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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 254 330 282
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -48
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1209 931 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.16% 0.83% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 3.05% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 930 729 780
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,445 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
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
28484 30571 28990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.44% 27.10% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22524 24685 23619
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,700
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +62 554 £65,000 - 56
South East +76 300 £55,000 +4.76% 36
East of England +76 78 £46,000 +12.19% 5
Yorkshire -5 70 £45,000 -18.18% 9
North West +53 64 £57,500 +43.75% 13
South West 0 63 £52,000 +1.96% 11
West Midlands +5 49 £55,000 +22.22% 7
East Midlands -10 30 £56,250 +7.14% 1
North East - 1 £35,000 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1475 (66.29%) Information Security
2 962 (43.24%) CISM
3 855 (38.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 620 (27.87%) Firewall
5 596 (26.79%) Finance
6 579 (26.02%) CISA
7 538 (24.18%) PCI DSS
8 520 (23.37%) Risk Management
9 452 (20.31%) ITIL
10 447 (20.09%) Management Information System
11 405 (18.20%) Degree
12 399 (17.93%) Windows
13 375 (16.85%) Network Security
14 355 (15.96%) Security Management
15 340 (15.28%) Security Architecture
16 335 (15.06%) Cyber Security
17 299 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
18 283 (12.72%) SIEM
19 279 (12.54%) Cisco
20 276 (12.40%) Linux
21 259 (11.64%) CEH
21 259 (11.64%) Penetration Testing
22 252 (11.33%) Security Cleared
23 224 (10.07%) Banking
24 223 (10.02%) COBIT
25 213 (9.57%) TCP/IP
26 199 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
27 197 (8.85%) Project Management
28 194 (8.72%) CCNP
29 190 (8.54%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 69 (3.10%) IIS
2 17 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 11 (0.49%) WebSphere
4 10 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.40%) Apache
6 7 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.27%) Lync
8 5 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.13%) Node.js
9 3 (0.13%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.090%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.090%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.045%) SAS
11 1 (0.045%) CMS
Applications
1 81 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.39%) MS Office
3 18 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.18%) MS Project
6 3 (0.13%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.090%) RMDS
2 2 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.045%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.57%) SaaS
2 15 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.40%) PaaS
5 7 (0.31%) IaaS
6 4 (0.18%) Office 365
7 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.090%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 620 (27.87%) Firewall
2 375 (16.85%) Network Security
3 213 (9.57%) TCP/IP
4 164 (7.37%) WAN
5 152 (6.83%) Wireless
6 146 (6.56%) LAN
7 140 (6.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 109 (4.90%) Internet
9 107 (4.81%) VPN
10 95 (4.27%) DNS
11 76 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
12 62 (2.79%) BGP
13 60 (2.70%) DHCP
14 50 (2.25%) MPLS
15 48 (2.16%) Wireless Security
16 47 (2.11%) DMZ
17 41 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
18 35 (1.57%) EIGRP
18 35 (1.57%) OSPF
19 34 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (0.99%) Big Data
3 20 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.49%) MySQL
6 10 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 9 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.31%) Couchbase
10 6 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.13%) Redis
11 3 (0.13%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.13%) Informix
12 2 (0.090%) NonStop SQL
12 2 (0.090%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (0.27%) Subversion
1 6 (0.27%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.22%) JIRA
3 3 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.090%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.090%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.045%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.045%) Hudson
5 1 (0.045%) GCC
5 1 (0.045%) Ant
General
1 596 (26.79%) Finance
2 224 (10.07%) Banking
3 143 (6.43%) Retail
4 118 (5.30%) Legal
5 100 (4.49%) Law
6 99 (4.45%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.84%) Marketing
8 29 (1.30%) Games
9 28 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 22 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 21 (0.94%) Advertising
12 16 (0.72%) Publishing
13 14 (0.63%) iGaming
14 13 (0.58%) French Language
15 9 (0.40%) Back Office
16 7 (0.31%) Electronics
16 7 (0.31%) German Language
17 6 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 399 (17.93%) Analyst
2 394 (17.71%) Consultant
3 375 (16.85%) Security Analyst
4 331 (14.88%) Security Manager
5 312 (14.02%) Security Consultant
6 259 (11.64%) Security Engineer
7 229 (10.29%) Architect
8 202 (9.08%) Security Architect
9 193 (8.67%) Information Analyst
10 189 (8.49%) Information Security Analyst
11 182 (8.18%) Information Manager
12 169 (7.60%) Information Security Manager
13 151 (6.79%) Security Specialist
14 122 (5.48%) Network Engineer
15 121 (5.44%) Security Officer
16 102 (4.58%) Information Security Officer
17 95 (4.27%) Network Security Engineer
18 88 (3.96%) IT Security Analyst
19 71 (3.19%) Information Security Engineer
20 70 (3.15%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (1.66%) Regular Expression
2 27 (1.21%) Web Services
3 18 (0.81%) .NET
3 18 (0.81%) REST
4 17 (0.76%) JSP
5 16 (0.72%) SOAP
6 15 (0.67%) Middleware
7 12 (0.54%) SAML
8 11 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.40%) HTML
10 8 (0.36%) ODBC
10 8 (0.36%) J2EE
10 8 (0.36%) CSS
10 8 (0.36%) WCF
11 6 (0.27%) OAuth
11 6 (0.27%) LAMP
12 5 (0.22%) SailPoint
13 4 (0.18%) XML
14 3 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
14 3 (0.13%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 447 (20.09%) Management Information System
2 199 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 78 (3.51%) CESG
4 78 (3.51%) PKI
5 49 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
6 48 (2.16%) Cryptography
7 44 (1.98%) RMADS
8 36 (1.62%) CESG CLAS
9 28 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 20 (0.90%) GIS
11 20 (0.90%) Online Banking
11 20 (0.90%) Hedge funds
11 20 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
12 13 (0.58%) Open Source
12 13 (0.58%) SCADA
13 12 (0.54%) EMV
13 12 (0.54%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 399 (17.93%) Windows
2 276 (12.40%) Linux
3 186 (8.36%) UNIX
4 18 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (0.72%) Solaris
6 13 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.31%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.27%) AIX
9 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.22%) zOS
11 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.18%) CentOS
11 4 (0.18%) VMS
12 3 (0.13%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.090%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.090%) Android
14 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1475 (66.29%) Information Security
2 520 (23.37%) Risk Management
3 452 (20.31%) ITIL
4 355 (15.96%) Security Management
5 340 (15.28%) Security Architecture
6 335 (15.06%) Cyber Security
7 283 (12.72%) SIEM
8 259 (11.64%) Penetration Testing
9 197 (8.85%) Project Management
10 190 (8.54%) Data Protection
11 183 (8.22%) Business Continuity
11 183 (8.22%) Vulnerability Management
12 172 (7.73%) Information Security Management
13 163 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 161 (7.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 156 (7.01%) Information Assurance
16 137 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 122 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
18 120 (5.39%) Security Testing
19 118 (5.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 148 (6.65%) SQL
2 57 (2.56%) Perl
3 47 (2.11%) C
4 34 (1.53%) PowerShell
5 31 (1.39%) Java
6 30 (1.35%) Python
6 30 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 23 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 15 (0.67%) PHP
9 12 (0.54%) C#
10 8 (0.36%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.27%) C++
12 5 (0.22%) Ruby
12 5 (0.22%) VB
12 5 (0.22%) APL
13 3 (0.13%) R
14 1 (0.045%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 962 (43.24%) CISM
2 579 (26.02%) CISA
3 405 (18.20%) Degree
4 299 (13.44%) Cisco Certification
5 259 (11.64%) CEH
6 252 (11.33%) Security Cleared
7 194 (8.72%) CCNP
8 185 (8.31%) CRISC
9 161 (7.24%) CCNA
10 158 (7.10%) SC Cleared
11 134 (6.02%) GIAC
12 117 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 110 (4.94%) SSCP
14 70 (3.15%) PCI QSA
15 69 (3.10%) MCSE
16 63 (2.83%) CISMP
17 57 (2.56%) DV Cleared
18 54 (2.43%) OSCP
18 54 (2.43%) MCSA
19 46 (2.07%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 855 (38.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 538 (24.18%) PCI DSS
3 223 (10.02%) COBIT
4 143 (6.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 49 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 29 (1.30%) SLA
7 19 (0.85%) COSO
8 18 (0.81%) QA
9 16 (0.72%) JSP 440
10 15 (0.67%) HIPAA
11 13 (0.58%) GPG13
11 13 (0.58%) BS7799
11 13 (0.58%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.49%) BS25999
13 10 (0.45%) FISMA
14 9 (0.40%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.27%) EMIR
15 6 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
15 6 (0.27%) Basel II
15 6 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 176 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.53%) Snort
4 25 (1.12%) vSphere
5 14 (0.63%) XenServer
6 6 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.22%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.18%) XenApp
9 3 (0.13%) RACF
9 3 (0.13%) Xen
9 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.090%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.090%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.090%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.090%) ACF2
11 1 (0.045%) pfSense
11 1 (0.045%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.045%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (1.98%) Nessus
2 21 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (0.31%) OpenView
6 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.27%) Nmap
6 6 (0.27%) SCCM
6 6 (0.27%) Cisco LMS
7 5 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (0.22%) Nagios
7 5 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.18%) WMI
9 3 (0.13%) Salt
9 3 (0.13%) Opsview
9 3 (0.13%) Graphite
9 3 (0.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 279 (12.54%) Cisco
2 183 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 169 (7.60%) CheckPoint
4 112 (5.03%) VMware
5 108 (4.85%) Juniper
6 76 (3.42%) McAfee
7 75 (3.37%) Oracle
8 72 (3.24%) Splunk
9 59 (2.65%) ArcSight
10 51 (2.29%) F5
11 48 (2.16%) Blue Coat
12 46 (2.07%) Symantec
13 44 (1.98%) Fortinet
14 42 (1.89%) Citrix
15 40 (1.80%) HP
16 39 (1.75%) Websense
17 36 (1.62%) SolarWinds
18 35 (1.57%) SAP
19 34 (1.53%) Cyber-Ark
20 30 (1.35%) Qualys
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance + 35% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 30% bonus, £6K Car + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60K plus Health, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £100K plus bonus and Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Skipton, Yorkshire
Hays IT
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Yorkshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Progression
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday