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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 299 293 316
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 971 934 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.94% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.41% 3.50% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 780 692 780
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 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,900 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +0.79%
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
28441 26668 31751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.70% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22406 21987 27023
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +16 441 £60,000 +4.34% 44
South East +45 277 £52,500 - 21
Yorkshire -57 55 £49,500 -2.94% 6
North West -24 52 £50,000 - 7
East of England -29 44 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +9 37 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands -17 28 £42,500 -5.55% 2
South West -57 13 £55,000 +8.91% 10
North East +1 10 £40,000 -
Midlands +13 1 £37,500 -19.35%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1198 (63.35%) Information Security
2 798 (42.20%) CISM
3 734 (38.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 566 (29.93%) Finance
5 541 (28.61%) CISA
6 508 (26.86%) Degree
7 489 (25.86%) Firewall
8 455 (24.06%) Management Information System
9 441 (23.32%) PCI DSS
10 408 (21.58%) Risk Management
11 400 (21.15%) Windows
12 366 (19.35%) ITIL
13 301 (15.92%) Linux
14 283 (14.97%) Penetration Testing
15 261 (13.80%) CEH
16 245 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
16 245 (12.96%) SIEM
17 242 (12.80%) Network Security
18 225 (11.90%) Cisco
19 220 (11.63%) Security Cleared
20 216 (11.42%) Project Management
21 208 (11.00%) Security Management
22 206 (10.89%) UNIX
23 200 (10.58%) Microsoft
24 191 (10.10%) Security Architecture
25 184 (9.73%) Banking
26 177 (9.36%) PRINCE2
27 175 (9.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
28 166 (8.78%) Internet
29 164 (8.67%) COBIT

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 68 (3.60%) IIS
2 29 (1.53%) Apache
2 29 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 18 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 15 (0.79%) Lync
5 12 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.48%) SAS
7 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.32%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.11%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.11%) nginx
12 2 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 130 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.64%) MS Office
3 14 (0.74%) MS Project
4 12 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (0.63%) assyst
2 9 (0.48%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.58%) SaaS
4 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.053%) IaaS
6 1 (0.053%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 489 (25.86%) Firewall
2 242 (12.80%) Network Security
3 166 (8.78%) Internet
4 155 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 125 (6.61%) VPN
6 89 (4.71%) LAN
6 89 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 84 (4.44%) Wireless
8 80 (4.23%) WAN
9 72 (3.81%) DNS
10 57 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (2.54%) SSL
12 40 (2.12%) Wireshark
13 37 (1.96%) VoIP
14 35 (1.85%) IPsec
15 34 (1.80%) DHCP
16 28 (1.48%) Intranet
17 25 (1.32%) TACACS
18 23 (1.22%) SAN
18 23 (1.22%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.96%) MySQL
3 30 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 15 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 14 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.32%) Informix
9 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.16%) Big Data
10 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.11%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.11%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.11%) Redis
11 2 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.053%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.053%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.053%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (2.43%) Metasploit
2 9 (0.48%) AppScan
3 6 (0.32%) JIRA
3 6 (0.32%) Subversion
3 6 (0.32%) Selenium
3 6 (0.32%) TestNG
3 6 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.32%) Hudson
3 6 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.053%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.053%) QADirector
General
1 566 (29.93%) Finance
2 184 (9.73%) Banking
3 121 (6.40%) Legal
4 103 (5.45%) Retail
5 93 (4.92%) Law
6 81 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 34 (1.80%) German Language
8 30 (1.59%) Marketing
9 29 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.22%) Games
11 20 (1.06%) Advertising
12 15 (0.79%) Local Government
13 10 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.37%) Electronics
15 7 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.32%) French Language
17 4 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 427 (22.58%) Analyst
2 396 (20.94%) Security Analyst
3 377 (19.94%) Consultant
4 285 (15.07%) Security Consultant
5 241 (12.74%) Security Manager
6 170 (8.99%) Security Engineer
7 166 (8.78%) Architect
8 143 (7.56%) Information Analyst
9 142 (7.51%) Information Security Analyst
10 137 (7.24%) Security Architect
11 122 (6.45%) Information Manager
12 113 (5.98%) Security Specialist
13 108 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
14 86 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
15 84 (4.44%) Information Specialist
16 83 (4.39%) Information Security Specialist
17 76 (4.02%) Security Officer
17 76 (4.02%) Tester
18 71 (3.75%) Information Security Consultant
19 70 (3.70%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.43%) .NET
2 26 (1.37%) Web Services
3 19 (1.00%) SAML
4 13 (0.69%) Middleware
5 12 (0.63%) HTML
5 12 (0.63%) SailPoint
6 11 (0.58%) Regular Expression
7 10 (0.53%) OAuth
7 10 (0.53%) J2EE
7 10 (0.53%) LAMP
8 9 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.48%) OpenID
9 8 (0.42%) JSP
10 6 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.32%) RESTful
11 5 (0.26%) JCE
12 4 (0.21%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.16%) WPF
13 3 (0.16%) WinForms
13 3 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 455 (24.06%) Management Information System
2 151 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 142 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 90 (4.76%) CESG
5 80 (4.23%) RMADS
6 67 (3.54%) PKI
7 60 (3.17%) CESG CLAS
8 58 (3.07%) Cryptography
9 57 (3.01%) PMI
10 37 (1.96%) Open Source
11 28 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
12 20 (1.06%) Mathematics
13 19 (1.00%) Hedge funds
14 18 (0.95%) Smartphone
15 17 (0.90%) EFT
16 14 (0.74%) SWIFT
17 13 (0.69%) iPad
17 13 (0.69%) Smartcard
17 13 (0.69%) iPhone
18 10 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 400 (21.15%) Windows
2 301 (15.92%) Linux
3 206 (10.89%) UNIX
4 57 (3.01%) Solaris
5 52 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (1.43%) AIX
9 21 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.06%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.53%) FreeBSD
13 7 (0.37%) CentOS
14 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.26%) Android
15 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.26%) HPUX
16 4 (0.21%) OS/390
17 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1198 (63.35%) Information Security
2 408 (21.58%) Risk Management
3 366 (19.35%) ITIL
4 283 (14.97%) Penetration Testing
5 245 (12.96%) SIEM
6 216 (11.42%) Project Management
7 208 (11.00%) Security Management
8 191 (10.10%) Security Architecture
9 177 (9.36%) PRINCE2
10 175 (9.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 146 (7.72%) ISMS
11 146 (7.72%) Cyber Security
12 141 (7.46%) Data Protection
13 126 (6.66%) Risk Assessment
14 124 (6.56%) Ethical Hacking
15 118 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 118 (6.24%) Vulnerability Management
16 116 (6.13%) Information Security Management
17 109 (5.76%) Risk Analysis
18 107 (5.66%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 145 (7.67%) SQL
2 70 (3.70%) Java
3 62 (3.28%) C
3 62 (3.28%) Perl
4 61 (3.23%) Python
5 49 (2.59%) Ruby
6 46 (2.43%) PHP
7 39 (2.06%) C++
8 38 (2.01%) Bash Shell
9 35 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 22 (1.16%) C#
11 16 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 11 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.58%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.32%) VBScript
14 4 (0.21%) VB
15 3 (0.16%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.11%) PowerHouse
16 2 (0.11%) BeanShell
17 1 (0.053%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 798 (42.20%) CISM
2 541 (28.61%) CISA
3 508 (26.86%) Degree
4 261 (13.80%) CEH
5 245 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
6 220 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 152 (8.04%) CCNP
8 135 (7.14%) CCNA
9 122 (6.45%) GIAC
10 116 (6.13%) SC Cleared
11 88 (4.65%) CRISC
12 83 (4.39%) PCI QSA
13 69 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 68 (3.60%) CCSE
15 61 (3.23%) CISMP
16 58 (3.07%) PMI Certification
17 55 (2.91%) CCSP
18 53 (2.80%) CCSA
19 50 (2.64%) GCIH
20 49 (2.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 734 (38.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 441 (23.32%) PCI DSS
3 164 (8.67%) COBIT
4 93 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (1.80%) SLA
6 32 (1.69%) JSP 440
7 30 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 28 (1.48%) QA
9 16 (0.85%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.63%) COSO
11 8 (0.42%) Basel III
11 8 (0.42%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.42%) Basel II
12 7 (0.37%) HIPAA
13 6 (0.32%) GPG13
13 6 (0.32%) BS25999
13 6 (0.32%) BS7799
14 3 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
14 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.053%) TickIT
System Software
1 80 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 65 (3.44%) Snort
3 36 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.75%) Nmap
5 9 (0.48%) ProxySG
5 9 (0.48%) vSphere
5 9 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (0.42%) UAG
7 6 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.16%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (0.11%) Varnish
9 2 (0.11%) Gluster
9 2 (0.11%) NFS
9 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.11%) Samba
9 2 (0.11%) XenApp
9 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.053%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 38 (2.01%) Nessus
2 24 (1.27%) Cacti
3 19 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
5 13 (0.69%) FortiGate
6 10 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (0.42%) Puppet
7 8 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.37%) WSUS
9 6 (0.32%) Nagios
9 6 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.32%) Opsview
10 4 (0.21%) WebInspect
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.16%) SCCM
11 3 (0.16%) OpenView
11 3 (0.16%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 225 (11.90%) Cisco
2 200 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 162 (8.57%) CheckPoint
4 114 (6.03%) Oracle
5 94 (4.97%) Juniper
6 79 (4.18%) Blue Coat
7 66 (3.49%) McAfee
8 65 (3.44%) Symantec
9 47 (2.49%) VMware
10 44 (2.33%) LogRhythm
11 39 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 38 (2.01%) ArcSight
13 36 (1.90%) F5
13 36 (1.90%) Sophos
14 32 (1.69%) Websense
15 30 (1.59%) CA
15 30 (1.59%) Qualys
16 29 (1.53%) Sun
17 26 (1.37%) Splunk
18 23 (1.22%) HP
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package incl Car Allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TIMES Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares option +++
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago