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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 78 69 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 8 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.02% 2.82% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 10.62% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 9
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
180 292 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.90% 26.52% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 151 256 283
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

CISSP Salary Histogram in Kent

CISSP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +12 4 £60,000 +14.28%
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 31 (93.94%) Information Security
2 22 (66.67%) CISM
3 21 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (51.52%) Finance
4 17 (51.52%) PCI DSS
5 16 (48.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (45.45%) CISA
7 14 (42.42%) Project Management
8 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (33.33%) Firewall
10 10 (30.30%) SIEM
11 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (27.27%) COBIT
12 7 (21.21%) CEH
12 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (21.21%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (21.21%) Windows
12 7 (21.21%) OWASP
12 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (21.21%) SDLC
12 7 (21.21%) Threat Management
12 7 (21.21%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (21.21%) IT Audit
13 6 (18.18%) Internal Audit
13 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
13 6 (18.18%) ITIL
14 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
14 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
14 5 (15.15%) LAN
14 5 (15.15%) WAN

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Security Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Information Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Operations Manager
3 4 (12.12%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Operational Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Operations Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Cybercrime
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Information Security
2 21 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Project Management
4 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (30.30%) SIEM
6 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (21.21%) IT Audit
7 7 (21.21%) OWASP
7 7 (21.21%) SDLC
7 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.21%) Threat Management
8 6 (18.18%) Internal Audit
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
9 5 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (15.15%) Security Management
9 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (12.12%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) CISM
2 15 (45.45%) CISA
3 7 (21.21%) CEH
3 7 (21.21%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (21.21%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) SANS
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) CREST Certified
6 2 (6.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (6.06%) PCI QSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCNA
7 1 (3.03%) CCNP
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) CCSE
7 1 (3.03%) CCSP
7 1 (3.03%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) PCI DSS
2 16 (48.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (27.27%) COBIT
4 2 (6.06%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) vSphere
2 4 (12.12%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nessus
1 4 (12.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
2 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.03%) IronPort
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.03%) Nokia
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk