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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 246 328 282
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -46
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1201 923 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.85% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 3.13% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 985 718 707
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
27606 29471 27572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 27.06% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22181 23213 22464
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +83 552 £65,000 +4.00% 49
South East -1 252 £55,000 +10.00% 57
Yorkshire +34 93 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East of England +44 74 £55,000 - 17
West Midlands +20 61 £53,750 +7.50% 15
East Midlands +11 59 £65,000 +18.18% 6
South West +24 50 £51,500 -20.76% 19
North West +2 46 £55,000 +10.00% 23
North East -8 3 £42,500 -10.52% 5
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1543 (64.45%) Information Security
2 1114 (46.53%) CISM
3 1009 (42.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 728 (30.41%) CISA
5 707 (29.53%) Finance
6 623 (26.02%) PCI DSS
7 539 (22.51%) Firewall
8 495 (20.68%) ITIL
9 488 (20.38%) Risk Management
10 474 (19.80%) Degree
11 465 (19.42%) Cyber Security
12 424 (17.71%) Management Information System
13 370 (15.46%) Windows
14 342 (14.29%) Network Security
15 336 (14.04%) Security Architecture
16 320 (13.37%) SIEM
17 318 (13.28%) Security Management
18 317 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
19 308 (12.87%) CEH
20 289 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
21 287 (11.99%) Security Cleared
22 252 (10.53%) Project Management
23 241 (10.07%) Banking
24 234 (9.77%) Data Protection
25 224 (9.36%) Cisco
26 223 (9.31%) COBIT
27 219 (9.15%) CRISC
28 218 (9.11%) Vulnerability Management
29 216 (9.02%) Linux
30 205 (8.56%) TCP/IP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 102 (4.26%) IIS
2 24 (1.00%) Apache
3 11 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.42%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.42%) Lync
5 7 (0.29%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.17%) CMS
8 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.13%) SAS
8 3 (0.13%) JBoss
8 3 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.13%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.084%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.042%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 85 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.46%) MS Office
3 29 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.084%) MS Project
6 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.042%) GIMP
6 1 (0.042%) SPSS
6 1 (0.042%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 13 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.042%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.042%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.042%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.01%) SaaS
2 32 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.63%) PaaS
5 14 (0.58%) IaaS
6 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.084%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 539 (22.51%) Firewall
2 342 (14.29%) Network Security
3 205 (8.56%) TCP/IP
4 146 (6.10%) Internet
5 140 (5.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 126 (5.26%) LAN
7 122 (5.10%) WAN
8 116 (4.85%) Wireless
9 86 (3.59%) DNS
10 76 (3.17%) VPN
11 56 (2.34%) DHCP
11 56 (2.34%) HTTP
12 52 (2.17%) DMZ
13 45 (1.88%) SMTP
14 43 (1.80%) Wireless Security
14 43 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (1.46%) Wireshark
16 32 (1.34%) MPLS
17 30 (1.25%) BGP
18 28 (1.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.25%) Big Data
3 12 (0.50%) MySQL
4 8 (0.33%) NoSQL
4 8 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.17%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.17%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.13%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.084%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.084%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.084%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.042%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.042%) Informix
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.042%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.042%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.13%) Subversion
1 3 (0.13%) JIRA
2 2 (0.084%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.084%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.084%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.042%) Ant
3 1 (0.042%) GCC
General
1 707 (29.53%) Finance
2 241 (10.07%) Banking
3 141 (5.89%) Retail
4 138 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 101 (4.22%) Legal
6 96 (4.01%) Law
7 54 (2.26%) Marketing
8 50 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.42%) Retail Banking
10 33 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 28 (1.17%) German Language
12 27 (1.13%) Advertising
13 26 (1.09%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.63%) Electronics
14 15 (0.63%) French Language
15 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.42%) Games
16 9 (0.38%) Publishing
17 7 (0.29%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 474 (19.80%) Consultant
2 417 (17.42%) Analyst
3 407 (17.00%) Security Manager
4 397 (16.58%) Security Consultant
5 362 (15.12%) Security Analyst
6 232 (9.69%) Architect
6 232 (9.69%) Security Engineer
7 224 (9.36%) Information Manager
8 213 (8.90%) Security Architect
9 210 (8.77%) Information Security Manager
10 146 (6.10%) Security Officer
11 138 (5.76%) Information Analyst
12 136 (5.68%) Information Security Analyst
13 119 (4.97%) Information Security Consultant
14 115 (4.80%) Security Specialist
15 113 (4.72%) Information Security Officer
16 105 (4.39%) Network Engineer
17 96 (4.01%) Network Security Engineer
18 82 (3.43%) IT Consultant
19 80 (3.34%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.21%) Web Services
2 28 (1.17%) Middleware
3 22 (0.92%) JSP
4 18 (0.75%) Regular Expression
5 15 (0.63%) .NET
6 13 (0.54%) SAML
7 10 (0.42%) REST
7 10 (0.42%) SOAP
8 9 (0.38%) OAuth
9 8 (0.33%) HTML
9 8 (0.33%) ODBC
10 6 (0.25%) XML
10 6 (0.25%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.25%) CSS
10 6 (0.25%) OpenID
10 6 (0.25%) SailPoint
11 5 (0.21%) 802.1X
11 5 (0.21%) Java EE
12 4 (0.17%) XACML
13 3 (0.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 424 (17.71%) Management Information System
2 203 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 183 (7.64%) Data Centre
4 140 (5.85%) Computer Science
5 88 (3.68%) CESG
6 80 (3.34%) PKI
7 67 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
8 60 (2.51%) Cryptography
9 45 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 39 (1.63%) Mathematics
11 31 (1.29%) RMADS
12 30 (1.25%) Online Banking
13 29 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
14 24 (1.00%) Client/Server
15 23 (0.96%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
17 20 (0.84%) Cybercrime
17 20 (0.84%) Mobile App
18 15 (0.63%) BYOD
18 15 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 370 (15.46%) Windows
2 216 (9.02%) Linux
3 201 (8.40%) UNIX
4 15 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.46%) Solaris
8 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.25%) AIX
11 4 (0.17%) VMS
11 4 (0.17%) zOS
11 4 (0.17%) Android
11 4 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.042%) GCOS
12 1 (0.042%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1543 (64.45%) Information Security
2 495 (20.68%) ITIL
3 488 (20.38%) Risk Management
4 465 (19.42%) Cyber Security
5 336 (14.04%) Security Architecture
6 320 (13.37%) SIEM
7 318 (13.28%) Security Management
8 317 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
9 252 (10.53%) Project Management
10 234 (9.77%) Data Protection
11 218 (9.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 196 (8.19%) Risk Assessment
13 191 (7.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 186 (7.77%) Business Continuity
15 176 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 161 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
17 160 (6.68%) Security Testing
18 159 (6.64%) Information Security Management
19 147 (6.14%) Incident Management
20 141 (5.89%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 157 (6.56%) SQL
2 50 (2.09%) C
3 44 (1.84%) Java
4 42 (1.75%) Perl
5 24 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 17 (0.71%) Python
6 17 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 14 (0.58%) PHP
8 13 (0.54%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.33%) Ruby
10 6 (0.25%) C#
10 6 (0.25%) C++
11 4 (0.17%) VB
11 4 (0.17%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.17%) APL
12 2 (0.084%) R
13 1 (0.042%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.042%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1114 (46.53%) CISM
2 728 (30.41%) CISA
3 474 (19.80%) Degree
4 308 (12.87%) CEH
5 289 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
6 287 (11.99%) Security Cleared
7 219 (9.15%) CRISC
8 175 (7.31%) SC Cleared
9 172 (7.18%) CCNP
10 158 (6.60%) CCNA
11 151 (6.31%) GIAC
12 107 (4.47%) SSCP
13 78 (3.26%) CISMP
14 77 (3.22%) PCI QSA
15 71 (2.97%) GCIH
16 70 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 61 (2.55%) DV Cleared
18 53 (2.21%) GCIA
19 51 (2.13%) MCSE
20 46 (1.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1009 (42.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 623 (26.02%) PCI DSS
3 223 (9.31%) COBIT
4 123 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (0.88%) JSP 440
6 19 (0.79%) BS25999
6 19 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 17 (0.71%) HIPAA
8 16 (0.67%) QA
9 14 (0.58%) SLA
9 14 (0.58%) BS7799
10 12 (0.50%) COSO
11 10 (0.42%) GPG13
12 8 (0.33%) Data Quality
13 6 (0.25%) EMIR
13 6 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.25%) Basel II
13 6 (0.25%) MiFID
14 5 (0.21%) PAS 55
15 4 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 154 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.29%) vSphere
3 26 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.96%) Snort
5 5 (0.21%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.17%) XenApp
7 3 (0.13%) OpenSSH
7 3 (0.13%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (0.084%) XenServer
8 2 (0.084%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.084%) Xen
9 1 (0.042%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.042%) RACF
9 1 (0.042%) vCloud
9 1 (0.042%) pfSense
9 1 (0.042%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 30 (1.25%) Nessus
2 23 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (0.58%) FortiGate
4 12 (0.50%) Nmap
5 7 (0.29%) SCCM
6 6 (0.25%) OpenView
7 5 (0.21%) WebInspect
8 4 (0.17%) WMI
8 4 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.17%) ArcSight ESM
9 3 (0.13%) OpenSSO
9 3 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.084%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.084%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.084%) Foglight
10 2 (0.084%) OPNET
10 2 (0.084%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 224 (9.36%) Cisco
2 176 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 109 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 99 (4.14%) ArcSight
5 93 (3.88%) Splunk
6 83 (3.47%) Oracle
7 78 (3.26%) McAfee
8 65 (2.72%) VMware
9 63 (2.63%) Juniper
10 53 (2.21%) F5
11 42 (1.75%) Tripwire
12 41 (1.71%) Qualys
12 41 (1.71%) SAP
13 40 (1.67%) HP
14 34 (1.42%) Websense
15 33 (1.38%) Cyber-Ark
16 32 (1.34%) Symantec
17 31 (1.29%) Citrix
17 31 (1.29%) Fortinet
18 30 (1.25%) Sourcefire
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £62000 - £73500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday