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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 275 316 287
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -29
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1023 851 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 0.87% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 3.18% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 810 685 749
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
29878 26792 27166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.55% 27.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23951 21354 22478
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +21 410 £62,500 -3.84% 55
South East +20 227 £55,000 +10.00% 33
East of England +52 83 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Yorkshire +2 77 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West +49 69 £52,500 +10.52% 13
South West -23 61 £51,576 +1.12% 18
East Midlands +15 43 £55,000 +4.76% 5
West Midlands -25 43 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
North East -21 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 1418 (65.71%) Information Security
2 930 (43.10%) CISM
3 790 (36.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 571 (26.46%) Firewall
5 548 (25.39%) CISA
6 529 (24.51%) PCI DSS
7 520 (24.10%) Risk Management
8 511 (23.68%) Finance
9 466 (21.59%) Management Information System
10 391 (18.12%) Degree
11 388 (17.98%) ITIL
12 357 (16.54%) Windows
13 327 (15.15%) Security Management
14 314 (14.55%) Network Security
15 301 (13.95%) Security Architecture
16 292 (13.53%) Cisco
17 284 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
18 283 (13.11%) SIEM
19 274 (12.70%) Cyber Security
20 273 (12.65%) Linux
21 256 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
22 246 (11.40%) Banking
23 238 (11.03%) CEH
24 210 (9.73%) TCP/IP
25 191 (8.85%) UNIX
26 190 (8.80%) Security Cleared
27 186 (8.62%) COBIT
27 186 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
27 186 (8.62%) Microsoft
28 185 (8.57%) CCNP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 63 (2.92%) IIS
2 19 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 15 (0.70%) Apache
4 13 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.23%) Lync
8 4 (0.19%) Jetty
8 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.14%) Node.js
9 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.093%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.093%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.046%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.046%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.046%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.046%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.046%) SAS
Applications
1 77 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.58%) MS Office
3 21 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.28%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.14%) RMDS
3 2 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.046%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.20%) SaaS
2 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.42%) Office 365
5 7 (0.32%) IaaS
5 7 (0.32%) PaaS
5 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 571 (26.46%) Firewall
2 314 (14.55%) Network Security
3 210 (9.73%) TCP/IP
4 159 (7.37%) WAN
5 152 (7.04%) Wireless
6 141 (6.53%) LAN
7 123 (5.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 114 (5.28%) VPN
9 94 (4.36%) Internet
10 84 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
11 80 (3.71%) DNS
12 66 (3.06%) BGP
13 50 (2.32%) MPLS
14 47 (2.18%) DHCP
15 42 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
16 38 (1.76%) Wireless Security
16 38 (1.76%) OSPF
17 36 (1.67%) EIGRP
18 33 (1.53%) SSL
19 32 (1.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.11%) Relational Database
3 15 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 14 (0.65%) MySQL
5 13 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 12 (0.56%) Big Data
7 10 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.32%) Informix
9 6 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (0.23%) Couchbase
10 5 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.14%) Redis
12 3 (0.14%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.093%) NonStop SQL
13 2 (0.093%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (0.60%) JIRA
2 9 (0.42%) Subversion
3 7 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.28%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.23%) Hudson
6 1 (0.046%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.046%) AppScan
6 1 (0.046%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.046%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.046%) Ant
General
1 511 (23.68%) Finance
2 246 (11.40%) Banking
3 158 (7.32%) Retail
4 120 (5.56%) Legal
5 92 (4.26%) Law
6 88 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 46 (2.13%) Marketing
8 44 (2.04%) Games
9 35 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.07%) Retail Banking
12 19 (0.88%) Advertising
13 16 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.65%) iGaming
15 12 (0.56%) Publishing
15 12 (0.56%) German Language
16 11 (0.51%) French Language
17 8 (0.37%) Back Office
17 8 (0.37%) Electronics
18 7 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 437 (20.25%) Analyst
2 409 (18.95%) Security Analyst
3 384 (17.79%) Consultant
4 314 (14.55%) Security Manager
5 306 (14.18%) Security Consultant
6 223 (10.33%) Architect
7 222 (10.29%) Security Engineer
8 217 (10.06%) Information Analyst
9 212 (9.82%) Information Security Analyst
10 193 (8.94%) Security Architect
11 153 (7.09%) Information Manager
12 148 (6.86%) Information Security Manager
13 127 (5.89%) Security Specialist
14 108 (5.00%) Security Officer
15 89 (4.12%) Information Security Officer
15 89 (4.12%) Network Engineer
16 82 (3.80%) Tester
17 81 (3.75%) Information Security Engineer
18 74 (3.43%) IT Security Analyst
19 62 (2.87%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.53%) Regular Expression
2 25 (1.16%) .NET
3 23 (1.07%) Web Services
4 17 (0.79%) REST
4 17 (0.79%) SOAP
5 13 (0.60%) Middleware
6 11 (0.51%) JSP
6 11 (0.51%) SAML
7 9 (0.42%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.42%) J2EE
8 8 (0.37%) HTML
8 8 (0.37%) LAMP
9 7 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.28%) WCF
11 5 (0.23%) CSS
12 4 (0.19%) OAuth
12 4 (0.19%) SailPoint
13 3 (0.14%) Lucene
13 3 (0.14%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 466 (21.59%) Management Information System
2 186 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 87 (4.03%) CESG
5 68 (3.15%) PKI
6 53 (2.46%) CESG CLAS
7 52 (2.41%) RMADS
8 46 (2.13%) Cryptography
9 37 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
10 29 (1.34%) Mathematics
11 26 (1.20%) GIS
12 20 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
13 18 (0.83%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.70%) Tandem
15 13 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.60%) Open Source
15 13 (0.60%) EMV
16 12 (0.56%) Thin Client
16 12 (0.56%) Hedge funds
16 12 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 357 (16.54%) Windows
2 273 (12.65%) Linux
3 191 (8.85%) UNIX
4 23 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.02%) Solaris
6 17 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.51%) AIX
9 9 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.37%) Android
11 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.23%) zOS
13 4 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1418 (65.71%) Information Security
2 520 (24.10%) Risk Management
3 388 (17.98%) ITIL
4 327 (15.15%) Security Management
5 301 (13.95%) Security Architecture
6 283 (13.11%) SIEM
7 274 (12.70%) Cyber Security
8 256 (11.86%) Penetration Testing
9 170 (7.88%) Project Management
10 165 (7.65%) Vulnerability Management
11 159 (7.37%) Information Security Management
12 158 (7.32%) Business Continuity
13 154 (7.14%) Data Protection
14 145 (6.72%) Information Assurance
15 140 (6.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 134 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 132 (6.12%) PRINCE2
18 131 (6.07%) TOGAF
19 128 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
20 106 (4.91%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (5.24%) SQL
2 50 (2.32%) C
3 45 (2.09%) Perl
4 35 (1.62%) Java
5 31 (1.44%) Shell Script
6 26 (1.20%) Python
6 26 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 22 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 15 (0.70%) PHP
9 13 (0.60%) C++
10 11 (0.51%) C#
11 7 (0.32%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.23%) APL
13 3 (0.14%) R
13 3 (0.14%) Ruby
13 3 (0.14%) VB
14 1 (0.046%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 930 (43.10%) CISM
2 548 (25.39%) CISA
3 391 (18.12%) Degree
4 284 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
5 238 (11.03%) CEH
6 190 (8.80%) Security Cleared
7 185 (8.57%) CCNP
8 170 (7.88%) CRISC
9 139 (6.44%) CCNA
10 135 (6.26%) GIAC
11 124 (5.75%) SC Cleared
12 107 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 102 (4.73%) SSCP
14 85 (3.94%) PCI QSA
15 78 (3.61%) CISMP
16 65 (3.01%) MCSE
17 54 (2.50%) CCIE
18 49 (2.27%) OSCP
19 48 (2.22%) DV Cleared
20 46 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 790 (36.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 529 (24.51%) PCI DSS
3 186 (8.62%) COBIT
4 142 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 50 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 35 (1.62%) SLA
7 25 (1.16%) QA
8 17 (0.79%) BS25999
8 17 (0.79%) BS7799
9 14 (0.65%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.65%) COSO
10 12 (0.56%) HIPAA
11 11 (0.51%) JSP 440
12 9 (0.42%) GPG13
13 6 (0.28%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.19%) Basel II
14 4 (0.19%) MiFID
14 4 (0.19%) EMIR
14 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.093%) Solvency II
System Software
1 152 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 73 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.53%) Snort
4 16 (0.74%) vSphere
5 14 (0.65%) XenServer
6 9 (0.42%) Nmap
7 8 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.28%) Xen
10 5 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (0.19%) XenApp
12 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.14%) RACF
13 2 (0.093%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.093%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 2 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.093%) ACF2
14 1 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.046%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (1.95%) Nessus
2 29 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (0.42%) Nagios
5 8 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (0.32%) Opsview
6 7 (0.32%) Graphite
6 7 (0.32%) Cacti
7 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.28%) OpenView
7 6 (0.28%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.28%) Cisco LMS
8 5 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.23%) SCCM
8 5 (0.23%) Puppet
8 5 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (0.19%) WSUS
10 3 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 292 (13.53%) Cisco
2 186 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 166 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 118 (5.47%) VMware
5 100 (4.63%) Juniper
6 74 (3.43%) McAfee
7 64 (2.97%) ArcSight
8 60 (2.78%) Oracle
9 58 (2.69%) Symantec
9 58 (2.69%) Splunk
10 49 (2.27%) Citrix
11 45 (2.09%) Fortinet
11 45 (2.09%) Blue Coat
11 45 (2.09%) HP
12 40 (1.85%) F5
13 39 (1.81%) SolarWinds
14 38 (1.76%) Websense
15 29 (1.34%) Cyber-Ark
15 29 (1.34%) Qualys
16 25 (1.16%) IBM
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Circa 80K + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + OT
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25% combined Pension + Health
Posted: Yesterday