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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 80 67 84
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 7 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.65% 2.11% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 7.21% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 3
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £43,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
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
270 319 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.91% 29.27% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 200 249 208
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 18 September 2014. 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
Basildon - 1 £57,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £57,500 -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) CISM
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
3 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (70.00%) CISA
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (40.00%) EMV
6 3 (30.00%) CEH
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) COBIT
7 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) CSSLP
7 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (20.00%) WebInspect
7 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Progress
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Web Design
7 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (10.00%) Security Management
8 1 (10.00%) Firewall

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) QADirector
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) QA Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) EMV
2 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISM
2 7 (70.00%) CISA
3 3 (30.00%) CEH
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) CSSLP
5 1 (10.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (20.00%) COBIT
3 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Progress
2 1 (10.00%) VMware