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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 101 94 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 7 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 0.72% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% 2.17% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Average salary £47,501 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
268 369 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.63% 33.42% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 240 311 131
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 30 January 2015.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Kent

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 7 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Information Security
5 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (35.71%) Advertising
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) SIEM
7 4 (28.57%) Internet
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) Data Security
7 4 (28.57%) CISMP
8 3 (21.43%) Network Security
9 2 (14.29%) PCI QSA
9 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 2 (14.29%) DHCP
9 2 (14.29%) DNS
9 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 2 (14.29%) Tufin

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Officer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISMP
2 2 (14.29%) PCI QSA
3 1 (7.14%) OSCP
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) Tufin
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
5 2 (14.29%) LogLogic
5 2 (14.29%) TippingPoint
6 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
6 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
6 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
6 1 (7.14%) Radianz
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Tradeweb
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds