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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 243 318 298
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -20
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1230 928 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.20% 0.87% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 3.21% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 737 689
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
27767 28927 26850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 27.00% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22508 22627 22033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 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 28 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 +75 555 £62,500 +4.16% 70
South East -10 259 £55,000 +4.76% 45
Yorkshire +36 82 £45,000 - 12
East Midlands +24 70 £58,750 +6.81% 8
South West +35 67 £52,500 -8.69% 16
East of England +16 60 £57,500 +4.54% 14
West Midlands +23 58 £57,500 +32.18% 10
North West +10 52 £55,000 +10.00% 16
North East -6 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Midlands -12 2 £70,000 +86.66%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 1528 (63.56%) Information Security
2 1114 (46.34%) CISM
3 968 (40.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 730 (30.37%) CISA
5 698 (29.03%) Finance
6 606 (25.21%) PCI DSS
7 549 (22.84%) Firewall
8 499 (20.76%) Degree
9 492 (20.47%) Cyber Security
10 479 (19.93%) Risk Management
11 466 (19.38%) ITIL
12 411 (17.10%) Management Information System
13 372 (15.47%) Windows
14 343 (14.27%) Security Architecture
15 333 (13.85%) SIEM
15 333 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
16 330 (13.73%) Network Security
17 320 (13.31%) Security Cleared
18 318 (13.23%) CEH
18 318 (13.23%) Security Management
19 310 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
20 251 (10.44%) Banking
21 250 (10.40%) Project Management
22 239 (9.94%) Linux
23 224 (9.32%) Cisco
24 220 (9.15%) Risk Assessment
24 220 (9.15%) COBIT
25 216 (8.99%) CRISC
25 216 (8.99%) Vulnerability Management
26 212 (8.82%) TCP/IP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 112 (4.66%) IIS
2 29 (1.21%) Apache
3 22 (0.92%) Apache Pig
4 11 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.37%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.33%) Lync
8 7 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.25%) CMS
10 5 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.12%) JBoss
11 3 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.12%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.083%) SAS
12 2 (0.083%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.042%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 87 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.41%) MS Office
3 29 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.042%) MS Project
5 1 (0.042%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 14 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.042%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.042%) Magento
4 1 (0.042%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.83%) SaaS
2 35 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.58%) PaaS
5 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.50%) IaaS
6 4 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 549 (22.84%) Firewall
2 330 (13.73%) Network Security
3 212 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 148 (6.16%) Internet
5 144 (5.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 108 (4.49%) Wireless
7 106 (4.41%) LAN
8 94 (3.91%) WAN
9 77 (3.20%) DNS
10 63 (2.62%) VPN
11 57 (2.37%) HTTP
12 52 (2.16%) DHCP
13 49 (2.04%) DMZ
14 46 (1.91%) SMTP
15 41 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (1.50%) Wireless Security
17 33 (1.37%) MPLS
18 32 (1.33%) Wireshark
19 31 (1.29%) FTP
20 28 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.20%) Big Data
3 26 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 22 (0.92%) Apache Hive
5 12 (0.50%) MySQL
6 10 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.17%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.17%) Informix
10 3 (0.12%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.042%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.042%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.042%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.042%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (0.25%) JIRA
2 4 (0.17%) Subversion
3 3 (0.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.12%) Hudson
3 3 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.083%) AppScan
4 2 (0.083%) Paros
4 2 (0.083%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.042%) GCC
5 1 (0.042%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.042%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.042%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 698 (29.03%) Finance
2 251 (10.44%) Banking
3 164 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 134 (5.57%) Retail
5 92 (3.83%) Legal
6 89 (3.70%) Law
7 55 (2.29%) Marketing
8 48 (2.00%) Financial Institution
9 35 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 30 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 29 (1.21%) German Language
11 29 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.96%) Advertising
13 15 (0.62%) Electronics
13 15 (0.62%) French Language
14 12 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.37%) Publishing
15 9 (0.37%) Games
16 7 (0.29%) Online Betting
16 7 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 496 (20.63%) Consultant
2 440 (18.30%) Analyst
3 407 (16.93%) Security Consultant
4 370 (15.39%) Security Manager
5 364 (15.14%) Security Analyst
6 231 (9.61%) Architect
7 222 (9.23%) Security Engineer
8 219 (9.11%) Information Manager
9 208 (8.65%) Security Architect
10 198 (8.24%) Information Security Manager
11 130 (5.41%) Security Officer
12 125 (5.20%) Information Analyst
13 123 (5.12%) Information Security Analyst
14 110 (4.58%) Security Specialist
15 108 (4.49%) Information Security Consultant
16 100 (4.16%) Information Security Officer
17 96 (3.99%) IT Consultant
18 91 (3.79%) Network Engineer
19 88 (3.66%) IT Security Consultant
20 84 (3.49%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.37%) Web Services
2 31 (1.29%) Middleware
3 26 (1.08%) Java EE
4 22 (0.92%) STL
5 20 (0.83%) JSP
6 19 (0.79%) .NET
7 13 (0.54%) Regular Expression
8 12 (0.50%) SAML
9 9 (0.37%) SOAP
9 9 (0.37%) HTML
9 9 (0.37%) REST
10 8 (0.33%) OAuth
11 6 (0.25%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.25%) SailPoint
11 6 (0.25%) OpenID
11 6 (0.25%) CSS
11 6 (0.25%) XML
11 6 (0.25%) ODBC
12 5 (0.21%) J2EE
12 5 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 411 (17.10%) Management Information System
2 202 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (7.95%) Data Centre
4 157 (6.53%) Computer Science
5 100 (4.16%) CESG
6 63 (2.62%) PKI
7 62 (2.58%) Cryptography
8 59 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
9 44 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 40 (1.66%) Mathematics
11 38 (1.58%) Cybercrime
12 28 (1.16%) Online Banking
13 27 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
14 26 (1.08%) Client/Server
15 25 (1.04%) RMADS
16 23 (0.96%) Hedge funds
17 19 (0.79%) Mobile App
18 16 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
18 16 (0.67%) BYOD
19 15 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 372 (15.47%) Windows
2 239 (9.94%) Linux
3 194 (8.07%) UNIX
4 25 (1.04%) Android
4 25 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.50%) Solaris
6 12 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.25%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.21%) zOS
11 4 (0.17%) VMS
11 4 (0.17%) AIX
12 3 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.042%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.042%) GCOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1528 (63.56%) Information Security
2 492 (20.47%) Cyber Security
3 479 (19.93%) Risk Management
4 466 (19.38%) ITIL
5 343 (14.27%) Security Architecture
6 333 (13.85%) SIEM
6 333 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
7 318 (13.23%) Security Management
8 250 (10.40%) Project Management
9 220 (9.15%) Risk Assessment
10 216 (8.99%) Vulnerability Management
11 207 (8.61%) Data Protection
12 188 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 184 (7.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 172 (7.15%) Business Continuity
15 167 (6.95%) Security Testing
16 165 (6.86%) Information Security Management
17 163 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
18 151 (6.28%) Information Assurance
19 146 (6.07%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (6.41%) SQL
2 85 (3.54%) C
3 64 (2.66%) Java
4 47 (1.96%) Perl
5 28 (1.16%) C#
5 28 (1.16%) PowerShell
6 27 (1.12%) C++
7 24 (1.00%) Objective-C
8 19 (0.79%) Python
9 17 (0.71%) JavaScript
10 16 (0.67%) PHP
11 13 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.33%) Ruby
13 7 (0.29%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.083%) VB
15 1 (0.042%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1114 (46.34%) CISM
2 730 (30.37%) CISA
3 499 (20.76%) Degree
4 320 (13.31%) Security Cleared
5 318 (13.23%) CEH
6 310 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
7 216 (8.99%) CRISC
8 194 (8.07%) SC Cleared
9 193 (8.03%) GIAC
10 189 (7.86%) CCNA
11 167 (6.95%) CCNP
12 123 (5.12%) SSCP
13 92 (3.83%) GCIH
14 87 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 86 (3.58%) PCI QSA
16 82 (3.41%) DV Cleared
17 69 (2.87%) CISMP
18 68 (2.83%) MCSE
19 64 (2.66%) GCIA
20 49 (2.04%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 968 (40.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 606 (25.21%) PCI DSS
3 220 (9.15%) COBIT
4 131 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 20 (0.83%) BS25999
7 14 (0.58%) HIPAA
8 13 (0.54%) BS7799
9 12 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (0.50%) SLA
9 12 (0.50%) QA
10 10 (0.42%) COSO
11 9 (0.37%) GPG13
12 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.21%) PAS 55
13 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.17%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.17%) Basel II
14 4 (0.17%) MiFID
14 4 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 123 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.54%) vSphere
3 19 (0.79%) Snort
4 18 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.21%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.17%) XenApp
7 3 (0.12%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.083%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.083%) Xen
9 1 (0.042%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.042%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.042%) vCloud
9 1 (0.042%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 31 (1.29%) Nessus
2 30 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (0.58%) FortiGate
4 13 (0.54%) Nmap
5 8 (0.33%) WebInspect
6 6 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
7 5 (0.21%) SCCM
7 5 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.17%) ArcSight ESM
9 3 (0.12%) Opsview
9 3 (0.12%) Graphite
9 3 (0.12%) Puppet
9 3 (0.12%) OpenSSO
9 3 (0.12%) Cacti
9 3 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.12%) Nagios
10 2 (0.083%) WMI
10 2 (0.083%) OpenView
Vendors
1 224 (9.32%) Cisco
2 174 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 113 (4.70%) ArcSight
4 106 (4.41%) CheckPoint
5 98 (4.08%) Splunk
6 85 (3.54%) McAfee
7 78 (3.24%) Oracle
8 56 (2.33%) F5
9 52 (2.16%) VMware
9 52 (2.16%) Juniper
10 46 (1.91%) Qualys
11 43 (1.79%) SAP
12 42 (1.75%) Tripwire
13 40 (1.66%) Sourcefire
14 37 (1.54%) Symantec
15 35 (1.46%) HP
16 31 (1.29%) Websense
16 31 (1.29%) Cyber-Ark
17 25 (1.04%) LogRhythm
18 24 (1.00%) Trustwave
West London
Harris Global
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Morgan McKinley
Posted: Yesterday