The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 86 95 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 13 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 1.30% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 3.50% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 9
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.21%
CISSP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
249 428 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.59% 37.19% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 222 354 168
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CISSP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

CISSP Salary Trend in Kent

CISSP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CISSP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Kent

CISSP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £72,500 - 1
Chatham - 1 £45,000 - 1
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
4 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
4 11 (47.83%) Information Security
4 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (43.48%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Advertising
6 9 (39.13%) LAN
6 9 (39.13%) WAN
6 9 (39.13%) Network Security
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (34.78%) SIEM
7 8 (34.78%) Data Security
7 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
8 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
8 7 (30.43%) CISM
8 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) Splunk
10 5 (21.74%) Citrix
10 5 (21.74%) Security Management
11 4 (17.39%) DHCP
11 4 (17.39%) DNS
11 4 (17.39%) CISMP
11 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (17.39%) SCCM

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) Network Security
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
1 9 (39.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Security Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (17.39%) IT Security Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Security Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Penetration Tester
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) SIEM
3 8 (34.78%) Data Security
3 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
4 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Security Management
6 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) ITSM
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.70%) ISMS
8 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (8.70%) Data Privacy
9 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (4.35%) Database Security
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISM
2 4 (17.39%) CISMP
3 2 (8.70%) VCP4
3 2 (8.70%) PCI QSA
4 1 (4.35%) OSCP
4 1 (4.35%) CCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
2 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Splunk
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) NetScout
7 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.70%) Tufin
7 2 (8.70%) F5
7 2 (8.70%) TippingPoint
7 2 (8.70%) LogLogic
7 2 (8.70%) LogRhythm
8 1 (4.35%) Tradeweb
8 1 (4.35%) Juniper
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
8 1 (4.35%) Radianz
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago