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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 186 266 358
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +92
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 1642 1194 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.16% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 4.28% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 969 715
Median salary £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.82% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,024 £38,313
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
24230 27893 29982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.40% 27.20% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19823 22374 23697
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in England

CISSP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +64 675 £66,250 +1.92% 69
South East +85 385 £58,500 +6.36% 22
West Midlands +73 162 £57,500 +15.00% 17
South West +67 110 £55,000 +8.37% 17
Yorkshire +17 90 £56,750 +29.71% 12
North West +56 89 £53,000 -11.66% 13
East of England +40 89 £52,500 -4.54% 5
East Midlands -27 25 £55,000 -15.38% 2
North East +8 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 2283 (69.46%) Information Security
2 1710 (52.02%) CISM
3 1520 (46.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1052 (32.00%) CISA
5 927 (28.20%) PCI DSS
6 887 (26.99%) Cybersecurity
7 852 (25.92%) Finance
8 824 (25.07%) Degree
9 771 (23.46%) Risk Management
10 679 (20.66%) Management Information System
11 638 (19.41%) Firewall
12 633 (19.26%) SIEM
13 626 (19.04%) ITIL
14 576 (17.52%) Security Operations
15 503 (15.30%) CEH
16 484 (14.72%) Security Architecture
17 461 (14.02%) Data Protection
18 460 (13.99%) Penetration Testing
19 453 (13.78%) Windows
20 419 (12.75%) Network Security
21 414 (12.60%) Security Management
22 404 (12.29%) Security Cleared
23 375 (11.41%) Linux
24 344 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
25 336 (10.22%) Vulnerability Management
25 336 (10.22%) SANS
26 320 (9.74%) GIAC
27 314 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
28 313 (9.52%) COBIT
29 311 (9.46%) Microsoft

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 175 (5.32%) IIS
2 26 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 18 (0.55%) Apache Pig
4 18 (0.55%) IBM Notes
5 17 (0.52%) Apache
6 16 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.091%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.061%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.030%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.030%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.030%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.030%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 87 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 25 (0.76%) MS Office
3 11 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.061%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.33%) assyst
3 10 (0.30%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.030%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.030%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.10%) IaaS
4 29 (0.88%) SaaS
5 22 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.64%) Office 365
7 15 (0.46%) PaaS
8 9 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.030%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.030%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.030%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.030%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.030%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 638 (19.41%) Firewall
2 419 (12.75%) Network Security
3 171 (5.20%) TCP/IP
4 162 (4.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 129 (3.92%) Internet
6 127 (3.86%) VPN
7 121 (3.68%) WAN
8 120 (3.65%) LAN
9 105 (3.19%) SSL
10 92 (2.80%) HTTP
10 92 (2.80%) Wireless
11 91 (2.77%) DNS
12 62 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
13 53 (1.61%) Wireshark
14 38 (1.16%) MPLS
15 34 (1.03%) SMTP
16 32 (0.97%) DHCP
16 32 (0.97%) DMZ
17 29 (0.88%) OSPF
17 29 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 66 (2.01%) Big Data
3 23 (0.70%) Hadoop
4 22 (0.67%) MySQL
5 11 (0.33%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.30%) Apache Hive
6 10 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.27%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.15%) DB2
8 5 (0.15%) SQLPlus
9 4 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.091%) GIS
10 3 (0.091%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.091%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.061%) Looker
11 2 (0.061%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.061%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.030%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.030%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.030%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (1.10%) Metasploit
2 24 (0.73%) AppScan
2 24 (0.73%) Burp Suite
3 10 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.15%) sqlmap
5 4 (0.12%) JIRA
5 4 (0.12%) PVCS
6 2 (0.061%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.061%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.061%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.061%) git-flow
6 2 (0.061%) Paros
6 2 (0.061%) Redmine
6 2 (0.061%) Robot Framework
6 2 (0.061%) Selenium
7 1 (0.030%) GCC
7 1 (0.030%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.030%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 852 (25.92%) Finance
2 241 (7.33%) Legal
3 158 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 155 (4.72%) Banking
5 114 (3.47%) Retail
6 65 (1.98%) Law
7 55 (1.67%) Marketing
8 45 (1.37%) Games
9 44 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.25%) Local Government
11 32 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.79%) Electronics
13 16 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.46%) Publishing
15 13 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.33%) French Language
17 10 (0.30%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.24%) Military
19 7 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 710 (21.60%) Analyst
2 616 (18.74%) Consultant
3 607 (18.47%) Security Manager
4 604 (18.38%) Security Analyst
5 529 (16.09%) Security Consultant
6 358 (10.89%) Information Security Manager
7 341 (10.37%) Architect
8 338 (10.28%) Information Manager
9 318 (9.67%) Security Architect
10 275 (8.37%) Information Analyst
10 275 (8.37%) Information Security Analyst
11 215 (6.54%) IT Manager
12 183 (5.57%) Security Engineer
13 172 (5.23%) Security Officer
14 156 (4.75%) IT Security Manager
15 146 (4.44%) Security Specialist
16 138 (4.20%) Information Officer
17 136 (4.14%) IT Consultant
18 134 (4.08%) Information Security Officer
19 132 (4.02%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.16%) Web Services
2 30 (0.91%) .NET
3 21 (0.64%) HTML
3 21 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (0.52%) Middleware
5 16 (0.49%) HTML5
5 16 (0.49%) Regular Expression
6 14 (0.43%) Java EE
7 13 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.40%) LAMP
7 13 (0.40%) STL
8 9 (0.27%) RESTful
8 9 (0.27%) SailPoint
8 9 (0.27%) SOAP
9 7 (0.21%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.21%) 802.1X
9 7 (0.21%) SAML
9 7 (0.21%) ZeroMQ
10 5 (0.15%) Ajax
10 5 (0.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 679 (20.66%) Management Information System
2 314 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 296 (9.01%) Computer Science
4 251 (7.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 226 (6.88%) Data Centre
6 193 (5.87%) CESG
7 145 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
8 124 (3.77%) Cryptography
9 122 (3.71%) PKI
10 105 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
11 84 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 77 (2.34%) Mathematics
13 73 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
14 71 (2.16%) Mobile App
15 58 (1.76%) Cybercrime
16 51 (1.55%) CESG CLAS
17 46 (1.40%) Virtual Team
18 34 (1.03%) Driving Licence
19 27 (0.82%) iPad
20 26 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 453 (13.78%) Windows
2 375 (11.41%) Linux
3 226 (6.88%) Unix
4 83 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 30 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 25 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 16 (0.49%) Solaris
10 15 (0.46%) Android
11 14 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.30%) Windows NT
13 8 (0.24%) CentOS
13 8 (0.24%) Kali Linux
13 8 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.18%) AIX
15 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.061%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2283 (69.46%) Information Security
2 887 (26.99%) Cybersecurity
3 771 (23.46%) Risk Management
4 633 (19.26%) SIEM
5 626 (19.04%) ITIL
6 576 (17.52%) Security Operations
7 484 (14.72%) Security Architecture
8 461 (14.02%) Data Protection
9 460 (13.99%) Penetration Testing
10 414 (12.60%) Security Management
11 336 (10.22%) Vulnerability Management
12 299 (9.10%) Project Management
13 295 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
14 275 (8.37%) Information Security Management
15 255 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 249 (7.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 225 (6.85%) Incident Management
18 199 (6.05%) Information Assurance
18 199 (6.05%) TOGAF
19 196 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (4.44%) Python
2 126 (3.83%) C
3 122 (3.71%) SQL
4 67 (2.04%) Java
5 65 (1.98%) C++
6 61 (1.86%) PowerShell
7 59 (1.79%) Perl
8 51 (1.55%) C#
9 31 (0.94%) PHP
10 29 (0.88%) Ruby
11 19 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 15 (0.46%) JavaScript
12 15 (0.46%) R
13 14 (0.43%) Objective-C
14 13 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.15%) VB
16 4 (0.12%) Korn
16 4 (0.12%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.091%) Go
18 2 (0.061%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1710 (52.02%) CISM
2 1052 (32.00%) CISA
3 824 (25.07%) Degree
4 503 (15.30%) CEH
5 404 (12.29%) Security Cleared
6 344 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
7 336 (10.22%) SANS
8 320 (9.74%) GIAC
9 298 (9.07%) SC Cleared
10 294 (8.94%) CRISC
11 217 (6.60%) CESG Certified Professional
12 204 (6.21%) CLAS
13 185 (5.63%) CCNA
14 167 (5.08%) IISP
15 165 (5.02%) CISMP
16 156 (4.75%) GCIH
17 143 (4.35%) CCNP
18 138 (4.20%) DV Cleared
19 128 (3.89%) SSCP
20 115 (3.50%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1520 (46.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 927 (28.20%) PCI DSS
3 313 (9.52%) COBIT
4 131 (3.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 119 (3.62%) ISO27002
6 93 (2.83%) ISO22301
7 66 (2.01%) ISO27005
8 53 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 43 (1.31%) ISO 9001
10 38 (1.16%) COSO
11 36 (1.10%) RMADS
12 23 (0.70%) GPG13
13 19 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
14 18 (0.55%) QA
14 18 (0.55%) SLA
15 16 (0.49%) Val IT
16 13 (0.40%) HIPAA
16 13 (0.40%) SSAE 16
17 12 (0.37%) Solvency II
18 9 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 242 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 78 (2.37%) Snort
3 40 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.73%) vSphere
5 16 (0.49%) ISA Server
6 14 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.27%) XenApp
8 8 (0.24%) Samba
9 7 (0.21%) BitLocker
9 7 (0.21%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.12%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.091%) ACF2
11 3 (0.091%) NFS
11 3 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.061%) Docker
12 2 (0.061%) NDS
12 2 (0.061%) Squid
12 2 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 109 (3.32%) Nessus
2 82 (2.49%) QRadar
3 64 (1.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 36 (1.10%) RSA Archer
5 33 (1.00%) SCCM
6 25 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 25 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 24 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 21 (0.64%) OpenVAS
8 21 (0.64%) RSA enVision
9 20 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (0.58%) Nmap
10 19 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (0.55%) HP Fortify
11 18 (0.55%) Nexpose
12 15 (0.46%) StatsD
13 13 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (0.30%) EnCase
15 10 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 311 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 268 (8.15%) Cisco
3 179 (5.45%) Splunk
4 149 (4.53%) ArcSight
5 100 (3.04%) Intel Security
6 93 (2.83%) Oracle
7 85 (2.59%) CheckPoint
7 85 (2.59%) Qualys
8 83 (2.53%) VMware
9 76 (2.31%) LogRhythm
10 75 (2.28%) Juniper
11 67 (2.04%) IBM
12 64 (1.95%) Symantec
13 63 (1.92%) Palo Alto
14 51 (1.55%) SAP
15 48 (1.46%) F5
16 45 (1.37%) SolarWinds
17 44 (1.34%) HP
18 42 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
19 36 (1.10%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £59,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North Yorkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: plus pension and private health
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £64000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE+Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £160,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Banking bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Bonus 25%, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago