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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 78 93 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -43
Permanent jobs citing CISSP 18 2 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.81% 0.19% 3.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.61% 0.64% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 26
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £51,750 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +2.00%
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
321 312 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.20% 29.16% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 276 276 183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,625 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (64.29%) PCI DSS
3 17 (60.71%) Finance
3 17 (60.71%) Information Security
4 16 (57.14%) SIEM
5 15 (53.57%) Windows
6 13 (46.43%) AIX
6 13 (46.43%) Linux
6 13 (46.43%) SQL
6 13 (46.43%) Degree
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco
8 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
8 11 (39.29%) Firewall
9 10 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
11 8 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (28.57%) CEH
12 7 (25.00%) Apple
12 7 (25.00%) Internet
12 7 (25.00%) Oracle
12 7 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (25.00%) System Testing
12 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (21.43%) LogRhythm
13 6 (21.43%) OWASP
13 6 (21.43%) CISM
14 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
15 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (7.14%) Multicast
4 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) IPsec
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) Security Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) IT Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (21.43%) Tester
4 6 (21.43%) Junior
4 6 (21.43%) Junior Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (14.29%) Security Officer
6 3 (10.71%) Security Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Junior Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Head of Security
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) AIX
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Information Security
2 16 (57.14%) SIEM
3 10 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (25.00%) System Testing
5 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (21.43%) OWASP
7 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.71%) Service Management
10 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.14%) Change Management
10 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Data Security
10 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
10 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
10 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) CEH
3 6 (21.43%) CISM
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (64.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) SLA
4 1 (3.57%) ISO 9000
4 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Apple
4 6 (21.43%) LogRhythm
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.14%) Radianz
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.14%) Tripwire
5 2 (7.14%) NetScout
5 2 (7.14%) TippingPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Tradeweb
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.14%) Tufin
5 2 (7.14%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) LogLogic