The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 86 73 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 4 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.33% 1.17% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 3.75% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
279 347 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.31% 31.21% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 210 278 254
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CISSP
East of England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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 - 2 £68,750 -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Progress
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (40.00%) CEH
3 2 (40.00%) WebInspect
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) CSSLP
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) QADirector
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QADirector
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Tester
2 2 (40.00%) QA Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Application Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Progress
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware