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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 83 90 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -42
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 17 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.69% 0.45% 3.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 1.52% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 25
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -7.27%
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
330 328 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.80% 29.58% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 292 295 170
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,775 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
Folkestone - 6 £31,250 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £48,500 -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 25 (80.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 20 (64.52%) Information Security
3 16 (51.61%) PCI DSS
4 15 (48.39%) Degree
4 15 (48.39%) SIEM
5 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) AIX
5 13 (41.94%) Linux
5 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) CISM
7 10 (32.26%) Firewall
7 10 (32.26%) Cisco
8 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
8 9 (29.03%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
9 8 (25.81%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (25.81%) CEH
9 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
10 7 (22.58%) OWASP
10 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) System Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (22.58%) Internet
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle
10 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
10 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
10 7 (22.58%) Apple
11 6 (19.35%) LogRhythm

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (6.45%) Multicast
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Security Consultant
3 10 (32.26%) IT Security Consultant
3 10 (32.26%) IT Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Information Security Officer
4 8 (25.81%) Security Officer
5 6 (19.35%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (19.35%) Junior Tester
5 6 (19.35%) Tester
5 6 (19.35%) Junior
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Junior Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Security Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Head of Security
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Information Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
1 13 (41.94%) AIX
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) SIEM
3 9 (29.03%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Data Protection
4 8 (25.81%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (22.58%) OWASP
5 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
5 7 (22.58%) System Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) CISM
3 8 (25.81%) CEH
4 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (80.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (51.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
4 1 (3.23%) ISO 9000
4 1 (3.23%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) Apple
4 6 (19.35%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
5 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.45%) Radianz
5 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.45%) Tripwire
5 2 (6.45%) NetScout
5 2 (6.45%) TippingPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Tradeweb
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.45%) Tufin
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) LogLogic