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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 83 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 14 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.14% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 0.73% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £77,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +82.35%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
402 275 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 32.82% 26.29% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 323 193 171
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Brentwood -15 3 - -
Chelmsford -2 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Basildon - 1 £55,000 -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (94.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (84.21%) CISA
4 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
5 12 (63.16%) CISM
6 11 (57.89%) Risk Management
6 11 (57.89%) Finance
6 11 (57.89%) Degree
7 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
7 10 (52.63%) EMV
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) MCSA
9 4 (21.05%) SCCP
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (21.05%) Security Management
9 4 (21.05%) Service Management
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) MS Office
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL V2
11 2 (10.53%) COBIT
11 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
12 1 (5.26%) GIS
12 1 (5.26%) CESG
12 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (5.26%) JSP
12 1 (5.26%) UML

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SCCP
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security Officer
1 11 (57.89%) Security Officer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Security Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Security Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) IT Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) EMV
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Risk Management
3 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) Security Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.26%) SABSA
7 1 (5.26%) UML
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CISA
2 12 (63.16%) CISM
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) MCSA
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) COBIT
4 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft