The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 90 109 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 12 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 0.071% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 0.30% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £41,750
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 - £41,150
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 - £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +6.25%
CISSP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
344 338 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.36% 23.87% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 268 252 210
Average salary £45,400 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,998 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

CISSP
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISSP across the Essex region.

CISSP Salary Trend in Essex

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Essex

CISSP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Chelmsford - 3 £47,500 -
Colchester - 3 - -
Basildon - 1 £55,000 -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 17 (77.27%) CISA
2 17 (77.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (72.73%) Finance
4 15 (68.18%) PCI DSS
5 11 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 11 (50.00%) CISM
6 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
6 10 (45.45%) EMV
6 10 (45.45%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) Security Management
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
8 4 (18.18%) SCCP
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) MCSA
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL V2
9 3 (13.64%) MS Office
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
10 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (4.55%) PKI
11 1 (4.55%) COBIT
11 1 (4.55%) GCIA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SCCP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless Security
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Security Officer
1 10 (45.45%) Information Security Officer
2 3 (13.64%) IT Security Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Security Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) IT Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) EMV
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 10 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V2
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.55%) Password Management
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.55%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) CISA
2 11 (50.00%) CISM
3 10 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) MCSA
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SSCP
5 1 (4.55%) CRISC
5 1 (4.55%) GCED
5 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.55%) GCIA
5 1 (4.55%) GSEC
5 1 (4.55%) GCIH
5 1 (4.55%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (68.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft