The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 120 120 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 25 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% 0.42% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 1.26% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 18
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £67,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.29%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
744 637 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.39% 33.65% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 607 483 701
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

CISSP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £50,000 -
St Albans - 5 £70,000 -
Watford -20 4 £65,000 -
CISSP
East of England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (51.16%) CISM
2 19 (44.19%) CISA
3 14 (32.56%) Information Security
4 11 (25.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (25.58%) CGEIT
4 11 (25.58%) CRISC
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) Nessus
5 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (23.26%) SSCP
5 10 (23.26%) GCIA
5 10 (23.26%) GCIH
5 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (23.26%) Problem Management
5 10 (23.26%) Time Management
5 10 (23.26%) SIEM
5 10 (23.26%) CRM
6 9 (20.93%) LAN
6 9 (20.93%) WAN
6 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.93%) PCI DSS
7 8 (18.60%) COBIT
8 6 (13.95%) Cyber Security
8 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL
9 5 (11.63%) Benchmarking
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle
9 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) LAN
1 9 (20.93%) WAN
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) LDAP
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) NonStop SQL
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Information Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Risk Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Junior
8 1 (2.33%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Security Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) J2EE
2 3 (6.98%) JDBC
2 3 (6.98%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) AS400
3 3 (6.98%) Tandem
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) UNIX
1 3 (6.98%) AIX
1 3 (6.98%) Solaris
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Information Security
2 11 (25.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (23.26%) Problem Management
3 10 (23.26%) Time Management
3 10 (23.26%) CRM
3 10 (23.26%) SIEM
3 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) Cyber Security
4 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
5 5 (11.63%) Benchmarking
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (9.30%) Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.33%) Document Management
8 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.33%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) CISM
2 19 (44.19%) CISA
3 11 (25.58%) CGEIT
3 11 (25.58%) CRISC
4 10 (23.26%) SSCP
4 10 (23.26%) GCIA
4 10 (23.26%) GCIH
5 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) CEH
6 3 (6.98%) GIAC
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (20.93%) PCI DSS
3 8 (18.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) RACF
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 3 (6.98%) ACF2
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Nessus
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) IBM
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Sun
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) CA
2 3 (6.98%) Novell
2 3 (6.98%) NetIQ
2 3 (6.98%) Remedy
2 3 (6.98%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix