71%) RSA Archer
7 19 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (0.40%) Endace
10 12 (0.37%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.37%) OpenVAS
11 11 (0.34%) SCCM
11 11 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.31%) Nagios
12 10 (0.31%) SCOM
12 10 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 10 (0.31%) WebInspect
13 9 (0.28%) HP Fortify
14 8 (0.25%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 260 (8.03%) Cisco
2 249 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 166 (5.13%) ArcSight
4 136 (4.20%) Splunk
5 115 (3.55%) VMware
6 103 (3.18%) Oracle
7 101 (3.12%) Intel Security
8 75 (2.32%) Juniper
8 75 (2.32%) Qualys
9 71 (2.19%) LogRhythm
10 70 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 70 (2.16%) Symantec
11 69 (2.13%) IBM
12 57 (1.76%) CheckPoint
13 46 (1.42%) SolarWinds
14 37 (1.14%) Remedy
14 37 (1.14%) SAP
15 35 (1.08%) Forcepoint
15 35 (1.08%) HP
16 34 (1.05%) F5
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Michael Page Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28500.00 - £35000.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Great Pension + other Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36020.00 - £40020.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday