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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 91 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 12 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.20% 0.90% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 3.41% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.84%
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
215 352 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.41% 26.51% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 162 270 255
Average salary £52,500 £45,400 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.63% +0.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £63,998
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(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
Harlow - 5 £52,500 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 19 (79.17%) CISM
3 17 (70.83%) ITIL
4 14 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (50.00%) TOGAF
6 11 (45.83%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (45.83%) Network Security
6 11 (45.83%) Security Architecture
7 10 (41.67%) Degree
7 10 (41.67%) C
8 9 (37.50%) CCNA
8 9 (37.50%) Unix
8 9 (37.50%) Linux
8 9 (37.50%) MCSE
8 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 9 (37.50%) Symantec
8 9 (37.50%) Nessus
8 9 (37.50%) CEH
8 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
8 9 (37.50%) ArcSight
8 9 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
8 9 (37.50%) QRadar
8 9 (37.50%) SANS
8 9 (37.50%) Security Operations
9 8 (33.33%) ISO27002
9 8 (33.33%) Data Protection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Network Security
2 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Operations Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Security Operations Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) CESG
2 5 (20.83%) PKI
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (70.83%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 12 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (45.83%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (45.83%) Security Architecture
5 9 (37.50%) Security Operations
6 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) BCP
7 6 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (25.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (25.00%) ITSM
7 6 (25.00%) Security Management
7 6 (25.00%) SIEM
7 6 (25.00%) Workflow
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C
2 8 (33.33%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) CISM
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 9 (37.50%) CCNA
3 9 (37.50%) CEH
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (37.50%) MCSE
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (37.50%) SANS
4 8 (33.33%) CCNP
5 6 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (12.50%) CISA
6 3 (12.50%) RHCE
7 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) PCI QSA
7 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (33.33%) ISO27002
3 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
4 4 (16.67%) SLA
5 3 (12.50%) COBIT
6 2 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Nessus
1 9 (37.50%) QRadar
1 9 (37.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (8.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) ArcSight
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
1 9 (37.50%) Symantec
2 6 (25.00%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
2 6 (25.00%) Splunk
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco